About Arin Bray

They/she

Arin Bray is a cartoonist based in Portland, Oregon. They graduated from Reading Area Community College in 2022 with an associate's degree in art. They like to make queer dark fantasy comics geared towards middle-grade and young adult readers that touch on mental health and sapphic relationships. When Arin is not creating, she enjoys caring for her pets, being out in nature, and playing video games.

Get in touch:

arinbray.art@gmail.com

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Arin is currently open to remote freelance work in prop design, character design, and story revisions for tv and feature animation! Absolutely no NFT work and any emails about that will be deleted. For other questions, please visit the website FAQ. Thank you!

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ARIN BRAY 

Cartoonist & Jack of many trades

Portland, OR | arinbray.art@gmail.com

SKILLS & PROGRAMS

Adobe CC • Clip Studio Paint • Microsoft Office • editor • story revisionist • prop design • comics • background artist • character design •  illustration • communication • strong work ethic • team player • attentive to detail

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Prop Designer

April 2022 - Present

  • Working as a freelance prop designer on a by-need basis

  • Communication with the art director and design team

  • Revisions to designs 

Arledge Comics

Copywriter

August 2021 - Present

FORREST'S FOREST (Arledge Comics, 2023)

Illustrator & Colorist

Mar 2021 - Present

  • A children's book published by Arledge Comics, written by Tara Dwyer and illustrated by Arin Bray. Contributed by creating concept art of characters, backgrounds, objects, and drawing sequential parts of the story.

MY BROTHER'S A WEREWOLF (2021)

Colorist

Aug 2020 - Dec 2021

  • Colorist for the children's book "My Brother's A Werewolf" (2021) written and self-published by Ray A. Price

THE ART OF JEALOUSY FANZINE

Zine Manager 

Feb 2020 - Apr 2020

  • Managed 17 independent artists to create a short-run fanzine. Kickstarter for the zine surpassed its initial funding goal. Worked in online sales and social media promotion.
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn

EDUCATION

 

Women In Animation Mentorship

April 2022

Developing Your Pitch And Developing Yourself As A Creator/Showrunner taught by Curtis Lelash

OC Art Studios 

Feb 2022

Graphic Novels 101 

Reading Area Community College

Aug 2020 - May 2022

Associate of Arts

Berks Career And Technology Center

Sep 2016 - Jun 2019

Advertising Art and Design

​OTHER

  • Member of Women in Animation since 2022