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A 100 page Artbook featuring the work of Anthony Christou over the last 5 years. Art from the genres of fantasy, myths, horror & more.
A 100 page Artbook featuring the work of Anthony Christou over the last 5 years. Art from the genres of fantasy, myths, horror & more.
A 100 page Artbook featuring the work of Anthony Christou over the last 5 years. Art from the genres of fantasy, myths, horror & more.
215 backers pledged AU$ 16,081 to help bring this project to life.

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"Worlds and Creatures: Art of Anthony Christou" is the first complete limited edition hardcover book of my best art from the last 5 years. My main passion is creating fantasy worlds, creatures and dragons. This book is a collection of the art that represents me.

About Anthony Christou
I am an illustrator, fine artist and concept artist. I have been running my business for five years and love it. Art and storytelling is my passion and I have been drawing, painting designing since I was a child.

Demonstrating at OZComic Con Adelaide!
Demonstrating at OZComic Con Adelaide!

 An interview with "FROM THE MIND OF KLINK"

Huge thanks to the Mind of Klink for the interview and fun at SYDNOVA!
https://www.facebook.com/MindofKlink/

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What Art will be in the Book

The book will cover artworks from: publishing, video games, comic and film projects I have worked on. Art from personal projects, such as my comic book series Luminous Ages will also be in the book. Exclusive client work will be showcased only in this book!

I mainly work in the genre of fantasy but I also have a love for; horror, science fiction, mythology and public domain topics.

Alice in Wonderland Series
Alice in Wonderland Series
Ancient Egypt Series - For Milan World Expo (Only available in this book)
Ancient Egypt Series - For Milan World Expo (Only available in this book)

This is a project which means so much to me and represents a milestone in my career. I have added so much value to this book and some amazing Kickstarter only exclusive products.Thank you again sincerely for your support- it is YOU! who will make this book possible!

It is commonly asked how I create my art. Some of my artworks are completely created with Acrylic/Oil paints. I use markers for commissions. I also love digital painting and use several techniques.

Original Acrylic Painting

Digital Painting Process

Marker Illustrations
For those who want an original commission they can get a marker illustration like these examples on kickstarter now.

Marker Commissions
Marker Commissions
The Book
The Book

Specs on the Artbook: Hardcover, full colour, satin linen 157gsm paper. 100 pages of art and more. 2mm grey board for the cover. The supplier has sent us samples and the product looks amazing.

The stretch goals that have been prepared are amazing!
I also have been communicating with the supplier and if we hit stretch goals some amazing additions will be unlocked. I cannot reveal too much but I hope to have foil stamped limited edition prints if we hit a goal, plus more!

Rough Sample Page
Rough Sample Page
Fantasy Page Spread (Draft)
Fantasy Page Spread (Draft)
Gaming Mat Options - Orderable Only on Kickstarter
Gaming Mat Options - Orderable Only on Kickstarter

 

Alice in Wonderland Gaming Mat
Alice in Wonderland Gaming Mat

 

Special A3 Print and Book Deal!
Special A3 Print and Book Deal!

 

The Handcrafted Tier
The Handcrafted Tier
The Epic World/Landscape Commission Tier
The Epic World/Landscape Commission Tier
Click here to look at canvas art options!
Click here to look at canvas art options!

 

Thank you for your support!
Thank you for your support!

I am so grateful for your continued support. I am fully aware that it is you who makes my journey possible and amazing. Being an independent artist is incredibly fulfilling, you are all part of making this happen! You are all superstars!

Unlocked Goals
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Risks and challenges

The book is completed, all artworks are made for the 100 pages apart from commissions for this specific kickstarter. Once we have all funding and names of all the backers we can send the book to print.

We have chosen a printer overseas we trust the only delay would be printing time and also delivery time. The production and delivery time is roughly 60-90 days in total.

I have been printing comics, art books and prints for 3 years now and I have great suppliers and great turn around. The last kickstarter because we had a book supplier, we were able to send comics fast.

International customers who are getting the book signed and numbered by me on the early bird deals have to pay more for postage from Australia. This cost cannot be avoided and I have priced it exactly based on Australia Post fees. This applies to the 225 books that are signed and numbered.

