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Mixed media girl with CT member Pamela Gillespie
Posted Apr 10, 2019


This project is painted on watercolor paper that has been folded and will later be bound into an art journal.

Enjoy the video

Supplies used:

Modeling paste, Golden High flow in quin magenta and quin nickel azo gold, stamps, permanent ink pad, pencil, liquitex fluid matte medium, white acrylic paint, “Big Chat” words by Tim Holtz

Stencils used: Numbers 2, Patterns 6

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Posted Apr 10, 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!


  1. Nancy A Olsen

    I love it ! Never thought of drawing a face then cutting it out to add to another page ! Can’t wait to give it a try !

    • shawn

      Thanks Nancy! and thanks for sharing the journey!

  2. Carole Morrison

    A wonderful page, Pam………your techniques are awesome!!! I agree with Nancy Olsen……….never gave a “cut out” face a thought!! Thanks so much!!!

    • shawn

      Thanks Carole 🙂 hugs!


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