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Misha Malpica

Misha Malpica

Misha Malpica
Ruidoso, NM 88345

Background Information

Years Teaching:  15
Years Teaching Clay:  15
Years Working w/Clay:  25
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Old faces, ethnic and character faces
First Experience With Clay:  Creating one of a kind Old World Santas and Artist Dolls
Past Teaching Experiences:  Polymer clay artist as a profession for over twenty years. I have been teaching workshops in Ruidoso New Mexico since 1997
Publication Experience:  Several articles about my work in Dolls magazine, Doll Reader,Southwest ART, New Mexico magazine. HGTV Crafters Coast to Coast just featured me sculpting a Native american Doll. episode 227 May 6th 2005
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  USA
Reimbursed Expenses:  Included
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  6
Maximum Number of Students:  10
How Far Will Travel:  USA
Reimbursed Expenses:  Included

Class Prep Time:  6 months lead
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Sculpting faces and hands in polymer clay. Basic clay techniques, from handling the clay, forming armatures and sculpting faces, to making a poseable body for your creation. Three days and you go home with head, hands and body ready to dress.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Can you create? Do you do it well? Can you explain and demonstrate how you do it? Can you show someone how without touching their creations? Do you love what you do? Then share it..."

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