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Friday, January 27, 2017

February Children's Art Workshops with Catinka Knoth at Rockland Library, 2017

Press Release
January 27, 2017

"Let's Draw February's Celebrations!" - Children's Drawing Workshops at
Rockland Public Library, 2017

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 and make motifs for Chinese New Year,Valentine's
Day, President's Day, and Mardi Gras. Each week is a different subject:

2/07    Chinese New Year Season - Year of the Rooster
2/14    Valentine's Day cards & papercuts
2/21    Presidents
2/28    Mardi Gras

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 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. Participants may explore traditional zodiac papercut  designs, Chinese dragons, and Lion Dancers. Valentine's Day cards often have motifs such as hearts, birds, cupids, lace, ribbons, and roses. In honor of the presidents and Black History Month, students will explore  classic portraits and scenes. Mardi Gras motifs include masks, King cakes, doubloons, jazz instruments, jesters, tricorn hats, and beads.

Attachments: whiteboard demonstration drawings and art by Catinka Knoth


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