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Mixed Media Mat Board Frame Cherry Blossoms by CT Member Susana Magenheimer
Posted Mar 18, 2020

This is my process video for the Shawn Petite 2020 Creative Design Team project.  I call it “Mixed Media Mat Board Frame Cherry Blossom.” My inspiration was the Shawn Cherry Blossoms stencil and Van Gogh’s almond blossoms. It’s a unique item to alter that adds a lot of impact to your framed pictures. The Cherry Blossom stencil is one of a series of gorgeous stencils just released by Shawn.

In this video, I demonstrate how to take a mat board frame and turn it into a dimensional accent around your framed pieces.

I hope you find this video inspiring.

Enjoy the Video!!

Products used:

Shawn Petite Stencils: Cherry Blossoms stencil

black mat board for picture frames, Masters Touch Ocean Green acrylic paint, DecoArt Raw Umber acrylic paint, PaperArtsy Fresco paint Candy Floss and Cerise, Prima White Gold wax, Americana Texture Paint, Liquitex Super Heavy Gloss Medium, Carabelle Postcard stamp

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Posted Mar 18, 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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