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Charline Ahlgreen

Charline Ahlgreen
Merritt Island, FL

Background Information

Years Teaching:  30
Years Teaching Clay:  2
Years Working w/Clay:  3
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Structural and sculptural, color use, and MASKS
First Experience With Clay:  I tried it in the 80s and couldn't make a thing; tried again 3 years ago and suddenly discovered I'm apparently a whole lot smarter now!
Past Teaching Experiences:  Belong to two guilds where I provide demos, won numerous ribbons/cash awards at my first craft fair, puppets.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  50 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Will be included in class fee
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Determined during discussion

Class Prep Time:  Depends on class needs
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Basic techniques and styles
Mask development (from simple to extraordinary concepts through completion)
Sculpture - unusual subjects to the mundane (sorry, I don't do "cute" very well)
Structural focal beads
Color development

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"I started teaching techniques the minute I knew how to do them myself - there is always someone who needs to know what you've learned."

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