Melanie Eberhardt - Artist

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JUN
02
2017

Director’s Choice Award

I haven’t shown much of my work the last few years. I wanted my work to evolve and I wanted to explore new mediums. I needed time to work through the transitions and experiment. I am pleased with how my work is transforming so I decided to enter a few juried shows this year. Its
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APR
06
2017

Cover Illustration Public Health Report

I am always interested to learn how someone finds my work. A few months ago an editor for the US Public Health Service emailed and asked if she could use one of my paintings for the cover of an upcoming issue. “Sure, that’s awesome.” When she told me which piece they wanted to
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FEB
03
2017
FEB
03
2017

Just Another Horse Portrait – Not

My friend Michael contacted me last fall and asked if I could do a portrait of his brother’s horse for Christmas. Sure, send me some reference and we’ll get started. A few days later I received a few photos and several links. When I sat down to print out the images and view the
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JAN
25
2016
JAN
13
2016

I Found FB Treasure!

Some people say Facebook is passe. I still like it. I enjoy connecting with old friends, aquaintances, family and seeing a snipit of whats going on in their lives. And sometimes someone posts an absolute treasure – an innocuous photo that completely captivates me. There is
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OCT
13
2015

Whoopdeedoo Coloring Relaunches on ETSY

Very excited to relaunch The Whoopdeedoo Coloring Book Company, coloring alternatives for creative kids and adults. Originally launched around 1996, I published and printed bound copies of the coloring book, “Bing, Bang, Bop” was the title. 16 pages printed one-sided
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AUG
27
2015

TBT My High School Report

In high school we read The Crucible by Arthur Miller. And then we had to write a report. I got an A+ and only wrote 29 words.
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JUN
04
2015

The World’s Grossest Dog

Lucky is a big help on Aunt Mel’s farm. He helps her feed the barn dwellers, mow the grass, pick flowers and everyday they do a “perimeter check” where theywalk the fenceline together checking for holes and tears. Aunt Mel loves Lucky and considers herself very
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APR
30
2015

The Center of Activity

Every fall Aunt Mel hangs a bird feeder in the front yard. She keeps it full of black oil sunflower seeds through the winter. The wild birds rely on the constant source of food. They spend hours flitting back and forth from the bare tree branches to the feeder. Aunt Mel has a
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