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Sarajane Helm

Sarajane Helm
Hygiene, CO 80533-0263

Background Information

Years Teaching:  25
Years Teaching Clay:  17
Years Working w/Clay:  21
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Dollmaking/face moldeling/molds, millefiore caning
First Experience With Clay:  I started making dolls and miniatures, then moved on to beads and more.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I have been a professional artist all my working life. I teach in public schools, private groups, and through books , periodicals, and webpages. I am a founding member of the San Diego and (two) Colorado Polymer Clay Guilds.
Publication Experience:  I have written "Celebrations with Polymer Clay" and "Create a Polymer Clay Impression",(Krause Publications), write a bi-monthly column for Belle Armoire magazine and a monthly column for The Bead Bugle. I also write for other magazines.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No
How Far Will Travel: 
Reimbursed Expenses: 
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  25
How Far Will Travel:  USA or abroad
Reimbursed Expenses:  All travel, room and meal expenses

Class Prep Time:  Two weeks minimum
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  10
Class Listings & Descriptions:  All classes are described fully at:
Creative Potentials of Polymer Clay
Making Beautiful Beads with Polymer Clay
Canework-Millefiore Technique
Mimicking Textile Designs--Advanced Cane Making and More
Making Faces-Modeling and Moldmaking
Mask Making,The Decorated Doll
Miniatures For Dolls and Dollhouses

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Keep learning and sharing what you know - that's what teachers do. Do it long enough and well enough - and you *are* a teacher. Really GOOD teachers - keep right on learning."

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