They always say the best teachers always keep learning. I hope I embody such a value. I know I learned a lot of tips and tricks from my students last week. One thing that certainly facilitates learning both ways is when the students and the teacher come from different perspectives.
My students last week are all accomplished in the areas of lampwork glass and metal. Polymer clay was a mostly new world for them. So it was easy to present a perspective that shifts the understanding of what is possible in clay.
I learned a few things about tools from my host, who gets teased a bit about having one of Everything!! But it’s likely a bit of envy, too. Anyway, I’m quite busy with some new ventures, but in the back of my mind, I’m thinking about how I can make my small studio space more efficient and effective. Some spring cleaning and organizing would be a good place to start, but I think I’ve got some larger issues to tackle as well…. hmm… anybody have good studio tips for me?
Hope you are all having a good day,