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Heather Richmond

Heather Richmond

Heather Richmond
Ascot Vale, Victoria 3032


Background Information

Years Teaching:  6
Years Teaching Clay:  6
Years Working w/Clay:  10
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Millefiori, Bead-Making, Surface Decoration, Jewellery Making
First Experience With Clay:  Discovered Polymer Clay when working in the USA. Did workshops with the 'masters' of the craft and became incurably hooked.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Running my own Polymer Clay jewellery business, and recently starting an on-line Polymer Clay supply business in Australia. Attending retreats and workshops in the USA to keep abreast of new techniques & developments.
Publication Experience:  No
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Melbourne Metro
Reimbursed Expenses:  -
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  4
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  Melbourne & Interstate
Reimbursed Expenses:  -
Class Prep Time:  3 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Beginners Millefiori & Basic Polymer Clay
Advanced Millefiori Techniques - complex cane-making, bead-making, Skinner Blend
Surface Decoration Techniques - Image Transfers, Stamping, Foils, Metallic Powders, Texturising
Millefiori Flowers

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Start with small groups, build your confidence, make it fun, and if you're not sure about something admit it and learn along with your students."

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