Welcome to the Laughing Cat! My name is Melissa K. Vassar-Belloso. I’m a casual blogger,hobbyist digital artist,beginner HTML5 developer and non-fiction author on the autism spectrum. My passion is character design and I’m currently pursuing self-publishing my first book.

I want to help lift the stigma on disabilities by proving one creative work at a time that we can all contribute to society in a unique and special way,not as a diagnosis but as people just living their lives and trying to achieve their best life.

My homepage:http://haevenarts.com .

You can also find me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/meina or buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/S6S879WV if you’d like to support my work in other ways besides shopping in my Redbubble store. Don’t forget to also check me out on Twitter or Facebook.

  • Joined: October 2016


New Designs and What's Next for the Store

I’ve put in six new designs over the weekend. Three are the Fall LE design and the other three are regular mandalas. Now that I’ve got my first dozen regular designs done I’m going to take a brief break from adding new ones to add some products to the lines. A bunch of great new product options have been added that I really want to take advantage of. There’s also a few clo…
Posted 22 days – Leave a comment

New Mandalas and Upcoming Events

I actually forgot to post anything here when I added the last three and didn’t notice until going to add the new set tonight. There are 6 new regular mandalas in the series. I’ve been doing a little better at managing my projects so I’ve been able to get new designs sorted out a lot more efficiently. / I’m planning on rolling out the Fall LE designs in September and maybe …
Posted 2 months – Leave a comment

New Collection Release!

I’ve finally sorted out getting the license and finishing the designs inspired by my blog series. The TOAA Signature Series features 5 designs inspired by my mental health blog “Thoughts of an Aspie”. I’m not sure if I’m going to add to this collection in the future but I’m really happy with how it came out and I hope you love it too!
Posted 3 months – Leave a comment

Summer Limited Edition Designs Available

I have added the three new Limited Edition designs for Summer.I got a little caught up with other things and was a little later than planned releasing them. Beached,Melonball and Stars & Stripes will be available until September 15th. There are two versions of Melonball, cantaloupe and honeydew. / I am pretty much done doing the vector conversion on most of the regular designs so I can actual…
Posted 3 months – Leave a comment
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait