Years Teaching: 20
Years Teaching Clay: 3
Years Working w/Clay: Many
School or Studio: Hobby Lobby in Peoria, Peoria University
Specialties: I love exploring and sharing new techniques & creating jewelry with elegance,whimsy or bling!
First Experience With Clay: I've worked at Retail craft stores for years.
Past Teaching Experiences: I've taught painting & jewelry making for 20 yrs. I do murals & portraits, but I love teaching clay!
Publication Experience: My paintings have been published into pattern packets. I plan to pursue clay avenues too.
Teaching Level: Professional
- Private Lessons: Yes
- How Far Will Travel: Depends
- Reimbursed Expenses: Gas, meals, classes, supplies (all:negotiable)
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: Prefer 3 or more if local
- Maximum Number of Students: A lot!
- How Far Will Travel: Far
- Reimbursed Expenses: Travel, lodging, meals
Class Prep Time: Depends
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: Depends
Class Listings & Descriptions: We explore many techniques & create projects using them. I like keeping classes fresh and exciting.
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"If you love your craft, you can share the enthusiasm with others. Try teaching friends or relatives some easy techniques and time yourself. Make notes. Practice."
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