POTTERY CLUB CONTINUES!

POTTERY CLUB CONTINUES! We meet on Tuesdays 14-16.00 in the art room. The 1-2 grade children arrive at 14.00. 3-7 graders at 14.30. Everyone usually completes their work within 75 minutes and are free to go after cleaning their work space. The children in the afternoon club are escorted by their staff to the door….

The Pirate Tour: A Treasure Chest!

Coming again to Ruoholahti: A REAL Pottery Workshop! Register today. Space is limited. 4 Tuesdays in a row! Ceramic Handbuilding 101 Workshop with Suzanne I will be returning for the third time with my pottery studio to the Finnish American Kindergarten! It’s another chance for your children to participate in real ceramics workshop without bringing…

Make a Mug or Two Workshop

June 10: Make A Mug or Two Workshop Beginning Handbuilding 101 Come make a stoneware mug (or two) on June 10. We will use a slab technique and press designs into the raw clay. Anyone can do it! Your mugs will be fired to stoneware temps for everyday durability. Ever wanted to try? Come join…

Art Camps!

At NiiloVilla Studio Rauduntie 40, 02130 Espoo June Art Camp Welcome! I offer a hands-on introduction to the rewards of making art. Students will learn basic handbuilding and underglazing techniques. Make mugs, bowls, plates, vases, treasure boxes, animal sculptures, or birdhouses – or objects not yet dreamed of. (Themes and Projects take into consideration age, ability, and interest.)…

Adventures with Suzanne : Monday Evening Open Studio

I can’t believe how much fun I am having in my studio these days. It IS an adventure! Art + beauty+ science + mystery + anicipation= FUN! Here is a way you can come join me! Monday Evening Open Studio Beginning Ceramics 6 hrs Workshop: 3 hrs for creation and 3 hrs to glaze! 55€…

Building houses

Pottery Club built little houses today. All unique and wonderfully whimsical. It will be exciting to see how they will gain even more wonder as they are glazed and fired. What wonderful diversity.

May 13: Slab Pot or Yarn Bowl

Slab Pot or Yarn Bowl Handbuilding 101 – May 13, the second Saturday of the month, I have a place for you in my studio to create your own slab pot or yarn bowl. My studio is a little oasis of respite and relaxation. Give yourself some time to play. I’ll put on some classic jazz…

April 8: Yarn Bowls

Another Yarn Bowl Workshop! Handbuilding 101 – April 8, the second Saturday of the month, I have prepared a place for you in my studio to create your own yarn bowl. My studio is a little oasis of respite and relaxation. Give yourself some time to play. I’ll put on some classic jazz and you can…

Pottery Club Pitchers

It was a delight to open the kiln! Look at these beauties!  And many more! I am so proud of my students!

A Cookie Jar

MARCH 11, 10-14 (4 hours) I think my mother had this cookie jar when I was a child. It is so easy to find your childhood memories with google. 🙂 Come make a special heirloom for your counter top! It won’t be quite this large but it will be a handmade treasure just the same!…

We Felted a ROCK!

What an idea! We covered the rock with roving and then tied it with a piece of pure wool.  A nice new white sock worked well to keep things together and then into the alternating  hot/cold  baths and bubble wrap. The next step will be doing a bit of embellishing! stay tuned!

Pottery Club Spring 2017

Pottery club is sailing smoothly along after a little glitch in the schedule. Everyone begins at 14.00 this term. It is a busy fun afternoon of creative exploration. Look at these happy kids!

Children’s Workshops

Children’s Workshops are available. Ideal for a birthday party or for a special family fun afternoon. Minimum of 4 participants. Give me a call to set something up. Suzanne

Feb. 11:Yarn Bowl

Saturday, February 11, 2017 Welcome to another Yarn Bowl Workshop! On the second Saturday of the month there is a place in my studio for you. My studio is a little oasis of respite and relaxation. Give yourself some time to play. I’ll put on some classic jazz and you can do some clay therapy. Welcome….

Handbuilding 101

Welcome to Handbuilding 101! Join any 3 weekly sessions. Tuesdays 9.30 – 11.30 Come play with me in my studio! This weekly morning club teaches the basics of handbuilding and is sure to open up the wonderful world of ceramics to you. No experience with clay is necessary. Come experience the satisfaction of making something…

Saturday Snowman Workshop

Handbuild a Snowman!  Saturday, January 7, 2017 No experience necessary! I promise you can do it! Learn some basic techniques of ceramics in this mini-workshop. Each student will create an adorable snowman. The white earthenware projects will be air dried then fired, then the snow will be glazed in “Winter Field White”. Hat, scarf and…

The Rocket Tour!

Coming again in 2017: A REAL Pottery Workshop! Register today. Space is limited. 4 Wednsdays or Thursdays in a row! Ceramic Handbuilding 101 Workshop with Suzanne I will be coming again with my pottery studio to the Finnish American Kindergarten for another chance for your children to participate in real ceramics workshop. It’s a Rocket…