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I am an artist and this is what I do.

Hi, my name is Melissa A Benson and I'm here to offer you a fascinating kind of reality. I can do this because I am an artist, and this is what I do.

I have been a professional illustrator for over 25 years. You know my iconic illustrations for Magic the Gathering. I created the first popular Shivan Dragon character, and I am the creator of the flaming Nightmare as well. My re-creation commissions of these characters are very popular to this day.

On this site you will see beautiful and fascinating original artwork. You will see great informative discussions. And there are a lot of great designs in my Print-on-Demand shops.

My current personal projects are shown on the "Works in Progress" page nested in the About menu. The page is updated as my work schedule allows. Explore this site and let me know what you think. I'm always looking for good blog content that you will find interesting. 

Thanks for stopping by,  Melissa


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All materials used to frame original artwork are archival. Plus, conservation glass is used. Conservation glass filters out 97% of UV rays that cause artwork to fade.

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