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Deana David

Deana David
Weatogue, CT 06089

Background Information

Years Teaching:  2
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  5
School or Studio:  Windsor High School
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Mokume Gane and caning
First Experience With Clay:  I'm a mixed media artist and was working on some pieces and an article for the magazine, Somerset Studio
Past Teaching Experiences:  I'm an artist and a writer-- I've written quite a bit of art related how-do and I'm into my second semester teaching continuing education. I also teach stained glass, as I am primarily a stained glass artist. My collage work, however is frequently in Somerset Studios and their affiliate publications.
Publication Experience:  Somerset Studio, Inspirations, Artella
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  30 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  My time
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  3
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  30 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  My time

Class Prep Time:  Couple of weeks to calendar
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  Does not matter
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Polymer Clay Techniques-- demonstrations in mokume gane, caning, applying tranfers, mica, and pigments.
Stained Glass-- beginner to intermedite including basic techniques (designing, cutting, composing) and decorative solder techniques for more advanced.
Collage Workshops-- demonstrations in transfer design, fiber art, metal work (burning copper and etching), wax, and canvas recipes.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Make sure you have enough demonstrations to make each class interesting."

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