Years Teaching: 25
Years Teaching Clay: 17
Years Working w/Clay: 21
School or Studio: N/A
Specialties: Dollmaking/face moldeling/molds, millefiore caning
First Experience With Clay: I started making dolls and miniatures, then moved on to beads and more.
Past Teaching Experiences: I have been a professional artist all my working life. I teach in public schools, private groups, and through books , periodicals, and webpages. I am a founding member of the San Diego and (two) Colorado Polymer Clay Guilds.
Publication Experience: I have written "Celebrations with Polymer Clay" and "Create a Polymer Clay Impression",(Krause Publications), write a bi-monthly column for Belle Armoire magazine and a monthly column for The Bead Bugle. I also write for other magazines.
Teaching Level: Professional
- Private Lessons: No
- How Far Will Travel:
- Reimbursed Expenses:
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: 5
- Maximum Number of Students: 25
- How Far Will Travel: USA or abroad
- Reimbursed Expenses: All travel, room and meal expenses
Class Prep Time: Two weeks minimum
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 10
Class Listings & Descriptions: All classes are described fully at: http://www.polyclay.com/classes.htm
Creative Potentials of Polymer Clay
Making Beautiful Beads with Polymer Clay
Mimicking Textile Designs--Advanced Cane Making and More
Making Faces-Modeling and Moldmaking
Mask Making,The Decorated Doll
Miniatures For Dolls and Dollhouses
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"Keep learning and sharing what you know - that's what teachers do. Do it long enough and well enough - and you *are* a teacher. Really GOOD teachers - keep right on learning."
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