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Mixed media Abstract Sunday inspiration 12-13-20
Posted Dec 13, 2020
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I’d been thinking about the Winter Solstice for a while and creating in my mind what it would look like if I created it.

I worked hard to stay in the cool colors and creating what I thought a cold gray sky would look like… and I love the result!

And of course, loving all the wonderful layers of paper. And I created a new collage pak for today’s piece!

As I started thinking about solstice and I did a deep dive into the actual meaning of solstice and oh the treasures I found that applied to life right now.

I’ll tell you all about it in the video.

https://youtu.be/M0xnaxaWzsA

This original is available HERE and the print is available HERE

Supplies used: 12×12 mdf board, Liquitex gesso, Liquitex fluid matte medium and matte gel, Nova color texture paste, Arteza acrylic (cold gray, vandyke brown, dark teal), Americana acrylic (sage green, cobblestone), Liquitex acrylic ink (white, muted gray, deep violet) Golden high flow, permant violet dark, soft pastels, Graphite stick, Liquitex acrylic in medium gray

Stencils used: Paris flourish 2, Nordic pattern, Spanish tiles 2 – THESE WILL BE ON SALE

The collage paks used for today: Vintage papers downloadable or printed, Rusty textures downloadable or printed – THESE WILL BE ON SALE

New collage pak

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Posted Dec 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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