Mercury Mosaics


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Beginners' mosaic classes teach tile nipping, adhering & grouting, & advanced classes focus on design with one-on-one instruction

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Promotional value expires May 8, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 7-day cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply at appointment. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Many scenes of ancient culture are depicted in the layers of sedimentary mosaic art that dot the rolling landscapes of Greece and Italy. Create a modern mosaic masterpiece with today’s Groupon to Mercury Mosaics. Choose between the following options:

  • For $35, you get a beginners’ mosaic class (an $80 value).
  • For $150, you get an advanced mosaic class (a $300 value).<p>

When they’re not busy designing elegant ceramic and mosaic artwork for commercial and residential spaces, Mercury Mosaics’ artists share their trade with students during expertise-stuffed tile-crafting classes. Amateur artists can dive into a mountain of cut tiles during the three-hour beginners’ mosaic class, helping dexterous digits learn to assemble a layout, nip and adhere tiles, and grout a custom finished 10” x 10” mirror, 8” x 15” wall panel, or four-dimensional bust of Darth Vader. During the five-hour advanced mosaic class, students work one-on-one with staff members to heighten their mosaic-design skills and bring complicated patterns to life on mirrors and grouted slabs. The advanced class features access to a select array of tiles and includes tasty snacks, coffee, and tea to prevent subconscious desires from shifting tiles into outlines of cheeseburgers. Available times for each option are listed on the class website.

Mercury Mosaics

When Mercedes Austin sees a piece of artwork, her imagination immediately breaks it down into pixels and rebuilds it as a tile mosaic. Recently, she executed this process by making a mosaic of a wall mural: She fabricated jagged tiles, arranged them to resemble the original, and grouted the piece together. The resulting mosaic speaks to her intuition as an artist, and also to the years she’s spent honing the craft.

At Mercury Mosaics’ studio, Mercedes and a team of “tile elves” share their passion in two ways: through mosaic classes and custom installations. Classes explore all facets of mosaic creation, from cutting and gluing to grouting tiles into a pattern that resembles a real-life object or fuzzy television screen. Installations, which are fully customized to the client’s specifications, add a distinctive flair to commonly tiled areas such as bathrooms, backsplashes, and fireplaces.

Customer Reviews

I really enjoyed the class and the time just flew by. Can't wait to start making more projects. The instructor was really good and helpful.
Nancy C. · May 17, 2013
It was so much fun!!! I went with my mom as a mother daughter day. Really cool to make piece of art to display in my own home. My pre-teen age daughters loved what I made and want to go so I purchased a Groupon for me to bring my daughters to go sometime this summer.
Donna W. · April 22, 2013
Nice choice of options for our project & a good instructor. Being able to sit would have made it even better.
Karen M. · May 7, 2017
Merchant replied
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Thank you for the feedback Karen, we'll make sure our stools aren't kept so secret. Come again and we'll make sure you have a seat + we're in a new, beautiful sunny space. :0)
Merchant replied · July 4, 2017

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