Jazzy Paper Dolls! (Make Art that Sells BootCamp 2016)

Recently, I joined the Lilla Rogers, Make Art That Sells, MATS Bootcamp 2016. This is a self directed 6 month class with deadlines, design ideas, many dedicated participants and lots of fun. (For the next 48 hours, you too can sign up for the class, if you would like to join in the fun). PleaseContinue reading “Jazzy Paper Dolls! (Make Art that Sells BootCamp 2016)”

Year of YES!

  #lindsaykattmusic #theavantgardener #perfektunperfekt #melanietesta #art #artist #artnyc #brooklynart #estherhasse #breastlessbeauty #surfacedesign #textiledesign #fabric #genderlessfaerie @womenshealthmag A video posted by Melanie Testa (@mellytesta) on Nov 16, 2015 at 7:58am PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js This has been an amazing year. After loosing the book contract I realized my world had become very small. I assessed what I mightContinue reading “Year of YES!”


If you are coming here after watching the Great Big Story piece about me, welcome. Check out the Great Big Story video here. Welcome to my blog and web site. I am working to bring 30 hand printed Breastless Beauties up to completion and hope to sell them directly from a gallery page, here onContinue reading “#breastlessbeauty”

The Breastless Beauties

You will soon find a sales gallery of what I am calling ‘Breastless Beauties’ on my website. I am very excited about this work as it integrates my advocacy work for body positivity and flat reconstruction due to breast cancer with my artistic, multicolor printing endeavors. I have not previously printed so many pieces inContinue reading “The Breastless Beauties”