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3 ways to get ideas when you don’t have ideas 7-31-22
Posted Jul 31, 2022

Today we’re going a little behind the scenes and I’m showing you my top 3 ways to get ideas for creating.

I get emails all the time about how viewers are stuck, hurting, healing or something in between. Sometimes there is fear that you have to create a perfect project.

Today I share all the imperfect things I create in my journals before I get to something that I might like. I also share how our journal time is the perfect place to just be and let it all go. To heal.

We’ll make 3 perfectly imperfect journal pages quickly and easily without much thought. That’s the whole point. Just show up and create!

I hope you enjoy the video and that you’ll let go and just be in your pages. YOU are loved!



  1. Mediterranean Minis
  2. Background Words

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Posted Jul 31, 2022
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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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