Melissa Whitaker

Reflections from an Inktober Survivor

By Melissa Whitaker / November 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.

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#Inktober2019

By Melissa Whitaker / September 30, 2019 / 1 Comment

“Don’t try to recreate something you’ve done before. Challenge yourself constantly.” (Suzanne Partridge)

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The Creation of a Concept Character

By Melissa Whitaker / September 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

“An artist is not paint for his labor, but for his vision.” James McNeill Whistler

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The Art of Photo…….shop?

By Melissa Whitaker / June 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

The Photoshop is art and not photography debate.

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It’s All a Masquerade

By Melissa Whitaker / March 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

A time of living it up before you have to live it down.

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Between Two Elephants

By Melissa Whitaker / February 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

The above artwork is strange and bizarre, but an anxiety attack can be just as strange and bizarre. For as long as I can remember this particular vision would pop up out of nowhere. I say vision because it would happen while fully awake. I would be quietly sitting in math class and then, without […]

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Inspire Your Heart

By Melissa Whitaker / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Art surrounds us even when we do not realize it. It is the music we listen to, the packaging on the products we buy, the painting hanging in the museum.

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Curiouser and Curiouser

By Melissa Whitaker / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Inspiration is fed by curiosity, for without curiosity innovation and inspiration would not occur.

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New Year, Now What?

By Melissa Whitaker / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Here we are one week into a new year and I can already hear the clock ticking. Tick, tick, tick, at least that’s the sound that clocks use to make, now it has no sound at all. Time is a complete silence waiting for us to start the race, but if it is not making […]

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The Art of Disappointment

By Melissa Whitaker / November 25, 2018 / 3 Comments

Ahhhhhh.  Disappointment, the gum on the shoe of every artist.  Difficult to remove and a constant reminder of a step once taken.

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