Art Classes with Ingrid Harper


Inclement weather: If the Beaverton School District is closed, there will be no art class

10 classes starting Tuesday, February 19 and ending Thursday, May 2, 2019

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. You will also need a 9"x12" canvas board by February 26. I will have the canvas boards available for $2.

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

Tuesday: 3:30-5pm; ages 5 through adult

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

or Thursday: 4:30-6:00pm; ages 5 through adult 

NOTE: 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.

Spring vacation: Tuesday, March 26 - Thursday, 28 

Spring term ends Thursday, May 2, 2019

Fall term starts second week of September


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

Spring term: 10 classes from Tuesday, February 19 -Thursday, May 2, 2019

Week 1 Starting Tuesday, February 19

Focus: Junior Duck Stamp competition

Artist: Scot Storm 
Materials: Acrylic paints on canvas board
We will start by adjusting the shape of the bird or birds and work on detail in the feathers, beaks and eyes, trying to get the painting to look as realistic as possible.

Week 2 Starting Tuesday, February 26

Focus: Junior Duck Stamp competition 

Materials: Acrylic paints and canvas board

We will finish the entries for the competition, write the conservation message and fill out  the entry form for parents signature.

Week 3 Starting Tuesday, March 5
Focus: Self Portrait

Artists: Kehinde Wiley and Joshua Reynolds
Materials: pencils, acrylic, canvas board
We will choose a pose for our self portraits. I will take pictures of the poses and we will use the pictures as well as mirrors to draw the portraits on the canvas board.  

Week 4 Starting Tuesday, March 12 
Focus: Self portraits

Artists: Kehinde Wiley and Joshua Reynolds
Materials: Pencils, acrylics, canvas board
We will work on the self portraits and develop the background.

Week 5 Starting Tuesday, March 19
Focus: Self Portraits

Artist: Kehinde Wiley and Joshua Reynolds

Materials: Pencils, acrylics, canvas board

We will pay great attention to the details of the eyes and mouth and perhaps hands. We will develop the background to juxtapose and compliment the portrait.

Spring Break: NO classes  March 26, 27 and 28

Week 6 Starting Tuesday, April 2
Focus: One point Perspective

Artist: M.C.Escher
Materials: Pencil and ruler
We will learn the mechanics of one-point perspective and start drawing our imagined room

Week 7 Starting Tuesday, April 9
Focus: Two point perspective

Artist: M.C.Escher

Materials: Pencil and ruler

After finishing our imagined room, we started in the last class, we will learn how to draw a 2-point perspective and draw in the studio finding

a corner where the 2-point perspective becomes apparent. 

Week 8 Starting Tuesday, April 16
Focus: Spring flowers
Materials: Pencil and water color
We will get inspired by the shapes and colors of spring looking at a bouquet of flowers.

Week 9 Starting Tuesday, April 23
Focus: Outdoor explorations

Artist: John Muir Laws "Nature Drawing and Journaling"

Materials: Pencils and water color .    
We will work outside weather permitting looking for trees and branches exploring how to develop patterns in shading  

Week 10 Starting Tuesday, April 30 
Focus: Outdoor explorations

Artist: John Muir Laws
Materials: Pencil
We will work outside on the front yard or weather permitting in the green belt drawing landscapes.


Have a wonderful summer!  Art classes start again in the fall the second week of September.