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No Fixed Abode, Home Counties, United Kingdom
I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

S is for Still Working on It!

Re. composition page: I got the free Internet a day early, so am transferring all the off-line edits! Then I still have to re-write the composite section and find all the missing links!

We've seen these before but I think, but I've added a couple? 'Composite' rather than 'composition' they are carved wood with brass sheet or wire detailing and a smoothing coat of gesso (a chalk or gypsum paint) or a thick plaster 'slip'; hand-painted, probably Indian or - certainly - somewhere in Asia.

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