Art Classes with Ingrid Harper


10 classes starting Tuesday, September 11and ending Thursday, November 15

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: 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 

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: Fall Break is Tuesday, November 20-Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Fall term ends Thursday, November 15, 2018

Winter term: Tuesday, November 27 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

Spring term: Tuesday, February 19 to Thursday, May 2, 2019


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

Fall term: 10 classes from Tuesday, September 11 -Thursday, November 15, 2018

Week 1 Starting Tuesday, September 11

Focus: Proportion and foreshortening

Artist: Richard Diebenkorn  
Materials: Pencil and chalk pastel
We will study Richard Diebenkorn's paintings of people in landscapes and draw outside.

Week 2 Starting Tuesday, September 18

Focus: Proportion and foreshortening 

Materials: Pencil and color pencil 

We will draw each other sitting, and in action poses using gesture drawing and contour drawing. 

Week 3 Starting Tuesday, September 25
Focus: Proportion and foreshortening

Artist: Winslow Homer
Materials: pencils, watercolor and mannequins 
We will draw children in action learning about proportion and foreshortening. We will start by drawing stick figures and add muscles and clothes. Then we will pick a theme: playground, beach, swimming pool, soccer game or? and compose a picture of children in action.

Week 4 Starting Tuesday, October 2
Focus: Proportion and foreshortening

Artist: Winslow Homer
Materials: Pencils and watercolor
We will copy Winslow Homers painting "Snap the Whip" .

Week 5 Starting Tuesday, October 9
Focus: Family Portrait

Artist: Edgar Degas

Materials: Pencils, water soluble color pencils and watercolor

We will start making a family portrait looking at proportions. 

Week 6 Starting Tuesday, October 16
Focus: Family Portrait

Artist: Edgar Degas
Materials: Pencil, water soluble color pencils and water color
We will finish the drawing of the family portrait and use color and finish the picture with pencil or pen.

Week 7 Starting Tuesday, October 23
Focus: Fashion Design

Artist: Richard Avedon
Materials: Pencils, black ink and brush
We will look at the fashion photos of Richard Avedon and Irving Pen and draw our own high fashion borrowing from their compositions.

Week 8 Starting Tuesday, October 30
Focus: Printmaking and radial symmetry
Materials: Pencil, Styrofoam and graph paper
We will use graph paper to design a printing block we can use 16 times making 4 radially symmetrical images. 

Week 9 Starting Tuesday, November 6
Focus: Printmaking

Materials: Printing ink and brayer and oil pastels, different colored printing papers.    
We will make a radial design using oil pastels once in our sketch books and once on a color paper of your choice. We will print our design on both papers.   

Week 10 Starting Tuesday, November 13
Focus: Illustration
Materials: pencil and black ink pens
We will draw a cat using pencil and continue on the illustration drawing with ink pens and develop decorative patterns with the pen lines.

There are no classes during the week of November 20-24. 

Winter term starts Tuesday, November 27, 2018 and ends Thursday, February 14, 2019