Kristine Allphin, Fine Art batik

About the Instructors 

Kristine Allphin is an award winning exhibiting artist.  She was a graphic designer and illustrator working in creative advertising agencies and art departments, illustrating products and package designs.  Today she brings her education and illustration experience to fine art batik work. She teaches workshops in museums and galleries and even has a batik featured in a Hollywood movie. She recently relocated to Hastings Nebraska where she offers workshops and lesson in her professional art studio.

Janet Matthies has more than 20 years teaching experience K-12th grade.   She has a master in education and endorsement in early childhood.  Her enthusiasm for education in combined with her love of arts has inspired her to bring art education outside of the limited school art education.  


Two Great Instructors



Taught by a professional artist and a certified teacher in a working studio. 

Downtown Hastings 102 South Lincoln



Batik is an ancient decorative art used to embellish fabrics using dye and resists.  Spend three days creating a batik on cotton muslin suitable for framing, quilting, wall hanging or pillow… the ideas are endless.
$45.00 a week.   $10.00 Supplies fee.

June 26-28  

7-10 year olds  8:00-8:50am

11- and older 9:00 - 9:50 am
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Illustrative Drawing!

Learn to draw the correct way.  Perspective, shading, tone and line are all important tools every artist needs and never too young to learn.  Develop drawing techniques to get realistic affects.   $45.00 week.   $10.00 supplies fee.

June 19-21 
7-10 year olds  8:00-8:50am
11- and older 9:00-9:50 am

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Color Drawing

Perspective shading and tone will now be applied to color medium.  Learn to use color theory correctly  and color pencil techniques affectively to create  depth and realism.
$45.00 a week. $10.00 Supplies fee

June 19-21 
11 and older  10:00 10:50 am
7-10 year olds 11:00-11:50 am

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We will use many element of batik and drawing as well as unusual  materials and unlimited creativity to complete a truly unique art project.   $55.00 week.   $10.00 supplies fee.
June 26-28  
7-10 year olds  10:00-10:50am
11- and older 11:00-11:50 am
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