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Walk New Paths

By: Shawn Petite - Art. Workshops. Tools to help you create
June 20, 2017

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Life often calls us in a direction that was not planned, but it’s in those moments we can discover so many things. Although scary, the new path can lead to beauty, can teach us about ourselves and can help us grow. We can choose to enjoy the journey and make it the best trip ever.

Items needed:

Media Matte Medium
Tinting Base
Crackle Paint
Media Fluid Acrylics:
     Raw Sienna
     Burnt Sienna
     Quinacridone Gold
     Cobalt Turquoise Hue
     Raw Umber
Americana Glazing Medium
DecoArt Metallic Lustre: Iced Espresso & Copper Kettle
Andy Skinner Stencils: Shedded, Incognito & Industrial Elements
Andy Skinner Industrial Elements Chipboard pieces
Americana DecouPage Paper - Vintage Silhouette
Palette Knife
Assorted Brushes
Rags and paper towels 
E6000 Glue
Old Door Knob
Book Pages
Soft Pastel Stick - Black and Umber
6"x10" Wood Panel

Be sure to visit Shawn Petite - Art. Workshops. Tools to help you create  for more projects and to learn more about Shawn.


Wow! What an incredible project. So utterly inspiring! I'd love to take this as a class (hint, hint), although I live in the middle of nowhere. I would like to make my own version for my office.

Erin Stewart

June 21, 2017

Beautiful - I love using vintage stuff and that doorknob is so nice.


June 22, 2017

Wonderful video and INCREDIBLE project Shawn. You are a genius in making DecoArt textures and blending DecoArt paint colors to look SPECTACULAR. This is SUCH a GLORIOUS creation! Xj.


July 18, 2017

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