Years Teaching: 10
Years Teaching Clay: 10
Years Working w/Clay: 12
School or Studio: Polymer Clay Art no Kai
Specialties: Exquisite Japanese pattern cane making
First Experience With Clay: With Nan Roche, before the word 'polymerclay' was used. My work is in her book 'The New Clay' under the name Kaz Yamashita.
Past Teaching Experiences: Founder of Polymer Clay Art No Kai in Japan
Publication Experience: My book: Polymer Clay Pattern Book, Nan Roche's book, Sue Heather's book, and Polyinformer, and many others.
Teaching Level: Professional
Lesson InformationHow Far Will Travel: Around the world
Reimbursed Expenses: Depending upon the locations
- Private Lessons:
Class Prep Time: Depending upon the class
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: 5
- Maximum Number of Students: 30
- How Far Will Travel: Around the world
- Reimbursed Expenses: Depending upon the locations
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 3
Class Listings & Descriptions: Outside of Japan, usually, one-day workshops
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"The experience is the best way to have confidence in teaching. Start with your family or your friends as your students and practice teaching on them."
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