Matthew J. Rainwater

Freelance Cartoonist & Illustrator

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Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/matthewjrainwater
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Matthew J. Rainwater
1312 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201/ (337)513-8204 / cakewhich@gmail.com

Education:
May 2008
Savannah College of Art and
Design (SCAD), Savannah,GA
BFA, Sequential Art with Magna *** Laude

Professional Skills:

Design Skills:
 Storyboarding
 Background Design
 Layout
 Comic Book Narrative
 Character Design
 Maquette Design
 Painting (Oil, Acrylic,
Watercolor)

Computer Software Skills:
 Adobe Photoshop
 Adobe Illustrator
 Adobe Dreamweaver
 Adobe InDesign
 Corel Painter
 Microsoft PowerPoint
 Microsoft Excel
 Microsoft Outlook
 Microsoft Word

Publications:
Cartoonist (2009 - Ongoing)
Garage Raja, www.garageraja.com
Illustrating an ongoing web comic
with friend. Published Mondays,
Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Includes print publication, as well.

Cartoonist (2008 – 2010)
The Conglomerate,Centenary College,Shreveport, LA
Created weekly comic strip
(“Crazy Bat-Monster“) for school
newspaper along with a writer.
Writer and I coordinated over long
distance to create strips.

Cartoonist (2009)
Sweetwater Is Not An *******:Memorial Anthology,
Professors, Students, and
Alumni of the Savannah College
of Art Design, Savannah, GA.
Two-page story commemorated in
memory of Professor Jeremy
“Sweetwater” Mullins.

Work History:
Freelance Illustrator (Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2010)
Sides and Associates, Lafayette, LA
Contracted as artistic consultant
and illustrator on several
advertising projects.

Instructor (January 2009 - March 2009)
Arts Connect, Lake Charles, LA
Taught Students about the art of
Character Design and cartooning
in local school workshops. Also
coordinated with teachers.

Instructor (Summer 2007)
Summer Arts Camp, S.J. Welsh
Middle School, Lake Charles, LA
Taught students about the art of
Character Design, Comic Book
Narrative, and Illustration. Helped
students to create several projects
exemplifying artistic principles
taught in class.
Skills (2) Rating
Cartooning
Illustration