Hello Earthling!My name is Ray (they/them)! I'm an artist and cartoonist who loves to draw original characters. I'm currently seeking work as a comic colorist, paid opportunities to create short fiction comics, and would love to contribute illustrations to art books.

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The artwork and comics on this site may contain mature content. If you're looking for my all-ages work, please visit cavetoonist.com!

Content Warning: Some of the art in this gallery contains ADULT THEMES!
(18+ characters kissing/touching, no nudity)


Commissions & Gifts

Digital Sketchbooks
Available for purchase on Ko-fi or become a patron to access these collections and ongoing sketchbook updates!

Zero G (18+ NSFW)
A sexy scifi comic for Oh Joy Sex Toy!

I'm currently seeking work as a comic colorist! My rate is $60-$75 per page depending on the complexity of your project. I prefer to work in Clip Studio Paint EX, but I also have Adobe PhotoShop experience.
Color SamplesI'm the colorist for Help Wanted by Payton Francis! My work starts in episode 127 (Answers, Part 7).

Comics & Illustration
I'm interested paid opportunities to create short fiction comics and would love to contribute illustrations to art books. I'm also sometimes available for private commissions.

Commissions open rarely and my supporters on Patreon get first dibs!

Portait: $100 per character

Half Body: $150 per character

Full Body: $200 per character

Original characters (OCs) only!You must provide a visual reference of your character. I will not work from a description alone.Prices are for ONE character in full color with cell shading and a solid/simple background. (Two characters is double the price and so on.) If your character is very complicated (intricate tattoos, elaborate outfit, wings, etc.) I might charge a little more.PayPal (USD) only! You must be 18+ and have your own PayPal account to commission me. Payment is due up front.You will receive a 300dpi image and a web sized image for personal use (art print/profile pic/etc). You may not resell or create products for sale with the image. You may not mint the image as an NFT. I will not accept any NFT/crypto/blockchain related projects.I will draw:
- humans, antho/furry, mild erotica (kissing/touching fully clothed 18+ characters), robots, aliens, animals, etc!
I will not draw:
- NSFW, nudity, gore, hate, real people, vehicles, any character that isn't an OC, characters that originated from an NFT
I reserve the right to decline a commission for any reason without explanation.

How to commission me!Please email the following form to ray@raystarshine.com with "commission" in the subject line.Commission Type: (portrait, half body, full body)
Brief description of your character's personality:
Pose/Expression/Mood: (optional)
Twitter username: (if applicable)
Instagram username: (if applicable)
PayPal address:
After I accept your commission I will send you a PayPal invoice. Work will not begin until the invoice is paid in full. Please allow 8-10 weeks for me to finish your commission.Feel free to email me with any questions!! :)