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Nothing can dim the light that shines from within crash the stash
Posted Mar 1, 2018

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within”  This quote brings me hope, Hope that even in the hard days, when we recognize our own light, we know that we can persevere, that we can make it another day.

I love the technique of kind of a printing of the background. It gives it a really natural and grungy feel.

Enjoy the video


Supplies Used:

Canson mixed media journal, LOTS of scraps from the stash, parchment paper, various acrylics (craft, fluid and medium body), charcoal pencil, 1/2″ letter stamps, matte medium

Stencils used: Mandala, flower gang 5, greek motif


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Posted Mar 1, 2018
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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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  1. Nancy A Olsen

    I love watching your videos and collecting your ideas . Thank you for the inspiration !


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