The abstract pieces and pictures are made by young artists in the "Taman Sari" Water Castle area of Jogyakarta. These pieces with their mix of traditional and contemporary flowing techniques are increasingly being commissioned by top end fashion designers throughout Asia to incorporate into their garments.
Hand drawn batik pictures big and small from Jogyakarta in Java. Batik pictures have been made since the 1960s as a way of making an income for young men who learnt batik from ther mothers and have taken it in a new and contemporary direction
There are also some more beautiful hand drawn batiks in our Special Items section.