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Personal Watercolor Projects

Melissa's personal projects explore womanhood, sisterhood, and strength. Her work is characterized by vibrant colors, detailed textures, gold leaf accents, and often includes WLW themes. A lifelong nature lover, flowers and birds also take on symbolic significance in many of her pieces.

A Quiet Homecoming

A Quiet Homecoming

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2022.

WLW Godspeed

WLW Godspeed

Watercolor. 2022.

Faerie Eve

Faerie Eve

Watercolor. 2021.

Mounted Knight

Mounted Knight

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2021.

She Waits

She Waits

Watercolor. Gold Leaf. 2021.

The Selkie and Her Knight

The Selkie and Her Knight

Watercolor. 2020.

Autumn Knight

Autumn Knight

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2020.

Sappho's La Belle Dame Sans Merci

Sappho's La Belle Dame Sans Merci

Watercolor and colored pencil. 2020.

The Lioness and the Dragon

The Lioness and the Dragon

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2020.

Hope Springs

Hope Springs

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2020.

The Sparrow and the Dragon

The Sparrow and the Dragon

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2020.

Airmed

Airmed

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2019.

Love Blooms

Love Blooms

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2019.

Share a Dance

Share a Dance

Watercolor and gold leaf. 2019.

For the Love of a Selkie Maid

For the Love of a Selkie Maid

Watercolor. 2019.

Selkie Lass

Selkie Lass

Watercolor. 2018.

Women Holding Hands

JOIN THE WLW ART FAM

I've always been passionate about creating safe, creative spaces for women no matter how they identify, bi, pan, lesbian, queer, allied. No matter. If you're a woman seeking a safe creative space, you're welcome here.