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Cristina Almeida

Cristina Almeida

Cristina Almeida

Background Information

Years Teaching:  1
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  5
School or Studio:  Private Atelier, Arte Mínima, Tulipano Moda
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Jewelry with new designs and patterns
First Experience With Clay:  It all started with a Donna Kato's project on a Bead&Button magazine that I found on a trip to Canada in 2001. I tried and got addicted.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Since my early years I dedicated myself to craftmanships. I first started doing my own clothes, then home decoration, cross stich, embroidery, feltmaking...all with a sense of style and mastering tecniques
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and lodging
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  4
Maximum Number of Students:  6
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and lodging

Class Prep Time:  1 day
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Millefiori, mokume gane, skinner blend and transfer.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"We are always learning. Even a very gifted teacher must research and improve his skills, and be up to date with the new tendencies."

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