Category Archives: painting

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4533…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pack of pork sausages – oh, it doesn’t seem to have a hole for the pencil to go in, perhaps this isn’t one? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I spent … Continue reading

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They rolled in the soft brown earth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: paragon purple, meaty mauve, tangerine tangerine, blood blue, ostrich ochre, and blockhead burgundy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Alert!… Alert!… (I once saw, chalked on a wall somewhere, Be Alert – Britain needs Lerts! I … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 24…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s bulldog is the clean-cut handsome one… (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, goodness me! Of all the This is Not Art posts I have done, I think this one is by far the most colourful and convincing – … Continue reading

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Whoa!… The red, and the green!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the jackal-headed god Duamutef – his associations are: canopic, stomach and upper intestines, and the east. (Duamutef) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo of mine from about a year ago. This one looks … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 24…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rubicon russet, yaffle yellow, biplane blue, gazette green, fog fawn, and Brobdingnagian black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 24. 2015. Acrylic paint and black ink on drawing paper about 28″ x 21″. The word … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4654…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to sigh all day and to giggle and chuckle in your bed at night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose, when I glued this one together, I was heading in the direction of Rene Magritte (Definitely … Continue reading

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This not art No. 23…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to slither and shuffle into dark corners and for coins to fidget and clank about in deep trouser pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, dear reader, don’t you love the carefree uninhibited style … Continue reading

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