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Mosaic Guys offers one of the most diverse, interactive, hands on mosaic experiences in the southwest! workshops are Generally project and/or technique centered with QUALITY supplies to create fun mosaic art!....Focus on Beginner and intermediate, whether it is glass mosaic tiles, ceramic mosaic tiles, or a combination of mosaic supplies, novices and pros alike are sure to take away new knowledge all the time!......join us in a workshop soon!
Refund policy:
As with anything like this, There is advanced effort, expense and commitment to present events & workshops, and likewise, we like you to be equally committed to attend...certain variations apply and will be noted
*** IF WE CANCEL FOR ANY REASON- ALL MONIES WILL BE REFUNDED OR CREDITS ISSUED.
*for purchases from this page- 50% refund up to 11 days prior to workshop
**for purchases from other venues-
the host/location  refund policy applies...
click on the links below to see more details -including location and costs for each workshop...

no link means a few details are missing and not yet published for purchase as a result...

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february
02/13...mosaic hearts...phoenix center for the arts...saturday...10am-4pm sold out
02/14
...Art Hearts & easel...harlow gardens...Tucson, AZ...10am-4pm Sold Out
02/20...Mosaic Luminaria Lamp...stained glass shop...glendale, az...Saturday... Sold Out
02/21...living social (groupon)
...phoenix center for the arts...sunday...2 sessions
02/23 & 24
...Botanical Panel Mosaic...Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ...Sold OUt
02/27 & 28...intro to foam sculpting...phoenix center for the arts...two days...10am-3pm

march
03/3-24...studio 4U...Phoenix Center for the Arts...PHOENIX, az...4 weeks...10am-3pm
03/05
...glass mosaic table...extra class april 30th!...Phoenix, az...10:30am-4pm...sold out
03/06...Cross Mosaic abstract...GUEST Instructor...Santa Theresa Tile Works...Tucson
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3/13...stepping stone mosaic...Phoenix center for the arts...Phoenix, az..10:00am- 4pm
03/26...Private mosaic Workshop ECC....san tan valley, az
email us to schedule yours!

April

04/02...glass tile mosaic techniques...amber's artistry...san diego, ca...10am-4pm
04/03...porcelain & ceramic tile mosaic techniques...san diego, ca...10am-4pm
04/05...Organic Abstract...Sama conference 2016...san diego...8am-5pm Hurry! filling up
04/06-8
...Vendor Mosaic Marketplace...Sama Conference...San Diego, CA...three days
04/14-28...studio 4u...phoenix center for the arts...3 weeks...thursdays..10am-3pm
04/16...aloe Sculpture mosaic..southwest gardener...phoenix, az...10:30am-3:30pm
04/20
...Stepping Stone Mosaic...Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 4pm
04/23...living social (groupon)...phoenix center for the arts...saturday...2 session
04/30...Mosaic Glass Tile table...Southwest Gardener...Saturday...10:30- 4pm


May
5/05...Studio 4U...Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 3pm...4 weeks
05/07...MOSAIC HEART...GUEST INSTRUCTOR...SANTA THERESA TILE WORKS...TUCSON
05/13..5/20...6/3...Fused Glass Garden Panel...Phoenix Center for the Arts...3 sessions
05/14...Spring! Mosaic WREATH Series...Guest Instructor...STTW...Tucson, AZ 11am-4pm
05/21...Abstract panel...Guest Instructor...Santa Theresa Tile Works...Tucson
05/22...Mosaic Planter...Phoenix Center for the ARts...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 4pm
05/25
...Mosaic Planter...Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ...10am-4pm
05/29
...Mosaic Techniques...Phoenix Center for the arts...Phoenix, Az 10am-3pm

June

06/09-30...Studio 4U...Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 3pm...thursdays
06/11 & 12...mosaic Luminaria Lamp...Phoenix center for the arts...10am - 4pm
06/18...Swirls, swirls swirls...Tucson, AZ...STTW...10am-4pm
06/25...Summer! Mosaic wreath series...sttw...Tucson 11am-4pm
06/26...Patterns & Mosaics...Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 4pm


July
07/07-28...Studio 4u...Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ...10am - 3pm...thursdays
07/9 & 10
...Tree of Life...Institute of Mosaic art...BERKELEY, Ca...two days...10am-4pm
07/16 & 17...Organic Abstract...Phoenix Center for the arts...10am - 3pm...Two Days
07/22...Birdbath Saucer...Desert botanical gardens...Phoenix, AZ...10am-4pm
07/24...understanding effects of materials...Tucson, AZ...STTW...10am-4pm

07/30 & 31...Intro to FOAM Sculpting...Phoenix Center for the ARts...10am - 3pm...2 days

August
08/2016...Art UNRAVELED....phoenix, az
08/27...Private mosaic workshop ECC...san tan valley, az email us to schedule yours!

