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  1. doppelganger doppelganger
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    doppelganger

  2. Inking and listening to shaggy duh Inking and listening to shaggy duh
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    Inking and listening to shaggy duh

  3. Anonymous asked: Some nights I wonder if it's all worth while and that my training to become a rapper WILL end with the success of the broadway rap remastered musical parody of les miserables called "les miseraples" will bear fruit.... these nights I don't sleep much, yo

    B-)

  4. jesuswalle asked: Hi, I'm about to graduate from CCAD in columbus ohio, what kind of pizza do you think I should get after graduation?

    I’m partial to Meat Lovers because I feel like you really get your money’s worth and the name alone is worth saying out loud. Definitely don’t go with Hawaiian, because fruit on pizza is dumb.

  5. Hey guys, my foster cat, Poirot has gone missing. He needs to come back home so if anyone in East Van/Cedar Cottage has seen him please please contact me. Hey guys, my foster cat, Poirot has gone missing. He needs to come back home so if anyone in East Van/Cedar Cottage has seen him please please contact me.
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    Hey guys, my foster cat, Poirot has gone missing. He needs to come back home so if anyone in East Van/Cedar Cottage has seen him please please contact me.

  6. Here’s an illustration I did for the LEAP theatre festival. Thought I’d show you guys the illustration on its own, with the ink drawing before colour, and with the poster treatment. I handlettered the heading too :D

  7. somnivision asked: What's your favorite type of ink?

    Like I mentioned in a previous answer, I like any ink that is really dense and dark. I have one jar of really old speedball ink that I found in a free box in an alley. The label has fallen off, and the ink is so congealed that it won’t spill if you tip the jar over and I LOVE IT. Lately, it’s been getting a little too thick though, so I cut it with some regular black ink and shook it up. Now its good to go again. I like to think of it as my mother ink. You know like how bakers have a mother dough that they just keep adding to, and it might be many, many years old, but the yeast is so magical that you couldn’t recreate if you tried? That’s my favourite type of ink. 

  8. adamsarjeant asked: I've always wanted to be able to produce ink drawings as clean and neat as artists like you and Jillian Tamaki, but I just can't seem to get the hang of it. Do you have any reccomendations for ways to practice? How should I be working on my stroke? What about materials?

    I started getting into brush and ink because I felt I wasn’t very good at it, and it was something I wanted to improve on. I kept practicing until I got the hang of it, which is what I would suggest you do, too.
    It’s important to have a nice, clean brush. I mostly use a size zero or size one sable hair watercolour brush. As for inks, I like anything that is “intense” black. I always have a blotting paper on the side, so I can dip my brush and test it on the blotting sheet to make sure the ink is at a consistency that I like.
    For paper, it can be whatever is kicking around, but I often use smooth bristol.
    Just keep practising and you’ll get the hang of it. If it helps, have a really tight pencil drawing to start so you have clear guidelines for your brush. But remember to try and keep it loose and relaxed. The magic of brush and ink comes out in the confident, yet spontaneous lines.
    I sound like such an artsy asshole.

  9. thesammacdonald asked: Who would YOU cast as Dr. Doom?

    Jeff Goldblum

  10. Anonymous asked: Who is a favourite illustrator of yours? What's your favourite medium to work in? What was one aspect you struggled with in reaching the technical level you've reached now? I love your work!

    That is so hard! I have so many favourite illustrators. I’m heavily inspired by Jillian Tamaki. I’ve read Skim over and over. I think Kagan McLeod is amazing. Ping Zhu blows my mind. Andrew Archer, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Niv Bavarsky, João Ruas, Roman Muradov, Patrick Leger, Yuko Shimizu, Victo Ngai, I practically worship Hellen Jo…there are so many I could go on for days.
    I guess lately I prefer to work in brush and ink. I like my ink super dark and thick.
    And I’m still working towards getting my skills to where I want them to be! And the best way to do that is so work on it everyday. Relentless practice is all you need to get good at something. I guess that’s a struggle I work through. Sometimes it’s hard to get motivated to get the work done or to practice in between jobs, but life will be easier of you do it! Drawing is like a muscle that needs exercising, and it’s important to exercise!

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  12. Here’s a wip of the cover for the sequel to Destined for Misery! Get ready to get sad! Here’s a wip of the cover for the sequel to Destined for Misery! Get ready to get sad!
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    Here’s a wip of the cover for the sequel to Destined for Misery! Get ready to get sad!

  13. Realized I haven’t shown you guys a bunch of the posters I’ve done over the last few months. Here they are! 

    PS many of the original ink drawings in these posters are for sale…(see below)

    xo

  14. STUDIO SPRING CLEANING SALE!
    Hey hey, I’ve been cleaning up which means I’ve got to chuck some stuff out.
    So I thought I’d see if anyone wants this junk! Original ink drawings $20-80!
    If you see something you like, send me a message on here or email me at hello@katie.so

  15. hey, happy monday!
xo hey, happy monday!
xo
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    hey, happy monday!

    xo