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Why I use tissue paper to help make decisions when creating 8-14-22
Posted Aug 14, 2022

One of the things that can stop me from creating is the decision-making that goes into each piece.

Should I put this color, or this pattern, or this stencil… and the fear that goes along with it. And it’s the fear that can stop me from making a decision. It stops me from creating and it prevents me from moving forward in life.

Today I share with you how I try to give myself options when creating (and also in life) when trying to make that decision. It lessens the fear and helps with the follow-through!

I do this over and over and it really does help. I hope it helps you and that you enjoy the video.


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Posted Aug 14, 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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