FULLY FUNDED WE JUST HIT 100% - but it ain't over yet!
cause we've got stretch goals!
Stretch Goal £4.5 k - distance until it's reached £574 left!
(KICKSTARTER ONLY REWARDS!) Everyone who backs one of our product rewards gets a FREE 'GOOD MORNING' PATCH (KS ONLY),these are going to be epic and we're super excited by this design plus in addition to reaching this target and getting the patch there will be anA5 risograph mini print(KS ONLY)added to every backer who backs a product reward too also so grab yours while the kickstarter is live less than two days left!
A Tip for Tess!
As backers and people who know a bit about our kickstarters already know, we set out these campaign with the sole purpose, to fund the production of book titles by artists we admire and want to see succeed. We try and make our campaigns simple with realistic goals because as relative new comers to kickstarter and being a newly founded, one man publishing house we want to do what is best for the books and artists and not ask for outrageous amounts and do our best to bring the books to life and to people who want them!
However.. this does mean that neither our artists or myself receive any fees personally to contribute to our work and time.
This stretch goal, if we reach it is to give 'a Tip to Tess' to say thank you and contribute a small form of advance for the work she has done in completing the book and all the bloody hard work and artwork for the rewards in this kickstarter. This stretch goal doesn't begin to cover the work she's completed to make the book but it will go along way to help her onto the next step of her creative journey. So buy a book, magic box or print and help us ..Tip Tess!
Update - Missed Connection - graphic novel, gets first place Gold at the Creative Conscience Awards!
Playtime proudly presents Missed Connection the premier graphic novel by Tess Smith-Roberts. After gaining popularity with her playful style, distinctive gestures and colourful images -and language, Smith-Roberts art is full of life embodying the cuteness, wit, fun and normal and making that interesting to the audience.
Through her book Missed Connection Smith-Roberts use of colour, composition, space and flow populates this book with a smooth and easily read aesthetic, tackling with humour the irony and challenges of making new friends as well as dealing with loneliness in a big city.
Missed connection brings together over a years worth of work in the singular graphic novel spanning 84 pages in this perfect bound book and has been nominated and shortlisted for Hamburg Picturebook Prize 2019.
Here’s a look at some of the books pages!
To help us raise the cash needed to bring this book to the you we have dropped a new collection of must have art goodie, solving the important question of what to get you friends, loved ones and yourself this Summer/Fall! We love comics but we know that’s not everyone’s thing so we have seized the opportunity to make some groovy products! There is something for everyone giving you the option to buy the rewards individual (like the pictured below) or grab bargain bundles including our Magic Box which boasts a massive 55/50% off buying rewards individually.
£3000 to production costs
£800 to packaging and shipping costs
This is the second kickstarter we’ve ran running, and after the success of the first raising £12,000 we’re confident of having a everything as planned as possible. Challenges such as delays are possible and problems can arise but we have minimised these and made sure all the artwork is ready to go to print now so when we reach our target we can send everything to be printed and made immediately.
We will do everything In our power to communicate transparently about any issues should they arise.
Risks and challenges
We've done a few of these before and we're confident in our ability to delivery the project.
That being said we have also made sure our manufacturing quotes are sound with back up fabricators in place so that I the event of sudden changes any delays can be averted.
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