Norman Shaw, artist, drawing, heavy metal, black metal, landscape, woodland, Arthur Rackham, Austin Osman Spare, Caspar David Friedrich, Roger Dean, HP Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, Burzum, Emperor, Immortal, Darkthrone, Ildjarn, Drudkh, Hate Forest, Bathory

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Cosmic Keys to Chasmic Realms

Graphite pencil on paper, 2007

150 x 200cm

A sorceror's cosmoses, inspired by a life of walking in netherworlds, the work of Arthur Rackham, Austin Osman Spare, Roger Dean, Caspar David Friedrich; the writings of HP Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen; and the music of Burzum, Emperor, Immortal, Darkthrone, Ildjarn, Drudkh, Hate Forest, and Bathory.

Exhibited at Heavy Metal Mouth exhibition curated by Polarcap and Hyperground, Torpichen Street Gallery, Edinburgh,