What a truly amazing year it has been.  I know I say this all the time but this journey I am on is shared with so many others who come into my Studio every Monday and this Monday I shared that with none other then my Dad.  My Dad is one of the most creative and inspiring peopel I know so to stand side by side with him and paint mean so much!





This Monday we are using our Word of the Year for 2014.  Mine is BELIEVE.  Here is the 11 X 14 Canvas I painted LIVE:



and here is what my Dad painted! along with his hands…



MATERIALS LIST:  Paints and Gesso – DecoArt Americana Paints (Sea Glass, Banana Cream, Coral Blush, Sand, White Wash, Whispering Turquoise, Sand, and French Grey Blue), Foam Stamps, Making Memories, Pens – Sharpie, 3B Charcoal Pencil




If you missed it LIVE it is recorded for your viewing pleasure and available on my YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/TraceB5.





Fun in the details on this page…..



I cannot begin to tell you how much this year has meant to me!  I truly BELIEVE that 2014 is going to be even more amazing.  I BELIEVE in ME, MY DREAMS, MY ART, and so much more.  I hope you have your Word of the Year.

Remember to join the Facebook Group HERE and share your projects!   HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!


“You are YOU for a reason.  Ignore the distractions.  Listen to your own inner voice.  Mind your own business.  Keep your best wishes and your biggest goals close to your heart and dedicate time to them every day.  Don’t be scared to walk alone, and don’t be scared to enjoy it.”