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August 2021

Fire Painted Copper Earrings

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$55

Join Angela Szelag for a fun morning making these form folded copper earrings - painting them colors with fire! Earring length is 1.5" but can be shortened if you prefer shorter earrings. All materials included. $55 per person. Pre-registration is required. Minimum age is 16. Anyone under the age of 16 will be required to attend with a parent or legal guardian. Max class size of 8. *photo shows student work prior to ear wires being added. Register>

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! Life drawing sessions are hosted by TG Ndoda and held on Tuesdays. Model starts with five, 2 min. warm-up poses, followed by one 10 min. pose and two 25 min. poses. We end with one 40-minute pose. Models alternate female to male weekly. We provide easels, tables and chairs. You bring your own drawing supplies. We recommend a hard backing for your…

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Celebrate the Individual – Exhibit

August 6 - August 29
Nicholas Street Gallery, 1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Cover art by Jenna Johnson. Creativity and individuality – our Hot Shops artists take that with them in whatever they do. At the Hot Shops, our values are to celebrate the individual through education, inspiration and creation, providing a place to share and develop ideas and creative expressions. In this exhibit, feel the creative energy that goes into each unique work! Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. during the week and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on the…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! Life drawing sessions are hosted by TG Ndoda and held on Tuesdays. Model starts with five, 2 min. warm-up poses, followed by one 10 min. pose and two 25 min. poses. We end with one 40-minute pose. Models alternate female to male weekly. We provide easels, tables and chairs. You bring your own drawing supplies. We recommend a hard backing for your…

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Watercolor Pendants

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 317, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$80

Join April Castro Bussa of A World in Watercolor and Kelli Sweet of Degrees by Kelli for this watercolor pendant workshop. In the first portion of the workshop April will instruct you on how to make miniature water color paintings (1" x 3" and 1.5" x 1.5"). Kelli will then instruct you how to turn your works of art into wearable soldered glass pendants. Instructors: April Castro Bussa & Kelli Sweet Fee: $80 – All supplies included. Class fees are…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! Life drawing sessions are hosted by TG Ndoda and held on Tuesdays. Model starts with five, 2 min. warm-up poses, followed by one 10 min. pose and two 25 min. poses. We end with one 40-minute pose. Models alternate female to male weekly. We provide easels, tables and chairs. You bring your own drawing supplies. We recommend a hard backing for your…

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Pointillism – 6 Week Session

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$65

Learn the basics of the fine art of Pointillism. Students will be taught how to hold and use their micron pens to get the finest point in their art pieces. You will also learn patience and focus doing this time-consuming yet fun fine art technique! Week 1. Introduction to supplies and how to get the finest points. Week 2. Exercises to get familiarized with the technique of Pointillism. Week 3. Choose an image to create and finish in the class.…

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Painting for Kids – 4 Week Session

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$110

Learn basic acrylic painting techniques in this 4-week session with Jenna Johnson. Class dates are Aug. 21 & 28 and Sept. 11 & 18. We will take Labor Day Weekend off. This class is for kids, 6-15. Week 1: Shapes Painting  - Color and shapes. Week 2: Paint Your Favorite Dessert  - Color and shading to focus on 3D effects. Week 3: The Moving Painting - Color, composition, and movement. Week 4: Landscapes - Color and composition. Background and foreground.…

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Painting for Adults – 4 Week Session

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$110

Learn basic acrylic painting techniques in this 4-week session with Jenna Johnson. Class dates are Aug. 21 & 28 and Sept. 11 & 18. We will take Labor Day Weekend off. This class is for anyone 16 and up. Week 1: Mixing Colors & Shading Week 2: Cave Painting Week 3: Paint Pen Stipple Painting Week 4: Chuck Close Inspired Portrait Painting This complex piece will not be completed within the hour but can be continued at home. Materials needed:…

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Acrylic Pouring

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$50
Acrylic Pouring

Jenn Flegle teaches acrylic pouring - a fun and easy way to create unique abstract art. Instead of painting with brushes, the paint is poured and tilted on the canvas to create incredible art! $50. All materials provided. This process can be messy - wear protective clothing or something you don't mind getting paint on! This class is open to kids and adults. Hot Shops Members save 10% on this class. Email prior to registering to receive the discount. Register…

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NOTE ABOUT SHOWS

DATES & TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE! Please refer to this page for updates as the event draws near. Artist receptions are often held the first Friday or Saturday of the month (your best bet is to come around 6-7 pm), unless otherwise noted. Galleries are often attended by a curator Saturday and Sunday, Noon-4pm, or by appointment at (402) 342-6452. Otherwise, shows can be viewed during normal business hours. When in doubt, contact us.