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Louise Fischer Cozzi

Louise Fischer Cozzi

Louise Fischer Cozzi
Brooklyn, NY 11215


Background Information

Years Teaching:  30
Years Teaching Clay:  7
Years Working w/Clay:  12
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Surface Applications, Paint Patinas, Mixing Media
First Experience With Clay:  I was captivated by a cover story in Threads magazine on polymer buttons.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Teaching at Brookfield Craft Center, (CT), Augusta Heritage Center, (WV) Embellishment (CA)
Publication Experience:  In magazines such as Belle Armoire, Lapidary Journal, Bead and Button, In Books by Barbara McGuire, Dotty McMillan, Jacqueline Gikow
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No
How Far Will Travel: 
Reimbursed Expenses: 
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  8
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Very far
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel (unless piggybacked w/ something else) and lodging.
Class Prep Time:  It varies.
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  5
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Images on Polymer - Varying methods of transfers and applying color - Pin w/brass frame is made.
Metallics in Polymer - Exploration of metallic clays, paints, powders and foils. A Mokume Gane technique is taught when making hollow tube beads.
Boxes w/Personality - various box making techniques combined with beads and found objects for a jaunty lid.
Ceremonial Bowls - Six section bowl on stand combined with molded icons and patinas.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"I would suggest first thinking through a proposed class and writing a lesson plan. Then take the lesson. After you work out the kinks, ask a few friends over and teach them for free and ask their suggestions. If you feel comfortable after that, go for it."

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