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The Artist’s Notebook

Paul Watson’s notes on ongoing artwork, giving an insight into the creative process.

The Psychedelic Gothic in Acid Renaissance

By Paul Watson on .

In a recent blogpost Ellen Rogers wrote of her current Gnosis project: It’s taken me 4 years to try and articulate what this project is about, but I felt like I was repeatedly going back to square one… Until recently all I really knew was that I was blindly following a feeling that…

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The Republic of Zines

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Back in April Warren Ellis referenced the Republic of Letters to talk about email newsletters, a Republic of Newsletters. The next 18 months will see a small explosion of print zines — a Republic of Zines — about “the Weird”, including @RitualsZine which I’m working on myself. No,…

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The Keeper of the Archives, Dream Eaters, and Dryads

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Being one of a (much overdue) series of updates on my Acid Renaissance series of artwork. The Keeper of the Archives In late June I took the photographs for The Keeper of the Archives. I had a great deal of trouble narrowing my choice down to one image from this shortlist of three: So…

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