September
09/24...Autumn! Mosaic Wreath Series...Santa Theresa Tile Works...Tucson, AZ...11am-4pm

October
10/08...Day of the Dead cross...mg guest instructor...santa theresa tw...TUCSON, AZ
10/15-16...tree of life...santa theresa tile works...TUCSON, AZ...two days

November
11/05-8...bubany holiday marketplace...tucson, az
11/12...Mosaic ALoe...encanterra country club...san tan valley, az

December
12/09-11...Festival of the Arts...Hance Park East...Phoenix, AZ...three days


Studio 4U
Phoenix Center for the Arts

Phoenix, AZ

 
..."School" with us...



When....Thursdays from 10am-3pm
Where...Phoenix Center for the Arts

03/9 - 03/24...4 weeks...$138
4/14 -04/28...3 weeks...$111
5/5 - 5/26...4 weeks...$138
6/9 - 6/30...4 weeks...$138
7/7 - 7/28...4 weeks...$138


-click here to register with PCA
~then click on mosaic tab for complete listing~

Join us in a dynamic, group experience working on your personal mosaic goals.
 Great for beginner and intermediate, professional or hobbyist.
Space to leave materials and projects if desired. Some materials available at no extra costs.
Students will be expected to bring a concept and materials to start their project. Glass nippers and tile nippers and miscellaneous items available for use if needed.
Students will be encouraged to source personal tools at some point.
Not sure what to make or short on experience? No worries, we can use the first meeting to address your goals and interests and go from there!
Excellent peer to peer help as well as personal instruction by a professional mosaicist well versed in a variety of techniques! If Studio 4U isn’t 4U…check out our one and two day workshops! 

Not sure, but curious? Stop by and say hello on Thursdays and check us out!

...did you know?...you can volunteer at Phoenix Center for the Arts for credit towards classes plus any member can participate in the Fall Festival and sell their art!? ---contact PCA to learn more...602-254-3100---you can also donate dollars or materials specifically for the mosaic department! ......a little goes a long way!


Mosaic Hearts
Phoenix, AZ
 
Hurry! Almost Full



This a great workshop for all you sweethearts out there! Join us to create mosaic hearts from glass tiles and a precut mosaic heart shape that measures 10-12". You design, we help! You can look forward to learning glass nipping & fitting skills and completing your mosaic by the end of the workshop, including grouting!

When: 2/13...10am - 3pm Sold out
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: PCA Value Price...$62/pp

Register and learn more with PCA...Please use this link



Art Hearts Mosaic w/ display easels
Tucson, AZ
 



Treat yourself to a Valentine! Make a set of lovely Mosaic Hearts for Valentines day that come complete with easels for display! We will work with glass and wheeled nippers to create fun with color and texture...Great for beginner and the intermediate can challenge their design skills!  
Learn methods associated with found object & embedded mosaics.
 A
ll inclusive of base & easel, tesserea & tools.

When: 2/14...10:30am - 3:30pm Sold Out
Where: Harlow Gardens...Tucson, AZ
 Cost: $55/pp 

FULL.... Please email to check availability



Mosaic Luminaria Accent Lamp
Glendale, AZ
 



 
New Glass on Glass Workshop! Not a candle...IT IS ELECTRIC!
Create a wonderful mosaic luminaria -style lamp using stained glass and glass tiles. In this workshop, at the Stained Glass Shop in Glendale. Expect to learn cutting techniques associated with stained glass and mosaics! We will work to mosaic 4 sides in the abstract pattern/design of your choosing.  
All materials and tools provided during workshop. Due to the nature of glass on glass mosaics, grout will be provided to complete once adhesive has cured.
Finished lamp is approximately 4w x 4d x 10h"


When: 2/20/2016...10am - 4pm Sold Out
Where: Stained Glass Shop...Glendale, AZ
Cost: $95/pp




Botanical Panel
Phoenix, AZ
 



Join us at the Desert Botanical Gardens to create a mixed media masterpiece!
Using both porcelain tiles and glass tiles we will create a layered effect in the theme of desert garden plants. Sure to be a great learning event and, with two days to work, more time is allowed to understand subtle nuances with mosaics like these.


