Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
About Deviant Artist Member LoungeKatFemale/Australia Recent Activity
Deviant for 10 Years
Needs Premium Membership
Statistics 223 Deviations 4,476 Comments 107,406 Pageviews

Newest Deviations


I Wrote a Book!

Journal Entry: Wed Nov 2, 2011, 11:03 PM
Rockstar Icon Designer

Launch Special: Get the book for $19, by taking advantage of Rockable's $5 OFF for 5 Days Only! (Regular price is $24. Offer ends Nov 7, 2011)

Click here to view more details and Download a Free Sample PDF

This is what I have been doing for the past 6 months, I wrote a book! Available as a digital download for Kindle, iPad and PDF (.PDF Files, .EPUB, .MOBI), it guides beginner and intermediate icon designers through the history, theory and creative process of icon design. Covering much more than popular rendering methods (although it includes that too) this book teaches the theory of perspective, lighting and usability with practical advice on Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Windows (XP and Vista) and Linux (Tango) with some tips and tricks on using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

All up there's 270+ pages of content starting with the history of desktop icons (with pictures) and ending with common mistakes and resources.

"Veteran icon designer and Associate Editor of Vectortuts+ Kate McInnes knows a thing or two about icon design. Having worked for years as a successful icon designer, she decided it was time to share that experience with others by teaming up with Rockable Press to write her very first book called Rockstar Icon Designer.

In this book Kate not only teaches you how to whip up a good icon, but she takes you on a crash course through the world of icon design."

  • Mood: Thanks
  • Listening to: Let England Shake - PJ Harvey


Grunge Polaroid Template by DigitalYardSale -…

Kate McInnes (aka - LoungeKat) is an Illustrator and Designer from Melbourne, Australia and is the Associate Editor at Vectortuts+ and one half of the creative duo, McKelly.

About LoungeKat:

Kate McInnes (aka LoungeKat) uses her stunning vector lines to carve a niche in the world of illustration. Her bright, colourful,and superbly drawn work leaps from the page (or screen, as the case may be…) and captures your attention immediately.Her unique style is infectious and her subjects sensual, you just want to see more, more, more!

-Melbourne Pixel Magazine

Beautiful, pretty, divine, lavish, vivid. These are the words you will find your mind spinning towards as you stroll through the Lounge Kat world. Kate McInnes is the mistress behind the wonderful illustrations, which will have any otaku drooling like a Pavlovian creature. Combined like the text from twisted poetry, her recent collaborations with fellow Melbourne artist Bucket ‘o’ Thought are sure to inspire.

-Lost At E Minor

LoungeKat’s work has been exhibited locally and internationally in shows such as Yen magazine’s Curvy, Gimme Shelter, Dex,Plastic Pimps, FreQee, The Colour of Munny and Toy2R’s DIY Bart tour.

Working as a designer and a freelance illustrator you can see her work on custom toys, skateboards, badges, t-shirts, cd covers, greeting cards and limited edition prints.

LoungeKat Blog

About McKelly:

McKelly is the work of collaborative duo, Kate McInnes and Sean Kelly. This Australian based power-house of creativity work in the fields of Illustration and Animation. With a penchant for the provocative, McKelly have a style that can only be described as “Miss Universe meets the Apocalypse.”

McKelly on Behance

Current Residence: Melbourne- Australia

AdCast - Ads from the Community



Add a Comment:
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's July 11th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

Birthdays Team
This birthday greeting was brought to you by: =SailorSun18
SpitfiresOnIce Jul 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
Hello! :iconthecakeisalieplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
Wishing you a wonderful year, and may it be a colourful and full of excitement!
Hey Kat...remember me?....anyways, its very probably that i move to melbourne next year :) looking forward to meeting you :)
Happy [early] birthday!
May all of your wishes come true - today and always!
Add a Comment: