Category Archives: lino printing

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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A sharp-edged linocut 2016…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special adjectives are: curly, afflated, aeruginous, orgulous, zigzaggy, rabbity, and stertorous. Hm, I think zigzaggy is probably the best one out of this bunch – it doesn’t sound like a real word does it? It’s … Continue reading

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The latest linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: cothurnus, cote-hardy, cottar, coticular, costrel, and beslubber. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor deliver … Continue reading

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