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Trudie du Plessis

Trudie du Plessis
Potchefstroom, North West
South Africe

Background Information

Years Teaching:  2
Years Teaching Clay:  2
Years Working w/Clay:  3
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  3D work and developing textures.
First Experience With Clay:  My daughter passed an unwanted gift on to me - the gift was a starter pack of polymer clay!
Past Teaching Experiences:  I have made and sold jewelry in Egypt and found the responses very interesting. Nobody knew what this product was! South Africans are more familiar with it but would be enriched by learning to work with this wonderful medium.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  4
Maximum Number of Students:  8
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Negotiable

Class Prep Time:  Varies
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Basics, skinner blend, millefiori, liquid clay, textures and model building.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Keep on learning, we all do everyday. The more I learn the more I want to learn!"

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