Art Classes with Ingrid Harper

WINTER CLASSES 2017-2018

10 classes starting Tuesday, November 28 and ending Thursday, February 15

ingridgharper@gmail.com

Price $140 for the term or $15 per class. 

Cash or check payable to Ingrid Harper at the beginning of class.

Supply list: To every class please bring a spiral bound sketchbook, approximately 9x12inches. Please also bring a 9"x12" canvas board

by January 15. You can also choose to buy the canvas from me for $5.

Class Time: Classes meet once a week.  Please pick one class time from the following:

Tuesday: 4:30-6pm; ages 5 through adult

or Wednesday: 3:30-5:00pm; ages 5 through adult

or Thursday: 3:30-5:00pm; ages 5 through adult 

If you can not come to your regular class time you are welcome to come for a make-up class within the same week. Please let me know beforehand

which day you will be coming.

Vacation: There are no classes from December 18-January 9, 2018. Spring Break is Tuesday, March 27-Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Spring  term starts Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and ends Thursday, May 10, 2018

Curriculum  

This is a tentative schedule. It may be revised as we go along

Winter term: 10 classes from Tuesday, November 28-Thursday, February 15, 2018

Week 1 Starting Tuesday, November 28

Focus: Repetition, movement and emphasis
Artist: Maurice Sendak
Materials: Pencils and watercolor
We will study Maurice Sendak's illustrations to "Where the Wild Things are" and choose one to copy paying attention to repetition, movement and emphasis.

Week 2 Starting Tuesday, December 5

Focus: Illustration: Create your own monster story

Artist: Maurice Sendak

Materials: Pencils

We will look at different illustrators and create our own story about monsters

Week 3 Starting Tuesday, December 12
Focus: Illustration
Materials: Collage, gouache and pens
We will work on the illustrations for the monster story using collage

X-mas break December 18-January 9, 2018


Week 4 Starting Tuesday, January 9
Focus: Basic Shapes
Artist: Vilhelm Lundstrom
Materials: Pencils
We will draw a still life of cones, cylinders and spheres 

Week 5 Starting Tuesday, January 16
Focus: Egg Shape

Artist: Dr. Seuss "Horton hatches an egg"

Materials: Pencils.
We will draw a still life with an egg as realistically as possible, then we will draw a second drawing where we show what was hatched in the egg.

Week 6 Starting Tuesday, January 23
Focus: Junior Duck Stamp competition
Artist: Robert Bateman
Materials: Pencils and water color
We will pick a bird to draw and make four drawings of our choice in different positions and use watercolor to show the plumage and habitat.

Week 7 Starting Tuesday, January 30
Focus: Junior Duck Stamp Competition
Artist: James Hautman
Materials: 9"x12" canvas board and acrylic paint
We will draw our chosen bird in its habitaton the canvas and paint the underpainting..

Week 8 Starting Tuesday, February 6
Focus: Junior duck stamp competition
Artist: James Hautman
Materials: 9"x12" canvas and acrylic paint.
We will start to paint the sky and large areas of the painting using gradation.

Week 9 Starting Tuesday, February 13
Focus: Junior duck stamp competition
Artist: Robert Bateman
Materials: Canvas and acrylic paint
We will paint on the duck stamp paintings starting on the details

Week 10 Starting Tuesday, February 13
Focus: Junior duck stamp competition 
Artist: Robert Bateman and the Hautman brothers
Materials: Canvas and acrylic paint
We will continue on the duck stamp painting paying attention to shadows and using glazes to deepen the contrast between light and dark

Spring term start  February 20, 2018 and ends Thursday, May 10, 2018