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Garie Sim

Garie Sim


Background Information

Years Teaching:  5
Years Teaching Clay:  5
Years Working w/Clay:  Over 20
School or Studio:  Garie's Creations Studio Workshop
Freelance:  No
Specialties:  I am specilized in what I am creating
First Experience With Clay:  I was playing with colorful plastercin when I was young and was very disappointed when many of my creations melted away under the sun. I found a distributer for Fimo polymer clay in the eighties, ever since then, playing with the clay is fun and exciting.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Featured in the following: Weekend East 1986, Living Magazine 1987, Asia Magazine 1988, The Singapore Newpaper 1992, Fresh Magazine 1998, International Dolls' House News, Wan Bao1999 (Singapore), Hobbyblad 1999 (Dutch) and Poly News (United Kingdom) Singapore TV programme for Kids in Chinese English and Malay, CNN World Report on 24 January 2000
Publication Experience:  PCPolyzine - September 2002, Volume 3, Issue 9, Haunted Toilet Snow Globe
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Depending on request.
Reimbursed Expenses:  Two Way Airfare, Accomodation, Transporations, Fees and Teaching materials
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  30
How Far Will Travel:  Depend on the request
Reimbursed Expenses:  Quote according to the request
Class Prep Time:  1 to 3 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  5
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Learning basic shape from creating magnets, keyrings, on tile, picture frames. The basic class duration is 12 lesson, once a week, one and a half hour per lesson.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Patience, tolerance, understanding, love what you are doing and a love for kids."

Scenes From My Workshops


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