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Saturday, 22 February 2014
Let's Draw a March Medley! - Kids' drawing classes
Topic: Kids Art Class

"Let's Draw A March Medley!" - Children's Drawing Workshops at Rockland Public Library, 2014
Press Release:
Rockland - This March, children will draw the Iditarod Dog Sled Races, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, and the circus, at Rockland Public Library's ongoing drawing workshops led by Rockland artist Catinka Knoth. Participants follow along with Knoth as she demonstrates creating a variety of subjects for March. Husky dogs, mushers and dog sled teams, are motifs from the Iditarod Race in Alaska. The class may also experiment with papercuts of dog teams.  St. Patrick's Day has it's shamrocks, St. Patrick, leprechauns, pots of gold, rainbows, and Celtic designs. The first day of Spring in 2014 is March 20th. Traditionally March was when 'the circus comes to town', bringing acrobats, animals, clowns, and tents.

Tuesdays; 4-5pm, "Let's Draw a March Medley!"

03/04    The Iditarod Races and Sled Dogs
03/11    St. Patrick's Day
03/18    Spring
03/25    The Circus

Sponsored by local patrons, Wendy and Keith Wellin, the workshops, for age 6 and up, and the young at heart, are free and open to the public. All materials are provided. Children age 10 and under need adult accompaniment. Knoth expects participants to be able to work independently for the most part. Ongoing workshops meet every Tuesday, 4-5 pm., Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., hosted by Friends of Rockland Library. FMI - Jean Young, children's librarian, 594-0310

See Demo drawings for "March Medley" on CKnotes 4


Posted by Catinka Knoth at 5:27 PM EST
Updated: Saturday, 22 February 2014 5:42 PM EST
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Monday, 27 January 2014
February Celebrations - Adult Art Workshops at Rockland Library, 2014
Topic: Art Class
February Celebrations Adult Art Workshops at Rockland Library, 2014

horse watercolor by Catinka Knoth

roses valentine art by Catinka Knoth

Mardi Gras masks art by Catinka Knoth

Press Release, Rockland - Catinka Knoth  will lead an art workshop series for adults, on creating motifs for  celebrations of February: Chinese New Year (Year of the Horse), Valentines, and Mardi Gras. Each week will be a different subject. Classes meet 11 a.m.  Mondays, February 2, 10, (library closed for Presidents' Day, Feb. 17) and 24, in the Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.   Led by Knoth, participants will  create their own art. Knoth provides the  classes  free of charge, with materials supplied. Friends of Rockland Library host the workshops, which are open to the public. FMI Knoth at 596-0069 or Rockland Library at 594-0310.

2/03    Chinese New Year - Year of the Horse        
2/10    Valentine's  Day roses, papercuts & cards
2/17    Library closed for Presidents' Day        
2/24    Mardi Gras masks    

Knoth will provide instruction and guidance in drawing and creating the fantasy images of February's celebrations. Participants will work with pencil, colored pencil,  crayon, and papercut, with a focus on drawing in color.

Knoth paints watercolors of Maine and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She teaches a free weekly children's drawing class at Rockland Public Library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. For more information about Knoth's work visit www.catinkacards.com.


Posted by Catinka Knoth at 7:10 PM EST
Updated: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:08 PM EST
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February Children's Drawing Workshops at Rockland Public Library 2014
Topic: Kids Art Class
"Let's Draw February's Celebrations!" - Children's Drawing Workshops at Rockland Public Library

Chinese New Year horse art by Catinka Knoth

Valentine papercut art by Catinka Knoth

Mardi Gras masks art by Catinka Knoth

Press Release: Rockland -  Children will draw images from February's celebrations and traditions at Rockland Public Library's ongoing drawing workshops led by artist Catinka Knoth. Participants draw along with Knoth as she demonstrates how to draw  subjects for  Chinese New Year, Valentine's Day,  Mardi Gras, and President's Day.  Each week is a different subject:

2/04    Chinese New Year Season - Year of the Horse
2/11    Valentine's Day cards & papercuts
2/18    Mardi Gras masks
2/25    Presidents

Sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin,  the workshops, for age 6 and up, are free and open to the public, with all materials provided. Knoth expects participants to be able to work independently for the most part. Children age 10 and under should be accompanied by an adult. Ongoing workshops meet every Tuesday, 4-5 pm, Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.,  hosted by Friends of Rockland Library.  FMI - Jean Young, children's librarian, 594-0310.

