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Inky mandala original with Creative team member Beth Uhe
Posted Dec 27, 2017
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Inky Mandala Painting
Beth Uhe

Lately I have become fascinated with fluid paint and acrylic ink.  There’s a lot of spontaneity in working with fluid mediums, and the results are often unpredictable.  It becomes a challenge of creative problem solving in making a painting work, but both the process and the results are worth it!  In this painting, we take a bold and chaotic background and tame it with soothing white mandala stencils.  The results are stunning.

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Products used: 

Liquitex Acrylic ink :
                    Quinacridone Magenta
                    Cerulean Blue
                    Prussia  Blue Hue

Daler Rowney FW Ink:
                    Velvet Violet
                    Sundown Magenta
                    Gold Metallic
                    Turquoise

Golden High Flow Acrylics:
                        Fluorescent Pink
                        Titanium White

Golden Heavy Body Acrylic Paint in Titanium White

Shawn Petite  Stencil:  Mandala

Gelly Roll Gel Pen in Gold Metallic
Gelly Roll Glaze Pen in Pink

Terra Tattoos: 
Terra Tattoos Metallic Henna Tattoos – Over 75 Mandala, Mehndi, Boho Designs in Gold and Silver (6 Sheets), Jasmine Collection

See more from beth on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bethuhe/

Be Inspired, create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Dec 27, 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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