The Art of R. Goto

The Art of R. Goto

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Been so inspired by all the cool stuff being done over at "One Sixth Warrior" lately. Nice work guys.
Drawing with the students in Character Design class. What's more fun to draw than Dinosaurs?
Andrea and Kelly as "Batgirl and Robin" for Halloween-like mother, like daughter. Next year I'm voting for "EltraWoman and DynaGirl".

Friday, August 17, 2012

Been drawing a lot lately, but haven't posted anything in awhile. Here is a Wolverine commission I did this week. I don't really draw Wolverine, I think this might be my first. Thanks, Steven.

Friday, April 27, 2012

I haven't posted a picture of my kid in awhile. She continues to grow-I thought we had a deal, but she gets bigger everyday. These are from Halloween, she went as a Cowboy one day and an Indian the next.
More "Hi-Tec-Cness", with Spider-Man.
I bought a couple of new "Hi-Tec-C" pens over the winter break and started sketching with them and came up with this. Whats more fun than drawing Stormtroopers and lightsabers? Okay, okay, . . sorry, Scout troopers.
Here are a couple of my Wonder Woman concepts from the summer.


I needed a place to work this summer while visiting my parents in Seattle, so I put together a make-shift studio space in their house. I found this drawing table at a garage sale for $20. No kidding. It is now my favorite desk. The table tilts from horizontal to perpendicular, making it usable as an easel, regular flat table, and everything in between. It has a foot pedal with a heavy lead counter-weight inside the base, so that when you step on it, you raise or lower the table top. I spent most of the summer drawing Wonder Woman for a project that didn't develop, but it was good practice anyway.


Friday, October 14, 2011

Trying to get in the Halloween spirit-started a few new sketches with reference from the guys over at Character Designs.



















































Here are a couple of caricatures I did recently. The wonderfully talented Frank Cammuso, created during his presentation to a group of the students. And a couple of my students, created during an in-class presentation drawing caricatures.

Saturday, June 04, 2011




Sometimes, even Batgirl needs a little help. As a small addendum, that last bat-a-rang hit me in the head.

Sunday, March 13, 2011


Just practicing. I think hands tell so much about a character and an artist. Here are a few I did last week.

Friday, March 04, 2011



As you know, I fully intend to start posting more drawings up here. I like the idea of keeping a digital sketchbook-so here we go.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Here is a new Batgirl that I did for Ava. I should have attached the rope to the bottom -middle of the batarang.

Sunday, January 31, 2010


Wonder Woman is soooo last year. We are all Batgirl all the time. Batgirl and I even went to the grocery store the other day. One guy stopped us and said, "He felt so much safer knowing that Batgirl was in the store."
This is a great Batgirl drawing Ava got from Mike Maihack at MegaCon this year. She loves it and hung it in her room.
Wanted to post some new sketches. I don't get a chance to draw just for the fun of it much. These are a couple of attempts to start changing that.
As always I start every drawing with my favorite Col-Erase 20044, even if I end up throwing a little color on it.
I drew the robot in class with the students. I always liked the teachers who would draw with us once in a while.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Ava is getting to be such a big girl, she's only 3 now-but I can tell- I don't have much time left, she won't stop growing.
Our friend Heather did this photo shoot with Ava.




I always like to see what other peoples studio space looks like. My wife only likes to see the door to my studio . . . closed.

Sunday, October 25, 2009





I just had to post these pictures I took of my daughter tonight. She is so excited to dress up as Wonder Woman!

Monday, October 05, 2009

More pages from the sketchbook along with a couple of concepts for an animated Noah done in class with the kids.



Tuesday, June 02, 2009





A few more shots of the village after the snow was gone.



Eventually the snow started to melt and we got to see the cobblestone streets that filled the village.