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The Artist’s Notebook

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

The present is haunted by the mythic ghost of the paleolithic wilderness

By Paul Watson on .

Do you ever have one of those moments where you realise that a number of seemingly disparate things you are reading, watching, or pondering are actually all connected and swirling around a central core concept? It’s disconcerting but intensely interesting. So this blog post isn’t directly…

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Art Postcards

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A couple of weeks ago I decided to get a set of postcards made of four of my drawings, and they’re now available to order on the shop section of this website (£3.50 for the set of 4 postcards, which is about $5.68 USD or €4.48 EUR at time of writing). I decided to get the postcards printed…

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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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