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Adorn your wall space with a calendar of steampunked animals from the Asian zodiac
Adorn your wall space with a calendar of steampunked animals from the Asian zodiac
Adorn your wall space with a calendar of steampunked animals from the Asian zodiac
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Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar

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Welcome to the 2015 calendar of steampunk animals!

The calendar will feature the 12 animals from the Asian zodiac à la steampunk. They are, in zodiac cycle order: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.

The Calendar

Preview of Calendar Illustrations
Here are some of the finished watercolor paintings. Check out the updates to the see the latest art work in progress!

Moon Rabbit
Moon Rabbit
Rockin' Rooster
Rockin' Rooster
Ninja Fetch
Ninja Fetch
Flying Pig
Flying Pig

Calendar Layout

The backgrounds will cycle through the five Asian elements: metal/gold, water, wood, fire, and earth. Closed, the calendar measures 8.5 by 10.5 inches. Open, the calendar measures 10.5 by 17 inches.

Calendar cover
Calendar cover
Elements calendar layout
Elements calendar layout

Asian Zodiac Story
The story of how the zodiac came to be is retold. To help determine which Asian zodiac animal you are, an abbreviated horoscope is included.

The Rewards

The Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar is the main event. But, if you pledge more, you'll be rewarded with more steampunk goodness!

Various reward tiers combine the Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar with extra items listed below. For example, the previous Steampunk Animal 2014 Calendar and the Steampunk ABC children's book (which was also a Kickstarter Staff Pick) are available. Check out the links for more details about them.

Choose the reward tier you like the best!

Stretch Goals

The $1000 goal covers all of the calendar printing costs, initial rewards for this campaign, US domestic shipping, and Kickstarter fees. If we exceed that, below are the stretch goals to hit!

Why a steampunk calendar of Asian zodiac animals?

I enjoyed sharing my artwork in my previous calendar project, so I decided to make another one. I hope you will join me in making this calendar a reality too! Thank you in advance for your support!

Video editing and animation: Brian Kolm
Music: Chevy Chase Rag by Eugie Blake, public domain recording

Risks and challenges

This is my third Kickstarter. The previous two - Steampunk ABC and Steampunk Animal 2014 Calendar - were successfully funded and fulfilled. I am confident that I can deliver Steampunk Asian Zodiac Calendar to you.

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    DAY WATCHER. You'll get backer access to updates and see the production side of the calendar. Thanks for backing! Every bit helps.

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    EARLY BIRD CALENDAR. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar for you. Available to US locations only. Thanks for your early support!

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    THE CALENDAR. One Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar for you!

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    CALENDAR + 2014. One Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar and the previous Steampunk Animal 2014 Calendar to hold you over for the rest of 2014.

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    LATE BIRD CALENDAR. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar with a inked sketch of your Asian zodiac animal (or your favorite one from the zodiac).

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    2015 + ABCs. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar and one signed Steampunk ABC children's book from my previous Kickstarter.

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    CALENDAR x3. Three Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendars.

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    2015 + 2014 + ABCs. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar, one signed Steampunk ABC children's book, and the previous Steampunk Animal 2014 Calendar to hold you over for the rest of 2014.

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    CALENDAR + PRINT. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar and a signed, archival 11 by 14 inch print of your choice from the calendar illustrations.

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    RETAIL CALENDAR. 10 Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendars at a low price for retailers! Store verification is required prior to shipping. Suggested retail price is $15. Available to US locations only.

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    CALENDAR + COMMISSION + PRINT. Choose your favorite animal and I will paint a steampunk themed version of it! The watercolor painting will be 5x7 inches. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar and a signed, archival 11 by 14 inch print of your choice from the calendar illustrations are included.

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    ORIGINAL ART + CALENDAR + PRINT. Choose your favorite illustration from the Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar to keep! First come, first served for choosing the illustration. The original watercolor paintings are on approximately 9 by 12 inch, 140 pound, hot press archival cotton paper and are signed. One signed Steampunk Asian Zodiac 2015 Calendar and a signed, archival 11 by 14 inch print of your choice from the calendar illustrations are included.

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Funding period

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