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Patrice Reynolds

Patrice Reynolds
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Background Information

Years Teaching:  4
Years Teaching Clay:  1
Years Working w/Clay:  4
School or Studio:  Michaels Arts and Crafts
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Creative abstract designs, unique beads, abstract pieces, bead making, miniatures and mini sculptures, simple milifiori, easy and fun projects for kids.
First Experience With Clay:  Bought a book, tried different things and really enjoyed it!
Past Teaching Experiences:  One of my first "cane" projects I attempted was a monarch butterly, I really enjoyed fitting the pieces together to make many many many butterflies.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Amateur

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  6 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel - gas
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  2
Maximum Number of Students:  12
How Far Will Travel:  20 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel - gas

Class Prep Time:  2 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  2
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
1. faux stones/gems, cabachons, making your own molds
2. creative stamping techniques
3. image transfer and creative ways of using clay with the images
4. "homemade" miniatures: baskets, bowls, pitchers, foods: apples, pears, citrus, strawberries, etc.
5. small figurative sculpture (fairies, animals, children, etc.)
7. Calligraphy

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Your students will always have something to teach you no matter how 'professional' you become. Teaching is fun too!"

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