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Abstract mixed media Sunday inspiration 10-25-20
Posted Oct 25, 2020

I just love today’s project, I had an idea about what I wanted, but didn’t really know how to get there.

My layers were a little clunky, but I worked my way through it and just love the end result!

Every little thing on this piece has meaning.

When I was doing my journaling this week, I was writing out my gratitude list and then I just started pouring out lots of feelings.

It’s was a bit stressful last week, well, this whole year has been one wild ride.

So I wrote “Wash over me Lord, fill me with your gratitude and with your hope. Cover the broken and ugly parts with your grace.”

“Wash over me Lord, you say I’m more precious than gold, fill me with that confidence.”

“Wash over me Lord, with your mercy and hold my fear in your hands.”

“Wash over me Lord, and reveal the beauty in today”

And as I wrote, I could envision how those words would look as art… and so I worked my way through the words and the layers.

I share more about it in the video and what everything represents.

Have fun watching

This original is available HERE and the print is available HERE

Supplies used:

11×14 mdf board, Decoart media black gesso, Nova color white gesso, brayer, black acrylic, Nova color (quin magenta, fluorescent magenta), Lukas acrylic in teal, Arteza metallic (aztec gold, gold), Dr. PH Martin gold acrylic ink, Fineline applicator with black and white acrylic and airbrush medium, charcoal pencil

Stencils used: Mediterranian mini, boulder, cobblestone, scribble marks 4 – THESE WILL BE ON SALE THIS WEEK

This last week on Oct. 23rd. We did a past creative team Youtube hop.

I hope you’ll check out all the projects. We all use one stencil.

ALSO – I will be giving away one stencil at each stop. Leave a comment on the video for a chance to win. If you leave a comment at each stop you have 12 chances to win.

Winners will be announced Friday Oct. 30th. So last comments will be taken on the 29th. Giveaway only for US residents (sorry)

You can start watching HERE

New winter stencils 2020 – I will be showing you the projects I created this week. You can see all the new stencils HERE

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Posted Oct 25, 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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