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Daring Adventures Sunday Inspiration
Posted Mar 19, 2017


“She dreams of faraway places and daring adventures”

We all have that still small voice in our soul that calls us to a place of dreams and longings. Most of the time we don’t answer it, recognize it, or give it time to talk. But what if we stopped for a moment to give our dreams room to bloom, to excite and bring passion to what it otherwise a crazy hectic life. What if our dreams are the spark that keeps us going and keeps us up at night longing, planning and preparing.

My love, don’t let the dreams that rest inside you die. It might not be the right time right now, but keep fanning the flame, keep writing out the plan, because we need that hope.

Never give up and if we are listening to the voice we will know when it’s right, when it’s time to take action and become a daring adventure!

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Supplies Used: Liquitex Matte medium, maps and Morrocan influenced papers, Liquitex basics acrylics (Bright aqua green, deep violet, dioxazine purple, cerulean blue hue) Golden Alizarin Crimson Hue fluid acrylic, tissue paper

I get asked all the time about my tissue paper effect. I have a video that is part of the beyond the basics series that explains it. You can GET IT HERE


Stencils Used: Old world 1, vintage quatrefoil, background 1 

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Be inspired, Create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Mar 19, 2017
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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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