L.A. Municipal Art Gallery

Mosaics ♥

“Mixed-Media Miniature Mosaics,” I had the honor of teaching a Free Family Art Workshop with Marta @ Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery ♥ Saturday, November 15th, 2014, 10:00am – 4:00pm
logo-1 L.A. Municipal Art Gallery
All ages welcomed! No reservations necessary.
4800 Hollywood Boulevard, L.A., 90027
This workshop is inspired by Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and Islamic Art and Shangri La: Imagined Cities exhibitions. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Museum Education Program workshops for these exhibitions are through the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles (DCA), as part of the L.A. Islamic Arts Initiative through the City of Los Angeles ♥
♥ Pictures couldn’t do the Day justice so I would love to share some of my drawings of the participants with you:
♡♥♡ Thank you for the beautiful weekend ♥ I'll cherish seeing you and the time we spent making art together ♥ I'm ever so grateful for my epic friends and the goddesses, whom I have the honor of sharing this lifetime with ♥ Thank you for being so Fab and for stopping by. Being in your presents is amazing as always ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Thank you for the beautiful weekend ♥ I’ll cherish seeing you and the time we spent making art together ♥ I’m ever so grateful for my epic friends and the goddesses, whom I have the honor of sharing this lifetime with ♥ Thank you for being so Fab and for stopping by. Being in your presents is amazing as always ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Fun, Fun, FUN ♥ I had way too much fun teaching the "Mixed-Media Miniature Mosaics" workshop with Marta Feinstein and Diana DelMonte ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Fun, Fun, FUN ♥ I had way too much fun teaching the “Mixed-Media Miniature Mosaics” workshop with Marta Feinstein and Diana DelMonte ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ SO much Bad ass energy ♥ Comprised of All the Epic contained in the universe ♥ These sisters generated so much whimsy and magic with Miniature Mosaics ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ SO much Bad ass energy ♥ Comprised of All the Epic contained in the universe ♥ These sisters generated so much whimsy and magic with Miniature Mosaics ♥ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ We began and eneded the day with my grandmother's Mint tea from Iran ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ We began and eneded the day with my grandmother’s Mint tea from Iran ♡♥♡

♡♥♡I love the dedication at this table ♡ Many art works were manifested between walks, adventures and fun outings ♡ Bursts of creativity, followed by "watch out for my art, I'll be back!" Quick expeditions around the part and back to create more fabulous art! Ever so proud! ♡♥♡

♡♥♡I love the dedication at this table ♡ Many art works were manifested between walks, adventures and fun outings ♡ Bursts of creativity, followed by “watch out for my art, I’ll be back!” Quick expeditions around the part and back to create more fabulous art! Ever so proud! ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Okay so despite being 2 and 1/2, our little friend truly had a tiger's focus and attention span ♥ He made more than a few fabulous pieces. The young lady in the drawing was creating architectural marvels ♥ Connecting 2d works and creating interactive 3d pieces ♥ Their mother and I had a constant look of amazement on our faces ♥ more of a "well, I didn't see that coming, brilliant!" ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Okay so despite being 2 and 1/2, our little friend truly had a tiger’s focus and attention span ♥ He made more than a few fabulous pieces. The young lady in the drawing was creating architectural marvels ♥ Connecting 2d works and creating interactive 3d pieces ♥ Their mother and I had a constant look of amazement on our faces ♥ more of a “well, I didn’t see that coming, brilliant!” ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ His favorite color was Green ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ His favorite color was Green ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I had way too much fun this Weekend ♡ Ulla and I made epic plans of drawing her houses in the near future tOo ♡ I love a fab art day that leads to more fantabulous art happenings and collaborations ♡ Can't wait to draw wild horses and spend more time with the cutest, coolest little dog ♡ btw: Ulla I forgot to introduce you to the epic animal communicator goddess at the event ♡ I saw her having a beautiful moment with your buddy ♡ Wish I could overhear that conversation ♡ oxm♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I had way too much fun this Weekend ♡ Ulla and I made epic plans of drawing her houses in the near future tOo ♡ I love a fab art day that leads to more fantabulous art happenings and collaborations ♡ Can’t wait to draw wild horses and spend more time with the cutest, coolest little dog ♡ btw: Ulla I forgot to introduce you to the epic animal communicator goddess at the event ♡ I saw her having a beautiful moment with your buddy ♡ Wish I could overhear that conversation ♡ oxm♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Throughout the day we had a few Art Students drop in ♥ This table became the place all our art student guests would gravitate towards ♥ Lots of great art was made at this table ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Throughout the day we had a few Art Students drop in ♥ This table became the place all our art student guests would gravitate towards ♥ Lots of great art was made at this table ♡♥♡

