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How to go from journal to canvas 3-10-24
Posted Mar 10, 2024

The original is available HERE and the Print is available HERE

Today I’m doing something a little different. I get asked all the time how to go from your journal to the canvas.

So I’m sharing a lesson that I was originally going to do just for the Mixed Media Insider members. I’ll let you know some steps to go bigger, things to think about when you do. And encouragement to take the leap.

I will be instructing you step by step as I take last week’s journal page (which I fell in love with) and create a 24×24 piece from that journal page.

I hope that this will inspire you to be brave and I also want to remind you that you can take baby steps to going bigger. I’ll share all of that with you in the video.

Have fun watching and always know that you are loved!!


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Posted Mar 10, 2024
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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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