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What our students say about tutor Lisa Cain

She was very easy to approach. She answered questions well and always invited questions, constantly offering to redo the demo.

Anthonia Onwardi
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
March 2012

Appreciated ongoing feedback throughout - thanks.

Kirsten Gow
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
December 2011

Made a dry topic interesting and thought provoking.

Sandra Hopkins
Design and Construction
November 2011

Absolutely brilliant pace and incorporated classical techniques as well.

Tansy Wilson
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
July 2011

Lisa uses a variety of learning styles in her teaching. She is an excellent teacher and very patient.

Fiona Morris
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
December 2010

Really detailed demonstrations.

Chu-mei Ho
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
October 2010

Lisa was lovely and friendly, great teacher and this made it easier for me to learn as I don't usually like classrooms.

Sam Lockwood
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
October 2010

Made the class fun but very professional.

Higgi Cox
Beginners Metal Clay Diploma
October 2010

Very well informed and great personality for teaching.

Ingrid Antcliffe
Beginners Silverwork
August 2010

Enabled a relaxed, positive approach for adult learning.

Jarvine Scillitoe
Beginners Silverwork
August 2010

Very generous and thoughtful with cakes and ice lollies.

Ros Conway
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
August 2010

Excellent teacher - very clear and unambiguous explanation and very patient.

Cara Ball
Beginners Silverwork
June 2010

Very positive, informative and knowledgeable tutor.

Anon
Metal Clay Diploma Grade 4 Design and Construction
June 2010

Very patient and knowledgeable. Able to answer all questions fully.

Darina Davies
Beginners Silverwork
May 2010

I look forward to learning from Lisa again.

Jane Owen Inglis
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 3
April 2010

Friendly, cheerful and easy to understand.

Hil Stacey
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
April 2010

She is very friendly and approachable. She describes things in a way that isn't condesending yet isn't over complicated either.

Hazel and Sandy
Wedding Rings
March 2010

What a fantastic tutor. Full of life, energy and passion, thank you

Kim Lyall
Introduction to Metal Clay Grade 1
March 2010

Lisa was a great instructor - really enthusiastic and very skilled.

Hannah Riviere
Beginners Silverwork
February 2010

She was fun but you learnt a lot whilst having fun.

Georgie Cummings
PMC Diploma Grade 1
September 2009

Very efficient and friendly.

Karen
PMC Diploma Grade 1
September 2009

Very knowledgeable about the subject, approachable and friendly.

Beginners Silverwork
2009

So enthusiastic and knowledgeable. An inspiring lady.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
2009

Very knowledgeable, well organised, fair and excellent sense of humour.

Jennifer Rogers
PMC Diploma Grade 2
August 2009

Very friendly and helpful. Didn't mind going over something more than once.

Bev Dyson
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Warm, friendly, excellent tuition skills. Patient! Very good at increasing confidence. Alot of work put into the class. So very helpful.

Sarah Watson
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

You can tell Lisa enjoys teaching - makes you feel like you're the most important students, just for two days!

Jane
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Very encouraging and helpful.

Chris
PMC Diploma Grade 3
July 2009

Very good, clear instruction and demos, good tips and techniques.

Amanda
PMC Diploma Grade 1
June 2009

Friendly, very skilled, instructions given easy to follow.

Hil
PMC Diploma Grade 1
June 2009

Very patient! Obviously a really good teacher. I picked up a lot of tips I didn't realise about - thankyou.

Anon
Spring 2009

Friendly, excellent, stylish, approachable, firm.

Pat Sharma
PMC Diploma Grade 1
May 2009

A joy to learn from! Thank you.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
March 2009

Excellent as usual!!

Di Osman
PMC Diploma Grade 2
January 2009

Very informative, easy to talk to, very approachable - great demos.

Wendy Whetstone
PMC Grade 1
December 2008

Very friendly, knowledgable and approachable and enthusiastic on all aspects of the course.

Di Osman
Silverwork
November 2008

Lisa was a really encouraging, enthusiastic instructor. The class was kept moving at a really good pace - not too fast - but everyone was kept going. Great fun.

Chris Townsend
PMC Grade 1
November 2008

Very informative and enthusiastic

Ceri Evans
September 2008

Very patient. Very firm and fair. Realistic. Was very reassured when the ring demo did not go to plan because we could discuss the pitfalls and improvements.

Samantha Berman
PMC Intermediate
August 2008

Lisa is a great teacher and I feel I have learnt so much from her. I would definitely come and do more courses. Thankyou

Samantha Berman
PMC Advanced
August 2008

Friendly, energetic and very generous with knowledge.

Jane Malbut
PMC Grade 1
August 2008

Lisa was very positive and encouraging.

Julia Allen
2008

Excellent, as per usual!

Jo Burke
PMC Intermediate
May 2008

Makes everything seem easy through clear demonstrations and breaking things down into stages. Great! Lovely!

Jessica van Zanden
PMC Diploma Grade 1
March 2008

Very nice and we got on well, it's nice to know about her background etc.

Jeanette Tenwick
PMC Diploma Intensive
March 2008

Lisa's knowledge is fantastic and it's great that she shares hints and tips which may not be written in books!

Sally Pepper
PMC Diploma Grade 1
March 2008

Absolute pleasure - couldn't have asked for anything more.

Hannah Pollard
Silver Smithing
February 2008

Brilliant, relaxed class. Shared knowledge that had been gained through experience.

Jo Burke
Beginners PMC
February 2008

Total Star!

Silverwork Student
February 2008

Great.

Juliette Tyler
Beginners Silverwork
February 2008

Terrific.

Julia Sellfield
Private tuition
2008

Inspiring.

Kerry Jayne Morse
PMC Diploma
January 2008

Is wonderful!

