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No acrylic paint and lots of scraps journal page Crash the stash 2-13-20
Posted Feb 13, 2020
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Today I’m crashing my stash – Crash the stash is all about using up all the things. All the old bits, scraps, papers and supplies that you don’t use.

And I pulled out some doozies today. I had some stickers that were dated 1999 to 2006! What! – I think I have a paper problem.

But I used them all up and that’s the point. I used them for texture and design, instead of using modeling paste.

I also only used water-soluble products for color, like Marabu art crayons, distress crayons, and inktense pencils. And of course, I threw in a few stencils.

I added some gesso and this page came to life.

Enjoy the video

Supplies used: Hand made journal, regular gesso in white and black and super heavy gesso, Liquitex matte medium and matte gel, scraps from the stash, Distress crayons, Marabu art crayons, Vicky Boutin crayons, Inktense pencils, Stabilo all pencil, spectra fix fixative

Stencils used: Mediterranean minis, scribble marks

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Posted Feb 13, 2020
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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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