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Posted Jun 7, 2018

Dyeing paper with acrylic

‘Use your voice” journal page

I decided to dye my papers with acrylic ink in sepia. I knew I wanted to have that tea dyed look without having to boil some tea, so I used acrylic ink in a sepia tone. The papers turned out so yummy!

I also started working on unprimed paper with the acrylic ink too, such a vintage look I achieved. In fact, I did a lot of things different on the page.

I hope you Enjoy the video


Supplies Used: Canson 9×12 journal, Daler& Rowney acrylic artist ink in sepia, Golden high flow in gold, Deco art media fluid acrylic ( carbon black, quinacridone magenta, cadmium red, cobalt turquoise hue, titan buff) matte medium, sponge and bucket to dye papers, alcohol to lift paint, black gel pen, krylon fixative, charcoal pencil, black soft pastel

Stencils used: old world minis, geo flower, mini doodle masks

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Posted Jun 7, 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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