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This is not art. No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: desmid, lazzarone, telestich, prebendal, lavolt, and eccaleobion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4615…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pencil – not many of these were sold, they were far too confusing and annoying when they were placed in people’s pencil boxes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another … Continue reading

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Hey, let’s have some more spatter!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to deep-breathly for five good minutes, then stand on one leg with eyes tightly closed, wave slowly to an imaginary departing steam train chugging off to the right, and hum the theme from … Continue reading

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The priests inclined their heads and made low, incanting noises…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is armed – of a human being clothed in armour – or a beast having teeth, beak, or claws in a separate colour. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… How’s this for a book cover! Ah, another … Continue reading

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Decalcomania for Idiots…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, zygomorphic, cruddy, barycentric, autotrophic, ecaudate, gauzy, and porky. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, whenever I show you one of my decalcomania monoprints, monotypes, I usually put the lovely word ‘decalcomania’ into the title … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: frolicsome, helminthic, choliambic, sexennial, tryptic, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have always liked Op Art from the 1960s. When I saw there was an exhibition of it at Tate Liverpool I thought … Continue reading

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Shredded white and ancient history…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: moon mauve, rapacious red, wallaby white, grunting grey, octave orange, and that funny dirty yellow ochre that someone has sprayed on their grey wheelie bin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, today I think we’ll … Continue reading

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