Australians still get it posted at a great rate. Those who are purchasing books internationally but are not getting the first 225 that are numbered and signed still get a great postage rate, through our fulfillment centre.

Other than that I have no other risks associated with this project.

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    Digital Wallpaper ($3 USD)

    A high resolution wallpaper of the Nero Tiger and Dangerous Seas illustration.

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    Digital Artbook ($7 USD)

    A digital copy of the 100 page Artbook as a pdf. Plus a high resolution wallpaper of the Nero Tiger and dangerous seas illustration.

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    A4 Prints ($11 USD)

    Get 2 A4 Prints with the worlds and creatures logo. The logo and signature will be foil when the stretch goal is unlocked.

    Prints are:
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    Prints are:
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    2 x Exclusive Kickstarter Bookmarks.
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    Artbook Early Bird Deal ($26 USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. These 100 get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits. Only 225 books are signed and numbered.

    Comes with Early Bird Loot of:
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    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. 1x Limited Edition A4 Print

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    Gaming Mat Extraveganza($35 USD)

    A Gaming Mat of your choice from one of 15 available designs. The gaming mat is 61cm by 35cm. Premium quality for PC Gaming or Tabletop Gaming.

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    Artbook, Print & Cards Deal ($38 USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. These 50 get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits. Only 225 books are signed and numbered.

    Comes with Special Loot of:
    1x A4 Limited Edition Print.
    5x Dragon God Cards
    4x Environment Cards
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    Artbook, 6 x A4 Prints($58 USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. These 50 get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits. Only 225 books are signed and numbered.

    Comes with Special Loot of:
    5x A4 Limited Edition signed and numbered prints. You get 5 different random prints, from past patreon and kicsktarter campaigns.

    1x A4 Limited Edition Print from the kickstarter campaign that goes to all. This print will have a foil logo for rarity if stretch goals are met.

    1x Exclusive book mark from the early bird deal.

    Stretch goals included like with other rewards.

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    2 Copies of the Artbook ($59 USD)

    2 copies of the 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. Only 225 books will be signed and numbered with the backer's name in the book credits.

    Comes with Early Bird Loot of:
    1x A4 Limited Edition Print.
    2x Heavy Duty Bookmarks.

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    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. This tier is part of the 225 that get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits.

    Comes with Early Bird Loot of:
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    Artbook and Gaming Mat ($70USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies.
    A Gaming mat of your choice from 15 Gaming Mat designs based upon my artworks.

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    Artbook A3 Print Deal ($26 USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. These 80 get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits. Only 225 books are signed and numbered.

    8 X A3 Prints of your choice from my gallery of 110 illustrations signed and mailed in a tube.

    Plus a bonus Exclusive A4 Print and Foil Logo.
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    Plus all stretch goals physical and digital rewards as a bonus!

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    Canvas and Artbook Special ($130 USD)

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. Only 1000 limited edition copies. This tier is part of the 225 that get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits.

    1x Deluxe 70cm archival, limited edition canvas from my online store.
    2x Kickstarter exclusive bookmarks.
    1x A4 limitied edition A4 print.

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    Handcrafted Collector Pack ($260 USD)

    Commission an A4 colour marker and pencil illustration of your choice. The work is created with Copic markers and Artline pens. Signed and only one made especially for you.

    I will also draw an ink illustration of your choice in the book plate.
    Mention in the VIP paragraph of the book!

    A 100 page hardcover, full colour Artbook. This tier is part of the 225 that get signed, numbered and the backers name goes in the book credits.

    You get:
    1x Deluxe 70cm archival, limited edition canvas from my online store.
    2x Kickstarter exclusive bookmarks.
    3x Random A4 limited edition Prints.

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    Epic World Comission ($930 USD)

    Have a landscape or environment of your choice digitally illustrated. I will paint any world or genre, provided it is not copyrighted. Backers receive a 1 metre limited edition archival canvas print. Plus 2 copies of the Artbook, signed and numbered and mention in the VIP paragraph of the book!
    You also get:
    2x Kickstarter exclusive bookmarks.
    3x Random A4 limitied edition Prints.
    2x Sketch in the book plate of the book.
    (The commission is not guaranteed to be printed in the book but will be completed by Dec 2017)

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