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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! ;)

Commissions - Open by SweetDukeGifts - Friends Only by SweetDukeRequests - Friends Only by SweetDukeNo Point Commissions by SweetDukeNo Trades by SweetDukeNo Requests by SweetDuke

Current Age: 23
Current Residence: Akron, OH
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Custom T-Shirts and Other Commissions

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 15, 2014, 1:08 PM
Hey guise! Since I opened commissions, here's my commission info (my old commish info is a bit dated so time to start fresh). Among the regular 2D work I do, I'm now offering CUSTOM T-SHIRTS! Woo! I may add bags if I see cheap canvas available at my local K-Mart/Dollar Tree. So spread the word around and if you're interested shoot me a note!

Frequently asked questions
  • :bulletgreen: How do I contact you for a commission? Send inquires through dA via note. Send inquiries through email to 

  • :bulletgreen:What is your method of payment? Paypal. My paypal email address is

  • :bulletgreen:Will you accept points as payment? Sorry, only Paypal is accepted.

  • :bulletgreen:Are all prices USD? Yes, all listed prices (and or quotes) are USD only.

  • :bulletgreen:What is your payment policy? 100% upfront for most commissions. If that is not possible immediately, 50% is required. I will not begin work on the piece until payment is received. If the 50% owed is not received 2 weeks after the initial agreement, the contract is void and I will scrap the project. 

  • :bulletgreen:Can you ship a commission to me (ie: a painting)? Yes! However you will be charged postage.

  • :bulletgreen: Can you ship internationally? Yes! However, you will be charged postage. 

  • :bulletgreen:What's your policy on copyrighted material? I will do fanart, however the proposed work cannot be redistributed by you for any other monetary gain whatsoever. That being said, I will not copy other artist's (meaning anyone on dA) styles or characters without their written permission. I will draw/paint/sketch your characters with your written permission (a contract will be provided if need be). 

  • :bulletgreen:Do you do NSFW pieces? Sorry no. 

Custom (white) T-shirts 
  • $15-$25 each (one color only) +shipping
  • Provide me with a black and white design and I can silkscreen it on any size white t-shirt. If you have no design in mind, I can sketch one up for you. One color ink only. 

Digital Cover Illustrations 
  • (full color with or without text) $75-$150USD

Screen Shot 2014-07-15 at 3.09.13 PM by Xadrea  A Rose for Emily 2 by Xadrea   

Pumpkins by Xadrea   Pentatonix: Daft Punk by Xadrea   
Pentatonix: Love Again by Xadrea   Hero/Heroine by Xadrea  

Digital Character Portraits 
  • (black and white or full color) $25-$50USD

Patrick Stump Speedpaint by Xadrea  Pete Wentz Speedpaint by Xadrea  Fabian Speedpaint by Xadrea  Jenn by Xadrea  Nathalie. by Xadrea  Jules. by Xadrea  

Serigraphy (Screenprints) 
  • Full color (3 or more colors) $60-$200USD + shipping if applicable
  • One color (one or two color) $25-$60USD + shipping if applicable 

Run in Halftone by Xadrea  Ariel in Halftone by Xadrea  Anahita in Halftone by Xadrea  pip pip, cheerio, crumpets!WIP3 by Xadrea   Guilded5 by Xadrea  Guilded Face1 by Xadrea  Fall Out Boy Poster [black] by Xadrea  Fall Out Boy Poster [red] by Xadrea  Fall Out Boy Poster [brown] by Xadrea  

Watercolor Illustrations 
  • (up to 11x14 in physical size) $35-$125 +shipping if applicable
Sit Still Teddy by Xadrea  Ariel by Xadrea  
 The Queen of Hearts by Xadrea  Alice by Xadrea  Mad Hatter by Xadrea  Chesire Cat by Xadrea  
Briar Rose by Xadrea  Screen Shot 2014-07-15 at 3.51.48 PM by Xadrea  

  • Mood: Suffering
  • Listening to: Payphone--Maroon 5
  • Reading: Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
  • Watching: you!!!
  • Playing: Runescape
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: nothing

Do you have a Facebook for your artwork? Like mine here: 

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2 deviants said Yes! Comment with a link and I'll like it!



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Tangled-Tales Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Lovely gallery! I write poetry, but truly appreciate beautiful visual art as well! Keep up the great work! (PS: from Ohio as well, so I actually know what the University of Akron is ;) )
Xadrea Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you much :la::hug: I really like your poetry :3 It's quite lovely!
Tangled-Tales Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
TheCreativeJenn Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:tighthug: You are a phenomenal woman. :heart::heart:
Xadrea Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
:tighthug: Thank you Jenn ^ ^ I can say the same about you dear:heart::heart::heart::hug:
Chipgon Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Don't worry ! We are all here to help you about the Issue !
Xadrea Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for spreading the word! I really, really appreciate it!:tighthug: 
Chipgon Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You welcome! I hope I can help more
Xadrea Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
:hug: Thank you so much :D
Diacraft Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
How long does it take to get one of those medal things?
Xadrea Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
The medal is a symbol of my senior status. It can't be earned through time, it's awarded :) You can learn more about symbols and seniority here: and here:
Forru Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:hug: Just dropping by, wanted to say your art is beautiful! :D
Xadrea Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:hug: dawwww thankies!
J-Henrique-S Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I do not know why enduringfighter not understand what we're trying to say!
Xadrea Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
At this point I think he's being intentionally obtuse. But don't worry about him anymore :)
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