Hello Kickstarter friends,
Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed and warm and loving holiday season. I took a much needed break for the month of December but I am back at work and wanted to get in touch to give you all an update on where we are with the production of Modern Originals and you Kickstarter rewards.
Last time we were in touch Modern Originals had just gone on press. After a few back and forths with the printer to tweak color and one more proofread (I think I can now recite my book from memory!) all is perfected and 10,000 books are being printed. From there Modern Originals is shipped over on a boat from China. So I am proud to say all is on schedule for the April 1 release. YEEHAW!!!!
This month I will be getting in touch with all of you that have photographic prints coming as your pledge reward. So expect an email soon with your choice of prints and also a request for shipping addresses. All rewards that do not include an actual copy of Modern Originals, will be sent out by the end of February. This, of course, is contingent on my hearing back from you with your image choice and address promptly.
For the majority of you that have ordered an autographed copy of Modern Originals, I will be sending out an email in February to collect your shipping address. My plan is to get all books out to you before I head out on the road for the Modern Originals Book tour.
I'll keep you all up to date on the book release events and signings as we get closer to the book launch. Additionally, we will be having a book packing party in San Francisco to get all the rewards out to you, so details will be coming on that later in case you SF locals want to help out or pick up your book in person.
So that is the latest from here. Let me know if you have questions. I am happy to answer them.
And Happy 2014! It is going to be a great year!!
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My gratitude! And project updates.Estimated delivery:
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A heartfelt thanks and a jpeg of one image from Handcrafted Modern Europe - perfect for your computer's desktop screensaver! Plus updates on the project as I work through to publication. It is a bit early in the process to know what image yet, but it will be pretty!Estimated delivery:
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Open "Kickstarter Edition" digital 8"x10" print of the cover image from Handcrafted Modern Europe or from Handcrafted Modern. Plus updates of the project. Please note: It is still early to know what the cover will be but I'll keep you in the loop!Estimated delivery:Add $10 USD to ship outside the US
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A first edition of Handcrafted Modern Europe. Autographed by me to you. Plus updates of the project.Estimated delivery:Add $25 USD to ship outside the US
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Limited Edition series of two 16"x20" color prints from Handcrafted Modern Europe. It is a bit early to know what images these will be, but you will have a choice of two different sets.Estimated delivery:Add $25 USD to ship outside the US
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Autographed copy of Handcrafted Modern Europe, limited edition set of my 3 favorite images from the book (printed 11"x14"). Plus project updates. Please note, It is still early to know what my favorite images are but I'll keep you posted.Estimated delivery:Add $45 USD to ship outside the US
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Pick your print! Did you fall in love with one particular page in Handcrafted Modern? Or maybe you will fall for one in Handcrafted Modern Europe (I know I have!). Well choose your favorite image (1) and I will make you a beautiful print! Print size up to 20"x30". Please note some houses are not available due to my agreement with them so please email me if you already have a favorite in mind. Or if you have another image you are interested in from any of my other projects, let me know!Estimated delivery:
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Private slideshow with libations and hors d'oeuvres for you and 9 guests, and an acknowledgement for you in the book. You and your guests receive a copy of Handcrafted Modern Europe, personally autographed that night. Slideshow to be hosted at my studio in San Francisco or a location TBD in Los Angeles or NYC area. Plus project updates. Please note: Travel expenses for you and your guests not included.Estimated delivery:
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