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I am raising funds to create a multi-media artist book about my experience in the Everglades. The book will house paintings, writing, photos, & audio. Read more

Austin, TX Mixed Media
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I am raising funds to create a multi-media artist book about my experience in the Everglades. The book will house paintings, writing, photos, & audio.

Austin, TX Mixed Media
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I am creating a multi-media art book inspired by my experience as the Artist in Residence in Everglades National Park this past summer.

I am trying to raise $7,500. We are just trying to break even for the cost of printing. THE MONEY RAISED WILL GO TOWARDS: -Professional Layout, -High Quality Color Printing in the U.S., on recycled paper -an Audio CD, and -500 copies of the final package.

HOW THE MONEY WORKS: To the right are a list of pledges you can make towards the project. For every amount listed there is a product that comes with that amount. You pay now. The money is held by Kickstarter until May 13. If the goal is reached, I get the funds to pay for printing, and you get the product you payed for. If the goal is not reached, you get reimbursed.

THE BOOK: I want this book to be an amalgamation of things. It will have elements of a field guide, narrative elements, coffee table book elements, abstract elements, descriptive elements. The book will have color reproductions of paintings and drawings and photographs. The book will have writing, reflective moments and poetic moments, by myself and perhaps others. There will be an audio CD, mostly conceived in the Everglades. I wrote songs with the frogs and the birds, and collaborated with some friends from around the country as well. The book will touch on both scientific and mythicall aspects of the Everglades.

Ultimately i want to get this book on the shelf of the Everglades National Park Bookstore. Kickstarter is great because this allows people to help this grand project by contributing as little or as much as they desire and get something in return.

Check my website to see more of my work. Check out Monofonus and the Everglades sites too!

and please email me if you have any questions or concerns. jubujo1@yahoo.com thanx jules buck jones

www.julesbuckjones.com www.monofonuspress.com www.nps.gov/ever/index.htm

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    Pledge $5 or more

    6 backers

    -super awesome custom sticker

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    Pledge $15 or more

    5 backers

    -custom sticker
    -custom field guide to the beasts and birds of the Everglades zine

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    Pledge $25 or more

    30 backers

    -sticker
    - field guide to the beasts and birds of the Everglades zine
    -T-shirt

  • You selected
    Pledge $50 or more

    56 backers

    -(Final Product) 1 multi-media art book w audio CD of the Everglades

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    Pledge $250 or more

    8 backers Limited (22 left of 30)

    - 1 original drawing inspired by my Everglades experience. Drawing will be in the 8.5" x 11" neighborhood. you will not be able to pick your drawing, but i promise it will be cool.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more

    4 backers Limited (4 left of 8)

    Choose from a limited edition series of 8 drawings. 22" x 30"

    first come first serve

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