I'm Skip Lawrence, an Artist and Teacher

Skip LawrenceI am passionate about art. I love making it, sharing it, talking about it, looking at it, and teaching it. I have been at it since I was twelve and there was never any doubt in my mind  that I would spend my life in art.  I am very fortunate to be able to say that I have.

I share that with my wife, best friend,artist, Diane Santarella and our dog, Rothko "The Wonder Dog" in our home and studio in rural, central Maryland. When I am not teaching or painting I can be found on a local stream, fly fishing or playing a round of golf or enjoying an exhibit at an art museum.

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Recent Blog Posts

  1. Painting Light and Shadow in Watercolor, by Skip Lawrence

    Painting Light & Shadow in Watercolor now has a page on the Echo Point web site; the url ishttps://www.echopointbooks.com/painting-drawing/painting-light-amp-shadow-in-watercolor. www.echopointbooks.com   For all who have requested were to get my, out of print book, here is the information.  The publishers did an outstanding job.  I hope you will enjoy the […]

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  2. Students work Maine workshop 2019

    Student work from Maine workshop 2019 Barbara Chapman

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  3. The Feeling Tone is the Subject.

    OMG I am becoming a minimalist and loving it.  After years of preaching the need for dominance in one’s work, I am following my own advice.  I begin each new painting by deciding on a color, value, or texture dominance.  My first application of paint is not an object but a […]

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