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The Work

Watercolor painting is a meditative, spiritual, and creative outlet for Melissa. With a background in art education, religious studies, and a concentration in watercolor and oil painting, she seeks to empower women of all ages with her work. 

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Personal Projects

Melissa's personal work explores WLW themes. She seeks to provide positive representation for lesbian, bi, pan, and queer identified women and girls. Irish and Celtic folklore also a big influence on her work. 

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Watercolor Couple Commission

Melissa occasionally takes commissions for couple work. She likes to incorporate meaningful, locations, symbols, and colors unique to each couple.

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Portraits

Melissa occasionally takes commissions for portrait work. She also often paints portraits of people she cares about as a warmup exercise. 

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Pet Portraits

A life-long animal lover, Melissa enjoys painting the occasional furry family member. When she opens holiday commission slots, these are her favorite types of projects to take on. 

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Cover & Book Illustration

Telling stories through compelling visuals is something Melissa has always been passionate about. Here you'll find books to which she's contributed cover and illustration art.

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