Category Archives: seeing

Still life with rubber band…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to sit cross-legged chanting the vowels of the alphabet (you may include the letter Y if you wish) with your eyes closed. Wiggle the fingers of your right hand and the toes of … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4578…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is point – the base of a shield cut off by a horizontal line. I had my coat of arms done with a point, but I got fed up with it and had … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Leeds City Art Gallery…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured rodent is Val’s gundi – he’s very cute. (VG) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The city of Leeds, about an hour away from Dulltown on the train, has a pretty good art gallery, however a while back its … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 9…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the pink plastic one shaped like President Trump’s head. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 9. (2015) Acrylic paint and black ink on drawing paper, 28″ x 21″. Yes, here’s another fairly expensive … Continue reading

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A few more shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Reunion, a short story from 1932 by Vladimir Nabokov: (VN) “I was living in Prague at the time,” said Lev. “I see,” said Serafim. Silence. They both watched the teapot, as … Continue reading

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The calmed down television…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – As rich as two Croesuses. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may have noticed dear reader, I am not a great one for dwelling on personal information in my blog posts, I think … Continue reading

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Dangerous monochrome aesthetics…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as drunk as two lords. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my jolly days of old-style film and stinky darkroom photography – this is a digital scan of the 35mm negative, … Continue reading

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