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Mesmerize with a Magical Glow Workshop:
How to Use Metallic & Interference Paints

This is the online version of class I have been teaching in my studio.

Registration is OPEN. You can join anytime.

You can choose to receive weekly lessons or all at once.
Your first lesson will arrive in your email box the same day you register.

There are 10 weekly lessons in this class PLUS I've added a bonus lesson on the end.

You will receive a series of videos showing:
     1. How to use these unique interference paints.
                  I'll explain & demonstrate with a color chart.
     2. I'll walk you through the steps and colors I used in "Cedar Moon."
         This isn't a demo.
     3. I will also do a step-by-step painting demo in a similar style,
                   so you can see how I develop one of my paintings using these paints.
         You can paint a similar painting
         or/and you can incorporate the colors into your own paintings.
     4. The metallic paints can be used with interference paints & regular acrylics.
         One video will explorere & use them together. You will be able to watch
         as I paint.
     5. Metallic paints offer a world of posssiblity beyond simply using them as accents.
         I'll show you at least 2 additional ways to use them.
         You are welcome to paint along
         or to paint something using similar steps/ideas
         or to incorporate the ideas into your own work. Perhaps you'll do all 3!

In my live classes, I demonstrate for about one hour, and I'm available all day.

Since this class is online...and you can watch when you often as you want,

I will give you more instruction time than I am able to do in a live class.

This class contains 4 hours of video instruction/demonstration.
The camera is 3 feet from my painting as I work.
You will be able to see much more clearly than you would in any classroom.
You'll see every brushstroke. I explain each step as I do it.
I think you will understand everything as you watch...


If you have questions as you go, simply send me an email and I will answer you.

If you are able to watch videos online, you will be able to watch these.

Since they are not live/streaming, you will be able to let the video load
and when all of it is in your computer, you can watch it smoothly.
If the video doesn't play smoothly, simply stop it...allow it to load...& then play.

The videos will be available on password protected pages. They'll play on Vimeo.

You may NOT share the videos. They are for your viewing ONLY.

You will be able to watch these videos as many times as you want to watch.
You will have access for at least 6 months after you receive the last lesson.
You will not be able to download them.

These videos were made by me. They are clear. They do not include music.

No one else is teaching how to use these wonderful interference paints.

You can google my name & art or painting or any related words & find me online.
You can read my resume. You can look at my other classes.

You can read the testimonials others have given me about my classes.

My intention is to do my best to teach you how to use these paints
AND to nourish your creative spirit.
If this is what you want, I encourage you to sign up.

If you are able to watch videos on YouTube or Vimeo,
you will be able to watch the videos in this class.
Or visit my blog & view the videos there.
You'll have to scroll down a bit to get to them.

There are no refunds for online classes. Thank you for understanding.
If you have questions, I will be happy to answer your questions. Just email me.

Online Registration via Paypal. Buy Now Button is near bottom of page.

If you are an artist...or an aspiring artist...this day will inspire you as it expands your skills.
These paints can give wonderful effects, unlike anything else.

But if you don't know HOW to use them, you get less impact than ordinary colors.

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"Cedar Moon" ©Ann Bell 2010

When I began this painting, I worked on top of a landscape
that was bland & boring. I was tired of looking at it.
I had a marvelous time creating my Mesmerizing Masterpiece. I just LOVE it!

What do you think?

See MORE SAMPLES at bottom of page.

Cedar Moon, one of my newest painting, illustrates the captivating effects that can be created with metallic paint and inteference paint, used together,
but NOT mixed together.

The effect is mesmerizing. I will share my secrets & my techniques.

You can paint your own magical painting. 
A simple scene...from a dream or your imagination...can be your starting point.

Keep it simple and let the paint work its magic.

Once you start, you'll get so involved that you'll be in creative flow.

And you'll create your own Mesmerizing Masterpiece.

You'll be thrilled with the effects of these magical paints!



I have been working with the Interference paints (both Golden & Richeson brands) for several years.

They don't work the same way as ordinary paints.
If you use them in the same way, they give bland results.
You can "spectacularize" the results & make them mesmerizing IF you know how.
Learn how in THIS workshop.

You'll be surprised at what you can do. And you'll have so much fun.

If you are unable to attend class in my studio, I invite you to my online class.

Click here to see what others have said about my classes. Link opens in a new window.

Whether you are an experienced painter or a beginner,
this creative experience is available to you if you open yourself to the possibility.

This class is helpful to all painters--from beginner to expert. BECAUSE:

  • I design my classes to be fun, suitable & useful for both beginners & advanced artists by
    beginning with clear, simple demonstration, stimulating the imagination with examples,
    inspiring everyone to work in new ways.

  • I include basic concepts, so beginners can understand the concepts.
    Even if you have painted for a while, you may discover that you learn from my "basics."

  • I encourage new ways of thinking, so that your creativity is nourished, regardless of your skill.

  • Playing with new materials, new ideas & new ways of working is a powerful stimulant for creativity.

Regardless of your level of art experience, this class will be a rich creative experience.

For only $85, you'll have have access to the class videos for a least 6 months.
I expect them to be available longer, but we never know what the future brings.

Please use Paypal to register and pay online with your credit card
by clicking the Buy Now button below and checking out through Paypal.

You can use PayPal whether or not you have a PayPal account.
The page you will be take to asks you to enter your card information.

IF you HAVE a PayPal account, click on the "Have a PayPal Account?" link
just above the card entry boxes to be taken to the log-in page for PayPal.

Make sure you finish the payment procedure. You should get an immediate receipt via email from PayPal.
I'll respond as soon as I am back at my computer.

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Or email artist@AnnBell                                                   Tell a friend about this class!

Houston artist Ann Bell is a painter whose tranquil landscapes encourage a closer connection with nature.
Bell has a wealth of tools and techniques available to filter though her own experience and vision,
enabling her to create memorably unique paintings. She has been a full-time professional artist for over 30 years,
showing and selling her paintings through galleries, juried shows, festivals, and her own studio.
Her work can be found in private collections throughout the United States and worldwide
She is the author of the forthcoming book 101 Ways to Increase Your Creativity, Reduce Your Stress & Have More Fun.

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"Aurora Borealis" uses several colors inteference paint.

I think this treatment lends a magical effect to the work.

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"Reflections" uses several colors inteference paint and gold metallic paint.





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