Eleanor Bisset discovered china painting in 1971. In 1975, she was accepted into the International Porcelain Artists & Teachers Incorporated (Dallas, Texas). For Eleanor, china painting represented a never-ending challenge and a constant learning experience. Eleanor freely shared her knowledge with others by teaching workshops. After twenty years of experience, Eleanor believed that she had just started to explore the possibilities of china painting. Eleanor died on September 7, 2001 at the age of 9.