Ridgefield Continuing Education
Clay, Comics, Mixed Media, Decorative Painting
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Painting and Mixed Media
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Please email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.com or phone (203) 431-2812 to discuss.

Collage / Mixed Media

Collage / Mixed Media
We will use beautiful colored papers, copies of personal photos (optional), as well as found objects and materials. Students may want to add in drawing and painting techniques. We will explore creating fun and expressive mixed media works of art. This is an open class full of many ways, materials and techniques. Instructor Kathleen Fay is a certified Art Teacher who holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Purchase College, an MFA in Photography from Tyler School of Art of Temple University, and Art Education Certification through the College of New Rochelle. She has taught all levels, elementary through college and senior citizens and enjoys teaching students of all ages. A materials/supply fee is payable to instructor at the first class.

6 Sessions $ 162 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 138) + $ mtls.
Wed., 10/4, 11, 18, 25; 11/1, 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School.

Comics, Cartooning

Create a Comic
Have you ever wondered what goes into the creation of a comic strip or comic book? Then this course is for you. This course will consist of exploring different types of cartoons. Participants will be involved in the creation of their own character from designing to writing a story and will then take their character and create a 1 to 2 page story or gag involving their own creation. Subjects will involve basic shapes, action poses, creating a scene, writing a story, and final illustrated cartoon. A supply fee of $ 20-25 (for 2 books and supplies) is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor Richard Maurizio is a veteran artist who has produced work for Warner Bros, Turner Entertainment, Universal Studios, Sony Signatures, DC Comics and Archie Comics. His credits include developing educational and children’s books as well as producing a Tom and Jerry comic strip for five years. His licensing work includes Looney Tunes, The Animaniacs, Space Jam, Underdog, Thunder Agents and Godzilla Sketch cards. He’s the co-writer on Munster Memories: A Coffin Table Book with Butch (Eddie Munster) Patrick. He also teaches summer cartooning courses in New York State.

6 Sessions
Available Winter / Spring 2024. Call (203) 431-2812 or email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.comto be on a notification list.