When: 2/23 & 24...10am -4pm Sold Out
Where: Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $165 member; $205 non member

Please use this link to register with DBG


Intro to Foam Sculpting
Phoenix, AZ
 

Expand your knowledge!



Learn how to create a dimensional base for your next mosaic project or whatever you fancy!
 Join us at Phoenix Center for the Arts to learn the basics to creating a foam base finished in concrete suitable for the application of mosaics. In this two day workshop we will explore shape and form and execute all of the steps to finish your design. All tools & materials included. no experience necessary...just your imagination... Come explore with us at Phoenix Center for the Arts...


When: 2/27 & 28
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: PCA Value Pricing...$91/pp

Use this link to register with PCA



Studio 4U
Phoenix, AZ
 

We meet for Thursdays for three weeks in this make-what-you-like workshop see more above

When: 3/3 - 3/24...10am-3pm...4 sessions

Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $138/pp


Glass Mosaic Side Table
Phoenix, AZ
 
sold out
Extra class added 4/30!
*call 602-279-9510 to register with SWG




Side tables are a necessity for outdoor living and these custom tables will look great in your space! Suitable for indoors or outdoors, we will create a beautiful glass tile mosaic table that measures
14 x 14 x 21" when completed. All materials are included and we will work to grout by end of day! Always a fun time at Southwest Gardener...Join us today


When: 3/5/2016...10am- 4pm
Where: Southwest Gardener
Cost: Sold Out

Extra class added 4/30...call SWG today!
Please use this link to register with SWG


Abstract Cross with Santa Theresa
Tucson, AZ
 



Mosaic Guys is the guest instructor for this fun and dynamic workshop at Santa Theresa Tile Works! Utilizing stained glass, handcrafted ceramic tiles and glass mosaic tiles to create a truly one of a kind mosaic...striking and interesting, this will be a great addition of skills and objectives to add to your mosaic background or just come have fun creating and exploring! Either way you win!

When: 3/6...11:00am- 4:00pm
Where: Santa Theresa Tile Works...Tucson, AZ
Cost: $125/pp


Contact STTW with this link to learn more & register...


Stepping Stone Mosaic
Phoenix, AZ
 



Learn to work with porcelain tiles using an offset nipper!
Always a great addition to the garden, a step stone is essential to navigate flower beds and borders...we are at the Phoenix Center for the Arts to create with colorful porcelain tiles. Unmatched in versatility and durability, your new mosaic art will last many years to come in all climates!

When: 3/13...10am-4pm
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: PCA Value Pricing...$62/pp

 
Use this link to register with PCA

Glass Tile Techniques
San Diego/El Cajon, CA
 


Sample photo not indicative of workshop

Are you going to SAMA in San Diego or just in the area for a couple days??
Do you want to learn more in regards to cutting and fitting glass tiles??
 
Learn Glass nipping and fitting techniques from a Master!
 Join David Jarvinen of Mosaic Guys with Amber's Artistry in San Diego- the weekend adjacent prior to  the conference - to hone your skills and allow you to get more from your conference workshops!

Not going to the conference? That's okay too!....Workshop is open to everyone at all levels. The workshop is attractively priced at $80 and is all inclusive of materials and instruction. We will work on a  dynamic 5 x 7" predetermined design to learn our techniques. You won't want to miss out!


When: 4/2...10am-4pm
Where: Ambers Artistry...El Cajon, CA
Cost: $80/pp




Two Workshop Special! - San Diego
Save 10%!!....Join us for both the glass and the porcelain techniques workshop and save!!
Only $149 for two days of workshops!



Porcelain Tile Techniques
San Diego/ El Cajon, CA
 




Are you going to SAMA in San Diego? 
Do you want to learn more in regards cutting and fitting porcelain or ceramic tiles?
 
Learn nipping and fitting techniques from a Master!... Join David Jarvinen of Mosaic Guys with Amber's Artistry in San Diego- the weekend before the conference - to hone your skills and allow you to get more from your conference workshops! 

Not going to the conference? That's okay too!....Workshop is open to everyone at all levels. The workshop is attractively priced at $80 and is all inclusive of materials and instruction. We will work on a 5 x 7" predetermined design to learn our techniques.

