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Sheri Schwarzweller

Sheri Schwarzweller
Magalia, CA 95954

Background Information

Years Teaching: 5
Years Teaching Clay: 5
Years Working w/Clay: 13
School or Studio:  Paradise Art Center
Freelance:  Yes
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

Lesson Information

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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