Course Description

Join me as I show you step by step ways to creating successful backgrounds. For the beginner all the way to the advanced artist.  Let me help you gain more confidence in forming luscious layers of depth and texture. 

Let's explore new ways to create and jump into a place of discovery, as we do that, I share 14 of my go-to techniques that I use over and over in all my backgrounds. 

Then we'll take all of our play and practice and put it all together creating 6 backgrounds. PLUS... a bonus background that is a grungy as you can get!

 I know that creating great backgrounds comes with play and losing your fear of a bad outcome and I share how to overcome those fears and give you practical steps to let go of any hesitancy you might have.

You will have instant access to all the lesson with real-time videos, downloadable collage elements, and helpful tips for encouraging you on your creative journey.

Below are the backgrounds that we'll be creating



What you can expect when  you sign up

~This is a work at your own pace workshop 

~Unlimited access to my user-friendly classroom - compatible with all your devices.

~All downloads and full hd (real time) videos are available as soon as you purchase.

~Supplies are few, most you will already have but there is a downloadable supply list.

~Real time instruction to help you discover and explore lovely layers and beautiful texture.

~There is a Q&A section in the classroom or I'm always available to answer questions.

Frequently asked questions

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Do I have to be at my computer at a certain time? No, this is a self-paced workshop, so you can learn when the timing is right for you.
  • How long do I have to take the workshop? You have lifetime access.
  • Can I share my workshop with a friend? No, these are for personal use and really honor your integrity to keep these as just yours.
  • Can I get a refund? No, because once you register for the workshop you will have access to all the information.

I hope you'll join me!

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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!

Course curriculum

    1. Let's talk face to face

    2. This is where you can ask questions, share pictures and get help when you get stuck

    1. Steps to creating successfully

    1. Supply list

    1. downloadable images

    2. download info

    1. Helpful tips for successful color

    2. color and color placement

    1. Technique #1 collage

    2. Helpful tips for collage

About this course

  • $47.00
  • 48 lessons
  • 8.5 hours of video content