Spokescat: monoclecat

Hello! I’m a writer/illustrator specializing in children’s media.

I'm currently working on a middle-grade illustrated novel as my thesis for an M.F.A children's literature program.

This site also serves as an amal­ga­ma­tion of my online haunts, and is a dumping ground for works in progress.

Studiocat: risocat

Risocat is the name of my risograph studio owned and operated by me!

I run an EZ220 with black, bright red, teal, fluorescent pink and metallic gold ink. I use white Domtar Cougar, eggshell Mohawk paper and various kozo papers. Bookbinding is done by hand using a Japanese stab bind technique or on a sewing machine.

Fooood, frill, video games, dolls, and children’s books!

Influential artists 

Tomomi Kobayashi, Ayami Kojima, Kohime Ohse, You and Kou Yoshi­nari, Kinu Nishimura, Aki­hiko Yoshida, Mut­sumi Ino­mata, Yuuya Kusaka, Kamome Shirahama, Limha Lekan, Alphonse Mucha, Winslow Homer, Janet and Anne Gra­hame John­stone, Beatrix Potter, Joseph Chris­t­ian Leyen­decker, Arthur Rack­ham, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Kay Nielsen, Jon Klassen.

Favorite video games 

SaGa Fron­tier, Final Fantasy VI, Tales of Destiny, Valkyrie Profile, Star Ocean 2, Suiko­den I&II, Suiko­gaiden Vol. 1&2, Castl­e­va­nia: SoTN, Ate­lier Marie, Ate­lier Elie, Per­sona 2:EP, Final Fan­tasy Tac­tics, King of Fighters ‘99, Dark­stalk­ers 3, Pocket Fighter, Granado Espada, Granblue Fantasy.

Where else to find me

I love being active on social media, and can be found or contacted via these sites below!