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LIVE Streaming the end of the campaign at rayray.tv $60 backers get original art regardless of achieving the goal.

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This project's funding goal was not reached on November 30, 2015.

About this project

LIVE STREAMING the end of the campaign at rayray.tv - $60 backers get their original drawing wether I hit the goal or not. 

Get a twelve month calendar of my crazy cartoon artworks and spend the year following along while I make my biggest work to date. Help me push my work to the next level.

All rewards set to ship for Christmas 2015 within the United States.

My name is Ray Sumser (RISD BFA Paint/FAV 08) And I make these big crazy pictures that are like 'Where's Waldo' but that attempt to include encyclopedic numbers of recognizable cartoon characters.

My life has been entirely informed by this work. It has required growth and commitment I never imagined. It is my way to connect with the world.  I am incredibly fortunate.

This work has happened under beds, in closets, on porches and in parks - but I'm eager to see what happens if I set up shop in a committed studio. 

I'm asking for help to fund one year in a space. This will result in my largest and most elaborate picture yet. 

For efficiency sake, I've made rewards shippable in the weeks immediately after funding. That means I can ship for Christmas (within the US).

Please help share my vision while pushing it to the next levell. My goal is high and I really need help. I won't be able to do this alone and hope you'll come onboard.

Thank you for reading,

Ray

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REWARDS

$10 - Ultimate Item Menu - an 8x11" print of my favorite items from comics, cartoons, movies, video games and beyond.

$20 - 2016 Monthly Calendar - Twelve months and twelve pictures of my past work, including previous kickstarter projects. A great way to see a bunch of my work and have an organized year!

$40 - Comicosm 2.1 - an updated 18x24" print of my most recent Cartoon Universe. 2013's "I Spy the Cartoon Universe" with over 300 additional characters (making the total about 3,400). With digital download character Guide.

 $60 - Original Art - a color drawing of the character of your choice. *shipping for Christmas within in the United States* These drawings will be produced during this campaign and released in project updates. First come, first served.

Backer Drawings as of 11-14-15
Backer Drawings as of 11-14-15

Risks and challenges

I'll be a bit under the gun to get everything delivered (within the US) by Christmas. I know I can make that happen. Beyond that - I have track record of making things work out and I'm excited to see what new obstacles this project will entail!

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FAQ

  • He's in there - like, a bunch - but that's not exactly the point. :)

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  • I'm not currently offering a print of the work to be made because I want to execute the rewards first and put every other cent towards the best project I can make. I will share a high-res image of the image on it's completion and will give backers first pick (and a discount) on any future reproductions of the work after it's completion.

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  • Every tier is a stand alone reward except the $60 level which will come with a Calendar.

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10 USD

    Ultimate Item Menu - an 8x11" print of my favorite items from comics, cartoons, movies, video games and beyond. See the art in project description.

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    Pledge $20 or more About $20 USD

    2016 Monthly Calendar - Twelve months and twelve pictures of my past work, including previous kickstarter projects. A great way to see a bunch of my work and have an organized year!

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    Pledge $40 or more About $40 USD

    Comicosm 2.1 - an updated 18x24" print of my most recent major work. 2013's "I Spy the Cartoon Universe" with over 300 additional characters (making the total about 3,400). With digital download character guide.

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    Original Art 8x11 - a color drawing of the character of your choice. These drawings will be produced during this campaign and released in project updates. First come, first served.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100 USD

    All of the above - Ultimate Item Menu print, 2016 monthly Calendar, Comicosm 2.1 print and Original 8x11 drawing.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250 USD

    Studio Visit - Spend an hour in the studio with me. I'll make you a coffee, draw you a picture and share anything you want to see! Includes lower reward tiers.

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