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By Skye Lucking ~ Artist
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About

45 Hours To Go - Bonus Rewards Galore!

We've got a little less than 45 hours left on this project and are far from the goal. However, I've never been one to let things go easy. I've got a bonus reward incentive to strangers. Yes - strangers! If you don't know me and donate $4 or more, you'll get a small piece of surprise art from me for the cost of postage.

I've also got bonus rewards for people just in Buenos Aires. Ink drawings in very well made frames. There are only a few!Edit

I've also added 3 ink drawings as bonus rewards:

I would, again, like to thank everyone who has helping me with this. Funding or no, it's been a lot of fun!

A Crazy 5 Days & The Whole 9 Yards

[información en español] //// Inspiration has come in all forms to get me here. Amazing, quirky, and awe inducing Kickstarter project mixed with the graffiti and art culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina really inspired me have one last hurrah before leaving this painted up city.

I want to have one last BIG art project (81 sq ft worth) before leaving this aesthetic-centric, painted-up city. It's simple:

Goals:

My biggest goal, really, is to share this experience and my artwork with you – all of you - people who know and love me but, importantly, others who are discovering my work for the first time.  Connecting with people who will join me on this adventure (and others yet to hatch) will be the best and most precious thing to come out of this project.

I want to see what happens when I'm forced beyond my current stock of images and shapes, when I've promised to incorporate your concepts into my work, when I’ve only 5 days to materialize 9 yards (27 feet) of color, eye-tricks, characters, whimsy, and depth.

I’ll create a book that documents it all - "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild” comprising photos taken during the event and epic wrap party.

What's the Money Going Toward?

Every backer who contributes over $5 will get something tangible. So, that means a lot of supplies, ordering, time, shipping, and production. I'll be getting the highest quality of every material. Most or all of the rewards money will go toward the following:

  • Postcard prints
  • Handmade envelope materials
  • Magnets
  • 9 yards x 1 yard of canvas
  • Ink & Paint
  • High quality prints
  • High quality pens & paper for original artwork
  • A week with a Professional photographer (talented Beatrice Murch!)
  • Photo-book production
  • Shipping (a biggie, remember I'm shipping from Argentina!)

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I'll Be Kicking it Forward:

**This is neat!: http://kickingitforward.org ~ From Kicking It Forward:

"Any project creator that puts the KickingItForward.org URL on their Kickstarter project page is agreeing that they will put 5% of their finished product profits back into other Kickstarter projects. To be abundantly clear, this is only money that the creator earns as profit AFTER the project ships and AFTER they have paid their expenses."

I have a suggestion / question!?

Please send it to me! => skyelucking@gmail.com

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    You'll get a sincere "Well, thank you, thank you very much!" from me. You'll also get exclusive access to videos, streams, and updates from the project. You're name will appear hither and yon where ever the project is documented: on websites, in a book, on Facebook, in my secret diary, on my website, carved on trees, scratched in wet cement...

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    CANDY FOR STRANGERS ~
    Okay, not candy, but an artwork surprise. If you are new to me and my artwork and pledge $4 or more, you'll get a piece of surprise artwork for the cost of postage. Who doesn't like a good surprise? Wheeeee!

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    Same as the $2 dollar folks + a postcard print of an image from " The Whole 9 Yards", hand written and signed by yours truly + delivered in a handmade envelope.

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    Same as the $5peeps (thanks & postcard in a handmade envelope) + a powerful magnet with some of the most interesting images from "The Whole 9 Yards".

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    More Pink?
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    The Psychopath Test
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    A big thanks and shout-outs everywhere, plus a set of 5 postcards, 5 handmade envelopes, and 5 magnets.

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    A big thanks, a postcard delivered in a handmade envelope, a magnet, plus a high-quality, signed, 8.5 x 11 print from "The Whole 9 Yards".

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    Aldea Luna #11
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    You Must Know Everything
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    A big thanks, mentions hither and yon, a postcard, a magnet, plus an original & signed 8.5 x 11 ink drawing.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    A big thanks, a postcard, and The Book! You'll get a copy of "The Whole 9 Yards - 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild" photo book which will include images from the project.

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    BONUS REWARD (added May 16, 2012)
    Not so jazzed about Seuss-Escher stylings? No problem. Send me a photo and I'll paint a custom watercolor for you! Please add $15 for shipping. They'll all go out around Nov 2012, just in time for Christmas - winky, wink.

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    You'll get mentioned on all project documentation, a post card, a magnet, plus a signed, original piece of artwork sized 50 x 35 cm.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    Same at $100 (postcard, magnet, original artwork 50 x 35cm) but you'll also get a copy of "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild" photo book.

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    Inspire me! Now it's getting fun. For this pledge, you'll get to be part of The Whole 9 Yards. Give me a concept, word, theme, lyric, quote... and I'll incorporate it into the piece. You'll get a high quality print of the section that includes your muse. Your name will appear in the caption beneath the image of your section in the photo book "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild". You'll also receive a copy of the book.

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    Be a part and get a piece of The Whole 9! Give me a concept, word, theme, lyric, quote... and I'll incorporate it into the work, then you'll get a 1/2 yard (1.5 foot) piece with your muse on it. Your name will appear in the caption beneath the image of your inspired section in the photo book "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild". You'll get a signed copy of the book as well!

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    Pledge $800 or more About $800

    Be a part and get a *bigger* piece of The Whole 9! Give me a concept, word, theme, lyric, quote, etc and I'll incorporate it into the larger work. You'll get a full YARD (3 feet) piece with your muse on it. Your name will appear in the caption beneath the image of your section in the photo book "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild". You'll also get a signed copy of the book.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    First, you'll completely have blown my mind! You'll get all the project goodies (postcard and magnet set). After that, I will create a full YARD (3 feet) piece just for *you*. We'll have a one-on-one conversation (via Skype - unless you live in Buenos Aires) and together we'll figure out what you want the final product to look like. Your name will appear in the caption beneath the image of your painting in a special "Gone The Extra Yard" section of the photo book "The Whole 9 Yards ~ 5 Crazy Days with a Seuss-Escher Lovechild". You'll also get a signed copy of the book. Plus - you'll also get a Skype invite to the wrap party!

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Funding period

- (33 days)