4th Postcard Design!
Postcard design by Emily C. Martin
So excited to share this last design with you! Anyone who is receiving the Postcard Collectionas a reward (or selected tier) will get... Read more
An Estimated Book Schedule Update
The info we have all been waiting for!
Hey backers! I’ve been wanting to update since the beginning of this month but I wanted something A LOT more concrete to... Read more
Slipcase and gold foil cover sample! At last!
I apologize, in advance, for the horrible singing that accompanies this video. Below is a sample of what the final cover will look like!
Gold Foil Slip Case
Super... Read more
Update on the Bookplate Design!
Happy April! I was pushing hard to have this update be the one that included the next sample that is suppose to arrive in the mail but it looks like... Read more
A quick update -- All edits are done and submitted!
Hello, hello! Sending you a quick update that all edits, changes, and what-have-you's are all DONE!It's a good thing I went through everything so thoroughly, there were a few... Read more
Happy Valentines Day, a book sample came in!
Happy Valentines Day! I'm a dork, made a video. A book sample arrived and I thought I'd show you how it came out. Bonus, you get to see my... Read more
Slipcase Design and News
Waiting on mail from Mark that should arrive today! I thought I was just getting a digital color PDF as the team in China are on their holiday, but... Read more
Sketches, Book update with a secret reveal, and a friend's new Kickstarter!
Hello! Thought it would be fun to share some of the sketches done so far. They are inked in Micron and colored with gouache. I have a great idea for... Read more
Final PDF Approval, Bookmarkers, and Sketches!
The final PDF was approved last Friday! Celebration!
It's approved, and according to Mark, he can get a more solid timeline from his team. Still waiting on that but I... Read more
Happy New Years, the postcards are in!
The postcard collection is in! To touch and feel card stock with the artwork printed out is pretty delightful. So excited to finally have them in my hands! Lucas, Ann,... Read more
Updated the Schedule Graph with current task that have been completed and updated what's still to come.
Important dates to note:
- December 21st - January 7th,the team that is... Read more
Let's talk printers -- ATC is in good hands!
Really excited to have made the final decision with who will be helping me bring Above the Clouds to book shelves. Mark Vierra!His company is also known as "On... Read more
Guest artwork by Kimberli Johnson
The last postcard design is in! I fell in love with Kimberli's lines of illustrated animals and was excited when she took on the commission of drawing the forest animals.... Read more
Survey responses needed for Digital Reward tiers. Plus, sneak peek at chapter title art!
Survey Responses Needed for Digital Reward Tiers
Finalizing the digital file today and there are a few $15+ Digital Reward Tiers that have not filled out the survey response.As... Read more
Guest Artwork by Ann Marcellino!
Look what just came in! The final postcard artwork design by Ann Marcellino is done. There is one last design, which should hopefully be in by the end of... Read more
91% of surveys completed + Progress!
A big thank you to those who have completed the survey. Only 99 backers to go! We can do it! If you feel you haven't received the survey please feel... Read more
Surveys sent + Preorder Shop
Surveys have been sent!
By now, you should have received a survey for your pledge! Woohoo! This is an important step so please take the time to fill them out. ... Read more
Thank you so much! We did it!
Thank you guys so much for helping to make this possible. There was no way I could have done this alone. My friends who helped volunteer their time, advice,... Read more
Above the Clouds reaches 1000 backers! 22 hours to go!
Above the Clouds is in the last 24 hours of the campaign. When I started this quest, I had no idea what to expect or what the outcome would be.... Read more
The countdown begins! A few things to keep in mind...
Only a few more days to go before the end of the campaign! We are one step closer to starting the printing process of Above the Clouds.
For current backers,... Read more
30k!!! We made it!
Ahhhhhh! We made it! Thank you so much for helping to get it this far. I know your curious about the extra content and I’ll be doing a post showing... Read more
We are only 10 backers away from 700!Thank you guys so much! We have 13 days to go and we are roughly $1,500 away from meeting the stretch goal... Read more
Postcard Bonus set + a NEW Stretch Goal!
So excited to be in a position to commission artist I admire to draw ATC characters! For pledges that choose "Happy Cloud" tiers and above (as well as international supporters),... Read more
Almost at 200% funded? WHAT!
Almost at 200% Funded! AHHH! I'll be setting the next stretch goal this Monday and I'm leaning towards adding extra content in the book!
This weekend a friend is getting... Read more
Final Cover Reveal!
Cover reveal! Now imagine all the current text in gold foil, mehehehehe.
It's exciting to nail down the colors of the cover because it will dictate how the interior pages... Read more
We've reached 19K!
It's my Birthday! AHhhh! You guys, I can't think of a better birthday gift than seeing all the support shown so far, thank youuuu! It's the 2nd week and we've... Read more
Crocker Art Museum - September 13th!
Hey there, sending out a quick update that Above the Clouds will be having a table over at Crocker con next week on September 13th.If you happen to be... Read more
Next Stretch Goal : Gold Foil
Current Kickstarter Status:
Going for the gold foil as the next stretch goal and I'll tell you why....you guys are such awesome supporters I need time to go over what... Read more
First Stretch Goal UNLOCKED!
It's happening, all the books will become hardcover!How else shall we make this book amazing? I have a few ideas to add to the stretch goal list but what... Read more
We Met the First Goal!!!!
We just raised $12,000 in 2 days!
Can you believe it? Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine the amount of outpour of support for ATC over these past... Read more
Kickstarter Launch is a Success!
Oh boy! The amount of support Above the Clouds received yesterday was...I'm blown away! I thought it was going to be a slow climb but then Kickstarter Supports came around... Read more