Jane Bradford
PMC Diploma
2007

Wonderful - friendly, fun, knowledgeable.

Leslie Watson
August 2012

Very good knowledge and thorough.

Caron Nosek
March 2012

Extremely knowledgeable and able to pass on knowledge.

Geraldine Kelly
March 2012

It's never too late! With Lisa's enthusiastic tution and encouragement I was able to attain a Diploma in Design and Construction at the age of 77.

Pat Charles
Design and Construction
November 2011

An experienced, friendly and disciplined teacher, not allowing us to be diverted from learning new skills.

Christina
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
November 2010

Really clear instruction and demonstrations.

Chu-mei Ho
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
November 2010

Friendly, good sense of humour!

Laura
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
October 2010

Very good at giving information on the wider subject and encouraging above and beyond the core content of the course.

Lesley Watt
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
September 2010

Friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable - easy to communicate with - fantastic.

Hil
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 3
August 2010

Professional, knowledgeable, encouraging and supportive... and a really nice person.

Rose Bourke
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
August 2010

What a lovely approachable lady.

Karen St James
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 1
July 2010

Very patient, kept pace of the class, making sure nobody was left behind and encouraged questions throughout the course.

June Rogers
Beginners Silverwork
June 2010

Made it fun.

Ros
Beginners Silverwork
June 2010

Extremely giving in information.

Jane Owen
Silver Metal Clay Diploma Grade 2
April 2010

Fun and efficient!

T Pope
Wedding Rings
April 2010

Absolutely brilliant! Loved the fact that she shared good and bad examples - fab idea.

Melinda Hudson
Introduction to Metal Clay Grade 1
March 2010

Was very willing to pass on own techniques as well as the lesson techniques.

Lucy Hudson
Introduction to Metal Clay Grade 1
March 2010

Professional and nice.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
February 2010

Exceptional, very professional and has effective teaching techniques.

Christine
Beginners Silverwork
February 2010

Very supportive.

Lisa Smith
PMC Diploma Grade 2
December 2009

Very patient and supportive. Understanding and awareness of teaching and guiding a mixed ability class.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
2009

Brilliant! Very patient and friendly.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
2009

Excellent tutor

Bernadette Maher
PMC Diploma Grade 2
August 2009

Made me feel confident - very positive approach.

Isi Carter
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Made the class fun and very motivational.

Susanne Grice
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Excellent tuition, if I become half the teacher than I shall be doing well!

Sharon Sullivan
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Friendly, warm, welcoming, I would definitely recommend the class.

Anon
PMC Diploma Grade 1
August 2009

Good to look at and discuss Lisa's work.

Caryn Sydenham
Beginners Silverwork
July 2009

Very friendly. Make the whole experience relaxed.

Lauren O'Connell
PMC Diploma Grade 1
June 2009

Was very patient, understanding and gave great tips which wouldn't cost a fortune!

Kate Tustin
PMC Diploma Grade 1
June 2009

Lisa is a fantastic teacher, everything is very well explained and demonstrated.

Karen Muldoon
PMC Diploma Grade 2
April 2009

Friendly, approachable and knowledgable.

Sharon Burton
PMC Diploma Grade 2
April 2009

Lisa is helpful, good humoured and presents the class in a lovely warm way. An excellent teacher.

Anon
Beginners Silverwork
March 2009

Passionate about her subject and thus motivating for the students.

Monica
PMC Grade 1
December 2008

Lisa has an excellent sense of humour - essential!

Deb Jarvis
PMC Grade 1
December 2008

Fabbie - as always! Having Robert give an impromptu session was a delicious bonus...

Ciel Ruffle Brandt
Bronze Clay
December 2008

Lisa was very generous with her knowledge.

Paddy Foyle
Silverwork
November 2008

Very enthusiastic, made us feel very comfortable.

Sue Felton
PMC Grade 1
November 2008

Very happy and nice!

Rebecca
Bronzclay
October 2008

Very clear and concise with instructions - very approachable.

Samantha Berman
PMC Grade 1
August 2008

Good background knowledge added to the experience.

Andrea Heath
PMC and Sterling Silver Mixed Week
July 2008

Highly motivating and absolutely passionate about her subject. A delight to be taught by!

Penny McNeil
PMC and Sterling Silver Mixed Week
July 2008

Really nice and very knowledgeable.

Abby Windust
Beginners Silverwork
May 2008

Lisa has a lovely way about her that puts you at ease.

Tracey Godfrey
PMC Diploma Grade 1
March 2008

Brilliant.

Gillian Ashcroft
PMC Diploma Intermediate
March 2008

Very good teacher, and good at keeping to time so that we got it all done. Explaining well why we are doing something and what would happen if we didn't, plus having multiple samples to demonstrate. Great manner.

PMC Diploma Grade 1 student
March 2008

Meticulous with explanations and made us fully understand her teaching.

B Hilis
Silverwork for Glass Artists
February 2008

Good at all levels. Excellent attention to health and safety instruction at the start of every stage/procedure. Supervision of candidates wonderful - with huge attention to the safety of clients throughout.

Susie Trenary
Beginners PMC
February 2008

Fantastic teaching.

Ben Dunks
Silver Smithing
February 2008

Excellent tuition.

Nicki
Silver Smithing
February 2008

Always find the tutors supportive and wanting to get the best from you.

Karen Richards
PMC Diploma
December 2007

Very knowledgeable about the theory and practice of PMC products.

PMC Grade 1

Pleasant and approachable. Good level of experience.

Suzanne
PMC Grade 1

Very supportive. Very good instructions.

Jackie Langley
PMC Diploma

 

The jewellery school is based near St Austell in Cornwall, UK and all jewellery making classes run in our well equipped workshop.

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