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Find Happy in the little things
Posted Jul 12, 2013


Choose today to be happy, even if it’s in the smallest things, like; a hug from a friend, a bed to sleep in, food in the fridge, a smile from a stranger, a rainy sky, flowers blooming, giggles in the house from your kids, getting out of your pajamas, a good hard days work, a blank canvas, taking a nap.

What ever it it for you, choose to find the happy in the little things, enjoy it! and then give some of the joy to someone else!

Happy Friday

Big Smile=Shawn

ps..below I leave you with some of my happy moments

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austin-and-mama Blake-and-mama IMG_20130401_132519my boysIMAG0406my girls

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Posted Jul 12, 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.

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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