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New Video…. Love is the Song
Posted Dec 6, 2014
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Every year at this time I start to feel overwhelmed….. tired….. grumpy….. You get the idea. And each year I say that it is going to be different next year…. and, well it isn’t. This year I was thinking that I was doing better, until a small meltdown happened last week. I had my little outburst of emotion and then I felt better. I then took a deep breath and tried to look at everything with new eyes. The reality is, this is my busy season and always will be. The other reality that most everything that I have dreamed about, prayed about or listed out on my goal list, I am living. Crazy! jaw dropping and completely humbling. How grateful I am for what I am living. It’s not perfect, it’s crazy at times and even overwhelming…. and as I look at it all through these unbelievably grateful eyes…. it’s all OK…. I take a breather… rest and then hit the ground running again! This is my life and I am so so thankful for this messy, beautiful, crazy, life.

This is also the inspiration for this piece. I hope you take a moment for yourself. Look through grateful eyes and truly appreciate your life for what it is.

You are loved!

ps…. if you want to get Donna Downey stencils… click the link below… Have a great weekend!

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Posted Dec 6, 2014
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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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