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shawn petite
Painting big with a grateful heart 10-30-22
Posted Oct 30, 2022
I’ve wanted to do this piece for a while and will probably do a series of these.

It has all my favorite things–collage, stenciling, layers, and yummy colors!

And one of the most incredible things about our creative process is the chance to take the time in our hearts and minds to focus on our work through so many things as we create.

Today as I create this, I will write out all the things I’m grateful for in this moment. And just how much this practice can change us.

It doesn’t mean that we don’t have worries or pain, but we can reflect on the good parts of life for a moment. I share all about it in the video. I hope you enjoy it and always know that you are loved!

The original is available HERE and prints are available HERE.

  1. Grungy Vintage Wallpaper [instant download] or [printed version]
  2. Ledger Papers [instant download] or [printed version]
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Posted Oct 30, 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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