Angry decalcomania…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to prise open the lid and crawl inside; pick up any alien artifacts that are not fastened down, put them in your bag, and crawl out again before it takes off.

DSCN2482Who’s this chap then?…
Ah, no, it’s just another of my decalcomania monoprints or monotypes. This one seems to have been done in 2010; it is in black acrylic paint with added pencil ‘shading’ on white drawing paper. If you’d like to know more about my way of doing this form of fine art printing you could have a peep at an earlier post of mine on the subject – it explains how you could even try this printing method yourself! (Decalcomania)
I usually let nature and serendipity take its course and produce ‘abstract’ prints, but sometimes I try to force recognisable forms into the paint spatter. Here we have a set of blobs roughly in the shape of a hunched stocky human.
Gosh! He does look a bit angry doesn’t he? Perhaps he’s just got up from fighting his old computer which is running Windows Vista? Perhaps he’s just been to anger management class and he is mentally imaging all his destructive and bad thoughts and feelings, and has arranged them rising up at each side – see how pushes them back down again and takes deep breaths of God’s good calming air… and relax… and relax…

Just thinking, he’s got the look of Brian Blessed as Prince Vultan in that old film of Flash Gordon… (B.B.)


About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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2 Responses to Angry decalcomania…

  1. He’s wonderful, Dave! He looks ready to dance – is he going to twerk?

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