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Mags Bonham

Mags Bonham
Bolton, VT 05676


Background Information

Years Teaching:  3
Years Teaching Clay:  3
Years Working w/Clay:  4
School or Studio:  Frog Hollow Craft School
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Surface treatments of all types.
First Experience With Clay:  Self taught starting in 1999 through books, videos, and intense experimentation.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Attended NPCG conference "Courting the Muse". Have been producing items for sale since 2000.
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  4
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  Negotiable
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel, lodging, meals
Class Prep Time:  1 week
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2-3
Class Listings & Descriptions: 

Intro to Polymer Clay - overview of tools, tips, and techniques involved in working with Polymer Clay.
Cane-work Made Simple - learn tips and techniques necessary to make simple and complex canes, including reducing the images.
Polymer Clay Special Effects- covers Skinner Blends, manipulating metallic clays, tips & techniques for using metal leaf and metallic powders,and the many variations of Mokume-Gane

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"What was said to me by the Craft School's Director to convince me to teach - 'You'll know more than anyone else in the room!' "

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