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Always be on the look out for the presence of wonder Crash the stash 4-4-19
Posted Apr 4, 2019

These are quick videos to inspire you. No instruction just a time to soak it in, get inspired and get your journals out and create.

Enjoy the video!

Supplies Used: Handmade journal, DecoArt chalky gesso, Tim Holtz small talk words, fineline applicator, stabilo marks all pencil, marabu art crayons, marabu acrylic sprays, artist loft black paint, liquitex matte medium, scraps of paper from the stash, old paint sample card, simply simmons paint brush

Stencils used:

messy flower 2, old school font, scribble marks 1, Mediterranean

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!


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Posted Apr 4, 2019
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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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