In making Indonesian Batik Tulis, there are several stages that need to be known. Every piece of batik cloth produced is not only produced by a woman who sits while just teasing. Usually there are services of four to five people in doing it, most of which are not done in factories, but it is the home industry that plays a major role in doing this batik process.
The sequence 12 stages of making batik tulis indonesia is as follows:
- Nyungging, is the activity of drawing batik motifs or patterns on a piece of paper, because not everyone can draw batik motifs so that someone’s special skills are needed to do it.
- Njaplak, or plagiarism, is an activity of transferring the picture or pattern to the fabric.
- Nglowong, is the process of gluing wax on a cloth with canting media, where in this process batik motifs will begin to appear.
- Ngiseni, is the process of giving content (filling) or popular by filling in the motifs on the fabric according to the motifs drawn in the first stage. This stage also uses canting media.
- Nyolet, is the process of coloring on the parts of the image motif that are seen often, such as flowers, flowers and others.
- Mopok, is the stage in covering a part that is waxed with wax, which is also accompanied by a process of closing or closing the bottom of a cloth that is not colored.
- Ngelir, is the stage where the coloring process is done thoroughly on the fabric.
- Nglorod, is the first step in shedding the color of the night candle into boiling water.
- Ngrentesi, giving points to the main ornament lines with the use of small and smooth canting so that the results of the dots are made to look neat.
- Nyumri, is the process of closing some parts with wax again
- Nyoja, is the process of dipping a cloth with the color of sogan or brown, which is the typical basic color of the original batik of Jogja or Solo.
- Nglorod, is the last process in shedding wax in boiling water.