Category Archives: design

This is not art. No. 27…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one with the single feather headdress and the nice feathery arms, is the Goddess Maat. Her associations are: order, truth, justice. (Maat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Striking isn’t it? And eye-catching too! I reckon … Continue reading

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Design: Bus shelters – oh look, that’s a novel one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Asiatic Glassfish, the Devil Ray, the Goblin Shark, the King of the Herrings, and the Pelican Gulper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown Council have had a couple of … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 26…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: smelly, chasmogamic, ringent, ordinal, heortological, henotic, and succulent. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A minimal, but jocund, piece of mixed media work that combines found objects (both natural and man-made) with an uninhibited freely painted … Continue reading

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Decalcomania monoprint. 2010…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the Taj Mahal – it looks very good sitting on the window sill lit by the glow of the evening sun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania monoprint (2010) – black … Continue reading

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An attractive garden fitment…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: Throughout this period a silent all-night vigil was being kept on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields by representatives from almost all the various … Continue reading

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Moderate pricer and nice girls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, bisulcate, growly, monadelphous, rounceval, plucky, and lachrymal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A while back, oh, over a month ago, I showed you a pencil drawing of mine from 2009 of four matchbox labels … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg on rough dirty ground…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one appearing as a cat or cat-headed, is the goddess Bastet. Her cult centre is Bubastis, and her associations are Daughter and The Eye of Re. (Bastet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg!…’ ”Oh, hello … Continue reading

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