Melanie , 25.12.1981, Germany, Göttingen
Melanie Friedrichs Igoe, more known as Melis-artwork, started painting before she could walk. When she was at 16 years old she tried to paint her first portrait –
it was portrait of her son. But it was temporary. She didn't study painting, she is drawing as a natural talent.
After the death of Melanie’s Dad, when she was in her 30s, she began really painting. She proves that it is never too late to begin a creative life.
“Since the death of my father at the end of November 2016 I only paint. It is more than a hobby. It has become my life and my passion”, said Melanie.
She specialty is drawing portraits. She makes hand-drawn pencil portraits based on photographs.
Most of her drawings belong her own or members of her family. Her hobby helps her to stand out from the crowd but they can also provides her like a career.
If you decide to order your hand-drawn pencil portrait from a talented Melanie, you need to do it in advance.
“The first thing I do is to ask customer how they present the picture.
I would like to make changes and wishes. Then the payment is cleared and I take paper and pencil and begin” mentioned Melanie.