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Why would you draw matchboxes?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing the T-shirt with a picture of Donald Trump on it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As an ageing artist, it really is a bit of struggle keeping track of the all … Continue reading

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The chap inside there must be crackers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: corybantic, lecherous, quotidian, theopneust, fiducial, bombycid, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s got spaceships and planets on the front and the back covers, but a lot of the stories inside are set … 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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Decalcomania monoprint with deliberate messiness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one sporting a frog’s head, is Kuk or sometimes Kek. His cult centre is Hermopolis Magna and his associations are: primeval and darkness. (Kek-Kuk) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This morning dear reader, how about … Continue reading

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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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Rambling on about the ‘rules’ of art and composition…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: practical pink, febrile fawn, victorious violet, sacrilegious sienna, bruised blue, and tantalising tan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was lying in bed the other morning, trying to persuade myself that I should get up, as proper … 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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