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Love is All You Need

by: Shawn Andrews
February 2, 2017

Love is All You Need

As I was thinking about what I could do for Valentine's Day this project came together. But this project isn’t just for Valentines… it is a motto that we can use all year long. Love truly changes everything. I love how all the various parts come together to make this beautiful piece and that frame! Yummy grungy goodness. Enjoy the video.

Media Crackle Paste
Media Matte Medium
Media Ultra Matte Varnish
Media Fluid Acrylics
     - Titan Buff
     - Titanium White
     - Burnt Umber
     - Quinacridone Magenta
     - Carbon Black
Americana Glazing Medium
8x10 MDF Board
Air Dry Clay
Wood Hearts
E6000 Quick Dry Glue
Discarded Frame with 8x10 opening
Book Pages
Palette Knife
Rag or Wipes

Be sure to visit Shawn Petite - A Journey of Art and Inspiration for more projects and to learn more about Shawn Andrews.


Looks like something I might have found in Gramma's attic - which, of course, is a GREAT FIND. Your creativity is, once again, FABULOUS Shawn! Love the colors - less red, more neutrals. Your video tutorial was just SUPER... and even included some tips too. Thanks bunches. HAPPY VALENTINE"S DAY. Xj.


February 3, 2017

Your magic hands transform everything you touch into "gorgeousness"!!! Your choice of products, colors and techniques are always perfect for whatever project you're loving at the moment......thanks,'s beautiful........... Carole

Carole Morrison

February 3, 2017

I was enthralled. Watched every second, and the music twanged my heart. Going to have to do this. Your hands are beautiful. Thank you.


February 3, 2017

Absolutely gorgeous Shawn and fabulous video xxx

Brenda Brown

February 5, 2017

Beautifiul remake on that frame, and I love the center piece inside it, too. Your video was very good and I enjoyed watching your process making it all come to life. TFS

Barbara Rankin

February 6, 2017

Gorjuss project shawn x

natalie harris

February 16, 2017

Just beautiful as always Shawn! Love it!

Hannah Story Spooner

February 27, 2017

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