Hello! I'm RAPIDPUNCHES and I'm a freelance illustrator and musician residing in Portland, OR*. I've taught art classes (textile, fabric art and 3D Printing) at the Rockwood Makerspace. I love monster movies, gunpla, mahou shoujo animes, and synthwave.

I was a recipient of a RACC Make|Build|Learn Grant in Summer 2021 towards a stop-motion animation project.

Education: BFA in Illustration from Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2015 in Portland, OR

Exhibitions: 2016 Group, Ocean Exhibit, OMSI - Portland, OR (Spring-Summer. OMSI Mezzanine.)

Experience: Multnomah County Library Rockwood Makerspace Mentor Mar 2019 – April 2021, FreeGeek Volunteer Jun 2019 – Aug 2019

Skills: • HTML5, CSS3, Python, Lua • Linux and Open Source • eTextile and Fiber Arts • Chiptune • Illustration • Clay and 3D Printing

I jump around but here's the run down of what I mostly use...

Main Computer: Lenovo ThinkPad T420 (i5), 12RAM, 120GB SSD, 64bit Manjaro XFCE, XP-Pen G430S, Krita, Aseprite

Work Computer: Legion 5 (15") with GTX 1650 Ti, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, Windows 10, 8 GB DDR4 3200MHz, 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD + 512 GB PCIe SSD, XP-Pen Artist 12, Clip Studio Paint, Dragonframe 5 (beta), Aseprite

While on Linux I also have AzPainter and GNU Image Manipulation Program. I also use MyPaint, ibisPaintX, and Medibang Paint on a Samsung S6 Lite. Some animations I made in Pencil2D or Stop Motion Pro.

OBS Settings: 1080p (sometimes 720p), 24fps, bitrate of 3000. You can check out a chart about video encoding for Twitch here.

* LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: I live on the unceded lands of the Clackamas, Cowlitz and Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. What we now call Portland, Oregon and Multnomah County are the ancestral lands of the Multnomah, Wasco, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Cowlitz, bands of Chinook, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla and many other Tribes who made their homes along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.