Swedish Goblin Carriage, c. 19th C

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Skritches from trip to Sweden with the good XX. One exhibit centred on a brilliant young Swedish painter [who’s name I cannot remember] – she painted her own aging decay as increasingly abstract,… Continue reading

Fictitious effective yet polite rebuke

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- of course, sometimes, you realise that you’ve your headphones in, but are not actually listening to anything. Less frequently, the sad black chord is not even connected and just dangles erratically between… Continue reading

“1 across: indefinite article (1)”

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Concepts and what-had-you for preceding poster’s successor and predecessors: Sideproject in an Daingean, 2012. It quickly became clear that designing graphics is totally different to “drawing a thing”.

Festival Smell of Boiled Soil

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RSM: I don’t know what the deal is with my phone.

Two can play that game

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Dilaphosaurus: choose to believe.

The thing about the Triassic is it always tries walking it in

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Hey watch it Buddy

SIDEPROJECT @ OTHER VOICES, An Daingean, Dec 1st

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Our excellent friends in Sideproject asked myself and The Man Æ to do a gig poster for their gig over the December opening weekend during the Other Voices music festival. This didn’t get… Continue reading

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XIII 61: that’ll be 2.60

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probably shouldn’t be tagging these.

Heart Cooks Brain

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Heart Cooks Brain. Heartmonculous! Fighting a Cerebrosuit! Themselves at the mercy of larger malevolencies. Design for a mightywallet. Also, I love brown paper, so the inside is:   If you’ve been wondering what… Continue reading

XIII 60: heart cooks brain concept

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remember this? see next.

XIII 58 – 59: woolly hat

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yak yak yak

XIII 57: lamp on yer manno’s gatch

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I’ve a really cool idea for a lamp.

XIII 56: wash-up for three, please

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hang on, is that a cat?

XIII 53-54: form up on me

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These guys know what it’s about, aw yeah. This originally had more of a mural feel. Also, the original drawing in pen (standard, blue stationery pen) was bled white by the solvent in… Continue reading

XIII 50 – 52: post-processing is for jerks

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A post printum depression. And a girl with a sexy cephalopod face. This material can generously be termed “filler”.

VETERAN

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VETERAN Print fidelity, yak yak. Small prints are much easier. Also available in

XIII 48-49: More veteran reference

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Given this relatively extensive preamble, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the product will be remarkable. Not. so.

XIII 47: Veteran concept (Coolbawn)

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A repeating print for a blackboard you say? That’s a great idea. Sketchies done for a print idea. Print to follow. It was just a lino-kinda time. It was going to be a… Continue reading

Steward

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Steward Print is an interesting and unsettling process, largely because on leaving a world of familiar and perfect replicas, encountered on a minute-to-minute, day-by-day basis, your mother enters a world where nothing can… Continue reading

XIII 45-46: Steward concept

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Remember learning lino printing? Good stuff. Note: guy on the left is not in a wheelchair. And that lady in the bottom right has a chest full of fruits.

XIII 44: GLORIOUS GENERALIST (&43)

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A man for our times. and facilities, map of the Battle of Loch Iorla (C. Clear, ~c. 2012 c.e.), and attempts at compass with four axes. Some sort of toast?

XIII 41-42: Fire Assembly Point

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See what I did there? Also, text on leftern side of the page reads: UN:DHR-PANTS: Bespoke disposable nappies printed with the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights: for the discerning despot [ed.] with… Continue reading

XIII 37 – 40: Ricky’s theme

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Top-mid is Prof. Scott Rickard, at the screening of a film tribute to Alan Turing for this years Science Film Fest in Dublin, entitled “Sentient Computers From The Future Can Manipulate Time But… Continue reading

XIII 36: AAAAAAAHHHH

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Implements of construction and otherwise from the permanent exhibition of early Irish artifacts and illustrated records thereof at the National Library of Uzbekistan. Worth a visit.