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Pat Graham

Pat Graham
Bellingham, WA 98225
USA
Email: dancingbuffalo@earthlink.net
Website: www.dancing-buffalo.com

Background Information

Years Teaching:  3
Years Teaching Clay:  3
Years Working w/Clay:  8
School or Studio:  Studio and also a stamping store
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  I like to use nature in my sculptures. I use gourds, pod, shells. Fantasy, and unusual characters.
First Experience With Clay:  Quite by accident. I had a friend call me to her house and show me the "new" clay she'd found. As soon as I started playing around with it ~ I was hooked and knew this was my medium.
Past Teaching Experiences:  My past experience would be teaching at the stamping store. Teaching children. Gallery, and Christmas festival.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Pretty much anywhere!
Reimbursed Expenses:  At this time I will pay for the cost of the trip and will charge for the class and materials.
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  8
Maximum Number of Students:  16
How Far Will Travel:  Pretty much anywhere!
Reimbursed Expenses:  Materials

Class Prep Time:  Depends, probably a day.
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  Negotiable
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Gourd dolls: Use a gourd to create a fantasty character. Sculpting and much embellishing.
Hinged gourd: This is a creature such as a draon. I hinge a gourd to be sculpted on and inside embellish with mirrors, beads, charms.
Pods: Create a fantasy face inside a red bottle neck pod. Much embellishment.
Shadow box doll: Create a scene in a shadow bow and sculpt a doll or character to be placed inside.
Embellish!!! Can you tell I'm in to embellishments!

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Don't give up! There are no mistakes just opportunities!"


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