Category Archives: Classes

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Looking Forward to Mixed Media Medley, July 28 – 30, 2011

Event: Mixed Media Medley: 3 day mixed media workshop for artists and aspiring artists Houston artist Ann Bell will offer a new 3 day workshop Create Visual Magic with Mixed Media

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Continuing Professional Education hours (CPE hours) & Creative Inspiration for Art Teachers

Many art teachers have come to my mixed-media art workshops during the past year. I had not realized that someone could get a degree in art without becoming comfortable with the painting process. But a major in college usually requires 8 semesters. Art is … Continue reading

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Mixed-Media and Texture Excite the Senses

I love painting with mixed media. It feels like there are no limits. Any effect is possible. “Love Soaring High,” one of my newest paintings, uses techniques I teach in my Visual Magic with Mixed Media class Learn how to … Continue reading

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Hand Made Is Usually Better Made & Certainly It’s More Inspiring

  I’m tired of mass produced stuff. I realize many esthetic and emotional benefits by surrounding myself with handmade items to bring joy, beauty & even functionality into my life. When I use a handmade object, or view a painting, I am … Continue reading

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Fun painting classes during last week of December

If YOU want a creative break

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Mixed Media, Collage & other planet friendly methods of making art

I believe in using art supplies in the most innovative, planet friendly ways possible. Collage recycles interesting & sometimes otherwise unusable objects. I use

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Does your Creativity Need a Jump Start

Painted paper class in my studio yesterday was so much fun. Tomorrow we will use the painted papers and MORE in Creative Collage, a separate one-day class. I love teaching one-day classes in my studio. Each artist/student can choose

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Helping Artists: Learn to sell your art

Are you an artist? Creating art is a powerful, life-affirming, joyful way

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Will you become more successful…or will you disappear?

Are you doing the right things to promote yourself as an artist? Are you actively

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Passion for painting paper

Sometimes I just want to paint beautiful paper

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