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Hi. My name is Jimmy. I need three months of time. I'll trade you some fun and colorful artwork for it!

Hello friend,

I enjoy making art. Perhaps "enjoy" isn't a strong enough word, I love making art. My life's goal is to be able to support myself through artwork and as of right now I am closer to my life's goal than I have ever been before and it feels absolutely wonderful.

I need a small bit of help, though. A tiny boost. This is why I come to you on Kickstarter.

I'm here to ask for a couple of months of time. Time to create and paint and live. In return for your generosity and leap of faith, you'll receive a one of a kind piece of art I've made.

In short, you would be purchasing a piece of artwork in advance.

I could use your favorite colors or subjects in the painting or make it a surprise, whatever you like. The price of the postage is included in the pledge. Here is a link to my Tumblr account. I've posted hundreds of paintings and other artworks on there as to give you a better idea of my style. Acrylics are my strong point so I use them for most of my work.

On a side note, if successful, this campaign will also allow me the time to keep creating a series of art videos which I've titled "Arting with Jim" . The link goes to episode 1 which is about colorblindness. I hope to expand the series to include fun projects that people can do at home very inexpensively and sharing tips and tricks I've learned about working with different materials. I hope to make them funny as well. These videos don't cost money, they just take time. Precious precious time.

Thank you very much for reading about my Kickstarter campaign. Please feel free to message me with any questions or concerns you may have. Thank you again.

Love, Jimmy

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    For a pledge of $1 I will thank you on my perisarc.com site and share a link to your website so that the world may click to your website through my website and all will be well on the internet.

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    For the kind pledge of two dollars and fifty cents I will send you a special postcard in the mail. This won't just be any postcard, this will be a COOL postcard. I will also link your site on my site if you're into site linking.

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    For the fantastic pledge of five American dollars you will receive a DVD copy of my film "ALERT!" as well as a letter of thanks in the mail. I'll link to your website too if you like.

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    For ten dollars I will send you an illustration in an envelope. A color illustration. You can hang it on your fridge or put it in a frame. Put it in your wallet, it just don't matter! You can do whatever you like with this illustration. Why? Because it's yours. I'll link to your site too if you like.

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    For the very kind pledge of $15 dollars I shall send you an acrylic painting on a 4"x6" canvas board. This can be a painting of whatever you like or I can surprise you, it's up to you.

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    For the very kind pledge of $20 dollars you will receive an acrylic painting on a 5"x7" canvas board. You can choose what I paint for you or it can be a surprise. Take your pick!

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    For an exceptionally kind pledge of $25 dollars you will receive an acrylic painting on a 6"x8" canvas board. This can be a painting of whatever you like or I can surprise you. It's wild, man.

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    For a pledge of $30 dollars you will receive an acrylic painting on a 7"x9" canvas board. You can choose what I paint for you or it can be a surprise. You're the boss.

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    For a fantastically wonderful pledge of $50 dollars you will receive an acrylic painting on a 11"x14" canvas board. This can be a painting of whatever you like or I can surprise you. The sky is the limit as long as the sky is one of those two choices!

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    For a splendiforious pledge of $75 dollars you will receive an acrylic painting on a 12"x16" canvas board. This can be a painting of whatever you like or I can surprise you.

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    A hundred dollars? One hundred dollars will get you an acrylic painting on a 14"x18" canvas board. This can be a painting of whatever you like or I can surprise you. A hundred dollars is very generous of you. Thank you very much.

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    On the off chance that people with $500 to put towards artwork will be reading this, I'll stretch you a proper canvas and make you something big. I'd be happy to come to an agreement which we both find fair before you pledge. Please message me. Thank you.

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    The same as the $500 option. This would be a big piece. A big big big piece. Probably the biggest I've ever done (not counting murals).

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