10/29/2013 - Cartooning Fun

For Families

Tuesday, October 29
4:00 - 5:00 pm

For families with children ages 5 - 11


Artist Paul Merklein will draw cartoons of some "Great Big (famous and familiar) Faces" for families to guess who they are, and then in his fun and entertaining style, he will draw some faces from the audience. Merklein’s show is full of comedy, audience participation and dynamic art.

Registration required. Register online, call 203-797-4527, or stop by the Ask Me Desk.

How to Draw Superheroes
Tuesday, October 29
5:30 - 6:30 pm

For grades 6 - 12


If you like to draw, you’ll love this!!! Have some fun with artist Paul Merklein. Discover your super powers and draw superheroes on large paper. You don’t have to be a Picasso to enjoy this great workshop.  Registration required. Register online, call 203-797-4527, or stop by the
Ask Me Desk

Paul Merklein began his career as a professional artist at the University of Wisconsin, where he drew signs for the Student Union Publicity Department while he was studying art. After college, Merklein freelanced cartoonsand illustrations to newspapers, magazines and online media, including The New York Times and the Milwaukee Journal and in 2001, he performed his first "Great Big Faces" show at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Check him out at www.greatbigfaces.com.