Category Archive: XIII

XIII 117 – 120: preemptive discourse / telescoping high tension combat pencil

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Spiders. Top left a relic snuck out of hallucinatory sleep, now totally forgotten. RHA trip, just about. We’re on the wrong side of the tracks.

XIII 113 – 116: they drive him _mintel_

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He knew it dwelt in the tunnels still, but could not bring himself to see it. Only an unfurling outline, against the wrecked station. Quick trip with M to the Crawford Art Gallery.… Continue reading

XIII 107-110: kicking in the sunbeams

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While I was doing the top doodle at right (a tree), some wretched person was breaking into my mother’s car and stealing our possessions. Thus although it’s a rather poor sketch, it was… Continue reading

XIII 103-106: going to need a bigger cup

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XIII 100-102: nine day outlook

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In an appeal to Success’ dour shrine, small offerings to the wardens of Familiar Ground. The sensation of feeling lost suggests you’ve set off in the right direction. Flame cyclist; traweller’s mighty control.

XIII 96-99: DOOM – SPIT

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XIII 92-95: It’s one thing to get a shitty €5 battery for your phone

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Imagine spending your life in a factory that makes shitty €5 batteries for phones. That one, I cannot. Meanwhile, C is for coral.

XIII 89-91: Ancillary ski deployment

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What if we just

XIII 84-86: What tiiime is it

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I forget how I used to do this. Some sort of grim broth of concepts. An older couple, asleep on one another, aboard the train. And those martello towers – what are they… Continue reading

XIII 80-83: Croque Garsún

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Fleeting contact

XIII 76-79: 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

XIII 72-75: 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

XIII 68-71: “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”.

XIII 66-67: Festival Smell of Boiled Soil

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

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XIII 61: that’ll be 2.60

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probably shouldn’t be tagging these.

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”.

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

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.