January 5, 2014
Greetings and Happy New Year from the forest of Hobbit Land in New Zealand! I definitely felt the magic and enchantment there in early December, 2013, while sitting in the chair from Beorn’s house!
More magic ensued when, immediately following the New Zealand trip, I traveled to West Palm Beach, Florida and taught a Master Class on environmental art to ninth graders at the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. While in the class, I experienced the “magic” of the student’s focused interest, their originality, creativity and enthusiasm. Please visit the link to read some of their own comments about the class. http://dreyfoosartreview.blogspot.com/p/mary-lou-dauray.html
Lastly, we, as artists, integrate magic into our art. Below ...