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Cheryle Penrose

Cheryle Penrose
Mapleton, Qld 4560

Background Information

Years Teaching:  20
Years Teaching Clay:  7
Years Working w/Clay:  15
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Jewellery making classes including dimensional work, canes, micro-mosaics, mokume gane, faux finishes.
First Experience With Clay:  Using clay as embellishments with mixed media works.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I've worked with many different media over the years and still use many techniques from these experiences with the clay.
Publication Experience:  I have had 2 projects published in Australian Beading Magazines. One for a polymer clay 'Australiana' Bookmark, the other for a macrame and polymer clay lariat. I also have a CD out on a tutorial for the bookmark.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  1 hour
Reimbursed Expenses:  Fuel costs for travel, accommodation if required
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  4
Maximum Number of Students:  15
How Far Will Travel:  3 hours
Reimbursed Expenses:  Fuel costs for travel, accommodation if required

Class Prep Time:  Prefer a week, but can make it less if I have the stock needed.
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3 days
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Jewellery - faux turquoise, coral, metal, bone/ivory, enamel. Micro-mosaics, mokume gane, canes, 3D pieces. All of my classes achieve a fully finished piece of jewellery that can be worn home.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Enjoy the wonder of people creating something which they thought was beyond their ability. After every workshop you will be as enriched as the students by the artistic process. Simply begin! "

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