Reproducing the Beer, with your help.The elusive North American "Beer" has been the subject of many tales by drunk hikers and hunters. Read more
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About this project
This majestic and misunderstood creature has been a legend among wildlife enthusiasts for decades. Now you can hang this elusive beast in your bar, den, garage, fireplace mantle... bathroom?
Ok, enough of the lame SkyMall description. This is a first attempt to go public with my sculptures. This piece is quite large and reproduction costs are going to add up fast. I'm also having a custom RotoCasting Machine made to help speed up the duplication process, not cheap. So hopefully Kickstarter can be a valuable tool for funding this project and get the "Beer" out to the world. Each "Beer" will be a lightweight resin shell with foam core.
The Rewards that include a "Beer" are less $$$ then I'm going to sell them after the kickstarter is fulfilled. These are nice t-shirts, none of that rat hair stuff. Wait, that's what they make cheap shirts out of, right?
For transparency, here's my goals/reasons for using Kickstarter:
- Fund molding
- Fund casting supplies
- Fund Rotocasting Machine
- Sell "Beers", mostly!
- Fund Marketing
- Get exposure and help fund future sculpture projects
- Sculpt Fish-Dogs (See Reward #9)
Check out Reward #9. Your own 1/2 size portrait bust of anyone you want, including dogs and other pets. Only 2 of these rewards available.
I'll be updating this as the project evolves. Possibly adding new rewards.
This thing is big, it's hard to understand it's awesomeness until you see it in person. Oh hey, who's that handsome fellow sitting next to the "Beer"?
- 15" wide
- 32" tall
- 15.5" from the wall
"BEER" Rotocasting Machine
Each "Beer" will be made to order.
Thanks for looking!
* Free Shipping in some Rewards are for addresses in the Continental US only.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $25 or more
[REWARD 1] 2 1/2" "Beer" Button + Handsome pic of me sitting next to the finished raw sculpt. Signed w/ a personal thank you note.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $50 or more
2 backers Limited (78 left of 80)
+ 1/2 lb of clay (oil-based) cut from the raw sculpt of "Beer' after molding. Make your own tiny "Beer".Estimated delivery:
Pledge $75 or more
[REWARD 3] 2 1/2" "Beer" Pin + "Beer" Shirt + Thank You note/picEstimated delivery:
Pledge $100 or more
[REWARD 4] 2 1/2" "Beer" Button + "Beer" Shirt
+ "Beer" SteinEstimated delivery:
Pledge $200 or more
[REWARD 5] 2 1/2" "Beer" Button + "Beer" Shirt
+ "Beer" Stein + 1 Metallic Gold AntlerEstimated delivery:
Pledge $500 or more
[REWARD 7] Your own "Beer" resin cast painted white, black, red... hell, whatever color you want.
(one color per "Beer")
Ships unassembled (insert antlers and glue, easy peasy). Shipping not Included.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $650 or more
[REWARD 7] Reward # 7 mounted to taxidermy plaque w/ name plaque (one color per "Beer") Ships unassembled (insert antlers and glue, easy peasy + + Beer Pin + "Beer" Beer Stein + Free Shipping!Estimated delivery:
Pledge $800 or more
[REWARD 8 ]Realistic/Full Color painted "Beer". Looks like it's going to tear through the wall and kiss your face lips, or eat them.
Mounted to a taxidermy style plaque with bronze name tag. Signed and #'d + Free Shipping + Beer Shirt + Beer Stein
Ships unassembled (insert antlers and glue, easy peasy)Estimated delivery:
Pledge $2,000 or more
0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)
[REWARD 9] Reward 8 + 1/2 Life Size Portrait Bust* of anyone you want! Your mom, dad, kitty, fish. This will be done in wet clay, fired & painted faux-bronze. The "Beer" will come first and the portrait bust within 6 months + Free Shipping + Beer Pin + Beer Shirt + Beer Stein
*Bust will be from the shoulders up, unless its a fish, I'll sculpt the whole fish. Dog? Shoulders up. Fish-Dog? Oh man, I hope its a Fish-Dog!Estimated delivery:
- (40 days)