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Tina Holden

Tina Holden
Tofino, BC
Canada
Email: beads@island.net
Website: www.beadcomber.ca

Background Information

Years Teaching:  10
Years Teaching Clay:  10
Years Working w/Clay: 16
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Jewelry design, although I do multi-media projects and love cultural themes.
First Experience With Clay:  While visiting Family in Germany. I was instantly hooked.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Working with 8th graders, including boys who pahpah'd the idea of working with clay, but who couldn't get enough once they started. I was called back to the school for a few more years by the Art teacher.
Publication Experience:  PolymerCAFE and Jewelry Crafts
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Within 180km radius
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  10
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Within B.C.
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel

Class Prep Time:  1-2 weeks notice
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Christmas Ornaments and ornamental bottles and boxes, both for Adults and Teens.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Have kits prepared for kids and adults alike, but extra materials on hand if needed. Printed handouts for basics may also be important."


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