Lessons

  1. 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. Read more

  2. 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 […] Read more

  3. Skip Lawrence’s “Not-So-Basic-Basics” August 5-10, 2018

      If you are ready for a painting workshop that will exceed your best expectations, here it is! Skip Lawrence’s “Not-So-Basic-Basics,” Art Workshop Appropriate For All Levels, Styles and Media August 5-10, 2018, at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, MD For full Workshop info and enrollment, contact Diane, […] 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. Inspiration or New Language

    New Yorker Mag 2015 Change Handwriting Can Change Thinking ? There was a time when people used pencils to write letters and there were  handwriting analyst who by seeing ones handwriting could make a personality profile of the writer.  It was also thought that by changing ones handwriting one’s personality […] Read more

  7. In Search of the Next

    My most recent post is a reprint from “The Palette Magazine”, that I hope and trust that anyone reading my post will be a subscriber. The transition from scissor to pencil is equally interesting to me as it allows full range to creative possibilities.  Most of what I now create […] Read more

  8. Freedom From, so called, Facts.

        The very best days I spend in my studio are the days I paint without a thought as to how to paint. Several days ago, after having one of these magical studio days, Diane and I were sharing our usual adult beverage time, when I said to her, […] Read more