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Diane Linville

Diane Linville
Milpitas, CA 95035


Background Information

Years Teaching:  15
Years Teaching Clay:  15
Years Working w/Clay:  25
School or Studio:  Milpitas Community Center
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Children's themed classes,and sculpture.
First Experience With Clay:  Lack of available kilns at local community centers.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Children's themed classes,and sculpture.
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Up to 35 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Materials and travel and class time.
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  8
Maximum Number of Students:  24
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel cost, set up and class time, materials, room rental, if necessary.
Class Prep Time:  1-3 hours, usually
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  4
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Magical Clay Creatures-Make dragon, wizard, castle, dinosaur, fairy, glow worm.
Baby Animals- kitten, puppy, bear on blanket, mama & baby catapillar.
Silly Sea Creatures-crab on sandy rocks
Silly Sea Serpent- octopus in top hat, tiny sand castle.
Seasonal Classes, Halloween, Easter, Christmas, etc.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Jump in and try it! Have good class plans, be well organized going in, and have fun."

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