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Carl Capps

Carl Capps

Carl Capps
Keizer, OR 97303


Background Information

Years Teaching:  12
Years Teaching Clay:  12
Years Working w/Clay:  15
School or Studio:  Keizer Art Association
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Wildlife Sculpture
First Experience With Clay:  I started out as a wood carver. A fellow carver, Ron Moore, introduced me to Polymer Clay Sculpting.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I have taught over 100 students to sculpt wildlife in Polymer Clay.
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  100 Miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and Lodging
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  6
Maximum Number of Students:  12
How Far Will Travel:  Unlimited
Reimbursed Expenses:  All
Class Prep Time:  6 weeks.
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:  I start my students with a simple Black Bear Sculpture. I show how to make an armature from aluminum foil and floral wire. I show how to make a sculpture base out of Polymer Clay. I show how to paint the finished sculpture with acrylic paints. I supply all materials and a step by step illustrated workbook. Advanced class students sculpt animals of their choice.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Learn you craft and start out by teaching small groups. If you enjoy teaching move to bigger groups. Limit your teaching time to allow time for yourself to sculpt to avoid teaching burn out."

CE Capps Wildlife Sculpture. Commissions are Welcome.

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