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Where I find peace rustic church – Sunday inspiration 11-1-20
Posted Nov 1, 2020
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I have been waiting so long to create this piece. I practiced a bit with not great results….

AND I knew I wanted to create a couple of stencils that would make the process easier… so TADA…. here it is and I’m so please with this, so much so I’m going to do a series a rustic church pieces…. this make me smile!

The inspiration came quite a bit ago too… feeling a bit lost… and not grounded…. I kept asking myself where do you find your peace Shawn,… where do you you find calm…. and I knew the answer… I just need to remind myself of that a lot… like… every. single. day.

I share about it in the video. Have fun watching!

https://youtu.be/QmYyhgiVhpU

This original is available HERE. The print is available HERE

Supplies used:

8×10 mdf board, Liquitex gesso, Liquitex fluid matte medium, Amsterdam acrylic black, Liquitex heavy body (parchment), Americana acrylic paint (thicket, light sage, morning mist, fawn, sand grey, Soho soft pastels, palette knife, charcoal pencil

Stencil: Rustic Church large 1

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Posted Nov 1, 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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