Artist and illustrator Alice Shirley spent weeks working in the eerie specimens room under the Natural History Museum on her series: 'Sea Monsters'. In it, Shirley painted a series of marine species in materials particular to them: a giant squid in ink, a horseshoe crab in the copper pigment of its blood, a giant clam in the chalk of its shell. Fourth & Main filmed her at work in a Noah's Ark mausoleum of preserved creatures. She took time out to talk about Man's primal fear of the deep, and the beauty she finds in the horrors that lie in the Davy dark.

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