Category Archives: lino printing

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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So, how about a lino print?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one lying in bed and simultaneously answering her phone, opening the curtains, stirring a cup of tea, opening a packet of bourbon creams, and adjusting the volume on her bedside radio. It … 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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Untitled linocut 2018…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘scathing’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Damn!… I really must do some more linocuts! I have done only one so far this year – look, here it is: It’s … Continue reading

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Lino print. 2018…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, the smell of the expensive oil-based black black ink, the shush shush hiss hiss of the roller, the brayer, as it spreads … Continue reading

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An early lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to smile broadly as soon as you wake up in the morning, and to hold that smile all day, and point it warmly at all the people you encounter – you may rub … Continue reading

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