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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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Tacked around the periphery of the completed plaque…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the continent of Australia – the boiling water is introduced via the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the tea poured out from Cairns, but this design is, in … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t step too close to the hatch!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: ragged russet, yelping yellow, booming burgundy, memorable mauve, bouncing beige and octagon orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, it’s a bit confusing isn’t it?… I suppose I could have cropped the left-hand side of the picture … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 14…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: voluptuous violet, ambient amber, bruised brown, lofty lilac, crumbly cream, and lazy lemon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is number 14 in my series ‘This is not art’ – are you enjoying these dear reader? I … 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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No, this is not art…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: bobolink, bobak, wapper, wapiti, pennill, penology, and yerk. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Please note, … Continue reading

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Fine art and speed bumps…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s local village that sounds like an insult is Thorngumbald. (T.) ‘You stupid Thorngumbald! How dare you park your tricycle there right in front of my gate!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took a few weeks ago… … Continue reading

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