Eat, and Love yourself is a story about Mindy a 25 years old woman, living in Montreal. She's a girl who had a food disorder and now she is really ashamed of her body. She hates just about everything in her life except her best friend Shae and her cat. But one day a magical chocolate bar, will give her a second chance in life. By allowing her to return to her past, to repair her life and maybe even find Elliot, her past love ...
The book will be a softcover graphic novel in 6x9" with 150 black and white pages, with special "Thank you" pages at the end with all your names on it.
We are lucky to have three talented artists who accepted to contribute to our project! They will create exclusive prints/bookmarks for the book !
We have for this adventure :
Marguerite Sauvage is a french illustrator and comic artist living in Montreal. She works as a freelancer for many publishers and companies. Her work can be seen on Adventure Time (Boom! Studio), DC Bombshells (DC Comics), Faith (Vertigo), Scarlet Witch, Thor (Marvel)...
Website : https://www.behance.net/margueritesauvage
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=326215798474&fref=ts
Loish aka Lois van Baarle is a dutch artist born in Holland. She currently lives in Utrecht (Netherlands). She is a freelance illustrator and animator. She is known for her illustrations of these lovely ladies, and she works for many companies.
Website : http://loish.net/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/loish.fans/?fref=ts
Mirka Andolfo is and comic artist, illustrator and colorist living in Italy. She works as a freelancer with many publishers. You can see her work on Sacro Profano (Dentiblù), DC Bombshells (DC Comics), Worlds of Aspen (Aspen Comics).
DeviantArt : http://mirkand89.deviantart.com/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/mirkand.works/?fref=ts
As you can see, the funding will mostly pay for the artists' work time for the coming year. So they'll work on the book full time. A graphic novel like this, take more than a year to be realize. That is why this adventure is outstanding it allow you to accompany us throughout the project realisation process. You'll have monthly update on the project, and you'll have some page previews, but not so much, so you can still discovered the book at the end. We really want YOU to be in this project with us, like if you were working with us. We will also do videos, about the processing, as some pages tutorials.
The funding will also be used to: pay the printing cost, the goodies, the guest artists involved in the project, the translator, and Kickstarter.
The remaining money will be margin for unexpected expenses and taxes.
We we schedule the complete creation of the book for 2017. So it could go the the printer early 2018, and be in your hands between February and March 2018.
We do understand that, it could be hard to wait so much long time when you pay for something. But working on a book it something very long and intensif, and it of course requiert money, it give the artists the time they need to make it and pay they rent as the same time.
Sweeney Boo (Artist and writer)
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm a French freelance Artist living in Montreal. I have worked as letterer and colorist and comic artist.
Eat is my very first graphic novel. Lylian and I, worked on this project since early 2015. This a special project for me, not only because it's my totally first comic book, but also, because I want to talk about food disorder, and the body-shaming. This is a common disease nowadays, and yet little considered. It is a nightmare for people who suffer from it, and it is that everyone becomes aware. That's a huge and important challenge for me. And for the last years we worked on it, I know I have to do this story, no manner what.
Website : http://www.sweeneyboo.com/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/sweeneyboo/?ref=bookmarks&qsefr=1
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/sweeney_boo/
Lylian (Writer) Contact : email@example.com
I'm a French writer, also living in Montreal. I work with french publishers mostly since 2004.
I'm a fan of fantastic universes, fairy tales and science-fiction. This is the first time I work on a book for the english readers. It's a new challenge for me, as the subject of the book. This is a important story for both of us, And we want to talk about this with the greatest sincerity possible .
Website : http://lyliank.blogspot.ca/
Risks and challenges
Eat and Love Yourself is a project in the works
Which means, if they reach 100% of their goal, both creators will take the next year and a half to create the entire book.
The idea is, when a chapter is done, all the backers will get to read the chapter online during a limited time. So you can follow the entire process of the creation of the book, including behind the scenes videos that showcase the creation process.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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