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Womb Three by Xadrea
Womb Three
work from my encaustic class :D the first layer is the yellow which was poured on. Then I added magenta intarsia and poured clear wax over that. The figures are a graphite and prismacolor collage and  transfer.
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Womb Two by Xadrea
Womb Two
work from my encaustic class :D the first layer is the yellow which was poured on. Then I added magenta intarsia and poured clear wax over that. The figures are a graphite and prismacolor transfer.
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Womb One by Xadrea
Womb One
work from my encaustic class :D the first layer is the yellow which was poured on. Then I added magenta intarsia and poured clear wax over that. The teal lines are intarsia into the first layer of clear wax. The figures are a graphite and prismacolor transfer.
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Untitled 3 WIP by Xadrea
Untitled 3 WIP
this is 3/3 of the thesis series I'm working on (these circle panels are the only of their kind in the series) these have the glue layers and the resin layers added. 
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Untitled 2 WIP by Xadrea
Untitled 2 WIP
This is 2/3 of my thesis work. I have added muuuch more to these and I will update the images soon :D
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Mellissa Redman
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Hi I'm Mellissa and I'm 25. I graduated cum laude from the University of Akron with a BFA in painting/drawing and a minor in art history in May 2012=D I'm currently working on my MFA in painting at the Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. I'm an illustrator and freelance artist ^ ^My favorite color is pink, and I think muffins are the cutest food ever!

Besides painting, I love printmaking and I plan on eventually owning a silkscreen to produce prints outside of the studio!
Lastly, I block trolls and overall mean people, so be warned! ;)


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Current Age: 23
Current Residence: Akron, OH
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First Journal of 2015 woo

Journal Entry: Sun Feb 8, 2015, 9:16 AM
And a month into the new year no less :XD: Sorry for my repeated absences from dA, again I've been UBER busy with finishing up my program and working. So a couple of things have happened (good news first, bad news last):

:bulletgreen: Remember the book project I was working on? IT'S DONE AND PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR WOOOOOOOT! It's a children's book titled The Catch of the Day and the author's name is Harris Tobias. You can grab a physical copy on CreateSpace: www.createspace.com/5284571
Or a Kindle version on Amazon: www.amazon.com/dp/B00STUZF5S
It's the first time my work has appeared in print media :la::boogie: You should buy a copy :eyes:

:bulletgreen:I've successfully been teaching a watercolor class for kiddles on Saturday mornings for about a month now. 2 more classes left in this session and hopefully my class will run again for the following 6 week session. 

:bulletgreen: I've been working my assistantship (grad assistant) and so far that's going ok. It's a little stressful sometimes depending on the things I have to do, but for the most part ok. 

:bulletgreen: I've applied for several shows (Virtual Insanity at Whitdel Arts, Art Now Series: Painting 2015 at the Ann Arbor Art Center, Art. Downtown in Grand Rapids, Museum Without Walls: American Art Now in Central Park, and Folktales & Legends at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center).

:bulletgreen: I'm looking for teaching jobs, residencies, and the like and it turns out there's a semester long residency at Central Michigan University (only 2 hours north of where I currently live) that would be PERFECT so I'm applying :D There's  a great chance I won't get it, but I'm trying to be optimistic XD. 

:bulletgreen: I was getting a ganglion cyst in my right wrist (dominant hand) that was starting to effect my range of motion and causing some discomfort but it popped on it's own after I accidentally slammed my hand into a door :XD: Hopefully it won't return :lol:

and lastly, the bad news...

:bulletgreen:Remember that awesome internship I had that turned into a job? Well I got laid off a week after I got back from Christmas vacation :| Honestly I wasn't even all that upset. I was expecting something of that caliber to happen (since these things always happen), so eh, I'll figure it out. Finger's crossed :XD:

Soooo, what's up with you guys? :D

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: The Kids Aren't Alright--Fall Out Boy
  • Reading: Call the Midwife (Part 1): by Jennifer Worth
  • Watching: you!!!
  • Playing: Runescape 3
  • Eating: pretzels
  • Drinking: water

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PrincessCarol Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Student Photographer
Happy Birthday :D 
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!:hug:
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PrincessCarol Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Student Photographer
welcome 
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Wreck-ItRalph Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!:heart:
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Bernuviel Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
I hope you're having a wonderful day. :D
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you, I did!:heart::hug:
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AngelMiyoko Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014   General Artist
Miss you!! <3 <3 <3
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm back now Miyo-chan :D!
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AngelMiyoko Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014   General Artist
YEY!! : D
I am so glad that you are, woohooo!! : D <3 <3
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nezumimecelaw Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you have a lovely gallery :3
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :hug:
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Steamland Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Mellissa if i had a gazillion dollars i'd hire you in a heartbeat. You're an amazing,funny,talented, and knowledgeable young woman. I miss yeah, how are you doing? 
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Xadrea Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:heart: Thank you ^ ^
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Steamland Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Student General Artist
welcome :heart: ^//^ 
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