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How about some more smudges?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the look and sound of the word myrrh. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I think I am finally coming to the end of the summer series of charcoal and pencil smudge drawings; I … Continue reading

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Not fed up with the smudges yet Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to first bend back the tin wings of the inspection flap, insert a finger into the orifice and locate the blind flood valve, which will be greasy, press it gently and then release … Continue reading

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Oh look, another smudge drawing…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting reading the Financial Times, waving his trunk around, and scowling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I have mentioned in a recent post (click) I seem to have drifted into doing … Continue reading

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Going crazy-crazy with the charcoal smudges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice fish names are: the Antarctic icefish, the clown loach, the grunt, the dusky grouper, the eagle ray, and the killifish. Which one of these would you least like to get stuck in a broken … Continue reading

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Stella drops something on the carpet…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: grim, prolegomenous, triapsidal, leucitic, coticular, pygidial, and frothy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Cloudy Day. 2015. Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Did you see the sky?’ ‘Oh, good morning … Continue reading

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More silly smudging in the morning…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: graphite grey, Gorgonzola grey, granite grey, gorgeous grey, gritty grey, grumbling grey, and bright white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Funny how art moves on, isn’t it?… Recently I was thinking about that post of mine a … Continue reading

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Creative things against the green wall…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word logodaedaly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Now, what was that funny chord?… Hang on a minute, the phone’s ringing – I’ll just lean my guitar here for a moment … Continue reading

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