Skip's Studio Notes

  1. Students work Maine workshop 2019

    Student work from Maine workshop 2019 Barbara Chapman

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  2. 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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  3. Skip’s Maine workshop 2019

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  4. Greeting Card Paintings

    For many years I have enjoyed making hand painted  cards for Christmas.  These are popular with many of my closest friends to the point that if I miss sending them, I get questions as to why “we did not get our annual card?” Since I so much enjoy the chance […]

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  5. Time to think MAINE

    with Skip Lawrence Another place to think,  acrylic on paper I did my first Maine Workshop in 1976 and have never missed a year without teaching painting in Maine. Maine is the perfect spot to paint and think about painting.  I would love to have you join me in June […]

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  6. Santa Fe, NM Workshop for Madeline Island School of the Arts Feb 2019

    Not-So-Basic Basics with Skip Lawrence MISA West – Santa Fe Campus February 4-8, 2019 – Registration now open!   Click here for more information and registration: http://bit.ly/2Cm2MvU Each day we will focus on a general concept of art that is applicable to every student no matter his or her level of […]

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  7. If you are interested in having a Skip Lawrence Workshop in your area

    If you are interested in having me do a workshop in your area for your art group I have opening for April and May 2019.   Contact me at: skip@skiplawrence.com for details.

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  8. August 2018 and Me

      The Stuff of Painting Making’  30″x 22″   acrylic on paper              $1850 I keep getting notices that 865 people want me to write something. I know that this number is a bit exaggerated, but for those of you who actually want me to […]

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  9. “Ball-Jar Brush Holders” 23″ x30″ acrylicylic on rag paper

    The search for the unique, special, or never-before-seen subject can be a long and fruitless journey.  So, sometimes I just paint the obvious that ofter time turns out be unique, specially, and beautifully honest.  These 2 ball canning jars sit on the windowsil tin my Maine workshop studio. I prepared […]

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  10. “Not-So- Basic-Basic” painting workshop at Bon Secours Conference Ctr.

    August 12, 2018- Just completed a another workshop at BonSecours Conference Center in Marriottsville, Maryland. I always begin my description of a just finished workshop with high praise and excitement. I imagine that some readers might question the possibility that every workshop is great. There is no exaggeration in my […]

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