The Creative Portfolio of Melissa K. Vassar-Belloso

Do you like my work?

You should check out my Patreon page at !

As a non-patron who keeps an eye on my work you still get…
  • Access to read any news or updates I post about my projects
  • Access to the monthly newsletter which contains 6 sampler characters and a Q& A when 3-5 questions have been submitted by patrons
  • 8 character Fanpro Friday Digest every third week or when possible
  • Light access to art/writing content I post such as poems and initial sketches
  • Light access to suggest characters
  • 2021 Sampler Digests:3/19,6/18,9/17 & 12/17

If you can’t make a monthly pledge on Patreon but still want to support my work you can …

Buy Me a Coffee at

But you can also join me on my creative journey as a patron for as little as $3/month!

Become a Patron!

Follow me on Twitter via @themeinav for art,characters and more all week or follow my work via Facebook at !
Did you know I have a store?

The Laughing Cat is the only place where you can buy awesome apparel,stationery items,drinkware and more with my designs. Check it out now at !

  • My lowest tiers are $3 $7
  • My middle range tiers are $12 & $25
  • My higher range tiers are $40 & $60
Patron Avatar Sample

Read the Full Catalog of 2020 Patron Perks here for more details!
  • Representation via a patron avatar in posts and streams for all tiers $7+
  • Access to a Discord server where you can reach out to me or be part of a creative community
  • Access a special menu of options on my site to provide input toward my books or submit character requests
  • Access a weekly digest of 4-10 (# dependent on tier) characters every Friday for tiers $7+
  • $12+ tiers will get 1-3 character sheets each month
  • All Tiers will have access to a 6-24 character digest based on the SketchDaily character inspirations that I post to my Twitter account at the end of each month.
  • $7 tier patrons will have access to the final version of any art I create while $12+ tier patrons will have access to the full creation process of artwork.
  • All patrons will get 30-day early access to any articles  I create outside of working on my books
  • $7+ tiers of patrons will be eligible for survey/contest participation related to my book projects
  • $12+ tiers will get book content previews like chapters,case studies and book graphics
  • All patrons at the $60 tier will receive a signed copy of every book I publish (pending active patronage and good standing at the time of publishing)
  • Monthly Perk Packs with an extra character showcase for $12+ tiers and an additional content preview and 5 downloadable vector characters for non-commercial/personal use for $25+ tiers

Please Note! Anything found in the Patron Hub is meant for patron eyes only. Please do not share,resell,or redistribute the content outside of the hub or to any non-patrons. To access the Hub menu options initially you will have to unlock the pages by logging in with your Patreon account.

What can you do right now?
  • Submit a question for the next Q & A
  • Request/Change a patron avatar
  • Submit a character request for original characters (new and more extensive form coming in 2021)
  • Vote on the covers & suggest chapters for my upcoming book series
  • Send me items to customize my avatar
What’s coming in the future?
  • Contest entry forms and surveys for my upcoming books
  • A special patron-only commission price list
  • Patron exclusive versions of my HTML5 apps
  • An oekaki board & possibly a forum
  • An extended and updated character request form