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 SPRING 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

DRAWING & PAINTING

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3 Colors + White
Kate Bollons

Class ID #2629
Wednesday, May 6 - June 24
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 $130 ~ Non-Members $145
Materials Fee $5


MATERIALS LIST: 3 Colors + White


Online registration, 3 Colors + White

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Watercolor Fundamentals
Carolyn Gates

Class ID #2630
Wednesday, May 6 - June 24
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, 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 $130 ~ Non-Members $145


MATERIALS LIST: Watercolor Fundamentals


Online registration, Watercolor Fundamentals

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Figure Painting
Christopher St. John

Class ID #2631
Thursday, May 7 - June 25
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Students will learn the fundamentals of rendering the human form in oil paint. Working from a live model, students will create a series of works ranging from quick oil sketches to completed multi-session paintings, and will learn about introductory oil painting techniques, human anatomy, color mixing, translating color into value, and the transition of turning a drawing into a painting. Special emphasis will be placed on translating observation and experience into living expression in oil paint. Attention will be given to the problems inherent in oil painting. All levels and backgrounds are welcome.

Members $130 ~ Non-Members $145
Model Fee $20


MATERIALS LIST: Figure Painting


Online registration, Figure Painting

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Landscapes en Plein Air
Jordan K. Walker

Class ID #2632
Sunday, May 10 - June 21
*No Class : May 17
1:00pm - 5:00pm


During this six week class we will explore the basic principles of landscape painting; including composition, value, depth, and color. We will paint directly from life in parks and wild spaces around Eugene, and learn to record some of the subtleties of nature while altering what we see to create compelling images. Sometimes focus is key, and we will spend a few classes studying trees, fields and hills, water, and clouds before expanding our view to paint complete landscapes. This class will also touch on essential techniques of oil painting such as paint application, edge control, and color mixing. While oil is my medium of choice, students are welcome to bring any other painting mediums that they have experience working in and would like to try in the field! Prior painting experience is preferred.

Members $130 ~ Non-Members $145


MATERIALS LIST: Landscapes en Plein Air


Online registration, Landscapes en Plein Air

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Beginning Drawing
Barbara Counsil

Class ID #2626
Wednesday, May 6 - June 24
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Learn the basics of drawing in this beginning course with Barbara Counsil. Discover new ways of seeing the world through simple methods and exercises. Step by step you will learn to sketch, blend, and create full value drawings of still life objects. Grow your confidence to take your drawing skills outside the classroom and into the world! Essential concepts such as value, form, perspective, and composition, as well as effective measuring techniques will be covered. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $130 ~ Non-Members $145


MATERIALS LIST: Beginning Drawing


Online registration, Beginning Drawing

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Intermediate Drawing
Craig Spilman

Class ID #2627
Tuesday, May 5 - July 14
6:00pm - 9:00pm


This class is for students who already have introductory-level drawing experience. The 10-week class will focus mainly on value studies and composition and will include a series of detail studies to better depict complex surfaces and structure. In this context, selection, suggestion, and simplification will be emphasized. We will be working primarily from still-life arrangements in a controlled light situation. Challenges related to image making in general will be discussed, and participants will be encouraged to share their knowledge and experience to benefit the class process.

Members $160 ~ Non-Members $175


MATERIALS LIST: Intermediate Drawing


Online registration, Intermediate 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 (Thursday)
Cooper Jeppsen

Class ID #2634
Thursday, May 7 - July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm


Are you new to wheel throwing? Have you taken a class before and want to learn some new skills? With your instructor, you will learn all of the techniques to 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. Complete projects by experimenting with different glazes and glazing techniques. Come experience the art of wheel throwing!

*New for this term! Students enrolled in class will be given access to additional studio time on Saturday mornings, 10am - 1pm.

Members $160 ~ Non-Members $175
Materials Fee $25


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 #2633
Tuesday, May 5 - June 23
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 $130 ~ Non-Members $145
Materials Fee $25


Online registration, Printmaking 101

ADULT WORKSHOPS

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Eugene Darkroom Group:
Alternative Process Photography
Brenna Hansen

Class ID #2624
Sunday, May 3
11am - 3pm


Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that uses the sun to produce a cyan blue print. The process is simple but incredibly diverse, lending itself easily to experimentation. In this one day workshop, learn both the fundamentals of the process and experimental techniques, producing the following works in cyanotype: photograms using natural objects, photographs using digital negatives, and toned & manipulated prints. No previous experience is required, and all materials for this workshop are provided!

Members $25 ~ Non-Members $40


Online registration, Alternative Process Photography

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Eugene Darkroom Group:
Black and White Photography Refresher
Brenna Hansen

Class ID #2625
Sunday, June 7
1 - 4pm


This one-day session is designed for those who have had some previous experience in black & white photography, processing, or printing but have been away from it for some time. In this one-day workshop, we'll go through the process of black & white film processing and darkroom printing together as a refresher to these hands-on procedures. Participants must bring an exposed and unprocessed roll of film to work with for this class. All other materials for this course are provided!

Members $35 ~ Non-Members $50


Online registration, Black and White Photography Refresher

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Silk Painting Workshop
Meredith Ferrell

Class ID #2646
3 day Workshop
Tuesday, May 12, THRU Thursday, May 14
10:00am - 1:00pm


Come enjoy the fun, unique experience of painting on silk fabric in this introductory, three-day workshop. Following the Japanese Serti method, using water-based resist and liquid silk dyes on stretched silk, you will create and complete two wall hangings of your own design. Instructor will provide all art materials and bring examples of silk art to inspire your imagination and encourage creativity.

Members $50 ~ Non-Members $65
Materials Fee $15


Online registration, Silk Painting Workshop

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Book Binding Workshop
Laura Ellis

Class ID #2642
2 day Workshop
Saturday/Sunday, June 20 - 21
10:00am - 2:00pm


For all aspiring artists, composers, travelers, and journalists. In this 2-day workshop, we will create pocket sized hard-cover journals and sketchbooks using traditional bookbinding methods. These multi-media pages will be able to be used for paint, pen and ink, pencil, glue, or photo transfers. Any art practice you desire! Artists, age 13 and up, are all welcome to come enjoy the art of bookmaking. All materials included.

Members $75 ~ Non-Members $90
Materials Fee $10

(All ages 13 & up welcome)


Online registration, Book Binding Workshop

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: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
*(These hours apply when exhibits are on display. Please check our Current Exhibit dates.)

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


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