Welcome to Book-ish

Let's create with the story in mind. Your story, the story from your favorite books or the story you want to write for yourself.

Let's start with the books!

We will be using some of our favorite books, covers, spines and some books we'll create.

Building beautiful texture and layers through out our work.

It's all part of our story. Your story.... the story we want to live.

  • How to mix a rich color palette
  • Unique texture making and creating our own texture gel
  • Vintage staining
  • Creating our own books from supplies you already have
  • What to look for when searching for the right book for your project
  • Creative ways to use reference photos to get your subject matter
  • How to achieve shadow and light (contrast) in your work
  • How to get depth with shading
  • How to use collage for texture making
  • The basics of composition
  • How to seal and finish your work


  • Over 7 hours of video instruction

  • 24 lessons with 3 full projects

  • Discussion and community area to share your projects and ask questions

  • Closed captions and transcript for each video

  • Each video is downloadable and available on all devices

  • Self paced, instant access and yours for life, but no refunds due to that.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to Bookish

    1. All workshops community

    1. Supplies overview

    1. Color palette mixing

    1. Your story and the stories that influence our art

    1. Collage papers and reference photos

About this course

  • $57.00
  • 24 lessons
  • 7 hours of video content

Artist/Creative Soul Shawn Petite

Well Hello There! And thank you for allowing me to join you on your creative journey! My name is Shawn Petite and I’m a mixed media artist. I've been teaching and creating for over 26 years in many different mediums but found my art soulmate in mixed media. One of my greatest joys is to know that I've encouraged YOU on your path to creativity. My favorite quote: I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. " Maya Angelou Let's have fun creating together!