SINGAPORE SKETCHES of the LION CITY
Sketches, paintings and comments by Lorette E. Roberts (A4 size – landscape)
In her introduction to the book, Lorette likens Singapore to its famous 'Sling' - “A heady blend of so many ingredients – all mixed together – to create a most pleasurable experience!”
The second edition runs to 96 pages and now includes the iconic new developments.
So the supertrees, Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands are now included in this edition along with the other famous Singaporean sights. They are all there – Raffles Hotel, Boat Quay, the Botanic Gardens, Orchard Road, Sentosa, etc!
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”!
My Hong Kong Brolly - Red
The red umbrella "My Hong Kong Brolly" - a design made up of lots of iconic Hong Kong images in a joyful collage - comes in both traditional stick form and as a small folding umbrella (available from March 2016).
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.
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