Tag Archives: Stella

So, why do you bother with art then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dance is the Binasuan – come on let’s Binasuan around the flowerbeds! Hey Stella, don’t trip over that unruly shrub!… (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, creativity is funny thing, isn’t it? ‘Yes, it is Dave…’ You start … Continue reading

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Stella picks up a discarded tin…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s satsuma is the mouldy Christmas one discovered months later inside the piano. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Philosopher’s Bench, No. 2. (2009) Pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Ah, Stella, it’s you!…’ ‘What is?’ ‘Well, the … Continue reading

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Stella grabs some scones…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of the word ‘concomitant’. This teapot is unwieldy and is not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 8. 1990. Charcoal and pencil on paper … Continue reading

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Stella perks up her tea…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Alfonsino, the Jellynose Fish, the Queen Parrotfish, the Kafue Pike, the Searobin, and the Upside-down Catfish. If you dipped your hand into the water which one would you decide … 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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Stella with sticky fingers…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 102. (2015) Pencil and charcoal on white drawing paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Stella! What time do you call this!’ … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mambo. Come on Stella my dear, let’s mambo round the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that great big pan of mulligatawny simmering away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, you feel like there’s … Continue reading

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