Hello Earthling!

My name is Ray (they/them)! I'm an artist who loves to draw original characters.

Personal Art

Commissions & Gifts

Digital Sketchbooks
Become a patron to access these collections and ongoing sketchbook updates!

I'm booked until November 2023!
My rate is $60-$75 per page depending on the complexity of your project. I use Clip Studio Paint EX on an iPad Pro.
I worked as a colorist for Help Wanted by Payton Francis! My colors start 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.

A Note About CreditIf your project is intended for children or all-ages (or it makes you more comfortable in general), I'd be happy to be credited using my legal name which is not associated with my mature work. You may contact me here if you'd like to avoid all mentions of Ray Starshine in your correspondence with me.

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

Half Body Sketch: $60 per character

Full Body Sketch: $80 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 raystarart@gmail.com with "Commission for [your name]" in the subject line.Commission Type: (portrait, half body, full body, half body sketch, or full body sketch)
Brief description of your character's personality:
Pose/Expression/Mood: (optional)
Twitter 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 up to 8 weeks for me to finish your commission.Feel free to email me with any questions!! :)

Star Mail (now known as Ray Mail) has moved!

I have moved my shop and mail club endeavors to my other website! If you are a founding member who signed up on Stripe or PayPal you don't need to do anything. You will still receive your goodies every other month as usual until you cancel. Thank you so much for your support!If you wish to update your information or cancel your subscription:
If you signed up with Stripe, please visit the member portal. If you signed up with PayPal, please refer to this help page for instructions. If you run into any problems, please email me and I'll help you out!