Fantasy Coloring Books for (so-called) Grown-ups

A project in Fairbanks, AK by Ellen Million

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Mermaids, Fairy Tales, Zombies, and more. I'm printing a collection of collaborative coloring books...for (so called) grown-ups!
Backers: 139
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $5,214 of $500
Dates: Sep 8th -> Sep 29th (22 days)
Project By: Ellen Million
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Latest News

Our Last Hour!

September 29th - via:
We're zooming along through our final countdown, and (as I write this) at $5351.75 - all backers will receive a free digi-stamp of my artwork and we're tip-toeing up on reprinting Steam Dreaming!  I'll be over here in this corner flailing my arms... (Read More)

Our last night!

September 28th - via:
We're at $4848.75 - just over $150 to unlocking reprints of Goddesses of the World and hitting 1000%! Eeeeeeee! If you want less coherent and more frequent updates, I am trying to keep those at our Facebook event. You can also enter there for a free... (Read More)

More stretch goals!

September 27th - via:
Sheesh! I take the morning off of the Internet to smoke some pork for winter and play in the leaves with my daughter, and I come back to find we've blown past the stretch goal I put up yesterday, and we've sold out of the early adopter of the Digital... (Read More)

$1.25 from reprinting Songgryphons!

September 26th - via:
I'm pretty sure we'll make it to Songgryphons at this point, and I'm so happy we will! So, I've got a look at our next stretch goal - color covers for Scheherazade's Shimmy and Wings of Night!   Less than 70 hours to go, and I'm going to be picking... (Read More)

First two color covers unlocked! And 100 backers!!

September 25th - via:
I try not to update TOO many times in one day, but these are exciting times.  With 100 backers and $3684.50 in total pledges, we've unlocked color covers for Fishpond Fantasies and Apples and Roses... and we're only $15.50 from unlocking color... (Read More)

Midnight Gardens is a GO!

September 25th - via:
With off-site backers, we're at $3517.50! Horrah! ALL of our new titles go to print!  (Just a short update for now -- I have to go dance around my living room... and then get to work formatting more files!) Be well, Ellen  (Read More)

New reward level!

September 24th - via:
I was looking through the reward levels and realized that there was a steep gap between the three coloring book tier and the seven coloring book tier. So, I've added a five coloring book option for $56!  That's all from me for now - I'm formatting... (Read More)

Wings of Night - unlocked!

September 23rd - via:
My blood pressure, you guys! Kickstarters are not for the feeble-hearted. I swear, every email is a roller coaster of emotions - did we crack a stretch goal? Should I go for color covers next, or reprints? What should I set those stretch goals to? Am... (Read More)

Next cover reveal. Last week!

September 22nd - via:
We're getting closer and closer to funding Wings of Night... we're less than $150 away, and one week left to get as many stretch goals as we can stuff into the campaign! You may note that the Kickstarter shows we're a little further away than that.... (Read More)

Scheherazade's Shimmy - unlocked! Next cover revealed! More stock available! Poll for reprints!

September 20th - via:
Hold onto your hats, folks - this is a big update! Scheherazade's Shimmy has unlocked! Woo hoo!  Our next stretch goal is Wings of Night, a dark fantasy/horror coloring book:  I've also got permission to reprint Steam Dreaming and offer PDFs... (Read More)

Volume 2 of Gardens and Goddesses unlocked! New (old) stock!

September 18th - via:
Right as I was writing an update saying we were less than $200 from unlocking Volume 2 of Gardens and Goddesses, we hopped over that stretch goal - horrah! We're there! I'm so happy to continue this gorgeous line.  Next up is Scheherazade's Shimmy... (Read More)

More than 60 backers! New (old) titles!

September 17th - via:
61 backers, and we're about 1/3 of the way to Gardens and Goddesses Volume 2! At 100 backers, I will include a bonus art card print for ALL supporters, with or without a reward selected. Wheee! I've got two titles from my stock tallied - one... (Read More)

Brains! I have braaaiiiinnnnsss!

September 16th - via:
Well, at least I have "Brain Celebration" funded -- I can't speak for actually having brains left at this point. :P Yes, we made it to $1500 overnight, and now we're counting down towards Mitzi's gorgeous follow-up coloring book, Gardens and... (Read More)

Less than $50 to get to the zombies coloring book!

September 15th - via:
We're closing in on the delightfully undead! I've posted a few preview pages and description: 20 pages of the undead at their gory best. This coloring book features Elisa Chong, Ellen Million, Stefania Russo, Erika Harm, Nikki Burnette, Becca Moore,... (Read More)

Fourth cover release!

September 12th - via:
We're tip-toeing our way towards Brain Celebration, and I promised a look at the cover after that!  As beautiful as the first volume of Gardens and Goddesses was, I think this volume is even more gorgeous; Mitzi's work is so full of juicy little... (Read More)

Apples and Roses is greenlight-go!

September 11th - via:
I'm really delighted that we'll be bringing Apples and Roses into print for sure - this is such a lush, gorgeous coloring book; one of the prettiest I've ever put together! That also means the PDF is available now as a choice, too.  We're steaming... (Read More)

We did it! We did it! Horrah!

September 10th - via:
Our funding goal has been met! At the very least, Fishpond Fantasies is going to print! Thank you for making this possible! And Apples and Roses is less than $100 from being funded already! There has been much dancing around the living room today. ... (Read More)

Almost to our first title! Woo hoo!

September 9th - via:
Beautiful backers! Thank you for joining me on this wonderful, wild ride! I'm really excited to bring these coloring books into being - the talented artists who made this work deserve great success.   We're almost to our initial goal! This bodes... (Read More)

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