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Letting it go… Sunday Inspiration
Posted Jan 10, 2016


Some times I just have to create… get things on paper … it’s the process of letting go. That is what this Sunday Inspiration is all about.

Enjoy the video!

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Supplies used: Journal, assorted acrylic paints, gesso, matte medium, stencil from Rebecca Bauer and Tcw for background, my stencils wing and a prayer and glower gang, wings cut from scrap paper, script stamp, book page for background, pastel pencils and charcoal pencil and Faber Castell black pen, letter stamps, archival black stamp pad. fixative to set charcoal and pastel.

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Posted Jan 10, 2016
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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!


  1. jane w

    AMAZING….love love love this post…it really spoke to me. I am also so inspired to make a canvas similar…THANK YOU for your blog 🙂

    • Shawn

      Thanks Jane! hugs!

  2. Annelie

    Thank yo so much for this! I needed that reminder, that I am not my past or others past, I am me and worthy of good things.
    Such a beautiful journal page thank you for sharing with us, so inspiring.

    • Shawn

      Annelie, thank you so much! Yes you are worthy of great things!


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