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Podi Lawrence artist - passionate painter, inspiring teacher

NEW :     
Demonstration/talk about painting techniques and processes (Oils) Saturday 14th September £20.00 followed by...
Hands on Workshop Sunday 15th £30 (book both days £45) Max 4 people. This special weekend course is suitable for those who have some knowledge of drawing and painting but would like to learn more about the medium of oil painting and expand their techniques.

STARTING Tuesday SEPEMBER 10th   for 4 weeks  7-9pm at the new PORTLAND COMMUNITY VENUE.  Learn the techniques of drawing line. £85 includes materials. (OR bring your own - £60)
email: podi.law@gmail

MENTORSHIP - Get inspired - 1-2 hours of hints and tips on improving your work and how to move forward. Cost £50.  FREE if you sign up for....

PRIVATE CLASSES - A 1:1 course designed specifically for you. 8 bi-weekly classes and challenges to help you improve. Cost £250.00 inclusive of practice materials. These 1:1 classes are for ALL levels including the more experienced who may feel they need some input to move their creativity in a new direction. 

Contact me to find out more or reserve a place. contact page.

STAYING IN PORTLAND/WEYMOUTH? and want to fill a few hours being creative? - call Podi 07557798558
From just a couple of hours to a whole weekend.  Flexible hours.1-3 hours @  £25 pp:   full day 10am - 4pm : £85 : two full days: £150

Need somewhere to stay - the Heights Hotel is convenient. 
Also, at NO.77 FORTUNESWELL there IS A SUPER B&B and there are several others close-by.

ALL Inquiries through my contact page or call me  07557798558 

THE ULTIMATE.......a full week painting retreat on the island of Kalymnos, Greece - click here

Some comments received.....

June - Had an amazing weekend Painting Workshop with such a talented Artist & in a fantastic setting at ‪#‎TheHeightsHotel‬ - breakfast, lunch & teatime cake were delicious. Phenomenal views & Podi’s mural at the entrance to the hotel is a splendid rendition of Portland. Recommend this workshop for sure to anyone interested - covered all sorts of medium and techniques - learnt so much & found it was beginning to flow. Met wonderful people from Portland as well as Sutton Coldfield & High Wycombe all different ages - stimulating & interesting. Thank you Podi -Mona

May 2016 : A group of four ladies from not very far away booked in for 2 days during the week. Comments made to staff included “fabulous break, very enjoyable” , "staff helpful and willing”,  "Podi’s instructions & demonstrations were clear and we learnt a lot, we also had fun.".

May 2017 : Weekend.  Another great weekend spent sketching and learning so much about watercolours, techniques and just looking...

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contact:  01305 549990 :    07557798558 :   podi.law@gmail.com              ©2017 copyright of all pictures on this website remain with the artist Podi Lawrence or her heirs. 
THE ART STUDIO, 87 Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset  DT5 1LY
Drawings in conté, pencil, ink;  paintings in watercolour, oils, acrylics, inks, pastels;  figurative subjects, portraits, animals, landscapes, seascapes,skies, sunsets, sunrises, boats,trees, forests, hills, mountains, shadows.