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Crash the stash – watercolor
Posted Feb 23, 2017
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I used a neutral color palette for the background and the bright colors for the focal point.  A good pull from the stash that inspired.

I also used some very old watercolor crayons… I wasn’t sure they would still work, but they gave beautiful color. Deco art Modeling paste, matte medium and gesso and then threw in some Finnabair turquoise glass beads.

Enjoy the video.

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Posted Feb 23, 2017
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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!

2 Comments

  1. Becky

    I am so enjoying watching this video series. I’ve managed to get a couple of pages done, but every video is inspiring. I’m so glad I’m not the only one with “ancient” supplies still in my stash!

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    • Shawn

      Yeah! I have soo much stuff… feels good to bring it back out and it challenges my creativity! Thanks for being here… hugs!

      Reply

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