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Mary Whyte American Watercolor Artist

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"Not only is Mary at the top of my list as a contemporary, realistic painter, master of watercolor, but also the most thorough, informative, and detailed instructor, while providing continuous insights emphasizing the elements of good composition and design. I learned to improve my 'artist’s eye!'" Angelo Fernandez

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

St. Johannes Lutheran Church, Gatch Hall

43 Anson Street Charleston, SC 29401

Portrait and Figure in Watercolor
March 19, 20, 21, 2024
All levels welcome
Hosted by Mary Whyte & Sharon Crawford 
This workshop is full. Please contact Sharon to be placed on the wait-list. 
EMAIL Sharon here or call (843) 870-0430

March 19, 5PM:  Studio Meet and Greet at Mary's Private Studio
March 20, 21, 9AM - 4PM:  Two Day Workshop 
                         
Explore the magic of watercolor portrait and figure with an inspirational two-day workshop on the peninsula of Charleston, in South Carolina.  Mary will cover the fundamentals of mixing clean colors, planning dynamic compositions, getting a likeness, achieving value balance and creating paintings with emotion.  Mary's daily painting demonstrations from life and one on one assistance will guide you on your way to making your best paintings ever.   

$950 per person includes - 

  • Studio Meet and Greet at Mary Whyte's private studio with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Catered lunch on site each day, with light breakfasts & snacks
  • Model fees, with three live model stations.    
Call Sharon Crawford to register:  (843) 870-0430 
A $300 deposit is required for reservation.  $100 non-refundable cancelation fee. 

A Mary Whyte Workshop Supply List will be provided upon registration.  
Please bring your travel easel.  

A portion of your workshop fee will benefit the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Grand Hyatt Atlanta-Buckhead

3300 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30305

April 25-28, 2024
The Art of the Portriat Conference 2024
HOSTED BY THE PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA 

The 26th anniversary of The Art of the Portrait conference will be
held April 25-28, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia. We are making BIG
plans for a GRAND event, and you will want to be a part of this
gathering of artists who all share a passion for the portrait.
VIEW SCHEDULE HERE 
$585.00 Members, $685.00 Non-members 

Friday, Aptil 26, 2024 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
The Watercolor & Oil Connection – Michael Shane Neal and Mary Whyte

Listen and observe as Michael Shane Neal discusses the historical connection between oil and watercolor as Mary Whyte creates a watercolor portrait from start to finish. Learn from both artists as they discuss their insights into the works of Zorn, Sargent and other masters who worked in both mediums. 
REGISTER HERE 
Questions?
Call toll-free 1-877-772-4321 to have your questions answered by the Portrait Society of America staff. 

 

ITALY, PUGLIA REGION

Mark your calendar! 
A FEW MORE SPACES ARE AVAILABLE! 
May 19-25, 2024
Portrait, Figure & Landscape Watercolor Workshop
All levels of painters are welcome. 
Hosted by Italiana Tours 

$4399 per person
A Bonus Companion Package is available for non-paiters with Piero as your guide! 
Non-painter discount of $250.00.  
EMAIL PIERO HERE. 

Picture yourself painting and touring the Italian landscape and painting side-by-side with internationally acclaimed watercolorist, Mary Whyte.  Mary will guide you through the techniques of painting the best portrait, figure and landscape paintings, along with planning your compositions, drawing, mixing color and creating great backgrounds.  Enjoy lots of painting action, one-on-one instruction, wonderful meals, wine, and Italian activities!  Come explore, visit the local markets, and more.  Take advantage of this workshop of a lifetime for travel enthusiasts and all levels of artists. Non-painters will love exploring nearby villages as well as cooking and pottery classes, wine tastings and more! 

MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER
Questions?  Please email the host, Piero Pagliardini  Email Piero
 

 

 

EVERGREEN, COLORADO

Center for the Arts Evergreen

31880 Rocky Village Dr Evergreen, CO 80439

September 20, 21, 2024 - 9AM - 4PM 
Portrait and Figure Watercolor Workshop 
Hosted by Center for the Arts Evergreen 
All levels welcome 

$530 CAE member / $590 non-member

Join Mary Whyte for an extraordinary workshop at Center for the Arts Evergreen in Evergreen, Colorado. Using live models, Whyte will demonstrate daily and guide you through the techniques of planning your compositions, drawing, mixing color and creating great backgrounds. She will show you how to work with the model, avoid mistakes and give personal critiques and great tips for marketing your work. 

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

Questions?  Please contact Sara Miller, CAE Senior Director
EMAIL SARA 

CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Cape Cod Creative Arts Center

October 8, 9, 2024 - 9AM - 4PM
Portrait & Figure in Watercolor 
Hosted by Cape Codd Creative Arts Center 
All levels are welcome; class size limited.

Demonstrating each day for her class, Mary will talk about how color mixing, edges and good composition play into all of her works. Mary will instruct fundamentals and advanced approaches to watercolor with personal one on one assistance, including tips on how to market your work.  All days will focus on portraiture and capturing light with live models.  The class is open to all levels.  

$845 Non-Member, $795 Member, plus $50 model fee
REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION

EMAIL Creative Arts Center
(508) 945-3583
 

CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA

Booth Western Art Museum

501 Museum Dr Cartersville, GA 30120

November 14, 15, 2024, 9AM - 4PM
"Best of Portraits and Figures in Watercolor" 
Hosted by Booth Western Art Museum 
All Levels Welcome

Join Mary Whyte for an inspiring and educational two days of painting the figure from life in watercolor. Mary will guide students in color mixing, drawing, composition, getting a likeness and creating dynamic works as well as offer tips on marketing and the business side to being an artist. Each day will start with a painting demonstration, then the students will paint alongside Mary as she offers one-on-one assistance and encouragement.  A private tour of the Booth Museum’s WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America Exhibition will be led by Mary for the workshop students.  

$430.00 for Booth Museum Members, $505.00 for not-yet-members

FOR INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER 

WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America exhibiting at the Booth Western Art Museum July 6, 2024 - November 16, 2024.  Public Opening with Mary Whyte:  July 20, 2024. Program will include a gallery walk at 4:00 pm reception at 5:00 pm and end with a lecture at 6:00 pm. Mary Whyte will be available to meet members and guests and sign books following the program.  
Booth Western Art Museum Website

Terracotta Virtual Watercolor Masterclass With Mary Whyte

Virtual Workshop! 
Hosted by TERRACOTTA 
All levels welcome

If you have been wanting to learn how to paint portraits in watercolor, here is your perfect opportunity.   For the first time, Terracotta is offering a comprehensive, step-by-step online Mary Whyte Master Class for artists of all levels. Follow Mary Whyte as she explains how she mixes color, applies the paint, plans her dynamic compositions, and generates the ideas for her internationally recognized  paintings.  Working at your own pace from home, join hundreds of artists world wide who are taking their work to the next level!

$215.00

WATCH A VIDEO, LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!  

EMAIL TERRACOTTA 

For inquiries to host workshops please contact Sharon Crawford