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Help raise funds for glass beakers for funny soft sculptures that live inside them - a handmade limited editions project by Carol Es.

Ethereal Research Laboratory

I am creating a variety of limited edition, soft sculptures that live inside scientific, glass Erlenmeyer flasks. Each of them are handmade and slightly different. There are seven silly different "specimens" tagged with their locale, identifying name, date, and host. Each are limited to only 12 in the edition, signed and numbered on the back of their official specimen tag.

Example of tag data:

Specimen: Hepatopus Whiskar
Date: II V 2009
Collected by: Carol Es
Locality: St. Paul, MN
Host: Sweater vest

I am trying to raise the funds to purchase the glass beakers for this project. There will be three sizes of Erlenmeyer flasks. 2000 ML, 1000 ML, and 500 ML. The breakdown is as so:

2000 ML = 12  (1 style)

1000 ML = 48  (4 different styles)

500   ML = 24  (2 different styles)

The discounted cost for these beakers with black rubber stoppers, tax and shipping will be approximately $1200.

This is a project I have been wanting to complete for two years.

*Note: If I happen to run out of any of my rewards during this campaign, I will replace them with equivalent rewards of artwork or limited edition prints. Check for updates if supply surpasses demand. 

Thank you for considering my project. 

Links to some rewards:

Bookmark

Sketches

Forgiveness

16 Dans

$100 Donor Selection

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    Your name on the soon-to-be-launched website as one of the important donors of this project. I can't put your name in lights, but you will be acknowledged as a backer forever and ever, Amen.

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    2 backers Limited (13 left of 15)

    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Handwritten, personal "thank you" letter by snail mail, with a letterpress biz card and bookmark.

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Handwritten, personal "thank you" letter by snail mail, with a letterpress biz card, bookmark and an original signed doodle.

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Signed "Sketches" book and a black and white, limited edition silkscreen print, "Forgiveness" (7 x 9 inches) .

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Signed letterpress print of "16 Dans" (7 x 7 inches), and a 3x5 inch original drawing.

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Your pick from a selection of small original artwork (a secret link of this selection will be given to interested donors).

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Your pick from the completed specimens editions, sized 1000 ML or 500 ML.

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    Acknowledgement as donor on website. Your pick from ANY of the completed specimens editions (2000 ML, 1000 ML or 500 ML) and a personal handwritten thank you card with original signed drawing.

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