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Mixed Media Art Journal Exploration By CT Member Shannon Beesley
Posted Aug 14, 2019

In this video I’m showing you my typical art journaling process. The ways that I explore my tools, paint to relax and learn some new techniques. This is not always…OK NEVER… a super neat process because these pages are just for me. I almost never know where a particular page will end up, I just go with the flow.

Enjoy the Video!

Shawn Petite Stencils: Doodle Letter and Numbers Stencil with Mask, Scribble Marks 2 and 3 Stencils

Supplies Used:

*Various tubes of Golden Paint, Nova Color and Holbein Heavy Body Acrylic. *Utrecht White Gesso *Golden Gel Medium *Old Art work and old pieces of paper for collage *Alphabet Stamps *Black Ink *White Gel Pen

Favorite Quote:

“Perfection is the enemy of beauty.”  

IG: mzbeez5


Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Aug 14, 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. Shelby Noblin

    Absolutely love everything about this!! Thank you for sharing!

    • Shawn

      Thanks so much Shelby, Shannon is super talented!


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