Birdcage Painting Inspiration

Painting inspiration – “Bird Market in Hangzhou” by the Chinese painter, Zeng Mi. His birdcages portray a great sense of joy and remind us of the beautiful bird markets in Hong Kong, where we used to live. Here is Jean’s version of hanging birdcages. Yes, that’s a giraffe – Jean can’t exactly explain what inspired her to paint…

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Black and White Teapots

Before the colours overtake us and give us good Spring satisfaction, here are some black and white teapots I drew a few years ago. Occasionally, I draw with a black felt pen on my handmade mulberry paper or on paper from Amalfi. The subject matter is always teapots or fish or both. When I don’t…

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