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Wintery, snowy, mixed media piece with creative team member Mary Szymanski
Posted Dec 13, 2017

This project is an homage to winter. Swirly, glittery and snowy!  I love using metallic embossing powder and it worked perfectly with the Snowflake stamps. The stencils lent themselves well to creating this wintery scene. 

Enjoy the video

Supply List:
Gessoed Art Board
Fab Scraps “Blue Bird”
SP stencil Background Words
Baby Wipes
White Cardstock
Versamark Ink
Recollections Embossing Powder Silver 
SP Trees stencil 
Kraft paper with text
Mini letter stamps
Stencils used: Trees and Background words

You can see more from Mary Here: there’s a group and a page- I’m more active in the group.

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Dec 13, 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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