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.
Happy April Fools Day! How do I get away with painting loo roll?!?… Read More
Wasabi-san enjoys a great book #hotdogbunsofinstagramunite!
kato d 2018 mixed media (pencil, ink and oil on paper with photoshop and 25% ludwig instagram filter)
That’s frosting! Or is it? The cupcakes continue to disintegrate… I’m sure someone has already done this, but I loved the idea and I didn’t google it because I didn’t want to see what had been done before in terms of pink brains for frosting or pink frosting for brains whichever the case may be.… Read More