Tag Archives: Joan Miro

This is not art. No. 40…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: goblin green, spook sienna, apparition azure, revenant red, poltergeist pink, and the colour of that mysterious recurring stain on the wallpaper high up in the corner of the living room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Stella with sticky fingers…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 102. (2015) Pencil and charcoal on white drawing paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Stella! What time do you call this!’ … Continue reading

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Would you like some chalk or some cheese?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: espagnolette, telesm, plash, skatole, whew, inarm, and areography. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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A few titchy but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trying to barge into the middle of the line dancing session – she just loves the music! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 323. I’m sorry I’m late, … Continue reading

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Dave’s rant on abstract painting…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Pseudo-peripteral’ – In classical architecture, a temple with porticos at either end and engaged columns or pilasters along the sides. Some of my columns were engaged, but unfortunately they broke it off … Continue reading

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Rammed with shims…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the two bishops and the stolen bucket of eels – Oh, how we stifled our guffaws as we knelt in prayer! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Last week a couple of my friends whizzed me off … Continue reading

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Outrageousness in bronze…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for droplets of dollars landing on supine fat crocodiles, their bellies glinting in the silver moonlight. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, what a very nice and aesthetically stimulating day out it was! Oh, and no, … Continue reading

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