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Decalcomania for Idiots…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, zygomorphic, cruddy, barycentric, autotrophic, ecaudate, gauzy, and porky. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, whenever I show you one of my decalcomania monoprints, monotypes, I usually put the lovely word ‘decalcomania’ into the title … Continue reading

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Stella likes her butter spread thickly…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase – scraped back into a bun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole. No. 9. (1992) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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Finally got the bloody thing finished…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: jocund jade, farcical fawn, butter blue, ogre orange, rip red, plank purple and dinosaur damson. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader, a couple of months ago I treated you to a … 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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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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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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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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