Category Archives: fine art prints

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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It’s a decalcomania sort of day today…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colours are: Bodmin beige, Grimsby green, Oxford orange, Blackpool blue, Manchester mauve, Totnes turquoise, Pontefract pink, and that funny speckled cream that the man down the road has painted his front window box. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania … Continue reading

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A rather fine decalcomania monoprint…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Zebra Oto, the Smooth Dogfish, the Leatherjacket, the Dwarf Gourami, the Dusky Grouper, and the Halfmoon. If you had to be stuck in a jammed lift (elevator) for a … Continue reading

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Squirming decalcomania…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word word… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out! Here comes some black acrylic paint and graphite!… Decalcomania monoprint. 2010. Black acrylic paint and pencil on white drawing paper about … Continue reading

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I think it’s time for a lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word entablature. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lino print in oil based ink on nice thin Kizuki paper about A4 in size. Is it ‘contrasty’ enough for you dear reader? … Continue reading

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Forensic science, ellipses, and pencils…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Alfred Hitchcock having a flaming row on the set of Dial M For Murder in 1953. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, having managed to do only … Continue reading

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