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It’s a Celebration!…. this is perfect for birthday week!
Posted Aug 17, 2017

I thought this was perfect for the start of
my birthday week!  This really makes me happy, I’m not sure if it’s the colors or the lovely grungy background that I got with the brayer or the colors in the papers that I pulled from the stash. It just all works and has a happy tone.

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Supplies Used: Canson mixed media journal 9×12, papers from the stash, Liquitex matte gel (because the papers were heavy), Deco matte medium, Americana glazing medium, Deco Art Media fluid acrylics (quinacridone violet, blue green light, green gold, cobalt teal hue, Titanium white, english red oxide, cadmium red hue, burnt umber) Americana seabreeze, blue grass green and titanium white (for stenciling) Marabu black art crayon for shading, Liquitex paint marker in black and white, brayer, charcoal pencil

Stencils Used: Round abouts and scribbles


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Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!!


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Posted Aug 17, 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!

1 Comment

  1. Joi@RR

    Ahhh – it’s just PERFECT for a celebration and sooooo pretty. Happy happy celebrating your birthday month dear Shawn! Xj.


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