I’ve got a few disjointed things to say… First, when is anything good enough? I feel like I should paint this ten more times and then post it, but I do sort of like this also for it’s charm and expediency.
I originally painted the panda mural in 2010 as a tribute to my love, bugdozer, and to cover up offensive graffiti on the Gazzam Lake water tower.… Read More
I love kawaii, so after I researched “Yōkai” a few days ago, I knew I had to draw a super-cute nine-tailed trickster fox spirit before midnight Seattle time on Oct 7!… Read More
I tried out a projector for this portrait underpainting and I love the accuracy, but I have conflicting feelings about using a lucida and I don’t think I’m the only one.
Oil on paper, 4×4 inches, Kato D, 2019
This painting uses three colors, titanium white, unbleached titanium and raw umber. I bought the video of Scott Conary‘s Perception and Inspiration online course, which is awesome, he is awesome, and he talks about the movement of light and shadow around a form and the melding of foreground and background: they are one, grasshopper.
Oil on canvas, 8×8 inches, Kato D., 2018
Panda has commissioned a portrait artist to paint his likeness so he can be part of art history (and have something nice to hang on his wall.)
Bon bon with genuine pearl, Kato D, 2019, enhanced oil on wood, 4×4 inches
I mean no offense to the pearl which I adore when I say you can’t eat money.
This is one of my favorite fark.com photoshop contest entries. The contest theme was “Star Wars vs. Star Trek”. I came in a respectable third.