Knoth teaches scenes of September

Sep 02, 2014
Artwork by: Catinka Knoth The old Finnish schoolhouse on Route 131 in South Thomaston, now summer gallery of longtime seasonal artist Gary Akers, will be the subject of a free art workshop session at Rockland Public Library.

Rockland — Local artist Catinka Knoth will teach drawing scenes of September in Maine, with a focus on buildings, Mondays at 11 a.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Knoth’s free adult art workshop is open to the general public, with materials supplied, hosted by Friends of Rockland Library host.

Knoth will lead students in drawing several scenes of iconic local Maine buildings. Students may experience simple aspects of perspective theory and also practice the technique of coloring in without using outlines.

Familiar buildings from St. George and South Thomaston along the St. George peninsula and Route 131 will serve as subjects, different each week: Sept. 8, the Little Green Schoolhouse; Sept. 15, Harjula's barn; Sept. 22, a classic Maine farmhouse; and Sept. 29, the St. George grange.

For more information, call Knoth at 596-0069 or the library at 594-0310. For more information about the artist, who also teaches a free weekly children's drawing class at Rockland Public Library sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin, and her work, visit catinkacards.com.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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