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This project inspired my new series
Posted Jun 6, 2013

So this frame that I altered inspired me to do a new series… and a little voice from a friend 🙂  IMG_20130605_115235_264 so I started with this frame that has been sitting in my studio for a long time, I was going to throw it away…

IMG_20130605_115243_756IMG_20130605_115401_576 - Copy IMG_20130605_115344_667 - Copygrabbed a scrap piece of paper laying around and put it in the frame.

IMG_20130605_115641_286 - Copygrabbed a copy of one of my pieces and took it apart

IMG_20130605_115727_298 IMG_20130605_120143_841 using medium gel I took all the scraps and covered the edges and then placed the heart and wings.

IMG_20130605_121629_750 - Copy It has some rough edges so I cut strips from some paper I had and again used medium to adhere the strips;

IMG_20130605_122114_339 IMG_20130605_123821_000 It covered some of the letters in heart and live so I painted the letters and outlined.

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I was telling my friend about what I had made … and the little message I left myself…. she loved it and voila a new series was born… I’ll be getting started asap… gotta capture the inspiration!  Stay tuned…  Big Smile=Shawn

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Posted Jun 6, 2013
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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.

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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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