Skip's Studio Notes

  1. Exhibit of Recent paintings by William (Skip) Lawrence at the Delaplaine Art Center

    “My most creative and personal work.”   

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  2. “Marks & Gestures” by Skip Lawrence 30″x22″ mixed media on paper

      price  $1923 each The longer I think about making art the more I understand that there should be no rules about making art. For my entire life, I have searched for the secrets of making art only to come to the realization that formal answers are never going to […]

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  3. “And So It Goes” by Skip Lawrence acrylic on canvas 48″x60″

    Price $8200 “And So It Goes”  references a sequence of events that led to its making.  Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff, where I buy all my supplies, had a deal on canvases and since I have been painting, a lot during this period of sequestration, I ordered 10 canvases.  The size […]

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  4. Moments of Insight, by Skip Lawrence

    Art is always changing, and our response to these changes is a portrait of what we do with evolution. In October of 2019, at the end of a workshop, I laid out a grid of 30 rectangles with the intension of making arbitrary marks inside each box.  When dry, I covered […]

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  5. Ideas Come from Thoughts

    There is no such thing as a bad idea,  only ideas that are not thought, reasonably tested, and acted upon. Initial ideas are generally thoughts that lead to more complicated ideas. The scenario oftentimes goes like this:   I want to paint, what will I paint, how will I paint, […]

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  6. Maine, Art, and Us 2020

    Thanksgiving,  Christmas, New Year, and Maine are all glistening on the horizon.    Do not let the first three outshine the last,  Skip’s Maine workshops. For information go to www.skiplawrence.com/workshops Pemaquid Point-An abundance of beauty for inspiration and painting subject matter. The village of Round Pond,  is within minutes.   […]

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  7. 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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  8. Students work Maine workshop 2019

    Student work from Maine workshop 2019 Barbara Chapman

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  9. 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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  10. Skip’s Maine workshop 2019

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