2023class schedule for Veterans and Creative Journey

-Classes are held simultaneously in-person and via zoom. Class space is limited. Please email Tess Mosko Scherer for more information and to register for the class.

-If attending via zoom: Pre-registration for each class is required via the links provided with each class description.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
-Materials are available to you if you need them. Please contact Tess Mosko Scherer to make arrangements to pick them up or have them sent to you.

If attending via Zoom, here are a few tips to prepare for each class:
You can log in about 15 minutes before the class starts.
If you encounter any login problems, text or call Tess at 928-300-7185 for assistance.
Be sure to gather your materials in advance and have enough room so that you can work on your piece of art. AAG is here to assist if you need materials. Please email Tess or call 928-300-7185.

The Survivors of Suicide Classes are now called Creative Journey

We have combined the two zoom classes, so the 2023 schedule is as follows:

Veterans in person: 10am-2:00pm

Combined Veterans and Creative Journey : 2:00-3:00 pm via zoom. Same link will be used throughout the year.

Creative Journey in person: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

April 22, 2023 (note: this is not the last Saturday of the month)

Mono Printing with Tess Mosko Scherer

10:00-2:00 Veterans / In Person
3:00-5:00 Creative Journey


Participants will have fun experimenting with color, design and composition as we experiment with monoprinting from botanicals, magazines, and even found objects. The possibilities are limitless

No previous experience required. All supplies will be provided. Email ArtistsofAAG@gmail.com to register – be sure to indicate which class you will be attending.

Materials List:

Acrylic paint
Paint brushes
Water jar
Rags or paper towels
Apron (optional)
Fresh Flowers, leaves,
Found Objects; keys, wrenches, washers, coins, and any other flat object with texture, unusual shape.

April 22, – Creative Distraction | 2:00-3:00
Mandalas with Tess Mosko Scherer

In this workshop you will draw your own mandala on paper and color it with colored pencil or markers. We will discuss the meaning of colors. Supplies are available if needed. Email a request to ArtistsofAAG@gmail.com

Register for zoom: : https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrd-uopjktHtyOheSmABLBoHnOLOjGBqgy

Benefits of creating mandalas:

-Relaxes the body and mind
-Cultivates the feeling of happiness, inner peace, and general well-being
-Eases stress, anxiety, worry, overwhelm, fear, and depression
-Activates creativity and improves focus
-Enhances self-esteem and self-acceptance
-Fosters a sense of connectedness with one’s self and others
-Improves sleep
-And, It’s fun!


Rulers / straight edge
Colored pencils
Paints or other materials for adding color – optional