The Mesa Art League offers a Veterans' Outreach Art Program to
Veterans and their families,
Art League members are always welcome.
During this time of Covid-19 these classes are being presented through a Zoom format to keep all participants and instructors safe.
Below are instructional portions of each class enabling both Veterans and non-Veterans, members and non-members
to explore new techniques.
These are not the project being done but are representational
Have an idea for a project?
Let Loralee know...
Artist, Patricia Book continues Porcelain Painting Instruction - guiding you step by step to create delicate works of art
Porcelain Artist, Patricia Book gives instruction for needed supplies & tools for porcelain painting in Part 1. All you need to prepare for creating delicate works of art on porcelain.
Don't toss those empty pop cans any longer!
Artist, Pat Book, shows how you can use them to create unique art.
Veteran, Caryn Walsh teaches this class on Creative Collage. Learn how you can create works of art with simple materials already laying around your house. Junk paper & mail can be repurposed, a little glue, maybe some paint or crayons? This is a fun video we think you will enjoy!
Veteran Lawrence Moody teaches you how to get creative with Paper Mache! Be amazed at all the different possibilities this medium can offer! Have fun with the entire family with this project!
You don't have to be a mechanic to create unique art forms in metal. Mesa Art League President, Loralee Stickel-Harris teaches simple metal techniques that can be used on copper and other metals.
Elizabeth Scriba demonstrates how you can make your own Banner or Flag. Custom Banners or Flags are perfect for those own special occasions or to make your own statement.
Postcards are a great way to stay in touch with friends and loved ones. Linda Jones demonstrates how you can create your own postcards for any occasion.
Learn some fun Air Dried Clay techniques using an awl or nail. Air Dried Clay is a great medium for molding & sculpting and does not require a kiln firing. This Clay can be painted with Acrylics or even Watercolor. Because of its simplicity, it is a favorite for kids of all ages.
Discover fun techniques to create your own journals out of envelopes. These make unique gifts and keepsakes.
Vivian Stearns-Kohler teaches the
Japanese paper art of Chigiri-e.
Mesa Art League Treasurer, Linda Jones instructs the art of paper quilling.
Join Linda in learning a new technique.
Learn simple card making techniques to celebrate Birthdays and Special Occasions.
Veteran, Lucy Wong explores the art of Chinese Lettering. Learn how Chinese Lettering can help you create
a work of unique art.
Vivian Stearns-Kohler leads a tutorial instructing the use of Salt & Glue over
Acrylic Paint for a unique effect
Check out this great video featuring our Veterans who have served our country so courageously! art
Your support and contributions will enable us to continue offering Veterans and their families support through free art classes that include all supplies needed. These classes help Veterans come together and get into the creative flow which can be very therapeutic. Your generous donation will help fund our mission.
Thanks to the
Arizona Art Alliance
and you for making it
possible for the
Mesa Art League
to continue offering free
Veterans' Outreach Classes
in Mesa, Arizona