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 Exlusiv for our artcrew:

  • Mystery art supplies delivered each month to your door step
  • Value for money – plenty of high – quality art supplies for your bucks 
  • Matching supplies for your art project
  • Enhance your artistic skills – learn from professional artists through how-to-do videos
  • Participate in challenges to win great prizes on Upcrates social media sites

Hey mate, what's upcrate? 

Captain Crate, an internationally acclaimed art-loving sailor, has located the most well-known pens and art supplies factories around the world. During his years of travel he built up long-term relationships with all manufacturers. Full speed ahead:)

Every month he curates a great selection of mystery art supplies in a crate for all his art-loving crew members around the world. Through his contacts and technical know-how he can guarantee to deliver the latest and most attractive products every month with the best quality and at incredibly low prices.

Captain Crate set his mind to bring together an art-loving community, the Art Pirates, and to provide them with the best articles and creative tips. Every month he personally ships his secret crates, which he calls "upcrate", directly to the doorstep of every Art Pirate member.

Upcrate is the artist treasure crate that not only upgrades your art materials every month but also enhances your personal artistic abilities. Great – create - crate. In addition to the art materials delivered each month, Captain Crate brings his pirates together through multiple challenges and collaborations with various artists worldwide. Join the #upcratebattle and share your work with the artcrew and win some arrrrrtsy prices:) Make art not war!!

Are you ready for a new adventure? Join the Art Pirates today and subscribe if you like our first crate!

If you support us on kickstarter, you will get our first crate. It's not a subscription:)    

More information about us on instagram @upcrate or on www.upcrate.art 

How a crate may look like... 

How it works

You will receive the first Upcrate ever. Your crate contains multiple art supplies together with materials of a featured artist that inspires you to create. For more information how a typical crate looks like you can check out our cool video above. Captain Crate ships worldwide and fees are included in the prices you see to your right.
              We have great early parrots deal for those who are quick.
              There are no contract or hidden fees. Try a crate and if you like what you receive you can subscribe on our website for a plan that suits you. There are four different durations to susbcribe for your mystery art supplies. You can cancel your subscription at any time (no contracts or fees) and Captain Crate will drop you off:)

It is always thrilling until you open UPCRATE

UPCRATE let's your creativity ex p lo  d    e 

Help us to hoist the flag of the art crew

The Art Crew 

Gift Crate 

If you are not a doodler yourself but you fancy upcrate and know someone who could upgrade his skills this is the best gift you can give. Mystery art supplies that entertains everyone who loves to get creative. Captain Crate never lets his crew members down and curates super interesting crates. 

We send a gift crate to your beloved creative anywhere on this planet. It includes a personal post card with the name of our new crew member.

The Special Crates

Arrrr! You are in the mude of something special? Check out our special crates that features a few of the worlds’ greatest illustrators and artists who will add a personal artwork to your special upcrate. You will be the lucky owner of a unique piece of art, hand-made by your favorite artists. In addition to the regular art supplies you will receive an additional Upcrate T-Shirt that identifies you as one of the first crew members. Below you find our four special artists. Don’t miss this opportunity and select your special crate as long as it is available.

Egorod

Ego is an illustrator based in London. Known for his bold use of colours and energetic strokes. His style swings from digital to traditional mediums and what’s in between.
                   His work has been shown around the globe in several exhibitions. You can find his art in some publications like Advocate and Gay Times. He is proud to work close with the LGBTQ+ community. Last year he brought to life his first book: Chroma."

Instagram// @egorod   www.egorodriguez.com


JOTAKÁ

Jotaká (Juan Carlos Viñas Ballesteros, 1987, Valencia, Spain) is licensed in Fine Arts and titled in illustration by the UPV. In his illustrations, he loves to work with bright color palettes and the good vibes through his watercolors or illustrations made with papers (papercuts).

Now he works as an illustrator for different projects, magazines, advertising and Social Media, and has collaborated with brands like Netflix, Starbucks, Estrella Damm, Schweppes, Maxibon and Coolway. Also, he always works in personal projects at the same time.

