Matt James
Matt James
Digital Illustraitor, Comic Inker and Colourist
Perth, Australia

Summary

Born in 1978 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Matt is a Freelance Digital Illustrator, Comic Book Inker and Colourist now based in Perth, Australia. After High School, Matt studied for a Bachelor’s Degree in Illustration and Graphic Design from James Cook University (QLD, Australia) from 1997-1999.

Matt is a versatile digital artist who draws influence from a wide variety of artists and art forms. His love of comic art started in the late 1980’s, and he is heavily influenced by the comic styles of the time. He also draws a lot of inspiration from fantasy artists, along with the imagery from classic horror movie posters.

Since found Snakebit Art Studio in 2014, Matt has received credit for inks and colours in many publications, and has also supplied art for numerous art prints, posters and commissions.

Skills

Digital PaintingIllustrationSequential ArtColor ManagementComic ArtBook Cover IllustrationDigital InkingDigital Colouring

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Manga Studio
Manga Studio
Painter
Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
CLIP STUDIO PAINT
CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Productions

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    • Book
      Sons of Yellowstone #2
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Cover and Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Headshrinker's Press
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    • Book
      Beginner’s Guide to Comic Art: Characters
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Pin Up Digital Inks
    • Company
      3D Total
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    • Book
      Decay #12 - Cthulhu Special
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Dark Oz
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    • Book
      Retro Sci-Fi Tales #2 - The Truce The Time Forgot
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Dark Oz
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    • Book
      Headshrinker's Press Presents #2 - Sons of Yellowstone
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Headshrinker's Press
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    • Book
      Nothing Can Stop Me Now : Stories Inspired By the Songs of Nine Inch Nails
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Pin Up Colourist
    • Company
      SpazDog Press
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    • Book
      Landslide #3
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Cover Colourist
    • Company
      Headshrinker's Press
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    • Book
      Sons of Yellowstone #1
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Cover and Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Headshrinker's Press
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    • Book
      Aqueous #1
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Cover and Interior Colourist
    • Company
      Insane Comics
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    • Book
      Lord Matrion
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Cover Colourist
    • Company
      Dork Empire Ink
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    • Book
      Cosmos Omni #1 - Enigma
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Interior Inker and Colourist
    • Company
      Advent Comics
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    • Book
      Cosmos Omni #1 - Clover
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Interior Inker and Colourist
    • Company
      Advent Comics