Art Classes/Workshops


Watercolor Basic Techniques & Beyond

$20.00 instructional fee per class.   (Materials & supplies costs additional)
Location:  Hobby Lobby Classroom, 1535 E. Battlefield, Springfield, MO
Class times:
Tuesday mornings 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Value of Color WorkshopSplatter Studio, Springfield, MO    NEW VENUE!!!   NEW WORKSHOPS!

“The Value of Color” Theory Workshop
Monday, April 4, 2016 – 6:00pm-8:00pm

Your drawing can be exact. The painting strokes and composition pleasing. However, have you ever thought to yourself, “There is just something missing! My work is flat and dull!

I felt the very same until I literally experienced an “Aha Moment”! and I’ll share that discovery with you!

This workshop includes value tools when uniquely paired together, can strengthen your paintings and drawings. I’ll share the formula how best to dramatically change your art from “so-so” to WOW! These techniques can be implemented for any painting medium, fiber art, and home décor. Join us in this fun, informative workshop….then be amazed as your art work greatly improves! My students tell me they see the world differently after they’ve taken my Value of Color Workshop.

This four hour workshop includes:

Gray Scale & Value Finder, Value Check Glasses, Demonstration and instruction where you make your own Technique Page, then practice your skills on innovative art projects. Students bring:  12 set of Colored Pencils, Eraser & pencil sharpener.

Instructional Fee and Materials: $35.00

Call 417-830-6802
Register online here!

Sawtooth MountainsMaking a DENT in Watercolor

For those who just want to try watercolor for the first time. One-Day workshop where you will recreate a Dorothy Dent oil painting in watercolor rendition.
Next Class:
Watch for future workshops!
Call 417-830-6802 to register!



Here are two paintings completed in previous workshops conducted at Springfield’s Hobby Lobby. My students’ work was great & we had lots of fun.  Even better, they felt comfortable to sign up for the Watercolor Basic Techniques Classes!

Design-A-Workshop  – Personalized for you!

Searching for a refreshing program for your club, church group or girlfriend retreat?
I so enjoy taking your idea & designing a unique themed event.