Instagram// @jotakaillustration  www.jotakaillustration.com


Cherriuki

Cherriuki is a freelance illustrator and comic artist from Australia. She mainly works traditionally with watercolor and her favourite subjects to draw are girls and rabbits. She is currently working on developing her small brand Cherry Rabbit!

Instagram// @cherririi  www.cherryrabbit.storenvy.com


sweeneyboo

Sweeney Boo is a comic artist and illustrator living in Canada. She is currently working on the graphic Novel "Eat and Love Yourself" published by Boom! Studios in 2020.
                   Sweeney has worked with multiple publishers including IDW, Image, Archie and BOOM! Studios. Ladies and fashion are two of her favorite things to draw.

Instagram// @sweeney_boo    www.sweeneyboo.bigcartel.com

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For the german mates:)

Hey Kumpel, was ist "upcrate"?

Captain Crate, weltweit bekannter Seefahrer und Kunstliebhaber, hat auf seinen Weltreisen die bekanntesten Fabriken für Stifte und Kunstbedarf kennen gelernt. Während seiner jahrelangen Reisen baute er langfristige Beziehungen zu allen Herstellern auf.

Jeden Monat stellt er eine große Auswahl an geheimen Kunst- und Malutensilien zusammen und verpackt sie für alle seine kunstbegeisterten Crewmitglieder auf der ganzen Welt in eine Kiste. Durch seine Kontakte und sein technisches Know-how garantiert er, dass er jeden Monat die neuesten und attraktivsten Produkte mit der besten Qualität und zu unglaublich niedrigen Preisen liefert.

Captain Crate hat sich vorgenommen, eine kunstbegeisterte Community, die Art Pirates, zusammenzubringen und ihnen die besten Artikel und kreative Tipps zu liefern. Jeden Monat versendet er persönlich seine geheimen Kisten, die er "upcrate" nennt, direkt an deine Haustür:)

Upcrate ist die Künstler-Schatzkiste, die nicht nur deine Sammlung an Materialien vergrößert, sondern auch hilft, deine persönlichen künstlerischen Fähigkeiten zu verbessern...ein echtes upgrade eben:) Zusätzlich zu den monatlich gelieferten Kunstmaterialien bringt Captain Crate seine Piraten durch zahlreiche Herausforderungen und Kooperationen mit verschiedenen Künstlern weltweit zusammen. Make art not war!!

Bist du bereit für ein neues Abenteuer? Schließe dich noch heute den Art Pirates an und abonniere Upcrate! 

Wie funktioniert’s?
                  Du erhältst die erste Upcrate aller Zeiten. Deine Kiste enthält mehrere Künstlerbedarfsartikel, wie Marker, Papier, etc. sowie Materialien eines vorgestellten Künstlers, die dich zum Gestalten inspirieren. Weitere Informationen, wie eine typische Kiste aussieht, findest Du in unserem coolen! informativen! Video oben. Captain Crate versendet weltweit und die Versandgebühren sind in den Preisen enthalten. Es gibt keine versteckten Gebühren. Probiere eine Kiste aus, gefällt dir was drin ist, kannst du auf unserer Website einen für dich passenden Tarif abonnieren. Es gibt vier verschiedene Zeiträume, sich für Ihre Überraschungs-Abo-Box anzumelden. Du kannst dein Abonnement jederzeit kündigen.

So könnte eine Kiste aussehen... 

Es ist immer aufregend, bis Du UPCRATE öffnest

UPCRATE lässt deine Kreativität exp lo d ier  en

Hilf uns, die Flagge der Art-Crew zu hissen

Die Art-Crew 

Exklusiv für unsere Art Crew:

  • Überraschungs-Kunstmaterial wird jeden Monat an deine Haustür geliefert
  • Gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis - viele hochwertige Kunstmaterialien
  • Passende Materialien für dein Projekt
  • Verbessere deine künstlerischen Fähigkeiten - lerne von professionellen Künstlern durch How-to-do Videos
  • Nimm an Herausforderungen teil, um tolle Preise auf upcrates Social Media Kanälen zu gewinnen

Geschenkkiste

Wenn Du selbst kein Künstler bist, aber jemanden kennst, der jede freie Minute dafür verwendet zu malen oder zu zeichnen, haben wir genau das richtige für dich. Verschenke upcrate an deine Liebsten und überrasche Sie mit unserer Überraschung:). Unsere Kiste ist für jeden, der es liebt, kreativ zu sein. Captain Crate unterstützt jeden seiner Crew-Mitglieder und packt super interessante Kisten. Aye Aye, Leinen los.

