Skip's Studio Notes

  1. 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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  2. Time to think MAINE

    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 or July to […]

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. “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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  7. “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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  8. Skip’s Famous Maine Workshop July 2018

    Every summer for the least 40 years I have conducted painting workshops in Maine. In 1978 I was totally committed to watercolor and all that goes with being a “watercolorist”. In 1976 I attended a workshop with Edgar Whitney. This was my first painting workshop and consequently I followed Ed’s […]

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  9. Skip’s Maine Workshop 2018- Students Work

    Every summer for the least 40 years I have conducted painting workshops in Maine. In 1978 I was totally committed to watercolor and all that goes with being a “watercolorist”. In 1976 I attended a workshop with Edgar Whitney. This was my first painting workshop and consequently I followed Ed’s […]

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  10. Late winter painting efforts 2018

    If I feel nothing you will feel the same.  It is easy to be enthusiastic about those people in your life who mean the most to you.  These images are of the people who mean to most to me, Diane Santarella (wife), Joshua Wesley (son), Rowan Wesley (grandson) ,and  Jennifer […]

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