Poetry of the earth Series part 2

Shawn Petite
January 8, 2018
January 8, 2018

Happy Monday! Shawn Petite here, back for part 2 of the series Poetry of the Earth.

We will be working on the focal point today and creating with Fiber paste. If you have never worked with fiber paste you should give it a try, it's so much fun!

I love preparing the fiber paste in the way that I show you today because I can have it on hand for any project.

Also just a reminder..........I'm giving away one of the originals to one lucky winner!

To win...... Like and share on Instagram and Facebook for each post for this series, for the next 4 weeks (links below), starting today, ...and each time you do... you will be entered to win.

So you could have an opportunity to enter 4 times each week!! I will also have intructions on instagram and facebook when I post for the curators post.

Instagram - Donna Downey Studios @donnadowneystudios .... Shawn's @artgirl38

Facebook - Donna - https://www.facebook.com/donnadowneySTUDIOS/ .... Shawn - https://www.facebook.com/shawnpetiteinc/

The winner will be notified by January 29th - and announced here on the blog

All right let's get creating!!!

The fiber paste is porous and will absorb the sepia acrylic ink beautifully, and the texture it adds to the pieces is unexpected and oh so grungy!

Supplies Used for all the pieces and all videos

8x8 wood panels

Vintage papers, scrap paper

Daler and Rowney acrylic Ink ( magenta, sepia, lemon yellow, cyan, scarlet)

Golden matte medium and gel medium

Golden Gloss medium

Golden Fluid Acrylic ( vermillion, quinacridone magenta, cobalt teal, prussion blue hue, 

paynes grey, permanent violet dark, pyrole red, titanium white)

Golden glazing medium

Golden Fiber paste

Fineline applicator (with airbrush medium and carbon black paint)

Charcoal pencil

Mark making tools (bubble wrap, drywall tape, latch hook rug, needle point canvas)

Stencils Used:

Donna’s stencils: Tangled PatternDD Mini Numbers, Blooming Floral,

Shawn’s stencils: Flower DrawingLaceNumbers

I hope you enjoyed the video and have fun creating...... See you next week as we

 continue this series and work on the middle ground and define the focal point.

Hugs.... Shawn

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I'm a mixed media artist living my dream of creating every day and my passion for art has been with me from childhood. I've been teaching and painting for over 26 years in many different mediums, but found my art soul mate in mixed media.

I have been published in several magazines, and have been part of Donna Downey’s Artist Gang and Deco Art Media Design team for several years.

I produce my own line of stencils and create soulful and informative workshops on mixed media.

You can see more of my art, workshops and stencils at www.shawnpetite.com . You can also find me on Instagram @artgirl38 & Facebook.  You will also find me creating everyweek on YouTube

My favorite quote: I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. " Maya Angelou