Mary Whyte American Watercolor Artist


"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


St. Johannes Lutheran Church, Gatch Hall

43 Anson Street Charleston, SC 29401

Portrait and Figure in Watercolor
All levels welcome
Hosted by, Mary Whyte, LLC
Call Sharon Crawford to register:  (843) 870-0430 - This workshop is full.  Please contact Sharon to be placed on the waitlist.

October 26, 27 (2 day workshop)
October 25, 2023 Studio Meet and Greet, at Mary's Private Studio

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 - this includes a catered lunch each day and a Studio Meet and Greet at Mary Whyte's private studio with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres 
A portion of your workshop fee will benefit the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award

A $350 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. 

To make a donation to the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award, contact South Carolina Art Education Association  or Sharon Crawford.  


Mark your calendar! 
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.  

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! 

Questions?  Please email the host, Piero Pagliardini  Email Piero



Terracotta Virtual Watercolor Masterclass With Mary Whyte

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!

All levels welcome




For inquiries to host workshops please contact Sharon Crawford