Funded! This project was successfully funded on October 21, 2011.

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      Creator Chris @ BiteMyApple on June 5, 2013

      I got this sad news today.

      MEMORIAL FOR RICK ROUSSEAU

      It is with great sadness that we share this news with you. On Friday May 31, 2013 Richard Rousseau died of a sudden heart attack.

      Rick was a loving father, husband, son, brother, and a most trusted friend. He was a force of creative energy in the Art Materials industry as a retail buyer, manager and ultimately the owner and founder of the design and development firm Artist Hardware in Skokie IL. The void left in Rick’s passing will be felt in the hearts of everyone that has ever had the pleasure of knowing him.

      Rick is survived by his mother, Kathleen, father Richard, sisters Karen and Sharon, wife Jennifer and his children Henry, Ella, and Will.

      On Friday, June 7th, 11:00am everyone is welcome to attend a memorial service and luncheon at their church, The First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, 1427 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Il 60201 .

      The family asks in lieu of flowers for donations to be sent to either your choice of Art Reach Chicago (a not for profit art community outreach program affiliated with Lillstreet Art Center) or to the Rousseau Children College Fund. Ple

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      Creator fernando vianna on October 24, 2012

      Where is my Brush? Please send some news!

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      Creator Chris @ BiteMyApple on July 19, 2012

      Are you guys ignoring all wholesale inquires?

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      Creator Carole Carter on July 16, 2012

      When can backers reasonably expect to receive their brush? I have not heard anything and it's been a while. Thank you.

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      Creator John Lawrence on July 12, 2012

      i love my brushes. they are the best...i love my brushes...don't try the rest..i love my brushes.

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      Creator Arvindar Narasimhan on June 7, 2012

      Just received my Brush and I must say the paint brush part of it is just great. There is so little friction when using the paintbrush that it is a pleasure to use.

      As for the rubber tipped stylus it seems to work better on my HTC Desire HD than the HP Stylus I was using all these days. It seems to glide more easily on the glass when compared to the HP Stylus and therefore feels stiffer when writing on the screen (which is good IMO).

      Thank you very much for delivering such a quality product.

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      Creator Christian Schmeer on June 3, 2012

      Brush received! It's awesome, I also love the felt case!

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      Creator Chris @ BiteMyApple on June 3, 2012

      I've have gotten no response from the creators or the company... Not even that Matt guy who tweets all day long...

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      Creator Wayne Werner on June 1, 2012

      Great product its worth the wait!

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      Creator Nathan on June 1, 2012

      Where is my Brush? or at least an email? anything?

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      Creator Francisco Godinho on May 31, 2012

      I have not received anything here in Brasil... Not even an email.

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      Creator Christian Schmeer on May 30, 2012

      No Sensu in the mail, and no response from the creators. What's going on?

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      Creator John Lawrence on May 27, 2012

      on guam, got mine, two weeks ago, works well with practice...even my hamming weakly artistic fingers could use it straight away with Auryn Ink and Sketchbook, feels great in my hand and people watch iin wonder as i paint my digital coconut trees!

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      Creator Reiner Knudsen on May 19, 2012

      I didn't receive anything yet in Germany. Have they all be sent already?

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      Creator Marco Bellazzi on May 17, 2012

      I used it for the past weeks an now I am convinced the this is a great product

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      Creator Christian Schmeer on May 16, 2012

      mhmm.. I am still waiting for my brush. Did anyone else in the UK (I live in London) not receive it yet?

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      Creator Marco Bellazzi on May 10, 2012

      Just received my brushes , and tried on different apps.
      I am not really impressed. There is a lot of delay from the stroke and the actual draw.
      If you look at your videos it gives a different impression on the actual behaviour.
      I will certainly try it out more and give a better feed back.

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      Creator Rafael Verri on May 9, 2012

      Hi. I just received my sensu brush here in Brazil. Tks Marisol.

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      Creator Rafael Reimberg Miyamoto on May 5, 2012

      I received my sensu brush today. Here in Brazil.
      The brush is pretty good, but the other side of the brush is not so sensitive.
      The brush is so shiny, stainless steel.
      Thank you Artist Hardware!

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      Creator Peter Peck on May 2, 2012

      received my classic chrome sensu brush today! Looks really really perfect and feels awesome. This experience was worth the wait.
      Very cool product - keep on going and all the best

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      Creator squr on May 2, 2012

      Still waiting on my Brush.. :-(

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      Creator Chris @ BiteMyApple on May 1, 2012

      Would love to carry the Sensu Brush on my website guys...

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      Creator The Brady Report on May 1, 2012

      Stil waiting on my brush :-( Hoping the limited editions are shipping soon......

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      Creator Naresh Kal-el on May 1, 2012

      Arrived in Singapore. Loving it. Wonderful!

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      Creator Peter on April 30, 2012

      Sensu arrived here in Germany - its behaviour is different from what i expected (the touchscreen is simply not sensitive enough to really enable brush-like painting) but i think it´s an interesting input device nevertheless.
      Did you get my mail to rick@artisthardware.com? I had changed my pledge to two brushes, but only received one.

