Developing Your Composition Workshop/Retreat

Composition goes beyond merely duplicating a photograph!  In this jam packed three day workshop/retreat, students will learn the elements and principles of design and how to design a good composition in still life, landscapes and portraiture!

Good composition doesn’t just happen, it’s planned.  Get hands on experience as you plan your next composition.  Local artist/instructor, Audrey Bottrell Parks will guide you along the way.  Stay at the Village and bond with other artists, or come for the day classes.

Developing Your Composition Workshop/Retreat

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The Village at Indian Point

School's Out Workshop: Heroes & Villians

Good vs. Evil ...the timeless theme! Come dressed as your favorite hero...or villain! We'll enjoy some friendly competition as the heroes and villains battle it out to see who's the champion of SLT. We'll also explore some great pieces of theatre from the good guys and the bad guys. Sometime the bad guy has the best song in the show!

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Landers Theatre

Art Appreciation: American Identity and the Art

Diane Denton received a certification from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville to teach semester-long classes to high school students.

The online course “Art Appreciation: American Identity and the Art” is from Jan. 26 to May 11 and is geared toward homeschool and high school students. There’s a class that meets weekly in Springfield for two hours and another in Bolivar (the bulk of the learning is online). Cost is $195 for 15 weeks. Students receive a certificate of completion from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for their art portfolio.

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Two-day Watercolor Workshop "Portraits and Figurative Works in Watercolor" with Alicia Farris

Alicia will share her studies of the human face and figure in this two-day watercolor workshop.  Using Alicia’s characteristic loose and colorful style, you will learn techniques to portray not just a likeness, but more importantly, the personality and emotion of the human face or a subject involved in an activity.  Students will benefit from demonstrations as well as discussion, individual and group critiques.

This class is intended for the painter who has at least a basic command of the watercolor medium.   Portrait painting is not a pre-requisite, just love of color!

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The Creamery Arts Center

Southwest Missouri Women's Spring Artist Retreat


May 18-21st, 2017 ( Four day/Three nights)
All inclusive Food/Lodging/Workshops


Ivy Jean's Ozark Farmstead, Cape Fair, MO


  • Marlene Gremillion (Hot Spring Valley, AR)- Watercolor
  • Darlene Prater (Springfield) Mixed Media
  • Rob Bernet (Fair Grove) Drawing


$450 (Cash/Check/Credit)
After March 15th cost is $475.

Deposit required 

Limited to 20 participants.

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Ivy Jean's Ozark Farmstead