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Mixed media journal cover and flip through Sunday inspiration 1-3-20
Posted Jan 3, 2021

Today I’m putting the final touches on my journal. Adding the front and back cover.

As this whole year has been different, my cover is also different and a reflection of what happened inside on the pages.

It’s a true reflection of the shift that has happened in me and around me.

I also take you on a journey through each creation and share what was happening during the times that I created and was happening in the space between pages and how my art story changed.

Happy New year my loves! So many prayers for the future and sending lots of love!

Supplies used: Deco art black gesso, Liquitex white gesso, Liquitex super heavy gesso, Liquitex matte gel, Liquitex acrylic ink in transparent raw umber, Liquitex basics acrylic in gray, Lukas acrylic in raw umber, Catalyst tool, General’s charcoal pencil, vintage and magazine papers, ruffled elastic, palette knife

Stencils used: numbers 2, spring leaves, old type text large, modern minis 1

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Posted Jan 3, 2021
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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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