Kim McCaffrey Kennedy
Years Teaching: 18
Years Teaching Clay: 1
Years Working w/Clay: 7 1/2
School or Studio: N/A
Specialties: Beads and faux techniques
First Experience With Clay: I found an Amaco rep in a Michaels store with premade canes and was hooked.
Past Teaching Experiences: I have been a member of the San Diego Polymer Clay Guild for 7 years and am their webmistress. beadyeyedbrat.com is my website devoted to learning and sharing polymer clay techniques. Some of my work is in the collections of well-known artists and I have won awards locally.
Publication Experience: www.pcPolyzine.com. I was Editor for 1 1/2 years and have several articles there.
Teaching Level: Professional
- Private Lessons: Yes
- How Far Will Travel: 30 miles
- Reimbursed Expenses: Gas will be included in price.
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: 5
- Maximum Number of Students: 15
- How Far Will Travel: Depends on class
- Reimbursed Expenses: Lodging, transportation
Class Prep Time: One week
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 2
Class Listings & Descriptions: Polymer clay basics, blends, Mokume Gane, bead making.
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"Write out what you would say to a class. Practice all of the steps. Try it out on friends and family and get responses. If you would buy your own work in a store, you are probably ready."
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