Category Archives: china painting

Birch inspired boxes

Wednesday – texture talk. If it’s Wednesday then I’m talking about textures, but it’s more than that. I’m really fascinated by the design process, what does on in a designers head between seeing something inspirational and producing a finished product. … Continue reading

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New porcelain paintings from Kiln Fired Art

New handpainted porcelain from Kiln Fired Art Some new handpainted porcelain vases went off to the local gallery this week, just in time for the food festival. I’ve only had my work in there for a month but it’s going … Continue reading

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Zentangles – my take on blue and white ceramics

Blue and white zentangle china. Just a quick post this morning as I’m busy busy today, painting for a gallery, pictures to follow. Here’s my take on blue and white porcelain, which I love so much. These zentangle drawings on … Continue reading

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Product photography – shiny porcelain bowls

I find shiny porcelain lustreware really difficult to photgraph because it’s so reflective, the last thing you want is to see an image of yourself or your furniture reflected in the bowls. And the light distorts the painting, I don’t … Continue reading

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Baby Naming Day gift / Christening mug

I’m branching out into personalized Christening mugs/ baby naming gifts. These baby name mugs are a modern twist on a traditional Christening gift, they have my original design of a baby in a zen doodle pram,penned by hand, and the … Continue reading

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Owl mugs

Owl mugs- new wildlife mugs design Just a quick post to show you the new design for little owl mugs. This is another hand painted mug in the Wildlife Mugs series. It’s been a good week for mug sales, this … Continue reading

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Hare mugs

New hare mugs and a cookie plate have finally made their way into my shop. I have been desperate to do some painting, and so I decided to work on some new mug designs. There are two designs for the … Continue reading

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Some Easter bunnies, well hare’s really

A quick post this morning, some hares for Easter, hopefully these happy hares will be hopping off to a new home over the Easter holidays, try saying that fast :0) I’d like to wish you a happy Easter and lets … Continue reading

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The first day of spring – painting hellebores

It’s the first day of spring today, and it is cold, we had snow yesterday. So I had to remind myself  spring really is here with a quick walk around the garden. The birds are very active, and I noticed … Continue reading

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Porcelain painting part 2

This is the second fire using an open oil based medium. I’m thinking of adding some platinum but undecided, it would catch the light and add a bit of sparkle.  

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