Dare 2 Create with Andy and Tracy – 3 Color Challenge

10/28/16 WINNER UPDATE: Nancy Williams is my winner!  Nancy please email your shipping address to info@tracyweinzapfelstudios to claim your prize. Monique Van Dijk is Andy Skinner’s WINNER!   Andy Skinner and I are at it again………this time we set the challenge to create with three […]

Dare to Create LIVE!

Andy Skinner and I are delighted to announce Dare to Create LIVE events for 2017! We have set up a dedicated website for all Dare 2 Create events as well as a Facebook/Instagram page where you can find out the latest news and announcements. You […]

Dare to Create 2016 – Conventry, England

Where are the words to adequately describe Dare to Create 2016 and EVERY person I had the pleasure of spending time with.  First and foremost a thanks to Sue Tucker who supported our crazy Dare to Create Collaboration and hosted this event….. Next goes to […]

Welcome to England – Carpool Karaoke!

I have just returned from England and I am not sure where to even begin.  It was a most amazing trip! I got to see the sights, sounds and tastes of England.  I landed at 6:30 AM and hit the ground running.  I saw Buckingham […]

Art Motivation and Collaboration

The best advice I can give as an Artist is to surround yourself with people who uplift and inspire you (preferable not those who just blow smoke up your rear).  I am fortunate to have many of those people in my life. I am also fortunate […]

We Dare YOU to Create – My Altered Sketch Journal!

Last week Andy Skinner and I set the challenge and dared YOU to create with us.  We both have the believe not to ask something that we would not do ourselves so we too decided to do a real time challenge on Saturday between our […]


Andy Skinner and I are at it again.  This time we are daring YOU TO CREATE. We want to see how you incorporate both our styles into your own piece(s).  Gather up those DecoArt supplies of yours and let us know how you turned your piece […]

Dare to Create UK Tickets are on SALE NOW!

I am happy to be teaching with my DecoArt colleague (and friend but please don’t tell him that) Andy Skinner in July in the UK!  TICKETS ON SALE NOW!: Dates: 2nd July 2016 – 3rd July 2016 Location: Holiday Inn Academy, Hinckley Road, Coventry All […]