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Kids draw monsters. Artists from all over the world recreate them in their own styles. Magic for all!
Kids draw monsters. Artists from all over the world recreate them in their own styles. Magic for all!
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The Monster Project is the undertaking of a passionate collection of artists who share a common goal: to help children recognize the power of their own imaginations and to encourage them to pursue their creative potential!

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How does it work?

We simply invite elementary students to draw monsters. Once their creations have taken shape, we bring them to life in our own artistic styles. Then, when we deliver these new interpretations back to the students in person, they are able to see what their idea sparked in others.

Check out the full Monster Gallery!

Why do we do that?

With a decreasing emphasis on arts in schools, many children don’t have the opportunity for creative exploration they deserve. That’s a monstrous trend we would like to destroy. As artists ourselves, we understand how important that initial creative exposure is and how it can truly alter the shape of a child's future.

By collaborating with the students and finding inspiration from their imaginings, we hope to help them recognize the value of their ideas and make them feel excited about the potential of their own minds. Creativity comes in many forms, and we hope to encourage their exploration of their own unique perceptions of the world we share. And, while we're at it, we want to introduce to them the notion of art as a legitimate career path.

1. To Make a Monster Project Activity Book

The kids get SO excited when they receive their monsters. We can see them starting to see art in a whole new way! So let's leave them with something really awesome to make sure that creative spark keeps growing.

The book contains 40 magical pages full of monsters, drawing prompts, and other adventures, designed and illustrated by our incredibly talented professional Monster Project artists! With your help, we can give a full book to each kid involved in our project!

Plus, this book will help us share our love of monsters with kids and adults all over the world that we couldn't otherwise reach! What a great thing.

 2. To Help Us Expand to More Schools

In the past, we've paid for anything we need out of pocket! That means we've only been able to work with 2 schools: 1 in Austin and 1 in Dallas, where we have the volunteers and resources we need. But it's time to take this show on the road! We'll start by adding a school in New York City! It's up to you folks how many other schools we'll have the funds to reach!

3. To Make Professional Prints for the Kids

We'll be able to pay a professional print shop to print the kids' monsters for them! Our artists spend so much time making incredible artworks–let's do them justice with beautiful prints that these kids can treasure forever.

4. To Start an Online Monster Project Store

We'll open an online store so we can keep funding the project beyond this Kickstarter! We'll start with t-shirts, stickers, and our monster activity books.

Stretch Goals (if we exceed our goal!):

LOOK! A BRAND NEW AWARD!

3D Printed Monster

A delightful 4" tall monster figurine, designed by Monster Project artist Jake Longoria! He's chock full of personality and is the perfect addition to your favorite shelf, nook, or cranny. Give him as a gift! Take him to work and show him off! Stick him in your kid's lunch box and see what happens! There's no end to the fun-having with this little dude.

Friend of Monsters 

Exclusive updates, a first look at new monsters, and special content from our talented artists right into your inbox! No spam, just monsters! 

***This reward is FREE if you share this Kickstarter on social media! Just send a screenshot of your post to GoMonsterProject@Gmail.Com

Monster Activity Book

40 magical pages full of monsters, drawing prompts, and other adventures designed to spark creative thinking! Featuring some of your favorite creatures from our Monster Project gallery, ready to be colored and reimagined. Plus plenty of new content created by our incredibly talented Monster Project artists with your little monsters in mind! There's no reason you adults can't have fun with this, too! 

If you want to save some change, you can try our Monster Activity Book sampler–a digital download of 6 of our favorite pages. You can always buy the full thing later from our online store!

***While we can't ship internationally, we're offering a full digital download of the book for our friends outside the USA.

***Final cover art is still pending

Sticker Pack

A sheet of 6 monster eye stickers, a Monster Project logo sticker, and a die cut monster sticker for ultimate fun-having.

***Die cut monster sticker art still being finalized

Printable Monsters

3 of our favorite monsters by Aldo Crusher, Vladimir Stankovic, and Riccardo Zema! A digital delivery of high resolution artwork, ready for you to print and frame or give to a friend!

T-shirt

A t-shirt sporting the super fun Monster Project logo. Support your favorite monsters while making all of your friends jealous.

Monster Tutorial

Follow along as one of our professional Monster Project artists takes you through the process of making their monster, from start to finish.

Limited Edition Screen Print

One of our coolest rewards! Enjoy a beautiful screen print of this awesome monster created by Marie Bergeron. A limited, exclusive run of 75, printed by the amazing gourmet print shop Mama's Sauce.

Share our Kickstarter with your friends and tell as many people as you can about the project! It's not just about meeting our funding goal (although we really hope we do!). The more people we have standing behind art education for kids, the better off we'll all be. 

 

Risks and challenges

We'll do our very best to make sure everything goes smoothly after the Kickstarter is over! We've been planning this for months, so we've got a good handle on how to get everything done properly in the time we've allotted. Plus, we've chosen vendors that we trust to get it all done right.

However, if the production of any of your rewards do fall behind for some reason, we'll be sure to give you plenty of notice and keep you apprised of the situation! We'll hustle to get you your stuff because it's the best way to show how much we appreciate your support. And we appreciate it a LOT.

