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Each Chameleon Pen produces multiple color tones. Stunning gradations, highlights, shading & seamless blends, all with one pen.
Get Depth and Dimension, Highlights, Shadows and Shading All From ONE Pen!
Get Depth and Dimension, Highlights, Shadows and Shading All From ONE Pen!
1,038 backers pledged $109,144 to help bring this project to life.

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Chameleon Art Products is a privately owned and operated startup company. We lack the resources of the long-established, venture-backed and/or publicly traded pen manufacturers, but we believe we have some of the most innovative ideas since...well...since the invention of the marker pen!

We invested our own time and money to prototype, build initial molds and create the first production run of the 20 initial colors. Our customers tell us that the system is fantastic with just the first 20 colors, while the beauty of the Chameleon system is to do more with less, there are some color gaps. Our goal is to complete this 50-color system (we will never need to create 300-plus colors) so artists and creatives can utilize Chameleon Pens to full effect.

When you back us, not only do you help bring this vision to life, but you get the new palette first. These colors will not ship to market until later in 2016. Thank you for your support! We have done our best to offer our backers significant savings off the regular retail price.

Help us make it happen! Together, we can “Change Color”.

Risks and challenges

The only risk we see is that although we have been working with the Ink manufacturers for some time, Ink colors can be tricky to hit exactly. If any of the final ink formulations need additional tweaking this may add a few weeks on to project delivery.

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    Pledge $1 or more About $1.00

    "I Just Want To Help Change Color!"

    We will write your name (with Chameleon Pens, of course!) on a Special Donor Badge, and pin it to the wall of our headquarters.

    Your donation will help us reach our goal, and we will update you regularly with the progress of our campaign.

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    "I'll Try One!"

    One Chameleon Pen for your coloring pleasure. *Chosen at random from 30 NEW colors*.
    Regular retail value will be $5.99

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    "Skin In The Game"

    5 NEW Skin Tone Chameleon Pens.

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    "50 Shades of Gray Tones"

    5 NEW Gray Tone Chameleon Pens.

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    "The Warm Tones"

    5 NEW Warm Tone Chameleon Pens.
    Includes YO2, OR3, RD2, RD3, RD5

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    "The Blue Tones"

    5 NEW Blue Tone Chameleon Pens.
    Includes BL2, BL4, BL7, BL3, BG1

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    "The Nature Tones"

    5 NEW Nature Tone Chameleon Pens.
    Includes BR1, BR3, GR1,GR2,GR4

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    "The Floral Tones"

    5 NEW Floral Tone Chameleon Pens.
    Includes PK2, PK4, PK5, BV2,VO2

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    "The Color Alchemist"

    Perfect for the DIY enthusiast! Make your own, ONE OF A KIND Chameleon Pen color! You get Yellow, Blue and Fuchsia inks, along with an empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen. Kit also includes ink injectors, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and an empty Chameleon inkwell bottle for mixing and storing your new color. Mixing chamber is pre-loaded with colorless toning medium.

    This is a Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE and is not available anywhere else.

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    "The New Neutral"

    A 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen and blender pen.
    Regular retail will be $63.96.

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    EARLY BIRD - 20 NEW

    All 20 new colors, PLUS detail pen and blender pen, with BONUS case/workstation and 10 replacement brush nibs.
    Regular retail will be $99.99

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    20 NEW

    All 20 new colors, PLUS detail pen and blender pen, with BONUS case/workstation and 10 replacement brush nibs.
    Regular retail will be $99.99

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    EARLY BIRD - 30 NEW

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation and 10 replacement brush nibs. Regular retail will be $153.97

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    30 NEW

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation and 10 replacement brush nibs. Regular retail will be $153.97

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    EARLY BIRD - THE FULL FIFTY

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS the original 20 colors with 2 detail pen and 2 blender pens in a case/workstation and 20 replacement brush nibs. Regular retail will be $253.96

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    THE FULL FIFTY

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS 2 detail pen, 2 blender pens and case/workstation, PLUS the original 20 colors with detail pen and blender pen in a case/workstation and 10 replacement brush nibs. Regular retail will be $253.96

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!

    Regular retail will be $407.65

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!
    *With Bonus Original Coloring Page designed specially for Chameleon by Kickstarter Artist Price Jones*

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!

    Regular retail will be $407.65

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!
    * Artist Nick Kakanis * Limited Edition

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!
    PLUS a 9x12 original work of art by Kickstarter "Ink Sketches for a Buck" artist Nick Kakanis (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/802865690/ink-sketches-for-a-buck), done with Chameleon Pens (of course)!
    Regular retail will be $457.65 (original signed artwork valued at $50)

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!
    * Artist Todd Weinkam * Limited Edition

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!
    PLUS an original work of art by Kickstarter "One Dollar, One Drawing" Artist Todd Weinkam (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1978587886/liberate-this-old-sketch-book/posts/1226182), done with Chameleon Pens (of course)!
    Regular retail will be $482.65 (original signed artwork valued at $75)

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!
    * Artist P. L. McCall II * Limited Edition

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS detail pen, blender pen and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!
    PLUS a 11x17 original work of art by Graphic Novelist P. L. McCall II (www.plmii.com) inked by Kenny Calderon (wildinx.com). In addition to the original, signed picture, you also get 4 signed books, and black-and-white art to color.
    Regular retail will be $507.65 (original signed artwork and signed books valued at $100)

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    30 NEW AND REFILLS, TOO!
    * Artist Sonia Leong * Limited Edition

    All 20 new colors, PLUS a 5-Pack of Skin Tones and a 5-Pack of Gray Tones, PLUS 2 detail pen, 2 blender pens and case/workstation, PLUS 30 ink refills and 1 colorless toning refill, 1 pair of Chameleon tweezers and 10 replacement brush nibs. PLUS 1 empty, limited-edition Chameleon Pen and empty Chameleon inkwell bottle to create your own custom color!
    PLUS an 8x10 original, signed work of art by the amazingly talented Anime/Manga Artist Sonia Leong, along with two of her signed, published books (http://www.fyredrake.net/
    http://sonialeong.deviantart.com/)
    Regular retail will be $507.65 (original signed artwork and signed books valued at $100)

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    Complete Me Set
    The Whole Kit and Caboodle

    Chameleon Pens in all 50 colors -- 20 existing colors and 30 new colors with 5 Skin Tones, 5 Gray Tones, 2 detail and 2 blender pens PLUS all 51 individual ink refills, 1 set of Chameleon Tweezers AND 2 EMPTY PENS TO CUSTOMIZE along with a mixing and storage bottle for your new color. PLUS 20 replacement Brush nibs

    Regular retail will be $678.46

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