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    • October 20, 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA
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    If you've already registered for the workshop, you should not register for this meet and greet. Your registration is included. 

    Before her sold out two-day workshop, renowned watercolorist, Mary Whyte, will be giving a brief presentation about “The Three Keys to Creating Your Best Watercolor Painting and Living Your Best Life.”   

    She suggests and elaborates on three sources of inspiration and provides ideas and examples from her own life.   Images of Mary Whyte watercolor paintings accompany her talk.  

    Mary Whyte is an engaging and humorous speaker who always receives rave reviews.  

    Come join us and have an opportunity to be inspired by Mary Whyte! 

    Cost: $10 members

              $15 non-members

                No cost for workshop attendees




    • October 21, 2021
    • October 22, 2021
    • Wallingford Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
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    Join Mary Whyte for an inspiring and educational two days of painting the figure from life in watercolor. For students of all levels, 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. Learn how to capture your subject in a watercolor portrait with expert, Mary Whyte.  

    Times: 

    October 21: 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM, with a 30 to 60 minute on-site lunch break

    October 22: 8:30AM until 3:00 PM, with a 30 to 60 minute on-site lunch break. 

    Payment Policy:

    Payment has to be completed to guarantee a seat in the workshop. 

    Cancellation Policy:

    Students are responsible for the full tuition amount after 60 days prior to the workshop. If there is a person on the waitlist, or if the committed artist can find a replacement after 60 days prior to the workshop, the original artist will receive a refund.


    About Mary Whyte:

    Mary Whyte (b. 1953) is an American figurative artist known internationally for her watercolors of contemporary people.  Her works are in private, corporate, university and public collections nationwide, and have been featured in numerous media outlets including CBS Sunday Morning, PBS and NPR.  In 2013, Whyte was one of ten artists worldwide invited to travel to China and exhibit her watercolors at the Nanning Art Museum in Nanning, Guangxi.
     
    The author of seven books including We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America, Whyte’s work has also been featured in many international publications, including periodicals and books in China, Russia, France, Germany, Canada and Taiwan.  She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Portrait Society of America's Gold Medal, the Carolinas Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Award, and the South Carolina Governor's Award for the Arts, South Carolina’s highest honor in the arts. 
     
    In 2019 Whyte founded the Patriot Art Foundation as a means to honor and inspire veterans through the arts. 




    • October 21, 2021
    • November 23, 2021
    • Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

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