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A project to make 100 unique fox figures from reclaimed wood.
A project to make a video and a book using 100 unique fox figures handmade from reclaimed wood.
A project to make a video and a book using 100 unique fox figures handmade from reclaimed wood.
73 backers pledged $5,127 to help bring this project to life.

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HURRAH! I reached my push goal of $5000 so Little Foxes will also be a softcover book!!! (Look for the updates for more info.) As soon as the book is available, you can order copies here or at my website. We now return to our regularly scheduled Kickstarter campaign:

I've had a sweet little song in my head for a little over a year now, and it's time to do something about it! I want to make a video that features 100 original fox figures that I'll make from some of the reclaimed wood filling my studio. Each fox will be different in some way--color, body position, type of wood, fashion accessories, etc. (You can see some examples of foxes I've made in the video above.) My new video project will be a combination of stop-action and image animation, and be set to the tune of the late, great Malvina Reynolds' iconic song "Little Boxes." 

Well, sort of. I'm going to rewrite the lyrics of the song so the chorus is "Little Foxes" and the new verses will describe the pieces I've made in a humorous and clever way with a nod to recycling and reuse as a way of life. I'm going to have the song recorded by Portland songstress Janet Julian for the video.

I'm not completely new to the animation game--here's one of my favorite stop action videos I made to celebrate my favorite critters to whet your appetite for what's to come: 

 By backing this project, you can not only watch the completed video online any time you want, but you could own an original piece of it for your very own! My two top tier rewards allow you to grab one of the 100 foxes I'll make for the video, and there's also a lower level pledge to get one of the basic orange and white fox figures I'll make for use in laying out some geometric patterns made up of tiny foxes, sorta like this one below, but more detailed and the background will be seamless!

The geometric fox patterns will be used in the video, and also to create a fabric pattern for bandanna or tea towel rewards! See my update #1 to see what the bandanna design will entail! One more thing about that basic fox pledge--I usually sell these for $50, but they are available for $45 only through this Kickstarter campaign!

I've added another new reward since this project launched--it's for a sitting fox figure with your choice of message painted on the sign! $65 gets you this sweet deal. 

As with all my other campaigns, I'll keep you updated as I work on the project via my Kickstarter updates so you can watch it come to life! Thanks everyone for your support of this project!

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This will be my eighth (!!!) Kickstarter project and I have a stellar track record of completing all of my projects on time. Rest assured, you'll have your reward on your doorstep before you know it.

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    Little Foxes Commemorative Button

    This pledge level lets you show a little love for the project and gets you a sweet little 1" fox button in return for your kindness.

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    Little Foxes Bandanna

    This pledge level gets you a sky blue, 100% cotton 18" square bandanna with a cool geometric pattern made of my fox sculptures. (I plan to design and present the pattern before this Kickstarter campaign concludes so you will see what you'll be getting!)

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    Little Foxes Tea Towel

    This pledge level gets you a sky blue, cotton/linen tea towel featuring a cool geometric pattern made of my fox sculptures. (I plan to design and present the pattern before this Kickstarter campaign concludes so you will see what you'll be getting!)

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    Little Fox Figure

    This pledge level gets you a basic orange and white fox figure, as seen in the project description.

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    Sitting Fox with Custom Sign

    This pledge level gets you a sitting fox holding a sign--your choice of message! (See campaign description for image)

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    Original Fox Figure--my choice!

    This pledge level gets you one of the one-of-a-kind foxes I made for this project--but I get to choose which one you get!

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    Original fox figure--your choice!

    This pledge level allows 25 lucky people to get first pick of one from the 100 one-of-a-kind foxes made for this project!! (First person to pledge at this level picks first and so on....so pledge early!)

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