Hand dyed batik bags

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at complete beginners and those that have some understanding of batik 

Course content

During the day you will gain an understanding of colour mixing, using hot wax as a resist and experimenting with batik tools to create a bag. There will also be the opportunity to embellish your bag with beads and sequin

Support and feedback

The tutor will provide full support and advice throughout the course along with practical demonstrations. 

Additional costs and requirements

It is advisable to wear old clothes or bring along an apron/shirt 


You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

There is no requirement to undertake any additional work in your own time 

About the tutor

Colette Olah works as a tutor for Learn Devon and delivers a variety of Art and Craft courses. She is a qualified Art and Design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and SEN education. She has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning difficulties and taught art and drawing skills in Adult Education classes in Worcestershire. 


Prior to gaining her PGCE, Colette worked In Arts Development for Wolverhampton C.C, devising Arts initiatives across the city that were accessible to all sections of the community. She believes that art is for everyone and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants. 

Start date01 July 2019
End date01 July 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available