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The Bear is a series of humourous and endearing paintings that detail the bond that forms between a first time parent and their child.
Created by

Ryan Sohmer

2,470 backers pledged $133,750 to help bring this project to life.

Recent updates

9 Days Left for The Bear Volume 2!

Hello Backers!

There are only 9 days left to get in on the Kickstarter for The Bear Volume 2! We've got a ton of fun rewards for you and you can grab more copies of Volume 1 in case you need them.

Thank you for all your support, everyone!

-Ariadne and Sohmer

A new reward level available for The Bear Volume 2

Hello there!

I just wanted to make sure you were the first to know that we've added the Rush Delivery Level to The Bear Volume 2's Kickstarter

What is this level all about? Well, The Bear Volume 2 will be shipping in September but we will have a limited number rushed so that they will ship in August. Wanna get your Bear book first, this is your chance!

Thank you all again for being the best!


The Bear Volume 2!

I told you that there would be exciting news coming soon!

We've just launched the Kickstarter for The Bear Volume 2! We will be looking to finance the second volume as well as re-print the hugely successful first volume.

Once again, thank you all for being a part of this wonderful project!


Bear News!

Hello Bear Backers!

It was lovely seeing some of you at Fan Expo Vancouver and at Calgary Expo! Thank you for all the kind words and wonderful stories!

The big news is that we will be gearing up for Book 2 this week! You should see news from us on Friday about the new book and re-printing Book 1. 

Thanks again!


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