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Frances Harper

Frances Harper
Golden Beach, Qld 4551

Background Information

Years Teaching: 8
Years Teaching Clay: 3
Years Working w/Clay: 5
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties: Various methods to produce intricate patterns in a methodical manner.
First Experience With Clay: Broadening skills from other jewelry making
Past Teaching Experiences: I have taught all the designs shown on my website.
Publication Experience: Several jewelry designs published in magazines (see website - about Frances)
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel: 50km or further
Reimbursed Expenses: $1 per km approx is included in price given
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students: 5
Maximum Number of Students: 9
How Far Will Travel: 50km or further
Reimbursed Expenses: $1 per km approx is included in price given

Class Prep Time: 2 days to 3 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 5
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Treasure Pendant - swirling
Mesmerise - detailed cane
Snazzy Stipes - stacking and cutting
Basket weave - pattern through caning
Flower Garden - Petals and leaves
Matrix - Mokume gane patterning
Hanging Around - canes for beads
Opulence - Necklace design
Triple Treat - Bead set
Tribal Fusion - Many patterns from stacked clay
Shards - Structured random pattern

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Practice designs and make notes so you can always repeat them. Make realistic time estimates, then practice on friends and ask for their feedback."

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