Tag Archive: faces

XIII 145-148: just a kind of ..opaque fact

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congratulations: brother and his excellent lady. an island? a distorted, contorto-neck, sans cranium but mit elbow. Love’s lips, glasses. pizza: secure delivery. a dead chick, found. refinery practice. The wonderful MOL (apologies). Aaaand… Continue reading

XIII 141 – 144: Charlie’s 7

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Getting food, getting along, getting the Dublin grit upon my craw.

XIII 137 – 140: pins, needles, paperclips

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XIII 125-129: grid applications

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Mirror mirror.

 XIII 121-124: best skittle is all the skittles

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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 96-99: DOOM – SPIT

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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 58 – 59: woolly hat

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yak yak yak

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 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 34: Security guard, Afghanistan

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33 – 34 withheld.

XIII 31 – 32: ZEST? / Burke & Norfolk

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How remarkable would a cloud have to be to try and sketch out it’s shape, from within a moving car? Remarkable. There was meanwhile a great exhibit in the Crawford on Burke and… Continue reading

XIII 29-30: G&T regular

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XIII 28: lead lids

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“I thought you were dead!” “Well th-*cough*; uh, I’m. I’m not, no.”

XIII 24-27: no realtime data available/Bodies

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