Art Classes with Ingrid Harper

Art Classes Fall 2021

Due to the pandemic there will be no art classes until this fall. Hopefully we will start again the 3rd week of September 2021

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

10 classes starting Tuesday, September 14 and ending Thursday, November 18, 2021

Price $180 for the term or $20 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 17

or Wednesday: 3:30-5:00pm; ages 5 through 17

or Thursday: 10:30-12:00; adults only

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.

Due to the pandemic there are no art classes until the fall. Hopefully we will be able to start September 14, 2021.

Fall Curriculum 

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

Week 1   Starting Tuesday, September 14

Theme: Value scale/ landscape 

Materials: Sketchbook 

We will draw outside, looking at the landscape using charcoal pencils.

Week 2  Starting Tuesday, September 21

Theme: Landscape during different periods of art 

Materials: Sketchbook and 9"x12"canvas

Each student will pick a favorite landscape artist and make a watercolor landscape getting inspired by that artist


Week 3  Starting Tuesday, September 28

Theme: Landscape

Materials: Sketchbook and canvas 

We will use acrylic paint to continue our study of landscape painting.

Week 4  Starting Tuesday, October 5 

Theme: Landscape

Materials: Sketchbook and canvas

We will continue painting on the landscape paintings  

Week 5  Starting Tuesday, October 12

Theme: Shoes

Materials: Sketchbook and pencil

We will draw our shoes looking for 3D shapes and shadows

Week 6  Starting Tuesday, October 19

Theme: Illustration to Shel Silverstein poems 

Materials: Sketch book, pen and ink

We will use pen and ink to illustrate one or two poems by Shel Silverstein

Week 7  Starting Tuesday, October 26

Theme: Landscape: Masking

Artist: Lionel Feininger

Materials: Sketch book, water color and masking tape

We will look at Lionel Feininger's paintings. Using water color and masking tape, we will make a landscape or city scape.


Week 8  Starting Tuesday, November 2

Theme: Richard Diebenkorn

Materials: Sketch book and chalk pastels 

We will look at Diebenkorns landscapes.   


Week 9  Starting Tuesday, November 9

Theme: Self Portrait

Materials: Sketch book and pencil

We will draw ourselves using proportion.

Week 10  Starting Tuesday, November 16

Theme: Self Portrait 

Materials: Sketch book and watercolor

We will make a self portrait using water color.