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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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Linocut coming along nicely…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is ‘pulpitum’ – a stone screen in a major church erected to shut off the choir from the nave. I was planning to have a nice pulpitum built in my major church, but … Continue reading

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In the land of Decalcomania…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to throw buckets of cold water at it until it looks like stopping, then when all is quiet try to tempt it back into the house with dishes of biscuits and small pieces … Continue reading

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Lino, ink, and waffle…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s piece of cheese is that rather smug wedge¬†of Stilton. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another of my untitled lino prints from 2011. This one is on A4 size paper. I suppose that is all there is to say about … Continue reading

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Fun with lino…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Joseph Haydn’s string quartet No. 69 in F# minor, known as ‘Party Time with Mad Joe’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, this is another of my lino prints… the block is about … Continue reading

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It’s decalcomania time again!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s bat is the one that stands upright. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania: A type of monoprinting favoured by the old-time surrealists in which a high degree of randomness and ‘slapping it about a bit’ is encouraged. For more … Continue reading

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