Category Archives: fine art prints

Oh, let’s get that lino print out of the way…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully chosen colours are: ragged red, bruised blue, yawning yellow, tired turquoise, growling green, foolish fawn, aching azure, and that funny green-grey that you mixed up to paint the walls of the hall, staircase, and … Continue reading

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The lino print idea continued…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel expletive is, Sleeping Cripe! ‘Cripe’ being an obvious euphemism for ‘Christ’. Note: For some reason ‘God’ seems to be a milder and more acceptable expletive than ‘Christ’ – me, I think it’s to do … Continue reading

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The lino printing saga finally concludes…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one just finishing off three whole boxes of Pringles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, that lino print has finally been done! If you don’t know what I’m talking about dear reader, let … Continue reading

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Decalcomania mania…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: Brobdingnagian, fluted, attrite, wappend, ritardando, lupulinic and frothy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am pleased to see, having just had a peep at the WordPress statistics page, that my post from several years ago … Continue reading

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A lino print with things in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen. Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Dreyer led Franz over a waste of dark carpeting into the shadowy depths of the hall. He flung off in … Continue reading

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Ah, the replacement cloud linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Famie Joxx and Dudi Jench. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some time ago I was musing on, and looking out of a bus window at, a big heavy grey cloud with a flat bottom that … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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