Scottish artist AAWatson is known for his darkly humorous works of art, which blend the old and the new to create a unique, contemporary aesthetic. With a successful career in the corporate world behind him, his work draws from a range of diverse influences, combing varied genres and styles. But perhaps the single, running thread throughout is its ability to make the viewer smile. By blending familiar imagery with words and phrases highlighted in distressed gold leaf lettering, his works are often described as both comic and cathartic, but equally relatable and approachable.