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Podi Lawrence artist - passionate painter, inspiring teacher

STARTING SEPEMBER 8 : for 4 weeks  7-9pm at the new PORTLAND COMMUNITY VENUE.  Learn the techniques of drawing line and adding watercolours. £85 includes materials. (bring your own - £60)
email: podi.law@gmail


The Art Studio - 87 Fortuneswell, Portland. DT5 1LY

Mentorship - Get inspired - 1.5 hours of hints and tips on improving your work and how to move forward. Cost £50.  FREE if you sign up for....

PRIVATE LESSONS - A series designed specifically for you. 8 bi-weekly classes and challenges to help you improve. Cost £240.00 inclusive of base materials for the course. These 1:1 classes are for beginners, improvers and serious artists who need 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

Need somewhere to stay - the Heights Hotel is convenient. Also, there are several B&B’S close-by the nearest being 77 Fortuneswell. 

Bookings through my contact page. Classes take place at the Art Studio, 87 Fortuneswell, Portland, DT5 1JR

We shall be looking at the manipulation of paint (watercolours or acrylics). And - Why design your painting - does it really make a difference?

Price includes lunch.  One Day  : £80  :  both days:  £150 :  A  list of materials will be advised on booking.

Some comments.....

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.