Katrina Young is a Melbourne-based Illustrator. Her artwork spans many mediums and themes but she specializes in portraits and layered colour and pattern silhouettes. Kat is heavily influenced by fiction novels, games, cinematography and her favourite artists.
She started her early career designing theatre posters and book covers, but quickly moved into the popculture world. Her career so far has seen her published in Children’s Books, Official Illustrated Movie Companions, Video Game and Art Magazines, Comic Books and even on Living Dead nylon clothing. She has also taught art in China, is a Signed Stable Artist at ArtBoy Gallery, and is one of the ‘Popculture Painters’ who are most well-known for doing live painting at OzComicCon and PAXAus conventions.
Favourite Visual Artist
John Howe :)
SUCKER PUNCH! The Orphanage, Pan's Labyrinth, LOTR, The Boat That Rocked, Bubba HoTep
Favourite TV Shows
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Muse, QUEEN, Bowie, Lily Allen, Nirvana, ACDC, Simon & Garfunkel, Tori Amos
J.R.R Tolkien, Patrick Rothfuss, Suzanne Collins, Isobelle Carmody
EVIL DEAD: Fist Full of Boomstick, Okami, The Hobbit, American McGee's ALICE, Viva Pinata
Tools of the Trade
Woodless Graphite Pencils, Watercolours and Brushes ;)
Art, Tolkien, Good Story Telling, weird clothes and A particular person who knows who he is