The best way to describe the sticker, glitter art, and construction paper creations covering your walls: surreal.
Exhibit more mature taste with a Vanity Portrait by Tessie DeFelice.
The Miami-based artist uses found objects, pigments, and resins to transform a photograph of your child into an intensely personal piece of art. DeFelice even incorporates your kiddo’s scribbles into the collage or uses them to inspire creative direction.
The results: a one-of-a-kind piece that captures his spirit.
And leaves a lasting impressionism.
Tessie DeFelice (786-210-4400 or tessiedefelice.com).
Valentine Cooking Class for Families
What: Parents and kids prepare molten chocolate cake, chocolate-covered strawberries, and kisses cookies.
Why: Sweet nothings.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables (305-913-3131).
St. Stephen’s Art Show
What: Kids’ activities include face painting, smock making, and a mix-your-own-CD music station.
Why: Take it to art.
When: Sat.-Mon., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 2750 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Info at 786-399-9669.
Illustration: Courtesy of Tessie DeFelice