Art Classes with Ingrid Harper


10 classes starting Tuesday, February 27 and ending Thursday, May 10

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.

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: Spring Break is Tuesday, March 27-Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Spring  term ends Thursday May 10. There are no classes during the summer.


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

Spring term: 10 classes from Tuesday, February 27-Thursday, May 10, 2018

Week 1 Starting Tuesday, February 27

Focus: Texture, line and shape
Materials: Brush and ink
We will study Chinese brush strokes and paint plum blossoms.

Week 2 Starting Tuesday, March 6

Focus: Line, shape, texture

Materials: Brush, ink, water color

We will practice the bamboo strokes, the orchid strokes and paint a landscape using ink and water color. 

Week 3 Starting Tuesday, March 13
Focus: straight and curved lines/ repetition with variation
Materials: pencils and pens
We will draw straight and curved lines in different patterns. Then we will study a pineapple and draw it and the pattern that make up the surface of the fruit.

Week 4 Starting Tuesday, March 20
Focus: repetition and variation. Curved lines, parallel lines, squiggles and dots. pencil and 
Materials: Pencils and pens.
We will draw trees with braches and leaves. We will combine the tree drawing with drawings of animals: Elephant, fox, cat ,and birds.  .

There are no classes during Spring Break March 27-29

Week 5 Starting Tuesday, April 3 
Focus: Circle and size

Materials: Pencils and pens

We will make drawings based on the circle:cat, snail, etc. We will also study Leonardo da Vinci's Vesuvian man  

Week 6 Starting Tuesday, April 10
Focus: Spring flowers

Artist: Audrey Flack
Materials: Mirror, flowers, water color
We will study Audrey Flacks paintings and draw and paint a flower still life .

Week 7 Starting Tuesday, April 17
Focus: Portraits: Profile, 3/4 view
Materials: Pencils
We will draw each other and look at old master drawings.

Week 8 Starting Tuesday, April 24
Focus: Portrait
Materials: mirrors, hats and pencils and water color
We will make a picture of ourselves wearing a hat.

Week 9 Starting Tuesday, May 1
Focus: landscape with people

Artist: Winslow Homer: "Snap the Whip"
Materials: Pencil and gouache
We will make a copy of this famous painting using pencil and gouache

Week 10 Starting Tuesday, May 8
Focus: landscape with people
Artist: Richard Diebenkorn
Materials: pencil and gouache
We will draw each other on the deck weather permitting.

There are no classes in the summer.  Enjoy your vacation.