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Miniatures created with industrial, ready-made and recycled materials found in public spaces.
Miniatures created with industrial, ready-made and recycled materials found in public spaces.
70 backers pledged $5,268 to help bring this project to life.

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My name is Raimundo. I do painting, installations and photography. I am here to take my miniatures practice to the next level. 

My project is called the Fantastic and Magic World of ‘Miniatures’. I want to rescue this ancient form of art from mass production, to renew it as a form of art, and to bring back the craftsmanship and aesthetic values and tradition from this genre. My intention is to develop children’s imagination and sensitivity, and give adults the chance to feel like teenagers again, inviting them to dream in the contemplation of these objects of love. There are several different themes that I will explore. 

I need your support to bring this project to life. Whatever support you can provide will help. You can even get your own handmade miniature. Thanks for your consideration and please share this project with family and friends.

How I Make Miniatures

Each miniature I make is a unique object.  They are hand made using all sorts of materials, including industrial artifacts, ready-made and recycled materials found in public space. The ice of the penguin is made from broken glasses found in the street, the cake is made out of sponge, the grass is salvaged from the soccer field in the park next to my house.

The materials
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Each part is carefully selected, then hand sculpted, painted, and worked in my studio in Brooklyn. The nose and ears of each little piggy is meticulously painted pink. Found grass and mirror are cleaned and treated to create small oasis for panda bears. 

Miniature Rewards

$10 pledge. You are a generous and kind soul, thank you for your support you will receive two postcards of my miniatures. Send them to a loved one or keep them for yourself.

$25 pledge.  For your awesome support you will receive a piggy tote bag. Don't worry they won't eat your food inside the tote.

$35 pledge (or $90 pledge for the three of them). You are generous person that loves babies penguins and cream-eating pigs.

$100 pledge. How can anyone not like whipped cream? Pigs love it more than anything else in the world. Thank you for generously feeding them.

$180 Pledge. Cake with icing is one of the few things that pigs adore as much as whipped cream. Let the little pigs eat the cake, so much fun.

180 Pledge. for each one, but if you are a real lover of this project, take the 3 of them for $500

$180 Pledges. Free babies in the garden, all of them from different cultures, chatting about the future to come, I like to now what they think about?

$350 Pledge. Yeaa, Panda time, one of them is  looking at you, I wonder why?. I am making a limited edition of 5.

 $1000 Pledge. Unique piece! Miniature Racing Car featured at Pierogi Art Gallery and reviewed by Hyperallergic. For the ultimate collector!

Thank You for Your Support

I can't bring this project to life without your support. Thank you for considering my project. I hope that I have inspired you to support me on this journey. Please share this project with your family and friends.

Risks and challenges

Mi challenges and risks are to find the right way to communicate about this project in social medias and the network with peoples how will be interested in miniatures and will support this project. keep my creativity and imagination on to create my miniatures in the near future

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    Your name will be posted in my web site in the wall of honor

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    You will receive three choice of original mini- miniature of penguins , pig, babies or three of them for $90

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    You will receive an original miniature of pigs eating the cake (4"x 2" x 3.5")

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    You will receive a miniature. You can choose between the "babies in the garden" (5"x 4" x 1.5) or "cake with pigs" in chocolate or vanilla ( 4"x 2" x 3.5")

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    You will receive " Pandas in the lake" ( 8"x 7"x 4") Edition of five only

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    Unique piece! Miniature Racing Car featured at Pierogi Art Gallery and reviewed by Hyperallergic. For the ultimate collector!

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Funding period

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