Programs

SEPTEMBER 2015

Davide Quellette
Davide Quellette
Davide Quellette
Non-credit art history classes offered to the public

St. Johns River State College will offer art history, watercolor and Drawing I classes this fall on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit courses will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette.

Art History IA – This course will cover Prehistoric Aegean culture through Greek, Roman, Late Antiquity and Byzantine art. The four-week class will meet from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, from October 6 to November 3 in room S-114 on the St. Augustine campus. (course #CWR0518A).

Art History IIA – This course will study 13th century Italian art through 19th century Europe. The four-week class will meet from 2:30 -5:00 p.m. on Thursdays, from October 8 to November 5 in room S-114 on the St. Augustine campus. (course #CWR0519A).

Drawing I
– This course is structured to develop basic drawing techniques by concentrating on the elements of descriptive drawing through observation. Students will develop the qualities of line, volume with a full range of values and compositional design, and linear perspective. The class will meet from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, from November 10 to December 15 in room S-132 on the St. Augustine campus. (course #CWR0105B).

Watercolor – This course is designed to teach students the techniques of transparent watercolor using both the “wet” and “dry” methods. Students will learn the unique characteristics of the watercolor medium, its possibilities and limitations, and the special papers and brushes used in the execution of art works. The class will meet from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays, from November 12 to December 17 in room S-132 on the St. Augustine campus. (course #CWR0103).

Registration fees are $45.00 each for the art history courses, and $62.50 each for the Drawing I and watercolor courses. There are no requirements or prerequisites to register.

To register, download the continuing education registration form from the College website at http://www.sjrstate.edu/continuinged.html. Applications are also available on the St. Augustine campus in the administration building. The application and payment can be delivered in person to the St. Augustine campus, or mailed to 2990 College Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084. For additional information, call (904) 808-7400, extension 5.

 

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“The Sleeping Satyr,” from circa 230 B.C., will be among the pieces studied in art history courses taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette this fall on the St. Augustine campus.

Verrocchio's Equestrian statue, circa 1483-88

Local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette will teach art history, drawing and watercolor classes this fall on the St. Augustine campus.red for registration.