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Choose joy textural flowers crash the stash
Posted Apr 12, 2018
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I love the rustic neutral of this page and the grungy scratchy look that was achieved by the catalyst tool. It just feels peaceful and the textural feel from the modeling paste and gesso in the flowers gives it a lot of interest and I love how I have more control over the stamps by using tissue paper.

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Supplies Used: Canson 9×12 mixed media journal, scrap paper from the stash, Deco art matte medium, deco art fluid acrylic (titanium white, carbon black) Daler & Rowney acrylic artis inks in sepia, Deco art media gesso and modeling paste, Inktense pencil in black, soft pastel in black, charcoal pencil, tissue paper, Catalyst tool, Archival ink pad

Stamps: Stampendous – Andy Skinner, Frans – blossom scroll, mixed mesh

vintage letter stamps

Stencils: Flower gang 5, Flower gang 2003, Background words

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Posted Apr 12, 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. Nancy A Olsen

    This was so inspiring ! I love it !

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