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Starting with a blank page is terrifying! This book alleviates that fear by starting you with a partial drawing. You just fill it in.
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    "Paul the Pig" zine - One of my sixth grade classes helped me write the story of Paul the Pig. He's not just a pig, though. He's an attorney! His adventure is short, but quite exciting. This zine has eight pages, including the front and back covers. It was hand-written and illustrated, then colored. For $10, I will send you a limited edition signed and numbered copy. Only ten copies will ever be sold!

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    "Bob the Frog" zine - One of my sixth grade classes helped me write the story of Bob the Frog. He might be the only frog in history to become a licensed plumber. Follow along as Bob finds himself in the middle of a plumbing mishap, and see how he fights back! This zine has eight pages, including the front and back covers. It was hand-written and illustrated, then colored. For $10, I will send you a limited edition signed and numbered copy. Only ten copies will ever be sold!

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    Limited Edition Hand-Drawn page, as-scanned for inclusion in the book. At this reward level, I will pick a random page from the stack of hand-drawn pages that were scanned for the book. It's drawn on plain copy paper. This is NOT a copy of a page in the book. It's the actual drawing that was scanned in and became a page in my book.

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    Paperback Version - This version comes with the full content of the book, on 80# white paper, and full-sized. The paperback obviously comes with a soft cover (white linen), and typical glued binding. The cover will be embossed with the Heartless Machine logo. This version, like all paperbacks, will not open flat, which may cramp your drawing style. If you're worried about drawing deep in the crevasse of the spine, you may want to got the Premium Hardcover version, which is further down the page.

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    Premium Hardcover Version - This version comes with the full content of the book, on 80# white paper, and full-sized. The cover will be as close as I can get to the standard Moleskine style, black, with rounded corners. It will also feature a silver foil Heartless Machine logo on the front, and a ribbon bookmark built in to the spine, so you'll never worry about losing your place.

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    A SET of FIVE of the Premium Hardcover Version. This is just like the $25 level, but consider it a "buy four, get one free". This is great for people who want to give some as gifts, or for families who all like to draw, as Kickstarter typically does not allow people to buy more than one item. The pages are so open to interpretation, you could have five different people work on the same page, and come out with five totally different drawings! This will be the only chance to purchase more than one book.

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    Limited Edition (Signed and Numbered) Premium Hardcover Version - This version comes with the full content of the book, on 80# white paper, and full-sized. The cover will be as close as I can get to the standard Moleskine style, black, with rounded corners. It will also feature a silver foil Heartless Machine logo on the front, and a ribbon bookmark built in to the spine, so you'll never worry about losing your place. This is the same book as the $25 reward, but will be signed and numbered on the inside. Numbers will be in order of backers, and limited at 100.

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    Limited Edition Hand-Drawn (then completed and hand-colored or shaded) page. At this reward level, I will pick a random page from the stack of hand-drawn pages that were scanned for the book, complete the drawing into something interesting, then shade it or color it. It's drawn on plain copy paper. This is NOT a copy of a page in the book. It's the actual drawing that was scanned in and became a page in my book, then completed by me. It's a one-of-a-kind original work of art.

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    A book with one page completed, colored/shaded inside before shipping. This is the same book as the $25 Premium Hardcover version, but before I ship it, I will fill in one of the pages to create a one-of-a-kind finished drawing. It will be either full-color or full-value, and your drawing will NOT be the same as other drawings in other books. You will get a unique work of art to get you inspired to fill in the rest of the book. Or stash it away as a collector's item. After all, this reward is limited at 10 only.

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    Prototype - This is truly a rare item. In order to show this idea to lots of people, and have a prop to use in the video, I had to create a prototype. I bought a Moleskine sketchbook, and HAND-DREW every page. When people in the video are holding the book, they are holding this ACTUAL book. And it is the same exact item in any photos on this page. There are many things in the prototype that will not be in the final print version, and many things that are in the final print version that will NOT be in the prototype. It is not intended to be a finished and accurate representation of the book, but is a pretty good rough draft. Each page is drawn in ink, by hand, to approximate the look and feel of the finished piece. Whether you wish to fill the book with your own drawings, or keep this as its own work of art, this will be the rarest reward in this kickstarter campaign. Once it's gone, that's it.

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