MILESHIPS - A Narrative Art Book by Ian McQue.

A project in Edinburgh, UK by Ian McQue

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A lavish and dramatic exploration of the legendary concept artist’s skybound fiction.
Backers: 2649
Average Pledge Per Backer: £43

Funded: £115,062 of £20,000
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Ian McQue
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Latest News

The MILESHIPS Book Takes Flight! And What Happens Next

May 3rd - via:
We did it. Thank you all, so much, for supporting this project.   MILESHIPS is an idea that has grown and cohered over many years and this Kickstarter has been the culmination of that time and focus. Now we have to finish the paintings, dot every... (Read More)

The World Of MILESHIPS: Vessels

April 30th - via:
This is the third and final part of our look at what to expect from the narrative of fiction of the MILESHIPS book. We come, finally, to the central subject of McQue’s paintings: the vessels around which this world turns, the Mileships... (Read More)

Final Signature Drawing Edition Release

April 28th - via:
Hello! I will add the final twenty Signature Drawing Edition copies to the tier limit shortly after posting this update. Thank you to everyone who backed these or any other level, please know that we appreciate everyone's support immensely. We've... (Read More)

The World Of MILESHIPS: Places

April 28th - via:
This is the second of our updates about the world of MILESHIPS. We wanted to let you know a little more about what to expect from the narrative fiction of the book; its people, places, and vessels. In an archipelago of shifting stones there are... (Read More)

Fireside Chat Part 2 + More Signature Drawing Edition Copies

April 24th - via:
Hello there, We'll put twenty more Signature Drawing Edition copies live a few moments after this update goes live, so good luck to all those hoping to get one! This brings to the total to 160, and yes we know the counter previously got stuck at 139,... (Read More)

Notes On The World of MILESHIPS: People

April 22nd - via:
We thought we’d take a moment to tell you all a little more about what to expect from the full book. There will be three of these informative updates! It’s been a huge privilege for me (Jim Rossignol) to work on the written fiction side of... (Read More)

Signature Drawing Edition Limit Increasing

April 17th - via:
Hello there, We're increasing the number of available limited edition Signature Drawing Edition rewards by twenty. The new batch will be available a few minutes after I make this post. That will make the new limit 140, so if you see it at 140 backers... (Read More)

Fireside Chat: McQue & Rossignol Talk Mileships and Influences

April 16th - via:
Hello! Just a small update to mention that McQue and myself have posted the first part of a conversation about the creation of the MILESHIPS book over on his Patreon. You can join that for free, but the post is public anyway.  Here's an extract: JIM... (Read More)

A Fine First Week, More Signature Drawings

April 8th - via:
Good morning, everyone! We have a couple of bits of news for you this week. The first is that the book has made it on to Kickstarter's "Project We Love" tag, which we obviously couldn't have done without you. Thank you. This should produce a fair bit... (Read More)

Funded In Just Over One Hour

April 3rd - via:
So that went rather well. And it's just the start! Thank you. Thank you all so much for the long-term support and the pledges today. It means the world to us both. We won't be bombarding you with updates, but there will be more soon. -Ian McQue &... (Read More)

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