The Artist’s Notebook

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

A new bird mask

By Paul Watson on .

I recently bought this rather creepy “blank” bird mask by Seattle-based artist Cassandra Mélena. My plan is to paint and decorate the mask to use in another series of mythologically-inspired photographs in the same style as my Blindfolded Seeress, Death Mask, Badb Catha/Crow Mask, and Bark…

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Ideas for a New Piece

By Paul Watson on .

I’ve started putting my ideas together for the next series of artwork, which will probably consist of a lino print as well as a series of photographs. It’s all based around another imagined mythological character which I haven’t thought of a name for yet. There are some visual similarities…

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