These bottles are complete with shading and shadows, and note the leaf and rose borders.
And my favourites: the grapes are perfection.
The artist even got in the reflections and highlights on the cup.
So with such inspiration, we sat down on the floor to sketch.
While GD2 (2nd Granddaughter, 7) tackled a huge carved snake, which looked deceptively simple, GD1 (12) sketched a beautiful lion-goddess statue.
Grandma managed a quick sketch and later added the pretty ticket and a commentary.
Yes, these are warm memories on a cold, wintry day.