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About Melinda

My illustrations have been featured in print publications, product design, and packaging as well as displayed in international juried exhibitions. My background as a graphic designer has allowed me to work with surface design, product development, package design, and product display. I've developed brand identities, print collateral campaigns, and multi-media promotions. I enjoy working in both ... More
Melinda's Blog: m.b illustration and design - Recent Posts
12/15/2015Illustration Friday: UNICORN (0 Comments )
My favorite topic EVER is this week's Illustration Friday theme: UNICORN! Okay, I have quite a few, so I'm going to share them all with you hereā€”and don't forget to check out and 'like' your favorites on my instagram account: mb.illustration!A... Read the rest of this post
12/2/2015Giant Robot 2's Eleventh Annual Post-It Show (0 Comments )
Hello my long-wondering-what-I'm-up-to blog followers! Let's just say my 2014/15 years have been a time of introspection and exploration. I've been taking workshops, webinars, and online classes. I've been taking trips and attending conferences.... Read the rest of this post
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Melinda's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 2 from Melinda's published works
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1. I Want to be a Lion (Nonfiction Picture Books: I Want to be...) (Paperback)
    Author: Thomas Kingsley Troupe
    Illustrator: Melinda Beavers
    Publisher: Raintree
N/A 09/10/2015
1 Reviews  
2. Zoo's Annual Piggyback Race (Paperback)
    Author: Matt Harrigan
    Illustrator: Melinda Beavers
    Publisher: Hedgebury
Baby to Pre-K 03/28/2013
8 Reviews  
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1. Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide (Hardcover)
    Author: Tony and Holly Black DiTerlizzi, Holly Black
    Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER CHI
N/A 2/11/2008
Melinda said: I simply love these illustrations and I am so glad to see the original art is still visible in the movie renditions.
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
396 Reviews  
2. Good Night Engines (Hardcover)
    Author: Denise Dowling Mortensen
    Illustrator: Melissa Iwai
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Baby to Pre-K 2/11/2008
Melinda said: A beautiful story with endearing imagery.
tags: I recommend
30 Reviews  
3. Not a Box (Hardcover)
    Author: Antoinette Portis
    Illustrator: Antoinette Portis
    Publisher: HarperCollins
Baby to Pre-K 2/11/2008
Melinda said: So cute, so simple, so perfect. I remember playing like this as a child - I always love when I can read a picture book that actually takes me back.
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
295 Reviews  
4. The Brave Little Tailor (Hardcover)
    Author: Andrej Dugin, Olga Dugina
    Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Ages 4-8 2/11/2008
Melinda said: One of my favorite illustrated books, hands down. The most unique view of tale retold, again and again. Every page is an adventure to be be explored and discovered! Love it!
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
32 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Susan Pace-Koch on 7/26/2011 at 9:09 AM:
Melinda, Very nice art..creative and colorful!
Comment by Gail Fattori on 1/18/2011 at 10:20 PM:
I love your work. Really pretty.
Comment by Joseph Beekman on 8/9/2010 at 6:02 PM:
Thanks for the invite!!
Comment by Linsay Blondeau on 3/1/2010 at 4:58 PM:
Beautiful work!!
The colours are just fantastic!
Comment by Ann Pilicer on 4/16/2009 at 7:48 AM:
hi Melinda,
Your work is just beautiful!
Comment by JR Poulter on 10/31/2008 at 10:23 PM:
I love your pictures Melinda - the whimsy is wonderful! Did you actually design a card pack - they are so good!
Comment by Frances Botham on 10/2/2008 at 7:55 PM:
Hi Melinda,
Thank you so much for joining my jacketflap.
The only way to describe your art is AWESOME!
Comment by Nicole Hubbard on 5/18/2008 at 4:14 PM:
I love your illustrations! Especially slush monster and Herodotus Perfectness.
Comment by Lisa Griffin on 4/11/2008 at 3:13 PM:
Beautiful work, filled with such gorgeous colors and characters. The Wild Swans piece is stunning. Thanks for sharing,
Comment by John murphy on 4/7/2008 at 7:31 PM:
Thank you for letting me know the sizes of your pencils. It is fun to know because it makes them even more impressive when I think of how detailed they are , especially the 8 x 10 size . It takes a steady hand and mind to get it right .

Hap ''c)~
Comment by John murphy on 4/6/2008 at 2:40 AM:
I really enjoyed your art! Imaginative and colorful just what inspires young and old alike.
May I ask what size/sizes you like to work in?
Thanx Hap ''c)~
Sheesh it's late and I can't spell HAHAHAHA
Comment by Jennifer Varn on 2/28/2008 at 11:57 AM:
Hi Melinda, Thanks for sharing your illustrations. They are so much fun, not to mention gorgeous!
Comment by Michelle Lana on 9/12/2007 at 2:22 PM:
HI Melinda....nice to see you here in JacketFlap! It's very exciting to meet fellow illustrators and I think it's really cool how everything just came together -- I cannot wait to see your work on the book. Will be checking back for your work :) Take care and thank you for inviting me!
Comment by Todd-Michael St. Pierre on 9/6/2007 at 5:04 PM:
Welcome Melinda... Happy JacketFlapping... Great work!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 9/2/2007 at 3:37 PM:
Greetings, Melinda,.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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