When: 4/3...10am-4pm
Where: Amber's Artistry...San Diego/ El Cajon, CA
Cost: $80/pp



Mixed Media Abstract Mosaic
San Diego, CA
 



Deceptively simple at first look! We are instructing this great workshop at the SAMA Conference this year and we couldn't be more excited! Join us to learn the nuances and techniques that facilitate  great abstract art...Using Smalti, Wire, Beads - shell, coral, stone, ceramic, metal, as well as other interesting materials, we will learn how to facilitate movement and balance as well as simplify to a pleasing effect. Always fun, this immersive one day intensive is not to missed!

When: 4/5...8am-5pm
Where: SAMA Conference...San Diego, CA
Use this link to register with SAMA and learn more!


Studio 4U
Phoenix, AZ
 

We meet for Thursdays for three weeks in this make-what-you-like workshop see more above

When: 4/14 - 4/28...10am-3pm...3 sessions

Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $111/pp

Vendor Marketplace
SAMA Conference- San Diego, CA
 



Three opportunities for great mosaic supplies!

When:
Wednesday...4/6...9am-5pm
Thursday...4/7...8am-1pm
Friday...4/8...10am-1pm

Where:

SAMA Conference 2016- San Diego, CA


Aloe Sculpture Mosaic
Phoenix, AZ
 



Learn a new method to add dimension to your mosaics! We are with our friends at Southwest Gardener in Phoenix to present an original Mosaic Guys dimensional mosaic workshop. Understand glass fitting and nipping techniques while creating on a dimensional leaf base. Join us to understand all of the steps to this wonderful workshop! No grouting needed.All levels welcome....Includes 5-7 leaves, flowers, and a small terracotta pot as well as all glass tiles and tools! 

When: 4/16...10:30am-3pm  
Where: Southwest Gardener...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $115/pp

Please use this link to register with SWG


Stepping Stone
Phoenix, AZ
 



Join us to learn all of the tips and tricks to working with porcelain tiles! We will use a colorful pallet of 2x2 porcelain tiles to create designs on a 12 x 12" stepping stone for your garden home. All materials and tools provided in this one day intensive workshop. We will work to grout at end of day.

When: 4/20...10:00-4:00pm
Where: Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: TBD


Use this link for Desert Botanical Gardens



Studio 4U
Phoenix, AZ
 

We meet for Thursdays for three weeks in this make-what-you-like workshop see more above

When: 5/5 - 5/26...10am-3pm...4 sessions

Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $138/pp

Fused Glass Elements for Mosaics
Phoenix, AZ
 



You do not want to miss out on this opportunity! Join us for three fridays to create a wonderful mixed media mosaic panel incorporating fused glass shapes that you make! That's right! We have teamed up with Ingrid, Glass Department Head, to instruct embossing and mold making to create wonderful mosaic style glass pieces in a garden theme that will then be assembled in a full day mosaic workshop! Sure to be a great learning experience for the novice and the pro!

When: 5/13 & 5/20 and June 3rd - Fridays
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts
Cost: $243/pp

*Please use this link to register with PCA

*available 3/1/16


Mosaic Planter
Phoenix, AZ
 



Mosaic Planters add interest and texture to the garden or patio! Join us to learn the intricacies of working with porcelain tiles as we work to complete a 10" planter using a variety of colored tiles in designs of your choosing...sure to be a fun time! 

When: 5/22...10am-4pm
 Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
 Cost: TBA


Please use this link to register with PCA


Mosaic Planter
Desert Botanical Gardens
 



Mosaic Planters add interest and texture to the garden or patio! Join us to learn the intricacies of working with porcelain tiles as we work to complete a 10" planter using a variety of colored tiles in designs of your choosing...sure to be a fun time! 

When: 5/25...10am-4pm
Where: Desert Botanical Gardens...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: TBD

Use this link to register with PCA



Techniques and the Effects of Materials
Phoenix, AZ
 


We will work to explore working in three to four different types of materials to explore using the same design for each material- Stained Glass, Porcelain, Glass tiles. We will learn and explore nipping and fitting techniques relating to each
 material and study the effects of each on the mosaic. Sure to be an intriguing and engaging workshop! 

When: 5/29...10am-4pm
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts
Cost: TBD


Please use this link to register with PCA

Studio 4U
Phoenix, AZ
 

We meet for Thursdays for three weeks in this make-what-you-like workshop see more above

When: 6/9 - 6/30...10am-3pm...4 sessions

Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts...Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $138/pp


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