(Kid’s Camp) Art Outside! with Linda Cover (Starts June 17!)

Young artists will do observational drawing of plants and animals, in multiple media (watercolor, chalk) . We will make paint from dirt, flowers & leaves. Create mandalas and build sculptures from natural world materials. Explore photography, printmaking & charcoal rubbings. On the last day, Friday we will curate our own exhibit to share with family and friends.


Join artist Linda Cover for a week of fun, creativity, and artistic growth this summer. Campers get to explore the Art League gardens and experiment with the artistic process. Each day, artists will get to learn chalk art, observational sketching, paint making, assemblage, printmaking, and photography: Culminating in an exhibition of their work!

On the last day of class, families and friends can come see all their hard work, before taking their projects home, and celebrate the artistic achievements of each participant.

Linda Cover, a SPECTRA teaching artist, has taught in schools throughout Santa Cruz County and at the Tannery Arts Center, for many years. She has received multiple educator awards, and her students have received numerous national, international, and local awards for their work.

Each session will be small with only 8 to 12 students. Ages 6yrs. and up.


Fees are refundable if requested 3 business days before the start of the camp ($25 processing fee applies). Please contact us at admin@scal.org.

The Santa Cruz Art League has the right to cancel the camp, in which case fees are 100% refundable. Registration is not transferable.

 


 

 

(Kid’s Camp) Art Outside! with Linda Cover (Starts June 3!)

Young artists will do observational drawing of plants and animals, in multiple media (watercolor, chalk) . We will make paint from dirt, flowers & leaves. Create mandalas and build sculptures from natural world materials. Explore photography, printmaking & charcoal rubbings. On the last day, Friday we will curate our own exhibit to share with family and friends.


Join artist Linda Cover for a week of fun, creativity, and artistic growth this summer. Campers get to explore the Art League gardens and experiment with the artistic process. Each day, artists will get to learn chalk art, observational sketching, paint making, assemblage, printmaking, and photography: Culminating in an exhibition of their work!

On the last day of class, families and friends can come see all their hard work, before taking their projects home, and celebrate the artistic achievements of each participant.

Linda Cover, a SPECTRA teaching artist, has taught in schools throughout Santa Cruz County and at the Tannery Arts Center, for many years. She has received multiple educator awards, and her students have received numerous national, international, and local awards for their work.

Each session will be small with only 8 to 12 students. Ages 6yrs. and up.


Fees are refundable if requested 3 business days before the start of the camp ($25 processing fee applies). Please contact us at admin@scal.org.

The Santa Cruz Art League has the right to cancel the camp, in which case fees are 100% refundable. Registration is not transferable.


 

 

(Kids Class) Animal Art: Critters of the River! (April 2024)

About Animal Art:

Young artists, 5 years and up, create animals in their natural habitats using scientific drawing techniques and references.  Students will be using multiple media from simple pencils, to pens, pastels, watercolor pencils and watercolor paint. Artists work at their own pace with their own chosen “creature”.

In collaboration with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, we get special guests apprentices from local wild life! The Museum has made some of their specimens available to Linda’s class in order to help students with observational and scientific drawing.

Materials will be provided.


Up Next

Critters of the River!

Birds, bugs, Fish, and Plants: This series focuses on creatures found in our very own San Lorenzo River. Students will be invited to see, learn, and  celebrate our local river through the diverse species that call it home! Linda is excited to help find what interests each individual to promote self-guided discovery and learning.

 


About Linda Cover,

Linda has been a  teaching-artists and environmentalist  for over 20 years. In that time, she has taught in schools throughout the bay area. Linda’s curriculum, “Watershed Art” is based on the concept of watershed: Water and creatures that live in these habitats.

You can learn more at her website Here.

(Kid’s Camp) Art Outside! with Linda Cover (July 2023)

Join artist Linda Cover for a week of fun, creativity, and artistic growth this summer. Campers get to explore the Art League gardens and experiment with the artistic process. Each day, artists will get to learn chalk art, observational sketching, paint making, assemblage, printmaking, and photography: Culminating in an exhibition of their work!

On the last day of class, families and friends can come see all their hard work, before taking their projects home, and celebrate the artistic achievements of each participant.

Linda Cover, a SPECTRA teaching artist, has taught in schools throughout Santa Cruz County and at the Tannery Arts Center, for many years. She has received multiple educator awards, and her students have received numerous national, international, and local awards for their work.

Each session will be small with only 8 to 12 students. Ages 6yrs. and up.


Fees are refundable if requested 3 business days before the start of the camp ($25 processing fee applies). Please contact us at admin@scal.org.

The Santa Cruz Art League has the right to cancel the camp, in which case fees are 100% refundable. Registration is not transferable.


 

 

(Kid’s Camp) Art Outside! with Linda Cover (June 2023)

Join artist Linda Cover for a week of fun, creativity, and artistic growth this summer. Campers get to explore the Art League gardens and experiment with the artistic process. Each day, artists will get to learn chalk art, observational sketching, paint making, assemblage, printmaking, and photography: Culminating in an exhibition of their work!

On the last day of class, families and friends can come see all their hard work, before taking their projects home, and celebrate the artistic achievements of each participant.

Linda Cover, a SPECTRA teaching artist, has taught in schools throughout Santa Cruz County and at the Tannery Arts Center, for many years. She has received multiple educator awards, and her students have received numerous national, international, and local awards for their work.

Each session will be small with only 8 to 12 students. Ages 6yrs. and up.


Fees are refundable if requested 3 business days before the start of the camp ($25 processing fee applies). Please contact us at admin@scal.org.

The Santa Cruz Art League has the right to cancel the camp, in which case fees are 100% refundable. Registration is not transferable.


 

 

Dancing into the world of the Abayomi: Crafting Your Own Spirit Dancer Doll

Join Bhavananda Lodkey and enter into the imaginative, the mysterious and playful crafting of your own Abayomi Spirit Dancer.

Bhavananda creates a safe relaxed playful space for all bodies, all gender identities, multi generational including families to come together in fun and connection and artistic exploration. Bring your child like curiosity and innocence and experience the magic of the moment. We will be working with colorful fabrics and circles to give life and shape to your own Spirit Dancer. You can enjoy your own doll or give her away in the true Abayomi essence of joy and happiness.

 

Bring your favorite pair of Scissors, all other materials are included!


To reserve your spot in the class, click HERE! *Sliding Scale Pricing Available


 

Youth Class: Animal Art -Feeding Frenzy! (March 2023)

About Animal Art:

Young artists, 5 years and up, create animals in their natural habitats using scientific drawing techniques and references.  Students will be using multiple media from simple pencils, to pens, pastels, watercolor pencils and watercolor paint. Artists work at their own pace with their own chosen “creature”.

In collaboration with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, we get special guests apprentices from local wild life! The Museum has made some of their specimens available to Linda’s class in order to help students with observational and scientific drawing.

Materials will be provided.


Up Next for March

Feeding Frenzy: Anything Goes!

While our past classes focused on specific members of the animal kingdom, like “Things that Fly,” and “Creepy Crawly.” But for this session, there are NO RULES! You can choose animals from any ecosystem, giving us a chance to learn about a variety of animals in some exotic habitats.

Birds, fish, bugs, marsupials; the students will get to choose their own muses this time! Linda is excited to help find what interests each individual to promote self-guided discovery and learning.

 


About Linda Cover,

Linda has been a  teaching-artists and environmentalist  for over 20 years. In that time, she has taught in schools throughout the bay area. Linda’s curriculum, “Watershed Art” is based on the concept of watershed: Water and creatures that live in these habitats.

You can learn more at her website Here.