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I am a freelance illustrator from Portland, Maine who has worked with clients including Tyler the Creator, Drew Taggart (the Chainsmokers), HBO, and Hohe Luft Magazine. 

Top Drawer is a comprehensive catalogue of my best work from the past few years. It showcases all the different types of work that I do, including portraits, figures, landscapes, collages, loose sketches, and everything in between. This is by far the most in depth look into my work that I’ve ever produced. Not only is the book organized into different sections to give it a logical rhythm, I’ve written introductions to each section as well as artist notes about select pieces.

For the first time ever, I’ve hired a graphic designer for the book layout, as well as helping to curate the work.  I wanted Top Drawer to showcase my best work in the most engaging way possible. We’ve spent months making sure the best work makes it into the book, and fine tuning the design. I also wanted to make sure Top Drawer contained a good mixture of work that I love, work that you love, and work that you’ve never seen. I’ve even included portraits and sketches of Tyler the Creator and Anthony Bourdain that I’ve never shared.  Because of the time that has gone into producing this book, the end result will be top notch. To match the caliber of art that’s included, and the gorgeous layout, we’ve selected the best paper and coating so that the book will be even higher quality that my first two books. 

Because the book design is 100% complete, it will be sent to the printers the second this campaign reaches it’s goal, and the printer has agreed to print and rush-ship books for those who pre-order through this campaign. This means that by supporting the campaign you are guaranteeing yourself the best price, and that you will receive your books up to 8 weeks sooner than anyone else. I am extremely grateful for your contributions that will make this book a reality.  




Risks and challenges

Goal and Timetable:

The reason the goal is set so low is because on Kickstarter, hitting it early really helps your campaign gain traction. This helps push the campaign onto Kickstarter’s recommended list. So even though printing the book costs more than the goal I’ve set, this is actually the most strategic way to make sure to raise the money needed for publishing.
All of the funds raised through this campaign will go directly towards the cost of printing this 200+ page full color art book. The more copies I am able to order, the cheaper each individual book will cost.

As this is my third crowd-funding book campaign, I’ve learned what to do, and what not to do. I've learned how to:

- package and ship books to prevent corner damage
- pick printing materials that best show my work
- eliminate the risks involved in crowdfunding
- and most importantly, get your rewards to you as soon as possible

So by supporting my third campaign you’re getting the benefit of supporting a campaign that you know will run smoothly.

As stated, the time in between your contribution and when you receive your package will be as short as possible. Because I am not in full control of the printing I cannot give an exact shipping date. But, I am also using a printer I have a lot of experience with, and I would not be surprised if you received your packages next month. I can guarantee that you will receive your books way before the holidays if that is something that concerns you.

Shipping Note: All rewards are available anywhere in the world, and costs will vary depending on where you live.  

About the Rewards:

I've varied the different levels of rewards available so that anyone who is interested in helping can afford to do so. I am also incredibly thankful to anyone who shares this campaign with their friends and family via social media, email, or word of mouth. By pre-ordering your copy of “Top Drawer” through the campaign you’re paying the lowest possible price, and your book will be signed and personalized upon request.

I have included options for campaign backers to get extremely limited rewards, such as my first out of print book, and signed Igor albums, as well as highly discounted framed originals, book bundles, signed prints, and even a super bundle that includes a 1-of-a-kind pair of Chucks. If you have any questions about this campaign that isn't answered on this page please message me and I will get back to you as soon as I possibly can.

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    Signed Post Card

    Get a signed limited edition postcard for helping me with my campaign.

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    Signed Book: Backer Pricing

    Be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. For being an campaign backer, you're getting the book at the lowest price.
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    Pair of Signed Art Books

    You get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" and "Remedial Sketches" carefully boxed to protect the edges so they arrive in mint condition guaranteed. For being a campaign backer, you're getting 33% off retail pricing of both books.
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    Book Bundle 3.0

    You get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" and "Insects" carefully boxed to protect the edges so they arrive in mint condition guaranteed. For being a campaign backer, you're getting 33% off retail pricing of both books.
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    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
    • Signed Limited Edition Copy of "Insects"
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    Signed Limited Tyler the Creator Print

    You'll receive a Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Tyler the Creator Print only available through Kickstarter.

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    Signed Book and Print Pack

    Be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. You'll also get your choice of 1 signed 14 x 11 inch print. A survey will be emailed to you before shipping so you can select which print you would like. For being a campaign backer, you're getting 33% off the retail price of the book and print.
    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.
    Print Choices include Anthony Bourdain, Tyler the Creator, Bill Murray, Nick Cave and Fela Kuti.

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    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
    • Signed Print of Choice
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    Book Bundle 2.0

    You get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" , "Remedial Sketches", and "Insects" (a mini limited edition hard cover book of bug drawings and collages) carefully boxed to protect the edges so they arrive in mint condition guaranteed. For being a campaign backer you're guaranteeing yourself first access to both brand new books.
    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

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    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
    • Signed Copy of "Remedial Sketches"
    • Signed Limited Edition Copy of "Insects"
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    Book and Limited Tyler Print

    Be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. You'll also get a Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Tyler the Creator Print only available through Kickstarter.
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    • Limited Edition Tyler the Creator Print
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    Signed Book and Original Sketch

    Be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. You'll also get an original signed sketch. The sketch will be chosen at random. This is by far the cheapest way to get an original piece of art.

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    • Original Sketch
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    Framed ORIGINAL and Signed Book

    BEST VALUE! Your choice of a Framed and signed ORIGINAL piece of art, plus be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. For being a campaign backer, you're getting 45-55% off of retail price. You will receive a link with at least 25 different originals to chose from, ranging in size from 12 x 9 inches to 14 x 11 inches.

    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

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    • Framed and Signed ORIGINAL piece of art
    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
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    Signed Book: Early Super Fan Pricing

    You get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed. For being an early backer, you're getting the absolute best price possible.
    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

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    Book Package: Out of Print Book Included

    You get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" , "Remedial Sketches", and "Discarded" (which is out of print) carefully boxed to protect the edges so they arrive in mint condition guaranteed. For being a campaign backer, you're getting 1 of the last 3 new copies of Discarded in the world.
    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

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    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
    • Signed Copy of "Remedial Sketches"
    • Signed Copy of OUT OF PRINT "Discarded"
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    Book and Limited Igor Album Pack

    Get 1 of the only SIGNED copies of the limited edition Tyler the Creator's Igor Album with my art on the cover. This limited edition is already sold out, so even getting a brand new unsigned copy is near impossible. Also, be the first to get a signed copy of "Top Drawer" carefully boxed to protect the edges so it arrives in mint condition guaranteed.
    SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

    Includes:
    • SIGNED copy of Tyler the Creator's Igor with limited edition art
    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
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    Signed Igor Vinyl & Book Bundle

    Get a limited edition Igor Album by Tyler the Creator, signed by the artist responsible for the art. You also get my 3 books, "Top Drawer", "Remedial Sketches", and "Insects"

    Includes:
    • SIGNED copy of Tyler the Creator's Igor with limited edition art
    • Signed Copy of "Remedial Sketches"
    • Signed Limited Edition Copy of "Insects"
    • Signed Copy of "Top Drawer"
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