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The greatest is love Crash the stash
Posted May 11, 2017

This journal page reignited my love for pastels. They are so easy to work with, blend-able and versatile.  As I said in the video, make sure to have your fixatif handy or you will end up with pastel everywhere. Also your babywipes, rags or paper towel to clean your hands between colors.

The hearts were the first thing I pulled when getting into the stash and they were the spark for this.

This is one of my favorite quotes… and my reminder that We can do alot of things but if we don’t do it with love… our actions are shallow and prideful.

Enjoy your Crash the stash video.


 Supplies Used: Soft Pastels all brands but most were by “Gallery” in a rainbow of collors. Charcoal pencil, Liquitex matte medium, Krylon fixatif, Archival ink pad, letter stamps. Background 2 stencil, Strathmore 8.5 x 11 mixed media journal. Deco art fluid acrylic in Titan Buff

Background 2 stencil get it HERE

Have a great week

Be Inspired, Create and know that you are loved.

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Posted May 11, 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!


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