Click here to visit our Sponsor the Clay Factory!

Prairie Craft Company

Polymer Clay Central Homepage

Polymer Clay Central Message Board

PCC Cyclopedia
Chat Calendar
Contest Schedule
Swap List Page



Poly's Clay castle

Polymer Clay Central Archive Pages
Artist Interviews
Featured Artist Page
Frequently Asked Questions on Polymer Clay
Members Lessons

Index

Tips and Techniques from our members

Mission Statement

Guestbook
Meet some of our Staff



Message Board Chat Bookstore My Delphi Polymer Clay Central


Kathy Robinson

Kathy Robinson
Mesa, AZ 85205
USA
Email: Woodstuff2@msn.com
Website: N/A

Background Information

Years Teaching:  1
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  1.5
School or Studio:  Michaels Crafts
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Photography, Photoshop, Claying
First Experience With Clay:  Bought some clay to play with my granddaughter when she was visiting. I got addicted right away. I started by buying a bunch of books used online to get me started. There are so many good books with so much information I overwhelmed with information. I just got so consumed with all the different things that can be done with clay. It is hard to focus on doing just one thing.
Past Teaching Experiences:  In high school I won a contest with a sculpture I made of a horse. I taught English Riding at 2 Universities in Mpls. I taught sales while working for the airlines. I did a lot of volunteering at my son's school. Our group of artists from that school made floats for the Christmas parade. We won the contest for best in Parade for 4 years running. That was one of best efforts in my artistic learning.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Amateur

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  15 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Gas, time
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  4
How Far Will Travel:  30 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Gas, time, supplies

Class Prep Time:  2 days
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  1
Class Listings & Descriptions:  I have only tried to teach beginning claying. However I have encouraged my students to go in their directions. I have a set beginner class, but after that I want my students to grow artisticly. I share many of my books that I have collected to inspire them.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Alway start with what you know. There are people out there that just need a little push to get started. That's at the basic beginning. If you can inspire someone then you can teach."


Polymer Clay Central Home Page