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So Dave, how’s that new lino print going?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I recently finished re-reading: Franz, travelling on the bus, but without his desperately needed glasses: The speed, the airiness, the odour of autumn, the … Continue reading

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Yet more on that lino print idea…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in a bowl of minestrone soup at the Savoy Hotel on the Strand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose one might call this part three of what looks like being a … Continue reading

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Lino Printing for Chumps…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a balloon bursting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another one of my lino prints. It’s an early one, done in 2011. I think I have got … Continue reading

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Ready to start chopping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Flann O’Brien’s novel The Third Policeman: His face was gross and far from beautiful but he had modified and assembled his various unpleasant features in some skilful way so that they expressed … Continue reading

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A pause in the design…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s zebra is the spotted one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So anyway, about six or seven months ago I decided, in a rare burst of optimism, that I really should do some more lino printing; I opened an A4 … Continue reading

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