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“Love is the Answer” mixed media MDF board by CT Member Lisa Thill
Posted Dec 27, 2019

This piece was a challenge, and that reminded me that this time of year is a challenge for a lot of people. We are remembering the ones we had to say goodbye to and trying to get enough free time to spend time with our loved ones still here .I’m looking forward to the New Year and I am excited about the new things I will learn and challenges I will need to overcome.

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Shawn Petite stencils: Let it Fly 2, Scribbles, Find your true North, and Numbers Jumble

Matte medium, Gesso, acrylic paint (Lemon, Parchment, Green Gold, Burnt Umber) Collage papers from stash, generals charcoal pencil, Craft décor chalk writer black, White pastel pencil, Pan Pastels, Spectra Fix and poly-acrylic semi-gloss sealer, Mdf Board





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Posted Dec 27, 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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