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789 Studios is a group of recently graduated BFA Cartooning and Illustration students from SVA that has a passion in the the art field.

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Created in June 2011, 789 Studio is made by a handful of talented BFA Cartooning and Illustration graduates that wanted to make something of themselves after graduating from SVA and learning comics from the industry’s best and beloved teachers and professionals. Comics and illustrations are our passion and we all agreed that we wanted to keep pursuing our dreams in the art field. With that, we decided to put our efforts together to create the first anthologies of many to come.

We are working on a book titled Rain.

Rain, the droplets of water that falls from the sky, has different meanings and perception. To some, it means some kind of miraculous action that cannot be explained; while to others, it’s a scientific motion that occurs in our atmosphere. Even some people think nothing of rain while in literary terms, it means despair or new beginnings. With the wide range of perception, our artist wanted to express their view on rain. Every artist worked on a short story that somehow involves rain, no matter how big or small.

We have over 20 artists contributing to the book, from contributing artists to editors. This book will contain 200 pages of vivid, full color comics and illustrations and will be paper back bound. 

By now, you are wondering why you should invest in this project. The money for this project will all go to printing of Rain. Printing this book in full color is very expensive and as of right now, we have little funds as of right now. This book will benefit not only those who buy it but to the artist themselves. Selling their artwork is one thing but knowing people are enjoying it is another. Please donate to this worthy cause. This is the dream of many and in my heart and mind, I believe these artist can make it happen. 

These are the artist partaking in this project:

Andrea Agostini, Nana An, Megan Brennan, Jean Calderone, Haemi Choung, Rel, Shauna Grant, Emily Hu, DaYoung Jung, Jemma Kalish, Yura Kim, Bo Ae Lee, Amy Lorenz, Mike Lukas, Jon Mosely, Robert Richberg, Julian Rowe, Maggie Siegel-Berele, Sylvia Yi, Steve Yurko, Manuela Saenz, Kelsey Gait Donald

Here is our website (www.789studio.com) to see updates from the artist, along with sneak peaks of what's to come!

A detailed description of the incentives:

A Thank You Shout Out: We would like to include all the supporters in our book and what would be a better way to do that than with a Thank You Page! Every donation you give will inspire us to keep at our dreams!

A Handful of Artists Pins: We will make pins from each story the artist creates and more. Pins are awesome to wear and decorate your room with! It's a small gift to our supporters!

Digital Copy of the Book: If you are very tech handy, you can upload our book onto your devices and read the collection whenever you want! Compatible with any smart phone, tablet and computer!

A Handprinted Tote Bag: This handy canvas tote bag would have a two color silk screen design printed on the bag. This bag will be hand printed by the same artist who is helping with the book.

Copy of the Book: Of course, the best incentive you can have would be the actual copy of the book. The full color book will be sent directly to you once the book is printed. You can enjoy the new book smell and treasure the artwork too!

Commissions from the artist: the VIP of all gifts, this incentives means that you will have a commission piece of work from all contributing artist. The commission will be on 6x6 bristol in any medium the artist chooses. Just tell us what you want and you'll have all the artist draw that their interpretation of it !

Thank you for reading our kickstarter and I hope you support us! We are doing big things in our future and it would be awesome if you joined us in our awesome journey!

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    A THANK YOU SHOUT OUT!
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    A HANDFUL OF PINS OF THE ARTIST'S WORK (cause pins are the coolest bling!) + a Thank You shout out!

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    AN AWESOME HANDPRINTED TOTE BAG!! + a Handful of Pins + a Thank you shout out!!

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    A DIGITAL COPY OF THE BOOK!! (which can be read on any iPad, iPhone or computer) + an awesome Tote Bag + a Handful of Pins + a Thank you shout out!!

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    A COPY OF THE BOOK THAT YOU ARE SUPPORTING!! + a Digital Copy of the Book + an awesome Tote Bag + a Handful of Pins + a Thank you shout out!!

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    A COPY OF THE BOOK THAT YOU ARE SUPPORTING SIGNED BY EVERY ARTIST IN THE PROJECT!! + a Digital Copy of the Book + an awesome Tote Bag + a Handful of Pins + a Thank you shout out!!

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    A PIECE OF AN ORIGINAL COMMISSION PIECE FROM EVERY ARTIST IN THIS PROJECT + a signed copy of this book by every artist + a Digital Copy of the Book + an awesome Tote Bag + a Handful of Pins + a Thank you shout out!!

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