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Love…. and the greatest of these is Love….. Love always wins
Posted Aug 20, 2013
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Love, Love every where….. We can do alot of things, but if we don’t do it in love and kindness…. we’re missing a gift that we can give.

Give a gift of love, kindness, gentleness, and touch to someone today.

We need to be good to each other…. I’m pretty sure there is someone in our day that needs it….. If it’s you give yourself some love!

Here is a little love from me… I show you how to make this…. It’s super quick and easy and a great gift!

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I start with a 6×6 mdf board and cover it with book pages using matte medium

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Use a stencil or stamp of your choice and paint, spray, stamp, or stencil letters

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Using a charcoal pencil I out line letters and place lines around the letters. Spray with a fixative so that the charcoal will not smear

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Using stamps, make up sponge, raw umber paint, I randomly age the piece

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I also use dry wall tape with raw umber brushed on to add aging. paint edges, side and back black and your done!

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this is the finished letter block…. It was hard for me not to add color, but this was a gift for someone that wanted these colors….

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Hope your day is filled with love

Big Smile=Shawn

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Posted Aug 20, 2013
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Hello there! I’m Shawn Petite

I’ve been teaching and creating for well over 25 years. About 15 years ago I found my art soul mate in mixed media, and it changed my life! I love the story that can be told by combining paint, texture, ink, paper and—really anything that you can imagine.

But what I’m truly passionate about is being your guide, walking with you step by step and helping you become your own hero in your creative journey.

Along my path, I’ve learned that the creating art also creates a healing space. Life can be messy and complicated and painful, but something about a paint brush can help heal your soul. I believe—no, I know—you are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!

4 Comments

    • Shawn

      thanks carmen!

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  1. Julie Kelley-Bushey

    I like this a lot 🙂

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    • Shawn

      thank Julie!

      Reply

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