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Maria Nicolaou

Maria Nicolaou
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Background Information

Years Teaching: 3
Years Teaching Clay: 3
Years Working w/Clay:  6
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  I love jewellry art pieces,but I also cherish the concentration of sculpting
First Experience With Clay:  With the guidance of my teacher and good friend Maria Alexandrou and through the Cyprus Polymer Clay Association.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I'm currently teaching for the Cyprus Polymer Clay Association, also I've tought for the Adults Education Centres of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Nicosia. Also love to work with children.
Publication Experience: 
Teaching Level:  Semi-Pro

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel: All over the globe
Reimbursed Expenses: Travelling expenses, accomodation & small fee
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students: 2
Maximum Number of Students: 20
How Far Will Travel:  All over the globe
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travelling expenses, accomodation & small fee

Class Prep Time:  1 week
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  1-2 weeks
Class Listings & Descriptions: Basic black and white patterns, skinner blend and cane variations, flower/leaf canes, texturing, finishing,figurine/animal sculpting.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Find an older teacher, take advice into consideration, listen to the students, smile, have patience and practice - practice - practice!!"

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