Not surprisingly, artist Susan Eaddy’s clay illustration of the wood ducks for our Kickstarter campaign has drawn a great deal of attention (and awe!). Most people find it difficult to believe she achieves such stunning results using clay as her medium.
So this week, our theme for the campaign is “Inside the Artist’s Studio.”
Today Susan is offering us a (time lapse) peek into her process with a two-minute video. I had to pick my jaw up off the floor after I watched it for the first time, and I feel confident you will too! On Wednesday, Joanna Marple will feature a full interview with Susan on her blog, and on Thursday, Sarah Towle will share a video she recorded onsite in Susan’s studio in Nashville. You’ll get to see the original Wood Duck illustration!
But there’s more!!
As I write this, we have achieved 80% of our funding goal. We need just slightly less than $2000 to publish MY LOVE FOR YOU IS THE SUN! To celebrate, Susan has offered our community a special surprise. IF we reach our funding goal of $10,000 by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20th, Susan will complete a second illustration for the book BEFORE our campaign ends on December 11th!
With the winter holidays coming up, this is the only way Susan can complete another illustration before the end of the year. And of course she can’t begin unless we know we’re funded.
Should we reach this goal, the illustration we’ve chosen to complete is the one with the horses – My Love for You is the Wind. How badly do you want to see Susan work her magic on those horses? If you’ve been thinking of backing the campaign or spreading the word but haven’t had a chance yet, NOW is the time.
To sweeten the deal even further, if we reach the goal in time, every backer at the $25 level and above will receive a signed postcard of thanks from Susan featuring the horses illustration.
But first, here is the video of Susan working her magic. Check below the video for tweets you can share to spread the word about Susan’s work on this project. Thanks!
Tweets to Share (As always, feel free to put these in your own words!)
Illustrator Susan Eaddy works MAGIC in clay. Watch this 2 min time lapse video! (Click to tweet this)
Back this #picturebook on #kickstarter so we can see another illustration like this one in 3 weeks! (Click to tweet this)
Prepare to be amazed watching artist Susan Eaddy work #picturebook magic in clay! (Click to tweet this)