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Make a mess or a masterpiece for you 5-21-23
Posted May 21, 2023

Today we’re gonna make a mess or a masterpiece…. just for ourselves.

My inspiration for today’s journal page comes from another Uppercase encyclopedia – the Art Supplies issue and oh my goodness! I just want to surround myself with all the color that pops off of each page.

I chose from the book as many different supplies as I thought I could handle. I used some that I typically don’t put together and had a blast!  I learned so many things and now have soo many new ideas!

My quote for today is “I just want to make beautiful (or messy) things…. even if nobody cares…” It really spoke to me. I ask you two very important questions in today’s video that (I hope!) will encourage you to get busy making a mess.

I hope you enjoy the project and always know that you are loved.

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Posted May 21, 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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