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      Creator margi laurin on April 29, 2012

      M. Patricia, my guess is the black stylus is stuck in the cap and thus has caused the bristles to be pushed back. Get a little flashlight and have a look inside?

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      Creator M. Patricia Titus on April 28, 2012

      First, I love my Sensu brush. I'm doing digital painting again for the first time in years. But I did want to let you know that I picked up my Sensu this morning and discovered that the black stylus tip had gone missing, and that — despite my putting it away very carefully each time — half the brush tip had gotten bent back at a 90-degree angle. I'd happily get another to replace it, but since I took such care with it and still had this happen, I'm reluctant to do so.

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      Creator Artist Hardware on April 27, 2012

      Happy you are liking your brush Luke. Your suggestion is good and we will take a look at it :)
      Thanks.

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      Creator Rafael Verri on April 27, 2012

      Still waiting here in Brazil. Any news?

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      Creator Matt Lynaugh on April 27, 2012

      Hi Kongkong,
      The Gunmetal edition of Sensu finally arrived this week. We have inspected and are shipping them out now. Thanks for you patience.

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      Creator Luke Stevenson on April 26, 2012

      Got my Sensu a couple of weeks ago (Australia). The weight and feel in the hand is great, the functionality is spot-on. Very happy.
      The only thing I would offer as a slight suggestion for later runs would be to look at the cap design. It works brilliantly to protect the stylus tip/brush which is not in use, but the risk of damaging the brush by misaligning the brush with the cap is pretty high. A suggested fix for this would be to look at having the open end of the cap tapered/at an angle rather than perpendicular to the body of the cap. This would allow the user to place the brush, at an angle, against the pointy side of the cap to locate it, and then pivot so that the brush lays into the cap nicely.
      (Makes more sense in my mind as opposed to in text. But happy to discuss further if you'd like.)
      Apart from that? Sensu-sational!

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      Creator Kongkong on April 26, 2012

      I am waiting Sensu(Gunmetal edition) from Korea. Last update All gunmetal limited edition brushes will ship by April 15th. Is it still not shipped yet?

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      Creator Vincenzo Gentile on April 25, 2012

      I am waiting from Italy. >Have you some notice for me? THX:-)

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      Creator Howie Lee on April 24, 2012

      I got my Sensu for a week now, I am so regret now havent purchase for more. It is so good that can get rid of the other stylus. If goes to open sale, I am gonna get another one or two ~

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      Creator Craig Solomon on April 21, 2012

      Been playing with the Sensu for a couple weeks now on and off and I admit I am hooked. Will be buying more when you open up the online store, especially if you start putting out different sizes and shapes. Even the stylus itself is much more solid than some of the ones sold online. Going on Vacation for 2-weeks next week and hope to sit on the beach and do some iPad painting. I just gave you a nice review on iMore too. Love the brush.. A++ job!

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      Creator Jodi Storozenko on April 19, 2012

      I haven't received my brushes (Australia), I'm wondering if there's a list available to track the shipping progress?
      I'm not being impatient I just want to make sure the parcel hasn't been lost in transit while I sit around thinking they haven't been sent yet.

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      Creator Joseph Goethals on April 19, 2012

      In Calgary Canada. Still patiently waiting for my brush.

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      Creator Andrea on April 19, 2012

      When will these be making their way to Massachusetts? Still waiting... :-/

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      Creator Jonathan Lane on April 18, 2012

      Yay, just got mine today (Canada). It's a dream. Thank you so much for this wonderful brush!

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      Creator Marco Bellazzi on April 18, 2012

      Hi still haven't received mine here in Canada.

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      Creator Kongkong on April 18, 2012

      There are traces of rust on the inside chrome-plated brass.
      All about six brushes has these signs. Is this a normally?
      http://pic.twitter.com/Ax8irELB

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      Creator Kongkong on April 18, 2012

      Got mine yesterday. and still wait Gunmetal edition.
      Worked fine with my iPad. Very impressive.
      But there are traces of rust on the inside chrome-plated brass.
      All about six brushes has these signs. Is this a normally?

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      Creator Grace on April 16, 2012

      Anyone from Canada got theirs yet?

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      Creator Michiel Dorjee on April 16, 2012

      Got it! Love it!

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      Creator Abd El Hamid Lashin on April 16, 2012

      Received mine today here in Austria, it looks awesome and works great, thanks.

      now i regret that i haven't ordered more.

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      Creator Melissa Kayla Darkshore on April 16, 2012

      I just received my rush here in Australia and I have got to say it is freaking awesome. Thankies for one of the best brushes around guys ^_^

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      Creator Neal Brophy on April 16, 2012

      Got my Sensu last week and having had a week to use it I can say this is now my favourite stylus. Absolutely fantastic feel to the brush and it's so responsive. Excellent work! Thanks!

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      Creator Stephen Kusrianto on April 15, 2012

      Just got mine.Love it! Dang Should've taken the gunmetal instead :(

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      Creator Gabriel Gervais on April 13, 2012

      Just received today! Love it!

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      Creator mark nelson on April 13, 2012

      I also have no brush

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