Lift the lid on Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer and join Fizz on her journey into the Shimmistrian world of Elphen - an adventure that leads her (and you), to discover the precious secret of a momentous occasion in every human-child’s life – that of losing a tooth.
Select & Treasure
Watch & Listen along to the nine-chapter, Video-Storybook, in which Paul narrates his illustrated account of Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer. Welcome to Shimmistra and the world of Elphen, for which Paul is privileged to be the sole chronicler, through his artworks and writings. This nine-video box-set records the happening of one particular earth-time night, from when Fizz lays her head down to sleep, to when she awakes in the morning, wondering – was it all but a dream?
Watch & Wander through free-to-view videos and get to know the world of Elphen as captured by Paul in his paintings and written about in his stories and chronicles. In Bonus Feature Reveals, Paul shares how the scenes from this epic journey were brought to life, through a number of his Masterworks original paintings and Storytelling Vignettes – all these and more are yours to enjoy.
Join Paul in his Highland studio, where you can catch him at his easel as he creates his large panoramic Masterworks – Starway to Shimmistra. See this oil painting come to life, from the first drawing-out to the final finishing brush-strokes. This comprehensive box-set charts major stages of sections of the painting process, filmed in real-time, as Paul works on, weaving his magic.
Watch & Wander through behind-the-scenes videos of Paul at his easel, painting this Storytelling Vignette original painting ‘’Webstrand’s Moonlight Gathering’. Whether a collector wishing to discover more about Paul’s work, or an artist yourself who is fascinated to learn more about the unique techniques that Paul developed for this collection of paintings, these are revelatory videos. Find this full-length feature, plus many others that let you peek over Paul’s shoulder as he works.
Watch & Learn along with The Elphen Tutorials, work-along box-sets – techniques shared, to inspire the artist in everyone. Or watch-along, whichever takes your fancy. Find out more about this box-set of How-to Paint Webstrand and some of her artefacts; along with the dedicated Workshop box-set presented by Paul of ‘Battling the Sycamosaur’, in which he shares his unique technique, developed for the Storytelling Vignettes, so that you can add it to your painting repertoire.
Elphen Music Soundscape
Exclusively composed by Liza Mulholland for Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer and Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles, the accompanying musical soundscape invites us to inhabit Fizz’s dream-world. Feel the rush of wings as she first meets Webstrand and her Tooth Gathering Swarm; fly with Fizz through the Blue Crystal Cavern and over the Silver Forest, as she journeys on to the canyon that houses the Elphen Nest. The story takes a terrifying turn as Fizz meets some of the Elphen adversaries and flies onward to the magma fields of Arktura, where the fate of her tooth is revealed.
The Elphen Treasure Chest
Join the Elphen Treasure Chest to lift the lid on a magical trove filling with myriad gems of all things Elphen.
Delve in to discover the Video-StoryBooks - ‘Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer’ and ‘Starway Sapphires’, the first of the Paintbox Tales.
Rummage through the hoard to reveal a cache of Behind-The-Scenes Videos.
Search out Bonus Features and Painting Reveals.
Root out a wealth of How-to Tutorial Videos and Craft-it-Yourself to release your inner creativity.
Join the Elphen Treasure Chest for access to digital online content released from Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles, as detailed/specified in Patreon and Vimeo.
Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer – Video-Storybook First Edition
Running Time : 9hours 47minutes
Nine-videos box-set - this unabridged edition features the entire story, as laid out across the nine chapters of the book ‘Webstrand, the Tooth Gatherer’ from Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles
Presented and narrated throughout by Paul Taggart
Based on Sunita Gahir’s original book design
Ever-changing page backgrounds reflect the mood-changing nature of the story
Pages bearing jewelled borders reproduced from original artworks by Paul Taggart
Featuring Paul Taggart’s suite of twenty original Masterworks oil paintings
Illustrated throughout with Paul Taggart’s collection of one-hundred and twelve original Storytelling Vignette paintings
Brought to life with additional illustrations and animation artworks, uniquely created by Paul Taggart for the Video-Storybook edition
Accompanied throughout by the original musical soundscape, composed exclusively for Video-Storybook editions of Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles
Filmed and produced in Paul Taggart’s private studio
Released and published by the collaborative collective, The Three Quills studio (as noted below)
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2023 – Paul Taggart has asserted his Rights as the Sole Artist & Author of Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles. ALL RIGHTS (including Music) owned by Paul W. Taggart, Eileen M. Tunnell, Sunita J. Gahir [The Three Quills]
The Three Quills studio, symbolising the trio of creative strands that are art & design, writings and music.
Paul Taggart – Artist : Author : Presenter : Producer [Sole Author & Illustrator of ‘Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles©’]
Eileen Tunnell – Project Director, Producer, Video Auteur ‘Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles’
Sunita Gahir – Design Director/Producer ‘Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles’
Liza Mulholland – Music Director/Producer ‘Paul Taggart’s Elphen Chronicles’