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Grant Diffendaffer

Grant Diffendaffer
Canyon, CA 94516


Background Information

Years Teaching:  3
Years Teaching Clay:  3
Years Working w/Clay:  10
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  I spent my first 7 or 8 years building intricate canes. My last 2 or 3 years have been devoted to working out ghost imaging techniques using mica shift.
First Experience With Clay:  A friend brought some home and I just started playing around with it.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I have had the privilege to exhibit at some of the top juried craft shows on the west coast.
Publication Experience:  I have several pieces published in Jaqueline Gikow's book on Creating Functional and Decorative Objects from Polymer Clay
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and lodging
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  6
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and lodging
Class Prep Time:  Short prep time
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  Negotiable
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Marvelous Mica: an exploration of ghost imaging techniques using pearlized clay. Create incredible holographic patterns.
Fabulous Flexographics: Make your own rubber stamps using a photo developing technique with plastic resin. Easy, effective, and relatively affordable.
Check my website for current classes.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Make sure you know what you propose to teach, and be ready to learn from your students."


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