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Snippets of joy mixed media journal page 10-16-22
Posted Oct 16, 2022

This week, I captured some of the most beautiful snippets of a beautiful morning.

I was driving to the post office and suddenly realized that I was missing all the beauty of this season–my favorite season!

I took some time this week, put pause on all the deadlines for just a few hours, and soaked all the splendor in.

I was present in the moment and it gave me so many things.

I take you along for the journey and then bring back a journal full of memories that I did my best to capture.

I’ll share all about it in the video.  I hope you enjoy the project and always know that you are loved!



  1. Tree Large 1
  2. Fall leaves with masks
  3. Mums
  4. Pumpkins Variety
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Posted Oct 16, 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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