Memento Monstrum is a vintage photo album about the life of 5 monsters. Each illustrated photo is a removable postcard.
Memento Monstrum is a vintage photo album about the life of 5 monsters. Each illustrated photo is a removable postcard. Read more
Welcome my friend, Memento Monstrum will be a vintage photo album of my friends and me. The album features 41 illustrated post cards (35 single photos and 6 group shots) on 28 pages.
What will the photos look like?
Each single photo is a postcard! You can take it out of the album and send it to your friends or hang them on your wall! There will be two different sorts of postcards: The single postcards show one character in a given stage of his life (105 mm x 148 mm).The album features 35 single post cards.
Here are some examples from Otto the Werewolf:
Thats me, Martin:
Look at Ludwig the Creature of the Black Lagoon:
Here is Alexander the Yeti:
And Rene, the giant spider:
Additionally there will be six group post cards in the album. They will show a group shot of my friends and me together. Each of these post cards complete one chapter of our life. They will be 105 mm x 210 mm.
Here are some examples: Us having fun in the kindergarden 1777, at the university 1805 and our last group shot 1911:
What will the album look like?
The photo album will contain 28 inner pages. The format is 210 mm x 297 mm. It will be covered in a black croco-like synthetic leather with a silver title stamping:
All inner pages are grey unprinted Gmund Color (Papyrus) papers. I will set every single postcard on each page before shipping.
You like vintage postcards and monsters? Great! I have something for you:
Max Fiedler, aka Mexer, born in 1977, lives and works as a freelance illustrator, animator and game-designer in Düsseldorf, Germany. http://mexer.pigsell.com
Uli Meyer, incessant doodler, currently living in London.
Sascha Wüstefeld, born in 1975, lives and works as a freelance comic artist, illustrator and character designer in berlin, germany. He worked for Mosaik, Hahn Film, Deutsche Bahn, designed the Worry Eaters and published the first UPgrade in 2012.
After graduating in 2D animation, Stephan started to work as a freelancer in Berlin. With his classical background in 2D animation he supports projects for movies, TV and advertising.
Special thanks to
Arnold Rauers for his great support!
Oliver Salkic for the music!
Rosko Lewis for the dracula voice!
Max Fiedler, Uli Meyer, Sascha Wüstefeld and Stephan Meyer-Metelmann for drawing the bonus post cards!
Anna Werner for helping me get it printed!
Risks and challenges
All illustrations are done and just ready to get printed!
Even the Bonus post cards are ready to go!
Of course there are risks that something totally unexpected could happen while printing and shipping. In such an unlikely case, backers will be notified and given updates on the reasons for the delay.
- (30 days)