MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER

Bringing Art to Life

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone:
541.345.1571
Fax:
541.345.6248

E-mail:
staff@mkartcenter.org


Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family

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REGISTER FOR WINTER ADULT CLASSES

You can register for classes online or over the phone, call Amber at 541-345-1571, or
email education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

CLASS CATEGORIES

DRAWING & PAINTING CERAMICS PRINTMAKING

ADULT WORKSHOPS ARTIST SERVICES

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

We are currently offering scholarships for 50% of the cost of tuition for classes.
Scholarships are available for all age groups through the Susi Larsen & Cameron Serbu
Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Madeline Christenson Scholarship Fund.


click & print SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

PARKING INFORMATION

MKAC has a parking lot for art students, visitors, and staff. If you happen to arrive for your class and the parking lot is full, please come into the office and grab a parking pass. This will override the street parking time limits for your class time!

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Personalized gift certificates are available for classes, memberships, or purchases in our
gift shop. To order a gift certificate call 541-345-1571 or email
education@mkartcenter.org

CANCELLATION POLICY

Full refund is offered if cancellation request is made 5 business days or more prior to class, workshop, or camp. If request is made 2 to 4 business days prior to class, workshop, or camp, fees and 50% of tuition will be forfeited. No refunds will be given for request is made one business day prior to class, workshop, or camp. There are no refunds after the first class session.

No refunds, credits, or make-ups are offered for individuals who miss a class session.

***WEATHER ADVISORY***

In the event of bad weather, the Art Center will close if Lane Community College is closed. Classes for that day will be cancelled and a make-up session will be held at a later date. In the event that Lane Community College is delayed, all Art Center classes before 12pm will be cancelled. Call 541-345-1571 after 12pm on the day in question to check for afternoon and evening classes.

DRAWING & PAINTING

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Studio Painting
Kate Bollons

Full Enrollment, Waitlist Open

Class ID #2609
Tuesday, January 14 - March 10
10:30am - 2:00pm


This 9-week class offers the perfect atmosphere for self-exploration and artistic camaraderie. Students with skills in their chosen medium have the opportunity to learn from each other’s methods, practice new techniques, and paint in a positive and supportive group setting. Each class begins with a critique reviewing the previous week’s work facilitated by Kate. Carefully designed still lifes are provided and students may take advantage of studio time to work on projects of their choice.

Members $140 ~ Non-Members $155


Online registration, Studio Painting

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3 Colors + White
Kate Bollons

Class ID #2610
Wednesday, January 15 - March 4
9:30am - 12:30pm


Learn the techniques for creating a wide array of color and tonal value with just 4 tubes of oil paint. Instruction with oil paint will focus on skill building in the use of value and color with the goal that each student apply these skills to the painting style of their choice. Those with competency in any painting medium- oil, acrylic, watercolor, etc.- may join the class to take advantage of weekly critiques as well as the several still lifes that will be set up for each session.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140
Materials Fee $5


MATERIALS LIST, 3 Colors + White


Online registration, 3 Colors + White

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Watercolor Fundamentals
Barbara Counsil

Class ID #2611
Wednesday, January 15 - March 4
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Learn how to paint with watercolor paints while taking it one step at a time in this introductory 8-week course. Through class demonstrations and individual instruction, you will learn how to use your materials, including basic watercolor techniques, various ways to mix and blend colors, and how to use common tricks as you complete small exercises and/or paintings each week. Practice in a fun and relaxed environment where there is no wrong way to learn this magnificent medium.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140


MATERIALS LIST, Watercolor Fundamentals


Online registration, Watercolor Fundamentals

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Beginning Drawing
Barbara Counsil

Class ID #2605
Thursday, January 16 - March 5
6:00pm - 9:00pm


This introductory drawing course will teach you to “see” and sketch with confidence. Learn the fundamental principles of drawing from observation and imagination in this 8-week course. Instructor Barbara Counsil will also teach you to sketch with ink like the old masters. Essential concepts such as value, form, perspective, and composition, as well as effective measuring techniques will be covered. All skill levels welcome.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140


MATERIALS LIST, Beginning Drawing


Online registration, Beginning Drawing

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Intermediate Drawing
Craig Spilman

Full Enrollment, Waitlist Open

Class ID #2606
Tuesday, January 14 - March 17
6:00pm - 9:00pm


This class is for students who already have introductory or beginning-level drawing experience. It is not recommended for those with no drawing experience. The class will focus mainly on value studies and composition and will include a project dealing with atmospheric perspective. We will be working primarily from still life arrangements in controlled light situations. Challenges related to image-making in general will be discussed and participants will be encouraged to share their knowledge and experience to benefit and enrich the class process.

