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It’s a decalcomania sort of day today…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colours are: Bodmin beige, Grimsby green, Oxford orange, Blackpool blue, Manchester mauve, Totnes turquoise, Pontefract pink, and that funny speckled cream that the man down the road has painted his front window box. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania … Continue reading

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Decalcomania mania again…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s giant anteater is the one sitting behind the wheel of a new silver-grey BMW. (G.A.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s another of my decalcomania monoprints or monotypes. I think I prefer the word ‘monotype’ to ‘monoprint’ – it … Continue reading

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Decalcomania Mania….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual first name is Anchor (male) : a rarely used first name probably of biblical origin – ‘…the hope set before us. We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul.’ (Heb. … Continue reading

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Decalcomania and the beast…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.4a in F# minor (1899), also known as ‘The Jolly Cupcake Samba’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Shall we have a look at another of my decalcomania monoprints? By the … Continue reading

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Decalcomania! Decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘soffit cusps’ – Cusps that spring from the flat soffit of an arched head, and not from its chamfered sides or edges. I once had some soffit cusps, but they adamantly refused … Continue reading

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