Welcome to Where the crow flies

Let me show you how to create gorgeous grungy layers that will tell the story of our crows

Let's start with the layers. 

I'll take you step by step through the process of creating layered texture backgrounds rich with depth and color

Then we'll build our story and learn to create our crows with simple techniques

  • How to create with unique tools to get texture
  • How the layering process will give you depth
  • How each layer builds on the next
  • The basics of composition
  • How to create a rich color palette with great value
  • Creative ways to create out crows  with no drawing skills
  • How collage will make all the difference in your project
  • How to create 3 unique backgrounds
  • How to seal and finish your work


  • 7 hours of video instruction

  • 20 lessons with 3 full projects

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

  • Closed captioned 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 to to that

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome and start here

    1. Your community to share your projects and connect

    1. Supplies Overview

    1. Color palette mixing

    1. Reference photos and collage papers

    1. Making collage papers

About this course

  • $57.00
  • 20 lessons
  • 6.5 hours of video content

I can't wait to create with you

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!