Creative cardboard creations at Melissa’s Museum

img_1142When she was little, her uncle, Nathan Prewitt, would doddle with her on church bulletins to keep her quiet and occupied during church services.

Melissa Henry always loved to draw and has a card box full of tiny drawings she has kept over the years as the basis for her models. Many of those doodles on church bulletins have turned into scale models of the buildings she loves.

“Melissa has a great attention to detail and a great ability to see things as a three-dimensional shape,” Nathan Prewitt said. “Maybe most artists have that ability, but most ordinary people do not.”

Her grandmother, China Ray Prewitt, said Melissa has “amazed us so much.” Continue reading