I always like to do my flower Batiks on the finest smooth Egyptian cotton which gives me the delicacy I'm after, as well as being able to get the fineness in the cracks.
To get that lovely Batik 'marbled' effect, I put the piece in the fridge, which gives me really fine cracks. Then, when it is nice and cold, I screw the cloth up quite hard and then really work subsequent dye colours into the cracks in white background, with a brush.
This original Batik 'Cyclamen' is SOLD but I am always happy to talk about commissions of this or any other flower design, either a framed back-lit picture, or a hand-made lampshade, just email me if you are interested and we can discuss sizes and prices.
The 'Cyclamen' design is also available in paperweights, click here for prices and then email me with your order.