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Spatter Painting Number 11…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I recently finished re-reading – oh, that Vlad, he was such a one with his words and observations! The counter, chilled by beer … Continue reading

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Spatter painting No. 23…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: abomasum, abola, abraxas, aboulia, abiogenesis, abecedarian, and mussitation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … 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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Spatter Painting No. 39…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: festering, matutinal, psammophilous, spondylous, wambly, and gargantuan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s have a splash of colour this Northern Hemisphere frosty January morning! Here’s one of my bright spatter paintings for us … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 37…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is an Australian one – Bovril! It is a euphemism for Bullshit! – Bovril being an old-fashioned dark beefy sticky meat extract often consumed diluted in hot water as a revolting salty drink. (B) … Continue reading

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Spatter painting No. 26…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: omelette orange, brawn brown, lemon lemon, radish red, pilchard pink, toast turquoise, grouse grey, and apple azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You might recall dear reader, a few months back, my mentioning knocking out some more … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 40…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a spade hitting a buried rock. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 40. Acrylic paint and black ink on watercolour paper about 27″ x 19″ Yes, … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 5 – (and also how to do spattering)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one who has just changed his name to President Trunk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 5 (2015). Acrylic paint and black ink on paper about 20″ x 15″. As you … 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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Spatter painting No. 17…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to cut the four strips of yellow and black tape with a sharp craft knife, slide the device horizontally out of its packaging and lay it on a table, peel off the transparent … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 32…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: melancholy mauve, rib-tickling red, gaunt green, puckering pink, brutal beige, and torpid tan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems like ages since I last caught your attention, grabbed you by the wrist, drew you in, and … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 7…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bobstays, bobbery, boko, bolide, bolection, boma, and chitwah. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 30…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crispy, scrumptious, twinkling, hieratic, owlish, innumerable, and waspish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems a while, dear reader, since I forced you to look at one of those ‘spatter paintings’ I made a few … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘L’. A strong upstanding sort of letter is the capital ‘L’, but he can be vulnerable to gusts of wind from the right; a wind from the … Continue reading

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Look out, here comes another spatter!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s silly word with far too many ‘k’s in it is knickknacks. I’m always surprised when the spell checker thinks it’s alright, but I’ll bet it still feels a bit uncomfortable letting it through un-highlighted. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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