Melanie Small's Profile
I was born in Munich, Germany and raised there for half of my life.
I also returned to Germany years later and was an exchange student there for six months.
My years in Germany have influenced mostly my love of plushies, because although they are well hidden there are many plushies in Germany. Most of them are of hedgehogs! Which is one of the reasons I love hedgehogs.
While in America I learned the love of Squirrels. Where I live they are everywhere! Everywhere. And that is why my shop is called "Squirrel Parade". After it is called AikoKzanu, which is a name my friend gave me many years ago that I still use years later.
The style of art that I lost the most is tempera resist, which is what I use mostly. Tempera resist can be time consuming though, and quite messy. So most of the tempera resists I make are large. That is also why…
- Born on August 18
- Joined February 19, 2011