Category Archives: prints

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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Decalcomania! Decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature tetrahedron shaped hailstones, round clouds that have the face of Donald Trump, birds hiding in low shrubs, strong gusts that smell of salt, and the sun setting in grey monochrome. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh, … 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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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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…and back to the lino printing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s useless birthday present is a pair of tickets for a Mumford & Sons concert… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose this picture is of what people call ‘work in progress’ or WIP – I have only come across … Continue reading

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