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Kellie Robinson

Kellie Robinson

Kellie Robinson
Anchorage, AK 99503


Background Information

Years Teaching:  1
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  6+
School or Studio:  Alaska Bead Company and Baxter Community School
Studio Address:  Anchorage, AK
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  eggs, beads, filigree, mica shift, mini mokume gane
First Experience With Clay:  I discovered polymer clay watching the Carol Duvall Show.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Co-Founder and President of The Alaska Polymer Art Guild, Member Northwest Polymer Clay Guild, Ravensdale 2003 Board Member, Long time staff member of Polymer Clay Central
Publication Experience:  Cover of Jewelry Crafts Feb 2001, Numerous online tutorials, Upcoming magazine articles in the works
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  Open for discussion
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel expenses, room and board
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  Open for discussion
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel expenses, room and board
Class Prep Time:  Depends on the Class
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:
Polymer Clay Beading Making:
A great class for beginners. Learn how to make assorted canes (bullseye, lace, striped, checkerboard, jelly roll, skinner blends) and then use those canes to embellish an assortment of different bead shapes you will learn in class (round, bicone, tube, pillow beads, etc.)

Fun with Polymer Clay:
Desk Set - Great class for beginners. Learn how to make basic canes (bullseye, lace cane, jellyroll, striped, checkerboard, skinner blends). Cover a tin, pen and make a notebook cover and then embellish with your canes.

Satin Swirl Mica Shift Egg:
Learn how to cover eggs using a mica shift technique. You will also learn how to sand and buff your egg to a glass like shine.

Faux Raku Amulet:
Learn how to make an amulet using the balloon method. A faux raku finish will be applied to your amulet using liquid polymer clay.

More classes are available.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"If teaching at one venue does not work out, try another! Contact your community schools, or even a local bead shop. There are folks out there who want to take polymer clay classes!"

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