Fine art show of original illustrations on paper with the theme of visual communication and late night work. Hung at Gallery GoGo in Portland January to Febuary 2022.
Concept and first mural painted in July 2021. Concept was to develop an intense and detailed patterned mural that could be easily replicated with spray paint on a wall.
Heavy Body Art - Tattoo Portfolio
Working under the name Heavy Body Art, Mel Christy has been handpoke tattooing since 2020 and machine tattooing since 2021. Mel Christy illustrates a unique style of abstract tattoos with a developed hand and intuitive, organic lines in black and vibrant colors. Drawing from a fine arts background Mel offers a focused set of tattoos; abstract ornamentation and patterns, hand drawn lettering, freehand, custom and flash offerings. Book an appointment at @heavybody_art on Instagram.
Heavy Body Art - Tattoo Flash
Equal Exchange Mural
Commissioned mural designed and hand painted in 2019 for the Portland Equal Exchange office entrance. Mural features my abstractions of some of the products of the company.
Printed pattern design and products sewn and sold by Mel Christy
Surface Design - Animal Prints
100 Day Project
I drew a pattern every day for 100 days with a different theme each week.