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About

Introducing 

A visionary and contemporary New York City artist, Michelle Currier created Spaghetti Heads and has teamed up with NYC based Epiphany Products to bring this product to market.

Michelle teaches art classes for students of all ages, in public schools and in private art studios. One of her personal goals as an educator is to instill a lifelong appreciation for the arts in all of her students.

 So why the need for Spaghetti Heads?

Over the past ten years of teaching Michelle has seen how art can be intimidating for children, adults and students at all levels. As a result of that experience Michelle created Spaghetti Heads paint brushes to help her students create movement, energy, and texture without the fear of failure. 

Michelle created her first patent pending prototypes and then reached out to Epiphany Products, a NYC based company that manages product ideas from inception to the market. Michelle wanted Epiphany Products to facilitate improvements such as a more ergonomic design and better materials. Now, our shared goal is to continue instilling an appreciation for the arts into everyone who uses Spaghetti Heads. We also want to bring this product to life to benefit local communities where the arts may be underfunded. 

Thank you for visiting our campaign! We appreciate all of your feedback and support. We would love to hear from you. Connect with us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/epiphanyproductsinc), Twitter (@EpiphanyProduct), and Instagram (@EpiphanyProducts and @michellecurrierceramics).

Our Design

Our Spaghetti Heads brush has gone through a careful redesign process from our current prototypes to what we would expect to see on store shelves or in art catalogs. 

More pictures showing Spaghetti Heads in action! 

Spaghetti Heads applied to a ceramic bowl!
Spaghetti Heads applied to a ceramic bowl!
Spaghetti Heads applied to a small ceramic cup!
Spaghetti Heads applied to a small ceramic cup!
Kids love using them!
Kids love using them!
Perfect for classroom instruction!
Perfect for classroom instruction!
Impressive student artwork using Spaghetti Heads!
Impressive student artwork using Spaghetti Heads!

Product Testimonials

 "As an educator, I'm always looking for new and creative ways to help both my visual and kinesthetic learners succeed. Spaghetti Heads allow me to differentiate instruction and help students meet established standards." 

     - Danielle Green, Professional Educator at Greenwich Public Schools

 "Spaghetti Heads are an innovative and cool new way to create unique textures in my work. Both on canvas and clay, the artistic expressionism you can visually display with Spaghetti Heads is stunning!" 

      - Will Coggin, Fine Artist & Instructor at Greenwich House Pottery

The Next Step

Right now, we need your help raising the funds necessary to begin our first round of manufacturing. The funds raised by this campaign will be used to purchase materials, pay for tooling/mold costs, and begin manufacturing Spaghetti Heads

Post-Kickstarter Timeline

  • Final production design approved - March 2016
  • Tooling order placed - April 2016
  • Tooling complete and production samples received - June 2016
  • Manufacturing begins - July 2016
  • First shipments begin at fulfillment center - Dec 2016

Risks and challenges

We have done our best to mitigate the risks and challenges for this project. While timelines are often a concern for Kickstarter projects, we are confident that we have carefully prepared for any potential delays. We have laid out a realistic manufacturing timeline (see the schedule above) and included extra time to allow for issues that may arise along the way.

Most importantly, we are committed to open communication. We want backers to understand that we'll be transparent with them on any shifts in overall timelines or unexpected delays. We appreciate your support in bringing this product to schools, stores, and art catalogs around the country!

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    Thank you! Your help at any level brings Spaghetti Heads one step closer to a store near you. We'll keep you informed with all the Spaghetti Heads updates.

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    Epiphany Products T-shirt!

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    Pack of 5 Spaghetti Heads!

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    Get a pack of 5 Spaghetti Heads and a classroom set will get donated to a Public School Teacher!

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    Small handmade bowl painted with the unique Spaghetti Heads texture PLUS a 5-pack of Spaghetti Heads brushes. Bowl made by Michelle!

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    Large handmade serving bowl painted with the unique Spaghetti Heads texture PLUS a 5-pack of Spaghetti Heads brushes. Bowl made by Michelle!

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    1-on-1 online consultation with Michelle to show you, an art group, or a classroom different ways to use the Spaghetti Heads brush to create exciting new textures. Other art lessons available upon on request.

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Funding period

- (45 days)