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 art, fashion, and home decor, as well as pop culture and political satire art in Society6 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.
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 felted vases and lamps from Melasdesign.
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I finally got back to some fiber work. Introducing my shibori dyed felted nightstand lampshade. It has a great vintage lilly pad base candlestick lamp, covered with my work. Get it at Thomasyard in Thomas, West Virginia. It's on a shelf with my graphic mugs and a felt vase or two. They take phone orders too. #shibori #thomasyardwv #christmas #handmade #giftideas #gifts #instagood #shopping #present #shoplocal #shopsmall #handmadeshopusa #melasdesign #thomaswv #design #interiordesign #lighting #homedecor #interior #light #home #decor #style #blackfriday #friyay
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A wonderful happy new year to you! I'm back in the saddle again after a bit of a break, just in time to bring you my latest work, currently hanging and up for auction for a fundraiser at the Artspring Gallery in beautiful Thomas, WV. "At the Fiddle" is a 5x7 digital illustration based on a performance by the David Mayfield Parade at the Purple Fiddle in Thomas, WV on December 21, 2019 to fit the gallery's tiny art theme “What I Love.” I simply love live music and am glad to have a way to satiate this urge right down the street. Stop by the gallery on Front Street through February 14 to see the show. ------------ #melasdesign #illustration #thepurplefiddle #davidmayfieldparade #art #drawing #artist #illustrator #instaart #creative #thomaswv #instagood #artoftheday #instaartist #artsy #artwork #contemporaryart #artgallery #love #livemusic #instamusic #picoftheday #concert #happy
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Here's another work up for auction at the Tiny Art fundraiser for Artspring in Thomas, WV with the theme "What I Love." "Chickadees in Winter" is a 5x7 digital illustration representing the small birds that dine each day at the feeders in my yard. It's a simple pleasure, but something that I love and hold dear. Stop by the show in the Artspring Gallery on Front Street through February 14 to bid or buy. Online bidding up soon at artspringwv.com - I can't wait to see everything that's been submitted. #happiness #birds #art #drawing #artist #illustrator #instaart #love #nature #instaartist #thomaswv #happy #winter #instagood #beautiful #picoftheday #naturelovers
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.
Shop original Susan Hicks paintings and illustrated signed prints. Treat yourself or shop for art gifts.
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!
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