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Carissa Nichols

Carissa Nichols
Gahanna, OH 43230

Background Information

Years Teaching:  20
Years Teaching Clay:  20
Years Working w/Clay:  24
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties: Sculpting, surface techniques
First Experience With Clay: Nan Roche's The New Clay
Past Teaching Experiences: 
Publication Experience: Lark Books 400 Polymer Objects, PolymerCafe with Kathy Dummer, pcPolyzine-3 articles and the Polymer Clay Artist's Guide
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel: 50 miles
Reimbursed Expenses: Gas
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students: 4
Maximum Number of Students: 8
How Far Will Travel: 250 miles
Reimbursed Expenses: Travel, lodging

Class Prep Time: Depends on the class
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 3 - 4
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Beginning Polymer
Simple Canes
Paints, powders and inclusions
Sculpting Bead forms
Holes and Bails

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"The best way to learn is to Teach. The best way to Teach is to learn. If you learn something from everyclass you teach then you are doing it right!"

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