Category Archives: lino printing

Curves with Michael, Shirley, and Herbert…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 15th. c 16th. c English expletive is ‘Birladie’ – an early oath on the Blessed Virgin –  a contraction of By our lady. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Diary, Yesterday afternoon, after a small meal of tinned Danish … Continue reading

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A linocut from last year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is ‘Quarry’ (or quarrel). A small diamond-shaped pane with which medieval windows were glazed. The term can also apply to any small quadrangular opening in the tracery of a window. I have one … Continue reading

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The enigmatic lino print explained…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s mock Victorian expletive, made up by Charles Dickens for one of his characters (so as to not offend his readers with a real oath) is ‘Ding me!…’ It sounds quite modern to me, ding me … Continue reading

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Lino Printing for Chumps…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a balloon bursting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another one of my lino prints. It’s an early one, done in 2011. I think I have got … Continue reading

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Linocut with possible eyes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word mumble. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another of my loopy linocuts from earlier this year; it’s on nice thin Japanese paper (probably Kizuki 4 Monme – I love … Continue reading

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Linoprint with curves and stars…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: interramal, swither, geognosy, comedo, zufolo, and reim-kennar. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. As the professor and … Continue reading

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Linocut 2016…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sudden creaking of a floorboard in the dead of night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Linocut on Japanese paper about 10″ x 8″. ‘Captain Smoog!…’ ‘Yes, Lieutenant Chiddle, what is … Continue reading

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