My Hong Kong Brolly - Blue
The blue umbrella "My brolly brolly", a design inspired by street scenes in both Wanchai and Sheung Wan on a rather wet day - comes as a small folding umbrella - perfect for popping in a bag! (and posting as a gift!).
Both these umbrellas, designed by Lorette, have eight hand printed, silk-screened panels; two designs on each brolly, on alternate panels.Lorette's Umbrellas are made for her by UMBREX, the Hong Kong renowned family business that has been making quality brollies for decades.
Measurement: Folded Length: 24 cm. 9 1/2 in. (Strap:14 cm. 5 1/2 in)
Open Length: 52 cm. 20 in. Open Diameter: 92 cm. 36 in.
COLOUR HONG KONG!
Lorette E. Roberts (A4 Landscape with high quality paper). The spiral binding allows it to lie flat.
Lorette invites us to use the book as a sketchbook, scrapbook or travelogue and provides - alongside her own images - guidelines/tips on sketching.
The book is divided into sections, indicated by coloured strips on the edge of each right hand page. These sections include: Chinese New Year, Celebrations, Traditional Hong Kong, Nature (of course!) and ships.
Not just another book about Hong Kong- with its delightful and colourful sketches and paintings, it aids and abets the current craze to “colour something in”!
FLOWERS and PLANTS of Southeast Asia - Sketches and Paintings
This new book by Artist and Illustrator Lorette. E Roberts is a pictorial travelogue of her sketches, comments and paintings of the Flowers and Plants of Southeast Asia. The result is a beautiful and colourful rendition of mostly tropical species together with personal and recorded anecdotes of her discoveries. Whilst this book lays no claim to be a reference tome for tropical or any other plants, it is a faithful record of Loretteʼs observations of nature during her many travels in Southeast Asia. Her instantly recognisable style engages the reader and viewer throughout.
210 mm x 270 mm (landscape) hardback Book of 64 pages
Ships December 2017
Colours & Characters of China
Second Edition 2016, containing 88 pages which have been revised and edited to include many new illustrations.
A4 hardback, Landscape book. Some black and white but mainly colourful sketches of Chinaʼs people and places, all created by U. K. artist Lorette E. Roberts following her many visits. Her watercolour sketches capture many famous sights such as the Terracotta Warriors, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City but also records much of the magic of life, buildings and images of China.
304mm x 217mm