A mixed media class exploring the wonder of collage and some new feathered friends

Early bird pricing has expired. 

Are you ready to play with all the paper? To find new ways to create with collage? To tear, glue and color till your heart is full?

Then you're in the right place!

In this workshop we'll create 4 yummy backgrounds that you can use in any of your projects and also make them your own.

We'll use texture, acrylic ink and some fun things to get rich deep backgrounds that your feathered friends will look good on.

We'll create fun papers and discover that nothing is off limits when it comes to collage.

Then we'll make the stars of the show.... our 3 feathered friends!

 I'll be giving you easy and simple directions to help you create these gorgeous creatures.

with tons of downloads and templates

Over 40 videos with 6 hours of instruction. You can see the entire course curriculum below

There's also a free preview of the supplies sections so that you know what we'll be creating with

Early bird special



  • Do I have to be at my computer at a certain time?

    No this is a work at your own pace workshop

  • Do I need internet access.

    Yes, high speed internet will help you enjoy your workshop. Although all videos are downloadable you will still need the internet to access.

  • How long do I have to take the workshop?

    You have lifetime access

  • Can I share my workshop with a friend?

    No, this is just for your personal use and we honor your integrity is keeping this just for you.

  • Can I get a refund?

    Unfortunately no, unless there or special circumstances. Because the videos are downloadable, we can't offer a refund.

  • Is this workshop closed captioned?

    Yes! and we have a full transcript for each video.

Course curriculum

    1. Supplies overview and list

    2. Further explanation of supplies

    1. Birds, Owls, Hummingbirds

    2. Collage papers

    1. Background 1 part 1 teal and texture

    2. Background 1 part 2 teal and texture

    3. Background 2 part 1 black stripes

    4. Background 2 part 2 black stripes

    5. background 3 part 1 Green neutral with texture

    6. background 3 part 2 Green neutral with texture

    7. background 4 part 1 Warm neutral with stencil pattern

    8. background 4 part 2 Warm neutral with stencil pattern

    1. What types of paper to use

    2. Collage paper part 2 more options for paper

    3. Collage papers part 3 colorize your papers

    4. Collage papers part 4 mark making

    1. Project 1 Turquoise eyes owl part 1 - Building our owl

    2. Project 1 Turquoise eyes owl part 2

    3. Project 1 Turquoise eyes owl part 3

    4. Project 1 The Turquoise eyes owl part 4 - putting our papers down

    5. Project 1 The Turquoise eyes owl part 5 adding paint

    6. Project 1 The Turquoise eyes owl part 6 - adding shading, marks and definition

    7. Project 1 The Turquoise eyes owl part 7 adding papers to the body

    8. Project 1 The Turquoise eyes owl part 8 - finish up the owl

    9. Project 1 turquoise eyes owl PUTTING IT TOGETHER Part 1 - Putting our owl and branches on our background

    10. Project 1 turquoise eyes owl PUTTING IT TOGETHER Part 2

    11. Project 1 turquoise eyes owl PUTTING IT TOGETHER Part 3

About this course

  • $57.00
  • 44 lessons
  • 8.5 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!

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