Years Teaching: 5
Years Teaching Clay: 5
Years Working w/Clay: 13
School or Studio: Paradise Art Center
Specialties: Faces, figures, canes, clay on gourds, clay on wood
First Experience With Clay: Self-taught
Past Teaching Experiences: 1st & 2nd place Awards from California Gourd Society for mixed media category using clay and gourds.
Retired from a career in graphic design.
Publication Experience: Polymer Cafe - 1st place mixed media
Teaching Level: Professional
- Private Lessons: No
- Group Lessons: Yes
- Minimum Number of Students: 6
- Maximum Number of Students: 15
- How Far Will Travel: 400 miles
- Reimbursed Expenses: Travel and lodging
Class Prep Time: 3 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 3
Class Listings & Descriptions:
Kaleidoscope Cane: Assembling a cane and applying the completed slices to several different applications.
Lil Tipsy Love Bugs: Applying clay face, wings, feet and other embellishments to a round gourd or other round.
Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:
"I'd say go for it. I find that most students have a creative spirit and all they need is a little technique and encouragement."
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