Still Life

I love painting Still Life compositions, especially scholar objects – inkstone, brushpots, spirit rocks etc.

“Warmed with the lingering scent of tea I paint for my own pleasure.”

Tea Scent (c) 2024
Magnolia and Rock (c) 2024
Pink Magnolia and Rock (c) A Reich 2024

The inscription on the teapot says “if the song is too highbrow, no-one will sing along”.  The excellent Chinese Sayings Podcast explains the meaning.

High Song teapot
Cloud Dragon Inkstone
High Song, Stone and Water Studio teapot
Three Friends of Winter fans, inspired by Hokusai
Three Friends of Winter
Autumn Colour
Tea Scent
Spirit Rock
Three Spirit Rocks

A set of hanging scrolls for the seasons:

Spring  (c) 2016
Summer (c) 2016
Autumn (c) 2016
Winter  (c) 2016