Symphony Jones is a picture-story poem about a girl, a garden and moving forward when life gets difficult. Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on .
About this project
A few years back my son became very ill and had to have a very long and complicated surgery. In order to keep from losing my mind in the waiting room, I brought along a drawing pad and a set of colored pencils. As I doodled flowers in different shapes and colors, "I'm planting a garden said Symphony Jones, far from my troubles, close to my home." kept running through my head. In the next few days hanging around in the hospital, I finished this poem.
I'm am now in the process of finishing the artwork in acrylics and planning on completing 15 paintings to illustrate the poem. So far I have 9 paintings finished. For those of you who don't know me, the ants you see in every painting are a part of my signature. I'm always looking for new things for them to be doing, so if you have any suggestions, please feel free to send them my way.
Below is a little sample of "Symphony Jones".
I am on pace to be finished with the illustrations by the end of August, when the Kickstarter campaign ends. The goal is to get the book printed before the end of September, but I set the delivery for October.
What I'm spending the money on:
Artwork - Supplies (Canvases, paint, brushes)
DVD's - Media, cases, shipping envelopes
Video - editing, post production, duplication
Audio - studio time to record the soundtrack
Soft Cover Books - Printing, layout, shipping
Although this is a completely separate venture, I work in a family-owned video production company, so recording the original ditty (the Symphony Song) that I wrote (it's mostly instrumental) and putting together the video book, will be no problem.
If you would like to see a few samples of our company's work, you can visit our youtbe channel www.youtube.com/upstreammediainc where we have over 200 samples.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $1 or more
Thank you! I will send you a text version of the poem and a PDF of the cover illustration.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $5 or more
I'll e-mail you a fully illustrated e-book (PDF format).Estimated delivery:
Pledge $10 or more
I'll e-mail you a fully illustrated e-book (PDF) and an electronic version of the narrated video book (MP4, WMV, MOV-or preferred format).Estimated delivery:
Pledge $20 or more
1 backer Limited (99 left of 100)
Thank you! I will send you a soft cover print version of the book.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $25 or more
0 backers Limited (100 left of 100)
Thank you! I'll send you a DVD of the narrated video book and a soft cover printed version of the book.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $50 or more
7 backers Limited (93 left of 100)
Your name will be printed on my first edition THANK YOU page in the book. You will also also receive a copy of the book, the DVD and all the "e" stuff (Book, Song, Video).Estimated delivery:
- (30 days)