Month: July 2017

New Craft White Tea

New Craft White Tea

New craft white tea, called new white tea for short, is sun-withered and produced by light rolling on the basis of white tea processing craft. It is made from tea shoots of Fuding White tea and Fuding Pekoe, less demanding on tenderness. Brewing difficulty: Easy. […]

Who is a Tea Expert?

Who is a Tea Expert?

There is an ancient tradition of a student serving tea to his master, and if she accepts it is a symbol of her acceptance of the student as well. In our courses, we sometimes tell the students this and then drop a koan into the […]

The Great Connector

The Great Connector

Tea is a great connector. It connects us to Nature, both within us and without. It becomes us, bringing with it the spirit of the mountain and forest. Plants are also connected with cosmic forces, converting sun, moon and starlight into substances our bodies can […]

A New Experience in Creativity<br>Qiu Dengfeng’s Teaware

A New Experience in Creativity
Qiu Dengfeng’s Teaware

In the depths of winter, I drove to the Hakka town of Sanyi in Miaoli County, Taiwan. In recent years, Sanyi has gradually developed into an art town, and as I left the highwayand entered Sanyi, many art galleries, both large and small appeared along […]

Landscape Painting in Ceramics<br>Liu Fengxiong’s Wandering Colours

Landscape Painting in Ceramics
Liu Fengxiong’s Wandering Colours

Liu Fengxiong’s pieces are commended for their plain yet magnificent forms, and for the transformations between subtle and gaudy colours realised in his glazes. Liu is a disciple to tradition, but has broken the mould and forged his own path. He does not rely on […]

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