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Autumn colors and bold texture for this crash the stash
Posted Oct 19, 2017

I just love the texture! Oh my gosh! it makes me happy. I got so carried away with all the texture and rich fall colors I forgot to include some from the butterfly and flower paper. Oh well I’ll use it another day.

Enjoy your Crash the stash video


Supplies Used: Deco Art Media crackle paste, matte medium gesso and modeling paste. Deco Art Media fluid acrylics (raw sienna, diarylide yellow, yellow oxcide, vermillion, english red oxide, quinacridone magenta, quinacridone violet, raw umber, cadmium red hue). Americana glazing medium, Canson mixed media journal, charcoal pencil, foam stamps, liquitex paint marker in black, white gel pen, Marabu art crayon in carmel and black.

Stencil used: Greek Motif

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Posted Oct 19, 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!


  1. Misty Gage

    I love it!!! Fall’s my favorite season.

    • Shawn

      Fall is my favorite too! and Thank you!


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