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Gosh, a glimpse into the world of the artist…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: faun fawn, orangutan orange, brachiopod brown, vibrato violet, piffle pink, mastiff mauve, and that funny yellow that Billy has painted his back fence. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You’ll see that I have called today’s … Continue reading

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Stella mentions turbidity…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a low flying jet aircraft – a good pourer, but the tea goes cold pretty quickly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 19. (1996). … Continue reading

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So, shall I talk you through my new drawing?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, rocketing, elaphine, wanthriven, yolky, penumbral, and gummy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I get up in the morning the first thing I do is walk through to my living room, open the blinds, … Continue reading

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This year’s non-Christmas card…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, glyconic, quatorze, tuyere, quatch-buttock, and harmattan. 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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Stella and the stolen fingers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s eel is the unshaven one in the dirty grey suit smoking a hand-rolled cigarette in the pub doorway. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 25 (1992). Charcoal and pencil on paper probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Yes?… Who’s … Continue reading

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Posh girls with dog…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘spatulate’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Charcoal and pencil on paper – about 30″ x 22″. A couple of days ago I mentioned making a handy little shelf to … Continue reading

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A handy shelf for pencils etc…

But first… Dulltown, Europe… Doh! – My hands still want to type ‘Europe’ in here… Let’s try again… Dulltown UK: Today’s colours are: rabid red, yawning yellow, gorgeous green, pork pink, moribund mauve, blithering beige, and orangutan orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> About … Continue reading

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