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Beatriz Cominatto

Beatriz Cominatto

Beatriz Cominatto
São Paulo, SP 05417050

Background Information

Years Teaching:  12
Years Teaching Clay:  12
Years Working w/Clay:  12
School or Studio:  Olaria Paulistana, Centro das Artes, Galpão das Artes, Pintando e Bordando, Visitex, Ateliê Fimo, Pintar, Bijoumix, Colégio Iavne, Colégio Pio XII
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Millefiori, mokume gane, faux surfaces, image transfers techniques
First Experience With Clay:  Since the polymer clay arrived here in Brazil, about 13 years ago, I started to work with it. The people had liked my works and immediately they had invited, and I helped them in the Vrasilian spreading of the new product , with lessons and workshops. Initially I worked and taught only miniatures, therefore professors taught to others techniques which did not exist here in Brazil, since the product was actually new and unknown at all.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I give classes at several Brazilian cities. Usually I assist workshops in art craft fairs, and working as a consultant at one of the most important importers in Brazil (Visitex). Partnership with the another great importer and deliverer of FIMO in Brazil, Pintando e Bordando (RJ). I am "Tok & Crie" consultant and the teacher to the employees of this Brazilian company that commercializes its own make of polymer clay named TEC.
Publication Experience:  Several publications in the most important Brazilian magazines, for example: Mãos de Ouro, Faça Fácil, Faça e venda, 1001 idéias em artesanato, Você Faz, Arte Fácil Bijuterias, Faça e Aconteça/ Massa Fimo, Bijuterias On Line, Mais Feliz, Especial Dinheiro Extra, Guia Prático Ateliê/Modelagem, Criando Bijuterias, etc. Also I act at art and women's programs on television.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Depends on agenda - negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Air fare, lodging and translator (I am not fluent in English, just Portuguese)
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Depends on agenda - negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Air fare, lodging and translator (I am not fluent in English, just Portuguese)

Class Prep Time:  3 days
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3 days
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Millefiori (basic, intermediate and advanced); Mokume Gane. and Faux Surfaces

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"If you are loving of art and want to teach, you will be a good teacher. It is extremely pleasant when we see the work developed by the pupils, and their satisfation when they reach caring through its work. Share, give and receive - continuous learning for both the parts: pupils and teacher."

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