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Finding magic

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 Where do you find magic?

Or… does magic find you?

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When you open your arms wide to greet the day?

(these two photographs are from Dayna Davidson Collins home, Alley Art Studio)

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When you sit on the ocean cliffs and watch the sunset?

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When you find a new collection… 

there is always sunlight somewhere.

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We found magic at this beach

introduced to us by Holly (thank you) 

… the sea glass must have been a foot deep.

(the beach is called Glass Beach and is in Fort Bragg)

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And my students found magic this weekend at

Mendocino Art Center. 

You can see more photographs here

(if we are friends on Facebook!)

Magic in colors, in subtleties, in textures.

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Nancy's art.

Even in the smallest details, bundles and layers.

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Jan's art. 

Wrapping twigs and creating windows and doors.

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Holly's art.

Making wishes…

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Zann's art.

Dwelling in the possibilities.

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Jamie's art.

And for me, there is magic in every garden.

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And in returning to my home… 

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(This inspiration board is filled with my own art, photos, images from magazines, one of my very favorite quotes and a receipt of when I sold some of my first paintings and a small sketchbook painting done by my mom…)

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 I know there is magic in your world too.

Can you feel it?

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