Mel uses many different mediums such as colored pencil, watercolor, charcoal, ink, oil, oil pastels. Graphics work may be hand drawn, then worked through Illustrator and Photoshop. She believes that working in a single medium is restrictive to her creative process. Each idea manifests a life of its own.
Mel also practices Holistic Horse Healing including: Massage, Acupressure, Flower essences and is a Master Reiki practitioner. She creates herbal salves made from plants harvested and grown on the farm.
She has done rescue & rehabilitation for birds and horses 21 years. Horses are placed in permanent homes. Her specialty is Holistic horse healing and she can be called in her area to help with your horse.
Her other time is spent swimming, hiking, climbing, biking and riding her Mule; Amber and Kentucky Mountain horse; Shadow.