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HELLO! :0)

Hi! I'm Rachel Eaton, also known by my online alias Rayleearts. I'm an illustrator and designer based in Michigan, and I'm thoroughly obsessed with fantasy and creating anything that makes the world feel a little more magical.

I studied graphic design, but I've been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated with my bachelor's just in time for a global pandemic (yay!) so I decided to try freelancing. I've been running an online shop since, and I also upload exclusive art on my Patreon.

 

Currently, I'm illustrating and writing my webcomic Realta on Webtoon Originals. It started as a fun side project on Webtoon Canvas, until it was picked up to become my full-time dream job.

I also enjoy pottery, gaming, exploring forests, reading, and petting my baby cat Kiki amongst my collection of swords, woodwind instruments, and graphic novels.

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EDUCATION

2016-2020 | Madonna University B.A. in Graphic Design, with Highest Honors

EXPERIENCE

August 2021 - Current | Comic Artist and Writer - WEBTOON ORIGINALS 

 

December 2020 | Freelance Designer - Farmington Community Library 

March 2019 - May 2020  | Marketing Intern - Madonna University

January 2017 - March 2019 | Web Services Intern - Madonna University

 

Summer 2018 | Freelance Designer | Voices for Earth Justice

 

EXHIBITIONS  

October 2019 | Detroit Institute of Arts | Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

December 2018, October 2019 | Juried Art Exhibitions | Madonna University

AWARDS

2020 - Ernest I. Nolan Award

2019 - Conrad Hilton Foundation Scholarship


2018- Anthony and Joan Nardi Scholarship

2018- Brocki/Poniatkowski&I&A Ponte Memorial Scholarship


 

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