Intuitive Painting with Kim Darling
May
6
10:00 am10:00

Intuitive Painting with Kim Darling

  • Kim's Studio

Learn the art of painting intuitively with the one and only Kim Darling! With a focus on color, design, and intuitive mark making, you will explore a wide variety of media such as ink, acrylic paint, pencil and more. Develop your personal artistic style while exploring new mediums! 

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration until 1/8!


Shakespeare Sonnets 101 with Sarah Carlson-Brown
Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Shakespeare Sonnets 101 with Sarah Carlson-Brown

  • Omaha Creative Institute

In this workshop, Sarah will guide students through Shakespeare's poetic structure, uncovering the beauty and subtlety of this distinctive writing style. Students will engage with some of Shakespeare's most stunning sonnets while learning to ignite their own unique poetic verse.

Sarah Carlson-Brown (Director of Education NS) has lead Nebraska Shakespeare's Education Programming since 2011, including the Anne Dittrick Sonnet Contest, which will be celebrating it's 20th anniversary this upcoming summer.

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration until 1/8!

Cold Wax/Oil Painting Expanded with Lori Elliott-Bartle
Apr
8
12:00 pm12:00

Cold Wax/Oil Painting Expanded with Lori Elliott-Bartle

  • Hot Shops Art Center

With more time to explore and experiment, artists can expand their ideas about using oil colors with softened beeswax and other media during a more intensive version of this popular workshop. Many participants said two hours was too short, so we’re offering this four-hour workshop where Lori will show a variety of techniques and approaches to painting with oils mixed with cold wax medium. She’ll touch on ideas about abstraction and using color, line, texture and pattern. She’ll show participants ways to create interesting surface textures and a sense of depth in their paintings, which they can share and discuss with the group.

$65/person
$50/student, teacher, working artist
$50/early bird registration until 1/8!

Writing Life Stories with Todd Robinson
Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Writing Life Stories with Todd Robinson

  • Omaha Creative Institute

This class will introduce participants to the autobiographical genre known as creative nonfiction. Through a combination of short readings, discussion, and guided writing, attendees will learn the fundamental methods and meanings of creative nonfiction and begin several of their own autobiographical compositions.

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration until 1/8!

Walk This Way, Animating Locomotion with Joe Pankowski
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Walk This Way, Animating Locomotion with Joe Pankowski

  • Omaha Creative Institute

Learn how to make your drawings walk, run, jump, and swim. Study motion, learn how to use timing and spacing along an animation sequence, and produce an animated flip book! No experience or drawing skills necessary!

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration until 1/8!

Ages 12+ welcome!

Filmmaking from Page to Screen with Tessa Wedberg & Jon Tvrdik
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

Filmmaking from Page to Screen with Tessa Wedberg & Jon Tvrdik

  • Omaha Creative Institute

Filmmakers Jonathan Tvrdik and Tessa Wedberg will walk participants through taking a story from scripting to production, illustrating the methodology and behind the process. Using a single scene as a reference point, participants will see how the scene was scripted, boarded, filmed and will further explore the process of visual storytelling.

Longtime collaborators, Jonathan and Tessa have worked on commercials, music videos, and various film projects including works by Alexander Payne. They are currently shooting their next film titled In Fountain Creek.

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration before 1/8!

Ages 12+ welcome

Bookmaking with Dan Crane
Feb
11
10:00 am10:00

Bookmaking with Dan Crane

  • Omaha Creative Institute

Learn how to make your own books, sketchbooks, portfolios, and journals! Participants will gain insight into hardcover book binding using the "perfect binding" method. You will make create a blank book in class that you can take home with you!

$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration before 1/8!

Found Object Puppetry with Stephanie Jacobson
Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Found Object Puppetry with Stephanie Jacobson

  • Omaha Creative Institute

You can make a puppet play out of everything…AND the Kitchen Sink!

Found Object Puppetry Plays: We will build shadow and bunraku puppets out of simple supplies and objects you can find around your house.  We will learn techniques on manipulating these puppets into expressive characters.  Then we will create short puppet plays to share with the class.  All participants will be able to take their puppets home.

Stephanie Jacobson is a full time Teaching Artist and the Director of Youth Productions at The Rose Theater.

This is an 8+ ages workshop! (Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, free child admission with adult registration!)
$35/person
$25/student, teacher, working artist
$25/early bird registration before 1/8!

DANCE WITH US! a movement workshop with tbd. dance collective
Jan
14
10:00 am10:00

DANCE WITH US! a movement workshop with tbd. dance collective

  • Education Studio at the Holland Center

Have you been wanting to dance lately and make some weird movement with friends? Yeah, us too, always.  So, come dance with us!  Workshop will include basic modern dance technique, structured improvisation, some skills to take home that will allow you to keep dancing beyond this workshop, and a whole lot of fun!  We will be teaching choreography and phrase work resulting in a dance we perform for each other at the end of class! So invite your friends to come watch! ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME!

Registration to this class comes with FREE admission to tbd. dance collective's next performance: "Making Space" at Kaneko

$25/person
$15/student, teacher, working artist
$15/early bird before 1/8!