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Monica Girard

Monica Girard

Monica Girard
Jandira, Sao Paulo 06642170

Background Information

Years Teaching:  12
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  5
School or Studio:  Sidarta and Fiscocenter Papelaria
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Surface imitations and mixed techniques
First Experience With Clay:  A ceramica colleague invited me for a workshop regarding polymer clay. Since then I was pricked by "virus" called polymer clay and am charmed with the possibilities of artistic works with this!
Past Teaching Experiences:  I am a professional high school teacher, consequently I am a very patient and warm teacher having a long experience with teaching arts.
Publication Experience:  "how-tos" at Amizarte, a Yahoo group
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  No restriction
Reimbursed Expenses:  Tickets, lodging and fees
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  12
How Far Will Travel:  No restriction
Reimbursed Expenses:  Tickets, lodging and fees

Class Prep Time:  Depends on the class
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  As much is needed
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
- polymer clay characteristics and precautions (basics)
- colour mixing (marbleized and mixed powder)
- inclusion, millefiore, mokume gane, faux surfaces
- mixed techniques

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"I realized when I share my knowledge with others, the more I learn. Since there are no rules or limits, you can dare more, and have fun to flow the creativity through new techniques."

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