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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. 19…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: ribald russet, gargantuan grey, puerile pink, obsidian orange, flippant fawn, obsidian ochre, and that sort of bluey-green that Jim has on his bathroom walls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems a while since I … 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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Spatter Painting No. 39…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: festering, matutinal, psammophilous, spondylous, wambly, and gargantuan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s have a splash of colour this Northern Hemisphere frosty January morning! Here’s one of my bright spatter paintings for us … Continue reading

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My latest lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: proyne, prudhomme, prozymite, provine, protreptic, and whample. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … 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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Sharpening the little pocket knife to avoid embarrassment later on…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the short story A Busy Man (1931) by Vladimir Nabokov: …there exist people endowed with principles, ideals – sick souls gravely affected by problems of faith and morality; they are not artists … Continue reading

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