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Kim McCaffrey Kennedy

Kim McCaffrey Kennedy
San Diego, CA 92108-1988

Background Information

Years Teaching:  18
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  7 1/2
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Beads and faux techniques
First Experience With Clay:  I found an Amaco rep in a Michaels store with premade canes and was hooked.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I have been a member of the San Diego Polymer Clay Guild for 7 years and am their webmistress. is my website devoted to learning and sharing polymer clay techniques. Some of my work is in the collections of well-known artists and I have won awards locally.
Publication Experience: I was Editor for 1 1/2 years and have several articles there.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  30 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Gas will be included in price.
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  15
How Far Will Travel:  Depends on class
Reimbursed Expenses:  Lodging, transportation

Class Prep Time:  One week
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Polymer clay basics, blends, Mokume Gane, bead making.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Write out what you would say to a class. Practice all of the steps. Try it out on friends and family and get responses. If you would buy your own work in a store, you are probably ready."

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