Category Archives: teaching

A First Time Polymer Student

In one of my classes, ‘Silk Screening on Polymer Clay’ I had a friend, Gwen, sign up that had never played with polymer clay. This was a technique class, not a beginner class, but I thought . . .  let’s give … Continue reading

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They Like Me!!

I am thrilled to announce that I have a very nice line up of classes for Bead and Button 2020. They picked seven of my classes.  They include 4 new classes and three classes that I taught last year but were … Continue reading

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Another Year At Bead and Button

Another year at Bead and Button has come and gone . . . .  and whew what an adventure.  This year a couple of things changed and it was wonderful. My classes did really well. One class sold out so I added … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning

It was a great beginning to the New Year! I started off teaching a class for the Florida Gulf Coast Polymer Clay Guild! It was my Gone Fishin’ class.  What a great group of ladies.  And with every class, I am always so … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder

Registration opened today for classes at Bead and Button 2019! I am teaching five classes!! Okay, okay, I am a bit excited. Classes are starting to fill-up! I start off on Thursday, June 6th with Mod Mondrian Lariats from 8:30am … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Accepted!

Who doesn’t like hearing that phrase?!?! Well I did it again, I have been accepted to teach at Bead and Button for 2019. Five classes in all!!   I am totally excited.  Two of the classes were taught last year and … Continue reading

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Deadlines and Creativity

It feels like Bead and Button just finished and the deadline for submitting classes is next week . . . August 17th!  I do understand their schedule and how tight it is . . .  really I do! So into … Continue reading

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Bead and Button Review

I have returned from teaching three classes at Bead and Button in Milwaukee. It was a whirlwind of work and a rollercoaster of emotions.  Overall it was a positive experience and yes I would do it again! I learned lots … Continue reading

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Channeling Mondrian

I love bold, graphic, high contrast patterns and Mondrian is one of my many favorite artists! Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) was a Dutch painter, who was a leader in the modern abstract art movement. It amazes me that over 100 years ago … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked

I just received the email from Bead and Button regarding class submittals. Out of nine classes submitted, they choose five!! I am surprised, thrilled, scared, shocked . . . . you get the idea. I can’t lie, I did do … Continue reading

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