$1,479
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85
backers
16days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, August 7 2019 3:00 AM UTC +00:00.

$1,479
pledged of $400pledged of $400 goal
85
backers
16days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, August 7 2019 3:00 AM UTC +00:00.

About

What is this Project?

Adventure Critters is a series of vinyl die-cut stickers illustrating regular animals decked in classic backpacking gear. From your standard Adventure Doggo in their custom dog-specific packs, to wild Adventure Ravens donning Ultralight gear for their thru-hike. 

I've sold stickers of regular hikers doing regular hiker things,  but my designs featuring animals doing hiker things have really struck a chord!  Go figure. I posted a few doodles on social media and the response was electric. The people have spoken! They want these stickers!

Artwork © 2019. Kerstin A. La Cross
Artwork © 2019. Kerstin A. La Cross

Who am I?

My name is Kerstin A. La Cross and I'm an Adventure Cartoonist based in Oregon. As an adventure cartoonist, I backpack the wilderness and tell stories about my experiences in the form of comics and illustrations. I've hiked over 1,200 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, plus dozens of other long and short trails in the Pacific Northwest. Over the last 3 years I've sold my artwork in the form of books, art prints, buttons, magnets, and vinyl stickers at shows in Oregon, Washington, and even Alaska!

See my work on Instagram, Twitter, Patreon, and Facebook.

The Goods

These stickers will be die-cut and printed on high-quality vinyl through StandoutStickers, no more than 3" at their widest point. I've used this company for my stickers before and I’m very pleased with the quality of their products. 

Vinyl stickers are waterproof and UV-Resistant; slap them on your reusable water bottle, bike, car, bear canister, roof-top cargo, smartphone, tablet, whatever you want! They can join you on your adventures and will continue to look great for a long time.

Designs not to scale with each other.
Designs not to scale with each other.

Designs will be 3" at their widest with a narrow white border.

Backers may choose any combination of designs for their order.

*Limit 3 of the Portrait Tiers.
*Limit 3 of the Portrait Tiers.

Portrait details will be collected from backers after campaign completion.
Portrait details will be collected from backers after campaign completion.

Why Kickstarter?

Printing is not an inexpensive venture. Multiply that by the number of designs demanded there was no way I could get these printed out-of-pocket. Kickstarter allows backers to participate in a pre-order system to guarantee they get their treasure in a timely manner, as well as helping with the costs of inventory so these will be available at future shows.

Details

Campaign end: August 9th at 8pm PST

Production: Late August

Delivery: In your mailbox by the end of October. 

Shipping: Backers will receive their rewards in envelopes with firm boards, or padded envelopes, depending on how many critters they've ordered.

Risks and challenges

This is my first campaign, but I have made over a dozen sticker designs in the past, and the company I intend to use is reliable
The artwork has already been completed, so I can submit the sticker orders as soon as the campaign closes.
Final sticker artwork may change slightly, including but not limited to: color, line quality, etc.
The total campaign goal accounts for possible damages and declined pledges.

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