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My word for the year and asking the right questions 1-8-23
Posted Jan 8, 2023

I began thinking about my word for the year at the beginning of December.  I wasn’t sure I was even going to do one.

But I knew that I definitely needed something to focus on at the start of the year. I started asking myself what I needed, what would bring joy, and what if I could feel joy and healing?

The what-if questions just kept coming and I got curious about what it would look like to grow in this season of my life. That’s something that I normally do, but this last year has consumed me with confusion, fear, and an ache in my heart.

I started asking myself over the last few weeks what it would look like if….. and I filled in the blanks in so many areas.

So I knew that my word for the year would be curious. I want to continually ask myself the right questions… the what-if questions and that’s how this page came to be.

I’ll share all about my process and the thoughts behind it in the video. I hope you enjoy the project. And always know that you are loved.

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Posted Jan 8, 2023
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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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