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Start where you are Sunday inspiration 12-29-19
Posted Dec 29, 2019
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I did something a little different for today’s Sunday inspiration.

I gave myself permission to take the week off. Which I don’t do very often, but I still wanted to offer some Sunday inspiration so I decided to share an old video from more than 3 yrs ago.

As I was digging around the really old videos on my youtube channel, I just cringed. They’re so bad! cringe-worthy.

I contemplated deleting some of them but I’ve kept them there on my channel for a reason, so I didn’t delete them.

I keep the old videos as a reminder to me and to you, that everyone was once a beginner. Everyone has to start somewhere. It doesn’t matter what you want to do, you just have to begin.

In today’s video, I did a quick opening sharing my hope for you for 2020 and to remind you to start today, whatever you’ve been dreaming about. Maybe you want to start creating or start a new job or rekindle that relationship or be a better spouse or…. the list could go on and on.

Hopefully, the old video will let you know that we should not be embarrassed about our beginnings. Beginnings are wonderful and scary and what we all have to do to make our dreams happen.

So don’t compare your beginning to somebody else’s middle. Let’s all just encourage each other on the journey!

Happy New Year! Enjoy the video.

Supplies used: Mdf board 8×10, collage paper, book pages, goodwill frame, All Deco art media products (matte medium, crackle paste, deco art fluid acrylics, ultra-matte varnish) clay heart, Americana glazing medium, super glue and E-6000, wood hearts

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Dec 29, 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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