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“Simply Blue” mixed media art piece on tan canvas, by CT Member Lisa Holzl
Posted Mar 10, 2021
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So excited to share my Simply Blue mixed media art process. I chose the stencil VINTAGE DAHLIA FLOWER because of its beautiful variation and size of each flower. The composition was on my mind as I was creating this piece. How will it all work together?


I kept the supplies simple and limited myself to a few colors to choose from. Layers are my thing. I enjoy creating textures by layering paper and modeling/molding paste together.

Enjoy the Video!

https://youtu.be/2Qw0b–Kumg

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Shawn Petite Stencil: Vintage Dahlia Flowers

Matte medium by Liquitex, Warm Grey acrylic paint, Flexible Modeling Paste by Liquitex, Dark Blue acrylic by Craftsmart, Golden Fluid Phthalo Blue, Palette knife, Scraps of magazine pages, Your choice of ephemera, Palette paper or wax paper, Back stapled linen canvas, Orange paper came from 8.5 x 11 Inches Mulberry Paper Sheet Design Craft Hand Made Art Tissue

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Posted Mar 10, 2021
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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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