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The owl wasn’t really unexpected…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is Moger Roore. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, a few days ago dear reader, I showed a photograph of some preliminary pencil drawings depicting some steps, or a staircase, and I waffled on about them … Continue reading

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More on that lino print idea…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading (yes, I am a slow reader): He (Franz) peeped into the room as he passed. Old Enricht, clad only … Continue reading

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That drawing successfully rescued…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: broiling, wowf, reboant, meconic, rhyparographic, compital and bouncy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes… so, going back to my rather rambling post of a few days ago which was entitled Bins, ne-er-do-wells, charcoal and … Continue reading

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Moderate pricer and nice girls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, bisulcate, growly, monadelphous, rounceval, plucky, and lachrymal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A while back, oh, over a month ago, I showed you a pencil drawing of mine from 2009 of four matchbox labels … Continue reading

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Stella has new boots…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined insult and food is – You’re an arse omelette!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 87 (2005). Pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, hello Stella. You’re early.’ ‘No, I’m not! What time did you … Continue reading

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Stella and my favourite things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – ‘As daft as two brushes…’ (Of course the insult ‘daft as a brush’ is slightly puzzling – someone once told me the original version was ‘Soft as a brush, and … 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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Hey Dave, it’s all black and white!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s hippopotamus is the one sitting in the library reading Jean-Paul Sartre. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey! Look! Here’s some art… Let’s start at the top: clipped to that drawing board hanging on the wall is a charcoal and … Continue reading

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