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    FRIEND OF MONSTERS
    Exclusive updates, a first look at new monsters, and special content from our talented artists right into your inbox! No spam, just monsters!

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    MONSTER ACTIVITY BOOK SAMPLER
    A 6 page, digital download sampler of our Monster Activity Book–full of magical monsters, drawing prompts, and other adventures designed to spark creative thinking!

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    LOCH NESS PACKAGE
    1. Monster Activity Book Sampler
    2. Sticker Pack: A sheet of colorful monster eyes, a Monster Project logo sticker, and a die cut monster sticker!

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

    SHIPPING WITHIN THE US IS INCLUDED.

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    MONSTER ACTIVITY BOOK
    40 magical pages full of monsters, drawing prompts, and other adventures designed to spark creative thinking! Featuring some of your favorite creatures from our Monster Project gallery, ready to be colored and reimagined. Plus plenty of new content created by our incredibly talented Monster Project artists with your little monsters in mind!

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

    SHIPPING WITHIN THE US IS INCLUDED.

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    PRINTABLE MONSTERS
    3 of our favorite monsters by Aldo Crusher, Riccardo Zema, and Vladimir Stankovic in high resolution, ready to download, print, and frame! (Look to the left to see the monsters!)

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    T-SHIRT
    A Monster Project T-Shirt for you or your little monster!

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    INTERNATIONAL: MONSTER ACTIVITY BOOK
    A high resolution, digital, printable version of our full Monster Activity Book for those of you outside the USA.

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    YETI PACKAGE
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. Sticker Pack

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    BANSHEE PACKAGE
    1. T-shirt
    2. Sticker Pack

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    CYCLOPS PACKAGE
    1. Printable Monsters
    2. Sticker Pack

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    NEW REWARD! 3D PRINTED MONSTER!
    A delightful 4" tall monster figurine, designed by Monster Project artist Jake Longoria! He's chock full of personality and is the perfect addition to your favorite shelf, nook, or cranny. Give him as a gift! Take him to work and show him off! Stick him in your kid's lunch box and see what happens! There's no end to the fun-having with this little dude.

    SHIPPING WITHIN THE US IS INCLUDED.

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    CENTAUR PACKAGE
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. T-Shirt

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    MONSTER ACTIVITY BOOK: GET ONE, GIVE ONE
    2 Monster Activity Books!
    Option 1: Receive both in the mail!
    Option 2: Receive 1–we'll give the other one to a kid in need of monsters!

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    MONSTER TUTORIAL
    Unlock an exclusive tutorial from one of our professional Monster Project artists! Learn how they created their monster, from start to finish.

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    LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINT
    A beautiful 9" x 12" silkscreen print of a monster created by Marie Bergeron, printed by the gourmet print shop Mama's Sauce. Hurry to grab one before they run out!

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    BLACK FRIDAY SUPER SPECIAL!
    Save $45!
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. T-shirt
    3. 3D Printed Monster Figurine
    4. Printable Monsters

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    SUPER SASQUATCH PACAKGE DEAL
    Save $10!
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. T-shirt
    3. Sticker Pack
    4. Printable Monsters

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    MAGICAL UNICORN PACKAGE
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. Monster Tutorial

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    FOR YOU + YOUR LITTLE MONSTER
    1. Two Monster Activity Books
    2. Two T-shirts

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    GOBLIN PACKAGE
    1. Two Monster Activity Books
    2. Two T-shirts
    3. Two Sticker Packs

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    PHOENIX PACKAGE
    1. Monster Activity Book
    2. T-shirt
    3. Printable Monsters
    4. Monster Tutorial

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    GOOD SAMARITAN
    Donate 5 Monster Activity Books (we'll give them to 5 kids in need of monsters!)

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    SPONSOR PACKAGE
    1. Official Sponsor of the Monster Project: Your name or logo will be featured on our website and we'll thank you on instagram & twitter.
    2. Two T-shirts
    3. Sticker Pack

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    A MONSTER'S BEST FRIEND
    1. Official Sponsor
    2. Your choice: Donate or receive 10 Monster Activity Books (That's enough for half a class!!)

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    BIGFOOT PACKAGE
    1. Official Sponsor
    2. Your choice: Donate or receive 10 Monster Activity Books (That's enough for half a class!!)
    3. Four T-shirts
    4. Two Sticker Packs

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    DRAGON PACKAGE
    1. Official Sponsor
    2. Donate enough Monster Activity Books for an entire class! (We can give 20 kids Monster Activity Books because of YOU!)
    3. Four T-shirts
    4. Two Sticker Packs
    5. A personal letter from the Monster Project founder

    Plus: Updates, new monsters, and special content!

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    SPONSOR A CLASS
    1. Your name or logo will be featured on our website and we'll thank you on Instagram & Twitter.
    2. You'll be the official sponsor of a class of elementary students! We will give each kid a monster activity book and a sticker pack on your behalf. We'll send you updates, pictures, and videos of your class throughout the project.
    3. A video of your class saying thank you and a letter signed by all the kids and the Monster Project founder
    4. Four T-shirts and four sticker packs
    5. A limited edition screen printed monster

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Funding period

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