Watercolor on the Golden Isles
Find inspiration in the beauty of Jekyll Island as you learn the art of watercolor, enjoying daily instruction, demonstrations and exercises to improve your confidence and technique.
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Program No. 8213RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Learn to express your ideas through the beauty of watercolor on the gem of the Golden Isles of Georgia — Jekyll Island. Build a solid foundation of basic skills and learn the unique properties of watercolor: pigments, color mixing, brush control, glazing and laying washes. Through natural progression, study the shape, color, form and composition of various subject matter; your choice of landscape, flowers, people, or buildings. Be inspired on this tranquil island and paint your masterpiece.
Activity Level
Easy Going
There is minimal walking and standing on this program.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy ample individual attention from an instructor who enthusiastically leads you from subject selection through sketching to a finished painting.
  • Daily demonstrations and exercises introduce ideas and techniques in a loose and free approach.
  • Explore Jekyll Island during free time, and learn how the island was made into a winter retreat for families including the Rockefellers and Pulitzers.

General Notes

Suitable for Beginner / Intermediate watercolor participants. Basic materials provided. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Lynda McIntyre
Lynda McIntyre holds a Doctorate in Aesthetics and was trained as a painter and a dancer at the University of Massachusetts, Hunter College and Yale University. She weaves her training in painting, dance, McIntyre had her first major show in New York at 21, having since received awards including those from the JFK Center and the Getty Foundation. In the summer, Lynda teaches painting around the world. McIntyre is a painter whose acrylic and watercolor works find their sources in personal, visceral and visual experiences.
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