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Kristine Allphin, Fine Art batik

About the Instructor  Kristine Allphin is an award winning artist.  As a  graphic designer and illustrator she worked 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. As a professional artist,  she has been featured in Western Art and Architecture Magazine, Nebraska Life magazine, the movie "No Good Deed" She was recently awarded the Nebraska Arts Council Fred Simon exhibit and the Omaha Arts and Entertainment Award nominated a 2015 exhibit her for Best Art Show.   She and her family reside in Hastings, Nebraska. To see a gallery of her work, and upcoming exhibit schedule, please visit her website at 402-705-9718 follow  on FB at

Designed for the beginner or the more experienced artist, each class is taught with patience encouragement and the practical goal that you will enjoy creating art for the rest of your life.  Come and enjoy the spacious artist studio and professional instruction.  

Adult Classes

Drawing Without Fear

 For Adults 

6 week class

With Kristine Allphin

Through one on one instruction and demonstration, drawing will be demystified, making it easy and rewarding. This class is taught with patience, encouragement, humor and the practical goal that you will be able to enjoy drawing for the rest of your life .   

Mondays, Sept. 11-Oct. 16th

6:00-7:30 p.m. 6 weeks.  

$79 + $10 supply fee.

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Cold Wax and Oil Painting

Cold wax/oil painting; All-day workshop

Guest Artist Lori Elliott-Bartle
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017 (lunch on your own)
The Arts Studio, 102 S. Lincoln Ave., Hastings, Neb. 
Fee: $135 registration (includes materials)
class size is limited

Join Lori for an all-day session exploring color, pattern, design and abstraction with oil paints mixed with cold wax medium, a product gaining popularity for its versatility and range. She will show you tools and techniques, and you'll create pieces on archival paper and on a wood panel. She will provide all the materials and supplies. Held Saturday, October 7, 2017,  in the studio of batik artist Kristine Allphin in Hastings, Nebraska, this workshop offers a day full of creative play.

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After School Art
6 week class
Kids 10 - teens
Learn the skills illustrators use to get realistic effects.  In this class we will explore composition, line, techniques using a variety of media including graphite, color pencil and pen and ink.

Mondays, 4:30-5:30

September 11-October 16.

$60+$15 Material Fee

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Figure Drawing and Portrait Drawing
6 week class

Kids 10 - teens
For anyone who is interested in learning the secrets to figure drawing, whether it's anime, superheroes or yourself. We use professional drawing dolls and learn to use anatomy to 'strike the pose' in our drawings. We also explore portrait drawing by breaking down the features of the face into manageable understandable instruction
Mondays, 4:15-5:15
September 13-October 18. 
$60+$15 Material Fee

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