Welcome to the Melasdesign World of Visionary Art and Original Handmade Jewelry by Alexandria VA and Thomas WV artist Susan Hicks. This colorful, expressive contemporary art is a product of my vision and imagination. Visit my new artist owned and operated Handmade Shop for affordable original jewelry. Handmade classic, geek, and goth jewelry styles. Shop original paintings and signed art prints, composed of a vision I keep before me – all for sale by artist. Melasdesign full spectrum art ranges from boldly expressive illustration to vibrant abstract art, drawing inspiration from meditation and dreams. It’s visionary. Off-site, shop Melasdesign brand art fashion; women’s bold print dresses and tops and illustrated t-shirts, plus home decor with ornate patterns, as well as pop culture and political satire art in additional off-site shops (Society6, RedBubble, and CafePress). Read on about the plentiful offerings in visionary art gifts for sale online. Read the Melasdesign blog for news on new work and events. Mela’s world is colorful and good.
Shop original Susan Hicks paintings and illustrated signed prints. Treat yourself or shop for art gifts.
Original jewelry designed and created by Alexandria VA / Thomas WV artist Susan Hicks. Handmade art jewelry in fine silver, copper, and bronze, often one of a kind, sold artist direct.
RedBubble is based out of the US and Australia. It’s a great print-to-order source for artwork and bold print to order art fashion from Melasdesign brand, from contemporary Alexandria VA artist Susan Hicks. It is the site recommended for highest quality print jobs on art prints. RB offers fashion unique to their site (which I love designing!) – Dresses (A-line dresses are a hit!), Women’s and Men’s Tops, Mini-Skirts, Scarves, and Leggings awash with color and richly ornate patterns, as well as “pop” graphic design from straight graphics to political satire. Mugs come in three styles; traditional, tall and travel.
Very spiffy! Get wearable tech like iPhone and Samsung Galaxy covers, and iPhone Wallets, along with iPad and Laptop Sleeves and Skins. Posters, Art Boards, and Acrylic Block Art (4″ or 6″ square goodies) are offered along with traditional prints, Metal Prints (so fun with my colorful eclectic art!) the best Framed Art offerings, and Tapestry. Don’t forget the best selection of Stickers. Shop by Artwork Subject on my Profile Page. My Pet Portrait Collection and Halloween / Dark Art (including illustrated t-shirts) are always favorites. Colorful contemporary visionary art for sale online in fashionable form.
TIP: RedBubble gives you the most bang for your buck. Site offers fewer sales than S6, but merch costs less to begin with. Art print quality is best from this shop. It’s the best site for bold print dresses and tops, plus illustrated t-shirts.
Melasdesign’s other print-to-order art shop is Society6. Beautify your home with Art Prints, plus bright and colorful ornate print Home Decor for living room (including Throw Blankets and Floor Pillows), bedroom (from Comforters to Curtains), and Bath. Kitchen and tabletop items have been added too. Tapestries are an ever popular hit with trippy Melasdesign visionary art featured. Also find Bags (like Duffles and Backpacks). Pet portraits and colorful patterns / trippy art are big hits. It’s all great as art gifts. So many ways to get some visionary art in your life or for unique gifting.
Mugs, Wearable Tech (iPhone, iPad / Laptop Skins, and iPhone covers as well as Samsung Galaxy Phone Cases), All-over Print Shirts, Stationery (Note Cards and Notebooks), and Stickers offer so much variety for Melasdesign brand visionary art offerings, all of which make great artsy gifts. Want to search by subject matter? Check out my Collections.
CafePress is the oldest print-on-demand site of Melasdesign. It offers the widest variety of products per single design of the sites listed on this page. My merch offerings span t-shirts, mugs, throw pillows, magnets, buttons, posters, key chains, printed jewelry, stickers, drinking glasses, ornaments, stationery, and more. It’s art gifts with a bent towards text graphics and basic themes. See my most popular pet portrait design on CafePress CaliQKitten.
TIP: CafePress is especially broad in its product offerings – a lot of it was thought up for logo and promotional purposes. Not so much artsy as functional, but the designs I have posted there have a good end product. – Still visionary art for sale online!
Melasdesign is proud to offer goods in rotating stock at art gifts shop and florist extraordinaire Thomasyard. Stop by for unique gifts in the hipster small-town setting of Thomas, West Virginia. Chances are, you’ll find art merchandise from artist Susan Hicks. The shop is currently featuring art mugs and felt vases from Melasdesign.