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Neo colors and gesso and my words for 2020 crash the stash 1-2-19
Posted Jan 2, 2020

I love choosing my words for the year. It’s a chance to refocus and work on areas that need work.

I chose two words, one for my business and one for personal.

Rise – for work – to reach for more, to rise above my fear, to raise my knowledge.

Capture – for personal – to remember to capture the most important moment – to seize the day – to be present, to play.

In today’s journal page, I use neo colors for some great color and gesso to get some texture.

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Supplies used: Handmade journal, papers from the stash, neo colors 2, gesso, Lukas cryl paint, brayer, Sharpie water based marker, Archival stamp pad, make up brush, charcoal pencil, black soft pastel, black gel pen.

Stencils used: geo duo, daisy 2, old school font, pattern 5

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Jan 2, 2020
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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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