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Aysem Oztas

Aysem Oztas

Background Information

Years Teaching:  2
Years Teaching Clay:  2
Years Working w/Clay:  2
School or Studio:  Besiktas Hobby Center
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Creating unique textures and making miniatures
First Experience With Clay:  After seeing an ad about art clay in the newspaper
Past Teaching Experiences:  Within these 2 years I have attended many exhibitions and got a Silver Medal. Before that I have been working in sales and marketing in different industries.
Publication Experience:  With 5 teachers we have written a book regarding applications of art clay, and one project was a tray made by push mold. Also, some of my editorials have been published in some of the hobby magazines.
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  1/2 hour
Reimbursed Expenses:  Expense for the clays and transportation
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  5
How Far Will Travel:  1/2 hour
Reimbursed Expenses:  Expense for the clays and transportation

Class Prep Time:  Half a day
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  5 (weekdays)
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Creating texture / application to wood, glass etc / mosaic / jewelery and a brief explanation of each:
creating texture (10 different way of making textures)
application to wood, glass, etc.
mosaic jewelery (making semi-valuable stone)

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"I recommend to have patience and to improve observation, and make research about the techniques/applications"

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