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Experience Penang: Learn How to Make Malaysian Handicrafts

  • Malaysia, Northern Region, Penang


Mostly tourist visit Penang to see its scenic beauty and art works but some of them also wants to learn that art. The pewter dishes and batik painting, the art of painting using wax and dyes, is eye catching art forms for the tourist, they just love to observe and learn the painting. This is the evergreen art for spending time.

Get the knowledge of the famous beautiful handicrafts of the Malaysia: the pewter and the batik painting. Pewter painting are generally made from the tin and alloyed with cooper or tin. They are generally used to make bowls, plates, spoons, the candlestick and many more attractive art forms. You can view and learn at the pewter shop at the Royal Selangor. You will be guided to make the pewter dish which you can carry along with you for your memories.

After learning the unique pewter dish, try another famous painting Batik Painting. The local batik painter will guide you to try your hand in these extraordinary arts, using the wax and dyes. The wax resistant dyeing technique are used to create large floral and bright colors, is the spatiality of this unique painting. Learn this special art and carry it along with you as a souvenir.