Catherine Cheek

Catherine "Kater" Cheek is a writer and artist.

Most commented posts

  1. “Emily’s Fifth Birthday” and “Alternative Medicine” — 16 comments
  2. Seeing Things, Part 1: The Big Idea — 10 comments
  3. Seeing Things, Part 8: First cover mockups — 10 comments
  4. Seeing Things, Part 11: paper books and cover design fallout — 9 comments
  5. First Stained Glass Panel — 8 comments

Author's posts

Mar 05

Florentine Rainbow

Mar 03

Book Review: The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith This book is a classic for a reason. Groundbreaking in its time, its protagonist is a clever, amoral man whom we can’t help but root for, even as we despise him. Or maybe I’m speaking for myself. I wanted Tom Ripley to succeed. I shared his paranoia that …

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Mar 02

Clock Face, Ant Face

¬†Four more bottlecaps. I especially love the one with the woman’s face and the ant in it. I took the clock face from a watch I wore a long time ago. I used to love those watches in which the moon moved past the field.

Feb 27

The Object of His Affection

le mew, le purr

Feb 26

Blackbird on Golden Field

I think this is my favorite one. I drew the blackbird on more of Tim Holz’s textured paper, this one brown kraft paper with ruled lines on it like a schoolbook. I drew it and inked it in and cut it out and pasted it onto the rather mediocre monoprint of gold on the florentine …

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