Nowadays Batik clothes are mainly produced with machines. Many artists switch to Batik paintings like these
This tool is called Canting and is used for putting wax on the fabric. The wax defines the patterns of the Batik.
A Batak girl in front of lake Toba
The waterfall in the background is the 120m Sipiso Piso
Lake Toba is surrounded by slopes with an intense green color.
Traditional Batak architecture of North Sumatra
Batak women chatting in front of their traditional Bolon houses.