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Your authentic self Sunday inspiration 3-8-20
Posted Mar 8, 2020
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Today I used my stencils as my guide. Stencils can be so versatile and I love using just certain parts to create the story that I want to tell.

With brush highlights, it gives the stencils a real painterly feel and then add some soft pastel for that added pop of color and call it done. Easy peasy!

The colors and papers are all part of the story and inspiration from my quote.

I was inspired this week listening to my mentor and coach share about how it’s not our responsibility of what people think of us, but it IS our responsibility to show up in the world as your authentic self. I share all about it in the video.

Have fun watching!

This original is available HERE The print available HERE

Supplies used: 11×14 mdf board, Jery’s fluid matte medium, collage paper, Lukas acrylic paint, Holbein quinacridone magenta, Windsor and Newton hookers green and deep turquoise, Soho soft pastel, white gel pen, charcoal pencil, power cryl creative mark brush#2, vintage brayer

Stencils used: Roses trio, spring leaves 1&2, geo minis, modern pattern minis 1& 2, daffodils, day lily — THESE WILL BE ON SALE THIS WEEK

Collage paks used in this project: vintage wall paper 3 and awakening collage pak

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved! Have a great week!

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Posted Mar 8, 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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