Garudeya Batik The Relief Sculpture "Garudeya" of Sukuh Temple as an Idea of Batik Creation
Arts and Design Studies
Creative artistic batik inspired by Garudeya sculptures carved on the reliefs of Sukuh Temple in Karanganyar, Central Java, Indonesia. The process of making batik is focused on preserving traditional arts as a form of cultural resilience. Preservation can be interpreted as maintaining, caring for and protecting. Conservation is the preservation of the form of development and use of values. Conservation is more prioritizing in the development of response alternatively to the condition of art and
... ondition of art and culture globally. This study aims to make prototypes and designs of batik as artistic creations sourced from reliefs of Garudeya sculptures carved on the outer walls of Sukuh Temple. To achieve this goal, it requires an experimental method of reproductive form with garap (work on) innovation, a sanggit work with a concept of revitalization. The method of creating sanggit works has a level of importance that refers to the form of traditional arts preservation, by trying to provide alternative artworks with the reproduction technique of garap innovation. Technically experienced processing reduction through the elements; contour lines, colouring techniques and content fields in thematic engineering. Conservation with the concept of revitalization and reinterpretation, producing prototypes and batik designs as artistic creations inspired by the Garudeya sculpture carved into the reliefs of Sukuh Temple. The artistic creation of the "Garudeya" batik inspired by the Garudeya Sculpture is a symbol of Garuda as a liberator figure who is part of the search for Tirta Amerta (living water) story contained in The Adiparwa book. The creative design of batik as an innovative design with the concept of batik patterns which layouts: (1) The main motive was inspired by the aspirations of the Garudeya sculpture carved in the reliefs of the Sukuh Temple, (2) Interlude motives (supporting motives) are made oriented to mountain flora around the mountains where Sukuh Temple is located.