Quietfire Design's
Techniques Gallery

Wax Paper Batik*
©2008 Jane Hewitt

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Supplies you will need:

  • brown kraft paper
  • dye-based inks (Quietfire Design suggests Ecoline, Pelikan 4001 or Dr. Martin's Tech Inks) or watercolour
  • Wax paper
  • Felt to work on


  • crumple wax paper repeatedly
  • layer on work surface in this order
    • felt,
    • scrap paper
    • crumpled wax paper
    • paper for printing - face down


  • iron with hot iron, let cool
  • apply colour with brush (if watercolour) or brayer (if ink)
  • Blot excess if necessary



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