Creativity Workshops 4 Women

Video interview with Kris Steinnes explaining my work and the power or art to heal.

 Monthly: Next meeting, Saturday, April 9, 2022
Online Event
  Ad-Lib Collage...

Fight the Urge to be "Perfect"!
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Via Zoom
Donations go to Ukraine.

Paper Collage is a fun and relaxing art form that requires no artistic talent. Join other women from near and far to connect, share, laugh and explore your.creative side. My workshops have been meeting for over 12 years, in person and online. No art experience is needed. Learn how collage  can spark creativity, ideas and express thoughts and feelings.   Process art making helps manage stress and increase joy. We all need a little joy right now! 

Mini Collage
We will create whimsical collage using spontaneous exercises to promote being in the here and now! From small collages to largest ones that allow you to play and experiment.Use your personal journal,  mixed-media journal, roughly 7x10 or smaller or any heavy weight paper you can use to college, paint, color, write in that you can eventually add to a journal.  

You can use watercolor paper, cardboard, or any paper/surface you have available such as your art journal.  $25 donation recommended. Zoom gathering.
Venmo link.Victoriavanzandtlmft. 
Art journal (old or new), Watercolor/acrlyic paint, collage images 
(magazine cutouts,  newspaper, old greeting cards, foil, etc.)
Glue Sticks
Watercolor Brushes
Oil Pastels
Watercolor Paper

No art experience required.

Learn the power of de-stressing with Art
Process vs Product


Online Workshop
 Gather any art supplies you have and let the process begin, magazine collage, photos, paper scraps, watercolor pens, pastels, colored pencils, glue sticks, and paper roughly 8/10 or larger, Art journal. Beginners welcome! A short meditation will begin the process.
No art experience necessary. Donations appreciated.


THE ART OF Collage Workshop

The Amazing ArT of Collage!
A Zoom Workshop-
March 27. 1-3pm.

All Women 18+

Gather your paper scraps, journal, acrylic paint, glue sticks, playful spirit, and canvas or paper to work on. Learn different collage techniques and intuitive approaches to the collage art making process. $20 donation via Venmo (victoriavanzandtlmft) suggested.
Supply list:
  • Collage materia (magazine cutouts, newspaper, old greeting cards, any paper scraps will do
  • acrylic paint
  • paper towel
  • paint brushes
  • sharpies
  • Heavy wt paper, canvas or art journal will work
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks
Beginners welcome!
  • Calming
  • Supports immune system
  • Fun
  • Supports brain function 
  • Enhances problem-solving skills.
  • Boosts self-esteem and provides a sense of accomplishment
  • Reduces stress
  • Taps into our imagination
Hope to see you March 27th for fun, safe creative expression and connection with like-minded spirits.

Process art is just that, focused on the process rather than the product, but you will walk away with a piece to be extremely proud of. Having a creative outlet amidst life's uncertainties is stress-relieving, fun and promotes wellness whatever art-form you choose.

  • Black or white paper whatever size you would like to work with
  • Watercolor or acrylic paint
  • Pallet 
  • Variety of old brushes, different sizes (you will be using the opposite end of the brush to create dots
  • Old pencils (anything you can use to make dots with.
  • Q tips
  • Paper Towel
  • Water Jar/can
  • Palet for paint
$20 - Prepay at Venmo ID: VictoriaVanzandtlmft

There is no artistic talent required; learn as you go. All supplies are provided.

Who I am... I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist and art therapist in private practice and a creativity workshop leader. I lead bi-monthly art workshops for women online thses days and specialize in working with women. 

The sacred circle!
$20. PM me to sign up. Pay via Venmo @victoriavanzandtlmft.

Zoom link posted before workshop
$20 - Venmo victoriavanzandtlmft.

Topic: ZOOOM Workshops

Time: This is a recurring meeting 

Feel free to write or call me with questions.

Aboriginal Dot Art Workshop
Dot, Dot, Dot

Saturday, February 29th

Learn the relaxing, colorful and fun art of Aboriginal Dot art at this creativity 4 women workshop. Using acrylic paint to create original mandalas and other art unique designs. No art experience is needed. Just be with the process.

All workshops meet 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month 1-3PM unless otherwise noted.

Warm-up exercises, meditation and journal prompts to begin. Intuitive art focuses on the process rather than product. There is no right or wrong way to approach your art making.
Women 18+ welcome. No art experience necessary.

Process art is about the process not the product.

No art experience necessary.

Previous workshop
All workshops meet 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month 1-4PM

Warm-up exercises, meditation and journal prompts to begin. Intuitive art focuses on the process rather than product. There is no right or wrong way to approach your art making.
Women 18+ welcome. No art experience necessary. 
Light snacks provided. 
Location: OPICA Adult Day Care Center, WLA

All supplies are here for you. A brief meditation will get you started and a short writing exercise is all you need to get your imagination flowing.
Women 18+

Process art is about the process not the product.

No art experience necessary.

At the door (if room) $50

Supplies provided.
No art experience necessary!

What people are saying:
I can't thank Victoria enough for the space and support to heal with other women through art, and fun." Michelle E 

Thank You for the great class Saturday.  I really did enjoy it and left feeling like I really did learn something about myself and letting go and to try to just be a bit more accepting and relaxed about who and where I am.  So thank you!!

Thank you so much for what you have brought to my life. It is the first time in almost 3 years I have found anything or anyone that brings me so much peace and happiness inside (except for the ocean, of course).

See the events tab above for more info on workshops.


Why Have a Creative Practice?
The practice of  creative work becomes a mirror to our internal world helping us gain wisdom, peace, healing and solutions to problems.  Whether it is perfectionism, anxiety, depression, physical pain or other obstacles to feeling whole and more relaxed and accepting of yourself, art allows you space to feel safe and free to explore your authentic self. Many times, answers and wisdom come to us while we are calm and in a relaxed is where the wisdom reside

  • Aids in Managing depression, anxiety, and stress
  • Improves motivation and focus
  • Provides time for you
  • Adds joy to your lif

Reservations required. Please go to the home page and click on the Paypal button to register.

Would you like to have a creative practice in your life? Does judgement get in the way of you making art?  Or for that matter, do you find you judge everything you do including yourself and where you are in your life? Would you a like a creative practice to help you move past judgement, promote healing and bring joy into your life? Something to turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed and/or just for fun!  Maybe you don't know where to begin. Yes, there are coloring books, but what if you want to learn to create from scratch?
Mixed-media collage

Groups Archetype Cards
Making Mandalas

October Archetype Card





Learn the art of creating your own collage greeting cards.  A workshop for anyone seeking a relaxing and non-threatening way to create art...this is your workshop. Collage is simply a creative process of gluing objects to a board or heavy stock paper. In this 2-hour workshop, you will be provided an array of magazine images to choose from, glue sticks, ribbons, paper and inspiration. By following a theme or your own process, you will create beautiful greeting cards that can be used as a personal vision card, gifts for others or inspiration to hang on your wall. No art experience required. Come and connect with others in this safe and creative space. $20.  For more info and to register, please contact me at: 310-922-3957 or email me:
Refreshments served!

MANDALA: The word mandala comes from the Sanskrit language and simply means "Circle." Mandalas are an ancient art form which are filled with symbolism, imagery and wisdom. Create geometric or free-style mandalas to promote relaxation, centering and joy!

Painting to Music