♡♥♡Art Students make the most epic projects ♥ I made everyone little tresure boxs ♥ She transformed her box into a Graduation Cap ♥ I tried to do an abstaract representation of one of the works she created for the background ♡♥♡

♡♥♡Art Students make the most epic projects ♥ I made everyone little tresure boxs ♥ She transformed her box into a Graduation Cap ♥ I tried to do an abstaract representation of one of the works she created for the background ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ She was an azmsing little artist ♡ She did such a great job containing her creative vibes ♡ In this drawing: Matilda and Bianca the dog, are about to go on an exhilarating jurney through time and space ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ She was an azmsing little artist ♡ She did such a great job containing her creative vibes ♡ In this drawing: Matilda and Bianca the dog, are about to go on an exhilarating jurney through time and space ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Goddess energy and spirit brought magic and whimsy to our "Mixed-Media Miniature Mosaics" workshop ♡ Thank you Felís Stella ♡ LOVE U ♡ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Goddess energy and spirit brought magic and whimsy to our “Mixed-Media Miniature Mosaics” workshop ♡ Thank you Felís Stella ♡ LOVE U ♡ oxm
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♡♥♡ Simon is such a gifted artist ♥ I hope I didn't bug him too much ♥ He created a series of breathtaking works for his mother ♥ His aunt's works were great too ♥ We had such a great time with geometrical shapes and colors ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ Simon is such a gifted artist ♥ I hope I didn’t bug him too much ♥ He created a series of breathtaking works for his mother ♥ His aunt’s works were great too ♥ We had such a great time with geometrical shapes and colors ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I received blessings and epic love from the sweetest little girl ♡ I was hovering over Savanna's art works, in amazement of creative talents. She looked up, reached for her star wand and gifted her magic wand to me. I was so honored that she would offer her most treasured magic baton to me ♡ We had such a magical day together ♡ Savanna's love and magical advice will stay with me forever ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I received blessings and epic love from the sweetest little girl ♡ I was hovering over Savanna’s art works, in amazement of creative talents. She looked up, reached for her star wand and gifted her magic wand to me. I was so honored that she would offer her most treasured magic baton to me ♡ We had such a magical day together ♡ Savanna’s love and magical advice will stay with me forever ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I love being back home in LA ♡ I specially LOVE colliding creative paths with Fabulous artists ♡ Thanx for making this weekend was ever so magical ♡ oxm ♡♥♡

♡♥♡ I love being back home in LA ♡ I specially LOVE colliding creative paths with Fabulous artists ♡ Thanx for making this weekend was ever so magical ♡ oxm ♡♥♡

LAMAG FREE FAMILY ART WORKSHOPS

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LAMAG’s Free Family Art Workshops will explore the origins, symbols, patterns, designs, and colors used as the foundation for the diversity of artworks showcased in both Doris Duke’s Shangri La and Shangri La: Imagined Cities. Families are invited to work with diverse materials to create vibrant artworks influenced by the traditional motifs and contemporary images from these two exhibitions.

Saturday, November 15, 11am-2pm: Marjan Vayghan

Saturday, December 6, 11am-2pm: Shahga Ariannia

No reservations required, all ages welcome!

Additionally, the LAMAG Museum Education Program is offering free school tours followed by a corresponding art lesson, subject to availability of dates.