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syndee holt

syndee holt

syndee holt
Imperial Beach, CA 91932


Background Information

Years Teaching:  20
Years Teaching Clay:  9
Years Working w/Clay:  10
School or Studio:  No
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Stupid Simple, millefiori, faux stone, surface treatments, jewelry and home decor, photographing your work.
First Experience With Clay:  Saw a necklace in the Craft Center and the maker told me to make my own plain beads and she would sell me the complex beads. Wasn't long until I made the complex ones also!
Past Teaching Experiences:  I've taught at UCSD Craft Center, Arts Methods and Materials, Santa Fe Artisans, HIA, ACCI, Sedona, etc.
Publication Experience:  I've done over 30 segments of TV, I design/write for both Polyform Products and Jacquard Products. I'm an Editorial Advisor and columnist for Expression. I've written for Michaels, Arts and Crafts, BHG, Jewelry Crafts, Crafts, Design Originals and European craft magazines. OH, I also wrote a book called, "Polymer Clay for the First Time".
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  5
Maximum Number of Students:  25
How Far Will Travel:  As needed
Reimbursed Expenses:  All my expenses
Class Prep Time:  Not much
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Basic millefiori, faux stone, surface treatments, complex millefiori, switchplates, jewelry design, photographing and computer design for your work

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Learn everything you can and develop your own style."

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