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Trying to find the beauty in the season Crash the Stash
Posted Jan 18, 2018
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Trying to find the beauty in the Season ~

It’s only January and I’m so tired of the cold, the wintery grey skies.. snow drifts and wind chill…. I feel like I could go on and on… but I realized that I need to find the beauty in this cold season…. There really is a lot of beauty if I just take the time to appreciate it…  and there is hope that spring is coming!

I used Golden High flow acrylics and I just love them and will be getting more! There is so much shimmering, sparkly goodness this page just glows!

Enjoy the video


Supplies Used: Canson 9×12 mixed media journal, Marabu art sprays (Plum, Caribean, Aquamarine), Golden High flow (Permanent violet, Iridescent silver, Indigo anthraquinone) Titanium white, Neo colors for shading (prussion blue, black) Deco art Craft twinkles in silver, Letter stamps and ranger archival stamp pad, permapaque marker, black pastel, crap paper from the stash, matte medium to put the papers down

Stencils Used: Geometric triangles, pine cone, snowflake, cracked

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Posted Jan 18, 2018
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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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  1. Irma

    Your page alone is so full of beauty, that you do not need to look outside to find it. The beauty is inside you!!! Hugs – Irma

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