Members $155 ~ Non-Members $170


MATERIALS LIST, Intermediate Drawing


Online registration, Intermediate Drawing

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Figure Drawing
Christopher St. John

Class ID #2607
Thursday, January 16 - March 5
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Life Drawing teaches analysis tools for observing the human form and builds drawing skills through an examination of the structure, anatomy, and movement of the human body. We will develop our practice with charcoal and finish with pastels, having acquired a good understanding of color in figure drawing. Classes begin with fun warm-up exercises that challenge and build creativity. This course is suitable for people new to figure drawing as well as for students who have a good understanding of drawing from observation. Individuals of all experience levels are welcome!

New this year: Guidance and instruction will be given to those preferring to work on tablets in digital media. Students learn to bring the freshness of life drawing into their digital work.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140
Model Fee $20


MATERIALS LIST, Figure Drawing


Online registration, Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Ink Drawing
Jordan K. Walker

Class ID #2608
Wednesday, January 15 - March 11*
*No class February 12
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Have you always wanted to draw with ink but wondered where to start? In this class we will explore a variety of ink-based mediums including micron pen, dip pen, scratchboard, brush pen, and Sumi. We will draw from both life and imagination, and learn how to use line weight and hatching techniques to convey form and texture. After learning the properties of different types of ink drawing, we will combine them to achieve new effects. We will also learn about the history of different mediums and styles while looking to artists from the past for inspiration, and will use concepts of composition to create compelling drawings. Previous drawing experience preferred.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140


MATERIALS LIST, Introduction to Ink Drawing


Online registration, Introduction to Ink Drawing

CERAMICS

You can register online or over the phone, call Amber at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

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Wheel Throwing (Tuesday)
Kyla Clary

Class ID #2613
Tuesday, January 14 - March 17
6:30pm - 9:00pm


Give wheel throwing a spin this fall in a professional ceramics studio! Have you done some wheel throwing before? You are sure to learn new tips from our instructors, Kyla or Cooper, who will lead you through the pottery process. This 10-week class will teach you how to hone the skills of wedging, centering, and creating forms on the wheel. You will learn techniques for throwing basic forms such as bowls, cups, and vases, to more intricate items. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes and glazing techniques. Come experience the art of wheel throwing!

Members $155 ~ Non-Members $170
Materials Fee $30


Online registration, Wheel Throwing (Tuesday)

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Wheel Throwing (Thursday)
Cooper Jeppsen

Class ID #2614
Thursday, January 16 - March 19
6:30pm - 9:00pm


Give wheel throwing a spin this fall in a professional ceramics studio! Have you done some wheel throwing before? You are sure to learn new tips from our instructors, Kyla or Cooper, who will lead you through the pottery process. This 10-week class will teach you how to hone the skills of wedging, centering, and creating forms on the wheel. You will learn techniques for throwing basic forms such as bowls, cups, and vases, to more intricate items. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes and glazing techniques. Come experience the art of wheel throwing!

Members $155 ~ Non-Members $170
Materials Fee $30


Online registration, Wheel Throwing (Thursday)

PRINTMAKING

You can register online or over the phone, call Amber at 541-345-1571, or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information.

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Printmaking 101
Mika Aono

Class ID #2612
Tuesday, January 14 - March 3
6:00pm - 9:00pm


This hands-on studio course will explore a range of basic printmaking techniques to produce fine art prints, including, but not limited to, relief, intaglio, and monotype. Students will learn how to transfer images, use plate-marking tools, inks, and brayers, and pull prints with an etching press. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome! Some in-depth and advanced techniques will be offered for any continuing students and anyone who would like a refresher. It’s loosely structured and students will have the freedom to experiment at your own pace. Let’s get inky!

Members $120 ~ Non-Members $135
Materials Fee $25


Online registration, Printmaking 101

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Bold Blooms In Collage
Merri Sue Clark

Class ID #2615
Thursday, January 16 - March 5
1:00pm - 3:00pm


This 8-week course will teach you how to create an impressionistic, painterly paper collage of a floral arrangement. You will hand paint your collage papers using a gel mono-printing plate. Instruction will be provided in masking, using stencils, alcohol technique, and other methods for achieving gorgeous, unique papers to use. You will learn to sketch and underpaint a single bloom and then use techniques of ripping and gluing to create brush stroke-like effects and volume on this one bloom. We will then move on to produce an entire, glorious bouquet using all the skills we have learned.

Members $125 ~ Non-Members $140


MATERIALS LIST, Bold Blooms In Collage


Online registration, Bold Blooms In Collage

ARTIST SERVICES

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Exploring Street Art
Christopher St. John

Class ID #2616
Monday, January 13 - March 9*
*No Class January 20
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Have you seen all of the wonderful murals around Eugene? Have you watched trains go by and seen the colorful graffiti on the different cars? Have you had a desire to take your art to this level? In this class, we will examine street art, learn history, and explore different approaches to creating art using techniques that street artists have used in the creation of their work. We will also walk through the process of getting your ideas into the form of a proposal for a mural project and identify organizations in the area where these proposals can be submitted. This class is open to all skill levels and the simply curious. Emphasis will be placed on discussing social themes and composition.

Members $100 ~ Non-Members $115


Online registration, Exploring Street Art

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571

E-mail: staff@mkartcenter.org

Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family


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