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Selected images from The Cat & the Tao are available as Signed Limited Edition Fine Art Prints (Lithographs)

 

     

"At the time I was developing a new painting project and something was missing in the plan. One day while gardening I saw Healey sunbathing between me and the stone Buddha, our garden gnome. He curled around the Buddha, looking relaxed and happy. I found the missing element. What seemed to be a good idea at the time landed me on a very steep learning curve. I had no knowledge of cats. I had never painted them before. An amazing journey began..."

The Cat and The Tao
Chinese watercolour and ink drawings of cats painted in traditional Chinese style accompany quotations from Chinese literature and philosophy chosen to reflect the simplicity, friendship, wisdom, and other qualities also exemplified by the cat. This book is available in 13 foreign languages.
ISBN: 0434009997
Publisher: Heinemann
Type: Hardcover
Pages: 86
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The Philosopher Cat

The second book of Chinese watercolour and ink drawings of cats painted in traditional Chinese style accompany quotations from Chinese literature and philosophy. This book is available in nine foreign languages.
ISBN: 0434013102
Publisher: Heinemann
Type: Hardcover
Pages: 86
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Happy in My Shell

 

Published June 2012

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This exquisite little book contains 20 of Kuen Shan's original full colour paintings of domestic

and wild animals accompanied by humorous

and thought provoking texts.

Publisher: Three Willows Press
Type: Paperback
Pages: 28

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The Cat Who Loved Me - and Made Me Love Him

Published June 2012

 

Kwong Kuen Shan was a cat phobic who moved

to the country, where a cat took over her life.

This is the heart-warming story of how it all happened, how she learned to understand and eventually love cats, making a home for three of them.

ISBN: 978-1477610831
Publisher: CreateSpace
Type: Paperback
Pages: 148

 

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Happiness is a Flower- that blooms in the Heart

Published March 2013

 

 

ISBN: 9781482039283

Publisher: CreateSpace

Type: Paperback

Pages: 86

 

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Portrait of Wales - A Chinese View

 

Published August 2015

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This exquisite little book contains 30 of Kuen Shan's original full colour paintings of Welsh Landscapes accompanied by thought provoking texts.

Publisher: Three Willows Press
Type: Paperback
Pages: 76

 

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Text to accompany picture:

 

The sun and the moon ever give light to earth.

The seasons take their turn, the lands flourish.

Wise men follow Nature’s rhythm

to realize civilization.

 

(The Five Classics)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


If I do not seek wealth and fame,

Why should I worry about gains and temptations?

If I do not climb the road

                  to high positions and great rewards,

Why should I fear the vicissitudes and dangers

                  of public life?

 

(Hung Ying-Ming)   

 

 

 

 

 


Sitting in solitude, no words, my ten thousand worries

Float away with the water.

Far away from home, full of longings,

My heart flies side by side with the clouds.

 

(Chinese couplet)

 

The Tao of Dogs

 

Published March 2016

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Kuen Shan's latest gem shows 30 original full colour paintings of dogs, accompanied as usual by by thought provoking texts, some from ancient China, some from the dogs themselves!

Publisher: Three Willows Press
Type: Paperback
Pages: 76

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Magic

If you want a friend, be a friend first,

If you want something, give something first.

 

(Anon)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Parson

 

To good people I am good,

To bad people I am also good,

For to be good is a virtue.

 

(Dog adage)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kiwi 

What has a bath got to do with a dog!

They should do this to the cat. 

(A dog’s sorrow)

All images and text are copyright Kwong Kuen Shan and cannot be reproduced without her permission.