Young artists will  draw a wide range of motifs. Chinese New Year 2014, celebrated for 15 days, is the Year of the Horse. Participants may explore papercut  designs, Chinese dragons, and Lion Dancers. Valentine's Day cards often have motifs such as hearts, birds, cupids, lace, ribbons, and roses. Mardi Gras motifs include masks, King cakes, doubloons, jazz instruments, jester, tricorn hat, and beads.


Posted by Catinka Knoth at 6:48 PM EST
Updated: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:13 PM EST
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Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Winter Scenes Adult Art Workshops January 2014
Topic: Art Class

Winter Scenes Adult Art Workshops with Catinka Knoth at Rockland Library

winter scenes evergreens demonstration art by Catinka Knoth

Press Release: Rockland - Catinka Knoth  will lead an art workshop series for adults, on creating scenes such as evergreen trees in snow, lacy snow covered branches,  buildings in a snowy landscape, winter animals, and winter sports. Each week will be a different subject. Classes meet 11 a.m.  Mondays, January 6, 13, and 27, at the Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.  (The library is closed January 20th, for  Martin Luther King Day.) Led by Knoth, participants will  create their own winter scenes. Each week is a different subject. Knoth provides the  classes  free of charge, with materials supplied. Friends of Rockland Library host the workshops, which are open to the public. FMI Knoth at 596-0069 or Rockland Library at 594-0310.

1/06/14    Evergreens in snow
1/13/14    Penguins & winter sports
1/20/14    No class - Library closed for Martin Luther King Day
1/27/14    Winter scenes


Knoth will provide instruction and guidance in drawing and creating winter scenes of January.  Participants will work with pencil, colored pencil,  crayon, and sometimes papercutting, with a focus on drawing in color.

Knoth paints watercolors of Maine and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She teaches a free weekly children's drawing class at Rockland Public Library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. For more information about Knoth's work visit www.catinkacards.com.

winter scenes skaters demonstration art by Catinka Knoth

winter scenes penguins demonstration art by Catinka Knoth

winter scenes demonstration art by Catinka Knoth


Posted by Catinka Knoth at 7:25 PM EST
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Let's Draw Winter Animals and Scenes! January Kids' Drawing Classes
Topic: Kids Art Class
winter scenes art by Catinka Knoth 1
Demonstration drawings by Catinka Knoth

"Let's Draw Winter Animals and Scenes!" January Children's Drawing Workshops at Rockland Public Library, 2014

Press Release: Rockland -  Children will draw winter animals and scenes this January, at Rockland Public Library's ongoing drawing workshops led by artist Catinka Knoth. Participants draw along with Knoth as she demonstrates how to draw a variety of subjects. Winter subjects may include arctic animals such as polar bears, penguins, snowy owls, hares, and foxes; houses in a snowy landscape, and winter sports. Each week is a different focus.

Tuesdays  4-5 p.m.  "Let's Draw Winter Animals and Scenes!"
1/07        Polar Bears
1/14        Penguins
1/21        Arctic Animals
1/28        Winter Scenes and Sports

Wendy and Keith Wellin sponsor the workshops, which are free and open to the public, with all materials provided, and geared for age 6 and up, Knoth expects participants to be able to work independently for the most part. Library policy is that children age 10 and under  be accompanied by an adult. Classes meet every Tuesday, 4-5 pm, in the Community Room, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Friends of Rockland Library host.  FMI - Jean Young, children's librarian, 594-0310.

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Posted by Catinka Knoth at 5:54 PM EST
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