Wir senden unsere Geschenkkiste an deine kreativen Freunde. Sie enthält eine persönliche Postkarte mit dem Namen unseres neuen Crewmitglieds.

Die Spezialkisten

Arrrr! Du hast Lust auf etwas Besonderes? Schau Dir unsere Spezialkisten mit einigen der weltbesten Illustratoren und Künstlern an. Jede Spezialkiste enthält ein persönliches Kunstwerk. Dadurch wirst du der glückliche Besitzer eines einzigartigen Kunstwerks, das von deinem Lieblingskünstlern gefertigt wurde. Zusätzlich zu den Kunstwerken erhältst du ein Upcrate T-Shirt, das dich als eines der ersten Crewmitglieder ausweist. Aye Aye! Unten findest du unsere vier Spezialkünstler. Verpasse diese Gelegenheit nicht und wähle deine Spezialkiste aus, solange sie verfügbar ist.

Egorod

Ego ist Illustrator und lebt in London. Bekannt für seine großflächige Verwendung von Farben und dynamischen Strichen. Sein Stil wechselt zwischen digitalen Medien und Printprodukten.  Seine Arbeiten wurden weltweit in mehreren Ausstellungen gezeigt. Ihr könnt seine Kunst in einigen Publikationen wie Advocate und Gay Times finden. Er ist stolz darauf, eng mit der LGBTQ + Community zusammenzuarbeiten. Letztes Jahr hat er sein erstes Buch zum Leben erweckt: Chroma.

Instagram // @egorod www.egorodriguez.com

JOTAKÁ

Jotaká (Juan Carlos Viñas Ballesteros, 1987, Valencia, Spanien) ist spezialisiert in Fine Arts und hat an der UPV seinen Illustratorabschluss gemacht. In seinen Illustrationen arbeitet er gerne mit leuchtenden Farben und Aquarellestiften oder er bastelt Illustrationen mit Papieren (Papierschnitten).

Er arbeitet als Illustrator für verschiedene Projekte, Magazine, Werbung und soziale Medien und hat mit Marken wie Netflix, Starbucks, Estrella Damm, Schweppes, Maxibon und Coolway zusammengearbeitet. Außerdem arbeitet er immer zur gleichen Zeit an persönlichen Projekten.

Instagram // @jotakaillustration www.jotakaillustration.com

Cherriuki

Cherriuki ist eine freischaffende Illustratorin und Comic-Zeichnerin aus Australien. Sie arbeitet hauptsächlich traditionell mit Aquarell und malt am liebsten Mädchen und Kaninchen. Sie arbeitet derzeit an der Entwicklung ihrer kleinen Marke Cherry Rabbit!

Instagram // @cherririi www.cherryrabbit.storenvy.com

Sweeneyboo

Sweeney Boo ist eine in Kanada lebende Comic-Zeichnerin und Illustratorin. Derzeit arbeitet sie an dem von Boom! Veröffentlichten Graphic Novel "Eat and Love Yourself". Studios im Jahr 2020.

Sweeney hat mit mehreren Verlagen zusammengearbeitet, darunter IDW, Image, Archie und BOOM! Studios. Damen und Mode sind zwei ihrer Lieblingsmotive.

Instagram // @sweeney_boo www.sweeneyboo.bigcartel.com

Der frühe Vogel fängt das Shirt!

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    If you want a unique piece of art that will be exclusively made for you than grab this crate which includes an illustrated artwork by our featured artist Cherriuki. This reward also includes the limited-edition T-Shirt.
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    If you want a unique piece of art that will be exclusively made for you than grab this crate which includes an illustrated artwork by our featured artist egorod. This reward also includes the limited-edition T-Shirt.
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    If you want a unique piece of art that will be exclusively made for you than grab this crate which includes an illustrated artwork by our featured artist Jotaká. This reward also includes the limited-edition T-Shirt.
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