http://youtu.be/Q I won a $500 grant from SWAN Day CT to fund my first published book of art...but I need much more than that to do it.
If you didn't bother watching that painfully low-quality video, here is a much cleaner explanation of what I am doing:
WHAT I HAVE:
- several hundreds of drawings stuffed in folders throughout my home.
- a vision of a compilation of the most interesting in the lot - in, say, a book.
- a printer that eats paper and vomits ink...on a good day.
- a scanner that would be great for archiving documents if it were 1999.
WHAT I NEED:
I did research for all of the following cost estimates, though suggestions of excellent alternatives at similar or lower prices are quite welcome.
- a legitimate large-format scanner - $650 - $800.
- a high-quality printer without a mind of its own: $600 - $750.
- ink for said printer, otherwise it is pretty useless - $25 per cartridge.
- archival art paper - $50 for a pack of 25 sheets. I will use over 100.
The reason my fundraising goal is such an exact amount is because I literally calculated the max cost of all of these things, plus tax, and I am asking for no more than that.
So rest assured, you're not going to be funding an extravagant trip to Fiji. This is legit.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $3,267 goal
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Jun 28, 2012 - Jul 28, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $9 or more
For a pledge of at least $9.00, I will express my utmost appreciation to you in some personal way determined by me.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
Pledge $29 or more
I will include you in my thank-you letter to be posted on my personal website as well as SWAN Day CT's.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
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Pledge $49, and I will include your name in the published book.Estimated delivery: Mar 2013
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Pledge at least $77 to receive mention in my published book, plus a signed 8.5x11" print of your choice.Estimated delivery: Mar 2013
Pledge $119 or more
5 backers Limited (13 of 18 left)
For this minimum, you will receive mention in my published book, a signed print of your choice, and three signed note cards featuring your favorite piece(s) by Metaleyelash. (Hand-made envelopes included!)Estimated delivery: Apr 2013
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0 backers Limited (10 of 10 left)
You will receive mention in my published book, three signed note cards featuring your favorite piece(s) by Metaleyelash (hand-made envelopes included!), a FRAMED 8.5x11" signed print of your choice, and a SMOOCH. *(smooches will not exceed 7 seconds in length).Estimated delivery: Apr 2013
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1 backer Limited (4 of 5 left)
Yo, you give me this much funding, and I will give YOU a complimentary signed copy of the book - plus all of the other stuff.Estimated delivery: Jun 2013
Pledge $981 or more
1 backer Limited (2 of 3 left)
Everything aforementioned, plus an ORIGINAL commissioned drawing per your fancy! You tell me exactly what you want; I draw it. It can be collaborative if you wish.Estimated delivery: Jul 2013
Pledge $1,479 or more
0 backers Limited (2 of 2 left)
WOW YOU ARE AMAZING. So, you get everything else... ***AND you can pick out an original painting from my current inventory (such pieces have sold from a range of $175 - $755 in the past).***Estimated delivery: Jul 2013
Pledge $3,128 or more
0 backers Limited (1 of 1 left)
I will do something extremely intimate with you, in addition to all of the aforementioned goodies. *you will get some input as to what this intimacy will consist of.Estimated delivery: Dec 2013