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She flew out from the shadows and into the light

She flew out from the shadows and into the light

Here I create a wonderful mixed media piece using Shawn Petite’s stencils which I combine with some of my own scrap papers, modelling paste to a lovely grungy background.  I distressed the background of my 12x16" canvas by adding Wedgewood blue,...

She flew out from the shadows and into the light

Here I create a wonderful mixed media piece using Shawn Petite’s stencils which I combine with some of my own scrap papers, modelling paste to a lovely grungy background.  I distressed the background of my 12x16" canvas by adding Wedgewood blue,...

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Finding rest mixed media floral Sunday inspiration 6-6-21

Finding rest mixed media floral Sunday inspiration 6-6-21

This mixed media floral came out of a time of rest, reflection, and a quote from Morgan Haper Nichols. I subscribe to her app and every day on my phone I get a wonderful piece of art with a quote and then a deeper dive into the quote. The quote read "Rebelliously...

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“It’s the simple Things” mixed media journal page

“It’s the simple Things” mixed media journal page

Hi, I am so happy to be here again with our creative team.  First of all, I want to thank you for your support, your comments, and likes, it means a lot to me, keeps me inspired and motivated. For today’s project, I decided to create something simple and easy to do. ...

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Creating a pocket mixed media journal page

Creating a pocket mixed media journal page

This week's Sunday inspiration was so fun. I haven't layered a pocket and tag like this in a long time. But it was perfect for the inspiration. How this page came together caught me by surprise. I happened to read the quote that's on my journal page in a book I've...

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Roses mixed media thank you cards

Roses mixed media thank you cards

I have been doing many mixed media projects with Shawn's gorgeous stencils. Today I decided to simplify my project and chose to make some thank you cards using my recent favorite stencil, Bunch of Flowers 2, using some watercolor techniques and adding lots of...

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shawn petite

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 andreally 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 believeno, I knowyou are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!

 

New Feathered Friends Workshop

A mixed media workshop with 3 projects and 4 yummy backgrounds. Creating collage papers, gorgeous background with texture and interest. Then putting it all together to create our feathered friends.

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