1. 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 […] Read more

  2. “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 […] Read more

  3. 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 […] Read more

  4. Santa Barbara class declares Independence

    Students Paintings  When people are encouraged to be more creative  than imitative in their art making, their true nature, style, and voice are free to explore.  I offer these examples as proof. I just returned from conducting two one week workshops in Santa Barbara, CA sponsored by Ruth Ellen Hoag […] Read more

  5. My love affair with Maine

    “Pemaquid Point Light”  watercolor on paper    22″ x 30″, 1975 Every year for the last 47 years I have traveled to Maine to paint, eat lobster, and enjoy the cool temperatures that few  places in the country offer in July and August. So here I am again and I […] Read more

  6. July Maine Workshop New Harbor

    At the mid point of the 2 week workshop, with an emphasis on WORK, the class thrills and amazes me and each other with their unique imagery. This most certainly is not your mother/fathers watercolor workshop. There is little talk about technique or materials. Only ideas are honored.     […] Read more