Cirque du Soleil VOLTA & Tickets Giveaway

This post and giveaway is sponsored by Cirque du Soleil VOLTA.

Cirque du Soleil’s newest show VOLTA is rolling into Miami this week. On Friday, December 15th until February 4th, under the Big Top next to Hard Rock Stadium.  I love going to presentations and shows there is a certain magic to see the stage designs, wardrobes and special effects. In college I took a class for Scenography design class and that was one of the coolest classes I had. There is so much you can dream up and imagine to create a different world on a stage. Visual shows like Cirque du Soleil, feed my imagination on future artworks to come.

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Live drawing at Nudara’s Art Basel Pop-up

Nudara Art Basel The Architect of StyleIf you are in town for Art Basel. I wanted to invite you to the Nudara by mktub Pop-up, this Saturday December 9th, from 3 to 6pm. Where I will be Live Drawing custom personalized fashion illustrations. This event is open to attend but be sure to RSVP (here).  Be sure to pass by and say hi! And score one of my fashion illustrations while you shop Nudara sandals, have some drinks, chill and also get Henna and evil eye nail art. This will be a really cool event and I would love to see you!

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Cooking with Parmigiano Reggiano

One of my favorite things is cooking. I say that if I would ever leave architecture (and illustrating) I would become a chef. I consider myself a foodie and truly love making new dishes. Last week my friends from South Florida Bloggers invited me to attend a cooking class with Parmigiano Reggiano at the Biltmore Culinary Academy. Obviously having the chance of pretending to be a world class chef and cook in a real chef’s kitchen, I gladly attended. 

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Live Drawing at Macy’s Star Rewards Event

Live Drawing at Macy's

This Sunday from 6 to 9pm, October 15th. I will be once again, Live Drawing at Macy’s International Mall in Miami. For the Exclusive Star Rewards Shopping Event. This is an exclusive event for Macy’s Cardholders to celebrate the new and improved Star Rewards program. Enjoy exclusive shopping hours to take advantage of the new benefits. Have some pop-up in-store fun. Sips and sweets will be served while you shop. Also get your own Fashion illustration with a Silver or Gold Star by me. Be sure to pass by and say hi!

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Bloomingdale’s Makeup Date & Live Drawing

Makeup DateI wanted to share and invite you to a Makeup Date event this Saturday May 20th from 2 to 5pm, at the Bloomingdale’s at The Falls in Miami. And of course I will be there live drawing fashion illustration and also customizing one of a kind make-up bags for a second year, specially for you. Last year, I did some really cool cosmetic bags personalized.

Join us for an exclusive runway show hosted by Deco Drive co-host Chris Van Vliet and discover the season’s best new beauty trends, and indulge in a one-on-one session with an expert makeup artist! You’ll receive a limited edition 2-piece  cosmetic bag set with your purchase  of 125.00 or more and take home an  exclusive tote bag—just for attending.

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Mother’s day with UNOde50

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My newest collaboration for this week, is with Spanish jewelry brand UNOde50. The brand is known for its creativity and unique handcrafted styles for men and women. Their designs are bold and incorporate crystals and leather with silver and gold plated metals for a boho-chic feel.  I love that most of their pieces have shapes that are hammered and contoured, giving them a sense of uniqueness, with statement necklaces, and chunky bracelets and oversized rings.

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I will be at UNOde50 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach on Saturday May 13th from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm to live draw, sketch fashion illustrations, and create cute cards for your mom! Stop by for last minute Mother’s Day shopping and get a complimentary card to take home!

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Live Drawing at Kendra Scott

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I am trying to recap on the blog some of the events and brand work, I have been doing lately. A few weeks back, I got the opportunity to be Live Drawing at Kendra Scott newest store at Brickell City Center. Typically I do a lot of events, where I am fashion illustrating and sketching, but you only see a little bit of it, if you follow me on my instagram (@GissiJ), but I never take enough pictures to post (because I get so concentrated drawing), so I am starting to change that and share a little more.

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Magique & Pink

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I think I haven’t seen a magic show since I was a kid. I like the idea of illusions and such, so I was delighted when I was invited to the Faena Theater to see Kevin & Caruso’s Magique. This is a show for all ages, and trust me I went in thinking this was going to be a few magic card tricks that I could figure out, but I have to say it was a very surprising night. 

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Macy’s Three Kings Day Live Drawing

Macy's Three Kings Day
I am finishing up the holidays and celebrating with Macy’s Three Kings Day, on January 6th, for an afternoon of shopping and fun for the whole family. I will be live drawing at Macy’s Westland Mall in Miami. Where I will be creating personalized and unique illustrations with the Three Kings. Also enjoy live music, arts and crafts, and more.

See more details below and I hope to get to see some of you this weekend!

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Live Drawing Holiday Greeting Cards with Macy’s

Live DrawingI love working on collaborations with Macy’s, this time around get ready to do your holiday shopping this weekend at Macy’s at Miami International Mall, where I will be live drawing in store creating some unique and personalized holidays greeting cards, for their Art of Gifting event. Join me tomorrow, December 10, from 2 to 7 pm. See more details below and I hope to get to see some of you this weekend!

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