Bend, OR 97708-7301
Years Teaching: 15
Years Teaching Clay: 6
Years Working w/Clay: 15
School or Studio:
Specialties: Shrines, pendants, mokume gane, colour blending, teaching.
First Experience With Clay: Found multi-coloured clays at Pearl Paint in NYC, began creating jewelry.
Past Teaching Experiences: Participated in classes with Sarah Shriver, Victoria Hughes, Gwen Gibson, Lindley Haunani and more. I am a Certified PMC instructor also.
Publication Experience: No
Teaching Level: Professional
Lesson InformationHow Far Will Travel: Will discuss
- Private Lessons:
Reimbursed Expenses: Will discuss
Class Prep Time: I have several classes prepared to teach immediately, others - will discuss.
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: 5
- Maximum Number of Students: 20
- How Far Will Travel: Will discuss
- Reimbursed Expenses: Will discuss
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 5
Class Listings & Descriptions:
Polymer Clay Beginning:
color blending, conditioning, equipment, curing, basic caning (jellyroll, bullseye, flower, leaf and skinner blend) & bead shapes.
Several ways to create beautiful depth with mokume gane.
Intro to PMC:
equipment, silver clay, firings, polishing with tumbler or burnisher.
materials (photocopy, transfer liquid, burnisher, etc), clay needs, framing & finishing.
Other classes include: flowers & leaves, shrines, vessels and jewelry production.
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"Ask a trusted teacher to sit down with you over a cup of coffee or tea and discuss the teaching environment, tips & techniques, how to put the class at ease, what is a good balance of activity and lecture, etc."
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