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:
[email protected]


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

REGISTER FOR SUMMER MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSES: (11-15)
& HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT CLASSES: (15-18)

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HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES: (15 - 18)

SUMMER TEEN INTENSIVE

The summer teen intensive will help you build skills in human figure drawing. Our summer intensives are at the end of summer for 1-week so that you can dive into practicing each day! Coming up this Fall term, October - December, we will have an 8-week figurative study class just for high school students (ages 15-18). Join us and gain experience in drawing the human form. No prior experience necessary.

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Figure Drawing from Live Clothed Model (One Week Intensive)

Levi Whittier

August 19 - 23
3:00pm - 5:30pm

Are you a high school student who wants to keep practicing art? Are you thinking about going to an art college after high school? No matter your skill, you are invited to learn beginning figurative drawing. The instructor will guide you through demonstrations on basic human anatomy and specific techniques to render a human form. You will learn how to draw cloth/clothing - wrinkles, folds, as the cloth conforms to the body beneath. You will be using a variety of mark-making tools like charcoal and drawing pencils. Materials will be provided.

Members $130
Non-Members $145
Materials Fee $18


Online registration, Figure Drawing from Live Clothed Model (One Week Intensive)

MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSES: (11 - 15)

MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER LABS

Middle School Labs are Monday through Friday - 9:00 am - 12 noon. Each week is project-based and delves into the next step in learning new art skills and techniques that a middle school art enthusiast will want to learn! The creative lab does not have scheduled breaks, and students are encouraged to use the bathroom, snack, or get some fresh air whenever needed.

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Acrylic Painting Lab

Class Full, Waitlist Open

June 17 - 21
9:00am - 12:00pm

Join us in this class where we'll work on a series of acrylic paintings. For the first projects, we'll work from an example, getting familiar with the process and techniques, and as we progress you can work more independently. Some of the subjects we'll paint include stylized animals, landscape and city, and a painting of your own design.

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Acrylic Painting Lab

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Drawing and Illustration

Class Full, Waitlist Open

June 24 - 28
9:00am - 12:00pm

Spend a week exploring drawing and illustration! We will be focusing on scenes with characters: human figures, anthropomorphic animals, and animal characters. Using example illustrations we'll study how the image was made and create our own versions inspired by them. Join us for a fun week of learning to draw and illustrate!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Drawing and Illustration

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Making Comics: Webcomics, Manga, and Beyond

July 8 - 12
9:00am - 12:00pm

Develop a four- to six-page sequential art story. In this lab, we will learn techniques for making comic art, drawing inspiration from different art styles, including manga, newspaper strips, and webcomics. We’ll analyze how cartoonists tell visual stories and learn how to make characters, environments, and objects to create stories of our own. Learn penciling, inking, and coloring to make your comic art the best it can be!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Making Comics: Webcomics, Manga, and Beyond

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Watercolor Painting Lab

July 15 - 19
9:00am - 12:00pm

From transparent watercolor painting to opague gouache, learn to use the range of watercolor paints!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Watercolor Painting Lab

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Digital Design Lab

Class Full, Waitlist Open

July 29 - August 2
9:00am - 12:00pm

Design in the digital world! This week you will learn composition techniques, and focus on shape, line, and color theory while using Procreate. Get inspired as you study the images of digital artists that the instructor provides. You will learn how to create emotionally rich environments and work on human figures and other characters. We will provide iPads with Procreate during the lab this week!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Digital Design Lab

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Wearable Art Lab

Class Full, Waitlist Open

August 5 - 9
9:00am - 12:00pm

Challenge yourself to create art that can be worn on the body. Using both traditional and non-traditional materials, you will explore sculptural techniques and thematic concepts, learning to manipulate and transform materials in new and creative ways. No experience required. Take advantage of being with others to inspire your wearable transformations in this lab!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Wearable Art Lab

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Drawing Animals Live and Photo Reference!

August 12 - 16
9:00am - 12:00pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for a week of drawing live animals who visit our studios! This week you will immerse yourself learning the basics of anatomy of each visiting animal. You will hone your drawing skills in rendering fur, scales and feathers. Learn proportion. This lab will also work with drawing with colored pencils and transform drawings with collage and other creative methods. Join us for a special week of live animal drawing!

Members $120
Non-Members $145


Online registration, Drawing Animals Live and Photo Reference!


•PRIVATE LESSONS•

Do you have a budding artist? Private lessons are available for youth (ages 6-11) and young adults (ages 11 - 16). Lessons will include 4, 1-hour sessions guided by an art center instructor. Lessons involve focused instruction on drawing or water-based painting mediums, customized to fit the student's creative interests. Lessons are for individual instruction. Group lessons are available for a maximum of 2 students. Please call for group pricing. When registering mulitple students for a private lesson, one parent is responsibile for coordinating the availability with other parents.

Private Lesson Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel a lesson, we will need 24 hour notice in order to reschedule. There are no refunds after the first lesson.

Payment? We require full payment for private lessons before the first lesson begins.

      Individual Private Lessons: 4 one hour sessions for $175

      Group Private Lessons: Please call for group pricing

Online Private Lessons Application

Call or email for more information & to register:




541-345-1571

•CANCELLATION POLICY•

All cancellations for classes, camps, and labs will incur a $50.00 administrative fee ($25 for workshops). Your refund will reflect this fee.

Full refunds or credits (minus the cancellation fee) will be offered if cancellation is made 10 business days or more prior to the start date of the class, workshop, lab, or camp.

A 50% refund or credit (minus the cancellation fee) on the cost of the class will be issued if a cancellation request is made within 6-10 business days prior to class, workshop, or camp.

No refund or credits will be given for cancellation requests made 5 business days or less prior to class, workshop, or camp. There are no refunds after the first session of the class, workshop, or camp.

No refunds, credits, or make-ups are offered for individuals who miss a class session, workshop, lab, or camp. No refunds or credits if asked to leave a current class, workshop or camp due to misconduct. Please read our behavior policy.


•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.

To be considered applicants must fill out the application prior to registration and payment. If awarded applicants will be contacted for the remaining payment.


Print Scholarship Application ~ OR ~ Online Scholarship Application


•WEATHER ADVISORY•

In the event of bad weather, including snow to high heat conditions, the Art Center will hold any outdoor classes inside. If traveling to the art center isn't advisable, we will cancel classes for that day and a make-up session will be held at a later date. Please check our website for updates after 12 pm on the day in question to see if afternoon and evening classes are canceled.

***Please register your student for the appropriate class range for their age.***

We set our programming based on techniques and practices that are more advanced for specific age groups. If you feel that your student would do well in an age group above theirs, please call Cece at 541-345-1571.

No refunds will be given for students who are registered for the incorrect classes.


•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!

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571

E-mail: [email protected]

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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