Decalcomania and imagination…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister’s non-matching socks, the Japanese tourists and the big bag of onions. Oh, how we chortled as we crouched out of sight in the vestibule!…
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Oh, it seems ages since I showed off one of my decalcomania mono-prints. Isn’t   decalcomania an odd word? For more information on this quick and addictive form of fine art print making you could look at an earlier post of mine on the subject; it also encourages you to try doing some decalcomania yourself… Click.

WP F DSCN1676This decalcomania print is from 2010 and is in black acrylic and pencil on nice white drawing paper about 16″ x 12″.
You can make of the subject matter what you will dear reader:

Perhaps the chap on the right is saying, ‘Yes sir, this model comes internet ready, has twin carbs and a six month guarantee; notice the bright high gloss washable hard-wearing polycarbonate finish; it’s a snip at only £1699….’
‘Well, I’m still not sure. What’s it like in a strong wind? The one we have at present is difficult to handle if it’s a bit breezy. Is it LED or Plasma? Oh, and does it smell when it gets warmed up?… My Uncle Joe had one of these and it suddenly went soft on him…’

 

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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