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Michele Melcher Illustration, Philadelphia based illustrator, artist, painter.

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The Couch Crusher - Illustration for Men's Health Magazine

Michele Melcher

I recently had the opportunity to do this funny illustration for the April issue of Men's Health Magazine. Every month there is a column featuring exercises with how-to technical instructions accompanied by an illustration. This set of moves is called the "couch crusher" and you can do them while you are watching TV. Fear not if you have become one with your sofa while binge-watching Star Trek during the cold winter months - you can get ripped and never miss an episode! Just make sure that you don't freak out the dog break any furniture while your at it ;) 

Thanks to Robert and Pete for the Art Direction!

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CARNIVORE weeks 5,6,7

Michele Melcher

I'm late on posting CARNIVORE weeks 5,6 and 7 to the blog. So here you go! There are still prints of all works available in the Carnivore shop. Original art is also available. All prints are on archival Hahnemuhle photo rag paper. Thanks for looking!

Anaxyrus Americanus (American Toad)

Anaxyrus Americanus (American Toad)

Trachops cirrhosis (Fringe-lipped bat)

Trachops cirrhosis (Fringe-lipped bat)

Canis lupus (Grey wolf)

Canis lupus (Grey wolf)

CARNIVORE week 4 - Felis Catus

Michele Melcher

There are more than 70 domestic cat breeds and unlimited mixed breeds.  Cats are valued world wide by humans as one of the most popular pets and hunters of vermin. They are prolific breeders and it is important to spay and neuter pets as well as feral colonies to prevent overpopulation and the consequent suffering of the animals. Contact your local animal shelter or favorite rescue to donate and support their work or adopt a great cat friend into your family!

CARNIVORE week 3 - Strix Nebulosa (Great Grey Owl)

Michele Melcher

Strix Nebulosa (Great Grey Owl)

Strix Nebulosa (Great Grey Owl)

Great Grey Owl

The Great Grey Owl is documented as the larges species of owl by length in the world. It ranges across the Northern Hemisphere and is the only species of Strix found in both Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Due to their large size, adult birds have few natural predators. The greatest threat to this species is the harvest of timber and the clear cutting of dead trees which adults depend on for perching while hunting and full canopy protection for juvenile birds.

Museum Quality Scan

The drawings have been professionally scanned by the historic Athenaeum of Philadelphia on their Cruse Scanner to capture every detail down to the finest hair in order to produce a print as close to the original work as possible.

Archival Print

A limited edition run of 50 hand signed and numbered print. Printed locally on archival paper by Stockbridge Fine Arts in Philadelphia PA, specialists in the production of custom fine art prints for museums and galleries worldwide.

Shipping

Shipping included. Please allow 2 weeks from date of order for shipping. Your print will be carefully rolled and shipped to your location in a sealed cardboard tube. *Original art shipped flat by appropriate shipping service.

CARNIVORE week 2 - Pteronura Brasiliensis (Giant River Otter)

Michele Melcher

Giant River Otter

The Giant River Otter is the largest member of the weasel family reaching up to six feet in length. It ranges across north-central South America, living mostly in and around the Amazon River and in the Pantanal.  Due to fur poaching in the 1950's and 60's it has been listed as endangered since 1999 with wild populations estimated at below 5000. It is the most social species of the weasel family, living in family groups of three to eight members.

Museum Quality Scan

The drawings have been professionally scanned by the historic Athenaeum of Philadelphia on their Cruse Scanner to capture every detail down to the finest hair in order to produce a print as close to the original work as possible.

Archival Print

A limited edition run of 50 hand signed and numbered print. Printed locally on archival paper by Stockbridge Fine Arts in Philadelphia PA, specialists in the production of custom fine art prints for museums and galleries worldwide.

Shipping

Shipping included. Please allow 2 weeks from date of order for shipping. Your print will be carefully rolled and shipped to your location in a sealed cardboard tube. *Original art shipped flat by appropriate shipping service.