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A vase made of copper.
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Help me expand my abilities as an artist! I have been drawing avidly since the age of 4, but have always have had the desire, the dream, of working with metal. Cars, armor, space ships... giant alien insects!

Under the tutelage of Fay Butler I intend to learn this ancient trade by constructing a garden vase made of copper. Fay Butler is the renowned & veteran metal-shaper who has instructed the likes of motorcycle-building legend Jesse James.

Among the tall fee for the seminar, other purchases required to attend (safety equipment, materials to build the buck, tools, etc.) have unfortunately exhausted my personal coffers, so I have fallen short of purchasing the copper. The seminar lasts three days, wherein I will have the soul focus of completing this sculpture. However, I won't be able to do this unless I have the proper material to build it.

I'm looking to raise $400 to purchase two 3' by 3' planks of 110 grade [.062 thick] copper from a vendor in Connecticut. This is where I need your help, but it is not without a "possible" reward for your help. This is the only way I know how to reward your help, so please bear with me: 

For every dollar sponsored (should the full amount be met), there is a 1 in 400 chance of winning this vase. This means if you sponsor the entire amount the vase is yours! I will handle the shipping costs to get it to you –so long as you are within the contiguous 48 states of the USA. If you're outside this vast boundary then we need to create a method of getting this to you without me having to create another KickStarter project ;) 

Thank you for your support!

—CE Sutherland

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