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OCTOBER 2017

Immerse yourself in art

David Ouellette

St. Johns River State College will offer leisure courses in art history and watercolor 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 will cover the art of the Aegean culture, including the palaces, paintings and sculptures of the Cyclades islands, Crete and Mycenae. Students will study ancient Greek art, from the emerging Geometric and Orientalizing periods through the Early and High Classical periods and Hellenistic times.  Students will also study Etruscan and Roman art, from Republican, Early, High and Late Empirical times, as well as the art of the Eastern Byzantine and Western Medieval worlds.  The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. from November 2 through December 7 on the St. Augustine campus.  Registration for the non-credit course is $45.00.

Watercolor II is intended to instruct students on the techniques of the watercolor medium, using both wet and dry methods, with an emphasis on composition, color arrangement and particular methods of brush-handling.  Additional and more challenging exercises will be given.  Regular critiques and out of class assignments will be included in this course.  The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:15 – 2:15 p.m. from November 2 through December 7 on the St. Augustine campus.  Registration for the non-credit course is $62.50. 

There are no requirements or prerequisites to register for these courses.  To register, download the continuing education registration form from the College website at 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 the Academic Affairs office at 5001 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL  32177.  For additional information, call (386) 312-4211 or email .


 

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