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Dayle Doroshow

Dayle Doroshow
Ft. Bragg, CA 95437


Background Information

Years Teaching:  6
Years Teaching Clay:  6
Years Working w/Clay:  10
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Mixed Media, Polymer Clay Books and Polymer Clay Art Dolls
First Experience With Clay:  I started with The New Clay book(teaching myself) and then in 1994 had my first formal 5 -day immersion workshop with Tory Hughes.
Past Teaching Experiences:  13 years of fine art and craft shows, awards at Gallery Five Polymer show and Embellishments, and workshops for Polymer, Calligraphy, and Art guilds and conferences in the United States and Canada
Publication Experience:  Foundations in Polymer Clay, Images on Clay, The Chameleon Clay, J.Gikow and G.Sargeants books, Stamping in Polymer Clay, and Polaroid Manipulations by Kathleen Carr, Dog-eared Book Arts magazine, polymer clay calendar 2000
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel, homestay or accomodations
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  6
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel, homestay or accomodations
Class Prep Time:  For me - lots of prep work: For students- not much other than conditioning clay
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  7 days
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Messengers and Storytellers- art dolls
Unfolding Pyramid- sculpture and book arts
Chaos Cards- polymer deck of cards
Egyptian Spell Book and many other book art classes
Several jewelry classes- beads, pins and pendants
Classes for embellishing quilts and wearable art

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Look at your strong points and what makes you special as an artist/teacher. Plan a class and give it to a group of friends or your local guild for practice and to see how you like teaching, and then write a proposal and get it out there!"

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