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Barbara Fajardo

Barbara Fajardo

Barbara Fajardo
Albuquerque, NM

Background Information

Years Teaching:  1
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  Since Jan. 2000
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Swirl Lentils, Clay Bead Caps, Kaleidoscope canes, Bead shapes, finishing techniques
First Experience With Clay:  I took a beginning class at my local community college
Past Teaching Experiences:  N/A
Publication Experience:  I was published in the Fall 2004 issue of PolymerCAFE magazine. My article is called Kaleidoscope Tile Pendants
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Open
Reimbursed Expenses:  Open
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  5
How Far Will Travel:  100 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel, hotel

Class Prep Time:  2 months
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Beginning Canework (jellyroll, bulleye, flower, leaf), Kaleidoscope Tile Pendants, Lentils with Inclusions (shaping, drilling, finishing)

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Be yourself, be confident in your abilities. Allow your students be creative, and help them find their own voice. Give individual attention to each student. Have fun and really teach your students...don't talk as much as *show.* "

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