Mount Starling Art Design

The Shiny Happy Pixel People Project

A project in Folkestone, UK by Ross Patrick

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I want to spread the pixel love and produce a portrait for one lovely person from around the world each day for a year. Cool huh?
Backers: 166
Average Pledge Per Backer: £16

Funded: £2,633 of £2,000
Dates: Mar 30th -> May 9th (40 days)
Project By: Ross Patrick
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Latest News

I wanna be pixelated

April 24th - via:
Not really an update as such but a lil something for you music fans.  Feel free to share this with others that might be interested in the project. Thanks Ross The Ramones  (Read More)


April 22nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Minecraft Anyone?

April 20th - via:
Love it or hate it Minecraft is here to stay So just to test the water I have added a Minecraft Digital reward tier.  This allows backers to get their portrait in the stunning landscape of the Minecraft world idea of fanboys of the game.  Please... (Read More)

The Lucky Couple

April 19th - via:
If nothing else comes of this project I think it's awesome that one of my backers is using their portrait for their wedding invites. So Happy Thanks Ross  (Read More)

A beautiful thing

April 19th - via:
So without the risk of trying to embarrass anyone I was contacted through Kickstarter by one of my backers to design a pixel portrait to be used for wedding invitations an amazing idea I thought and what a lovely unique idea. So anyway I started work... (Read More)

Spring Ahead Promotion

April 19th - via:
Ok so Spring has sprung and the end times of the project pledge are now in sight which makes me as a creator very nervous.  So as my previous update detailed I want to try and get my lovely backers promoting the project more so hopefully the... (Read More)

I did some Maths today…NEW BACKER CHALLENGE

April 17th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Aw shucks guys we're hot again

April 14th - via:
I woke up today with the project 55% funded a well needed shot in the arm. I also checked Kicktraq and the backing and comments has boosted the project to 3rd place.  With 25 days to go it's looking more likely that I'll hit my target and I want to... (Read More)

Bedtime and HOTLIST update

April 13th - via:
Im going to bed now… But before I do a super awesome thank you to everyone that has backed the project and a big hello to all new comers!. Just before I do go to the land of nod a quick Kicktraq update now puts this project 7th in their Art... (Read More)

Newsletter! Badge update

April 13th - via:
Looks my project was featured in a newsletter courtesy of Cedric (thanks man) and because of this I've just seen a super surge of shiny happy people that's moved me to 40% funded.  I have also noticed the badge link I sent to you guys was only for... (Read More)

Pixel Pets

April 9th - via:
Ok so I have added one more reward tier today which is now marked at the £4 slot which gives people to get a pixelated portrait of their pet made and printed.  These pets will also be added to the poster and should look something like this. Pixel... (Read More)

New Tings

April 8th - via:
Ok so I recently got "the fear" and I am getting a little concerned about the journey left to travel to hit my target. SO Things I have done recently: Contacted and apparently the project is featured on there. Contacted the local... (Read More)

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot - Leave comments please it's more important than you know

April 8th - via:
Hi All, Just a quick update to remind you of the importance of leaving a comment!  Yesterday on Kicktraq the project was 15th in hotness and today it's 6th! the reason...COMMENTS. After a bit of research it looks like projects with more comments are... (Read More)


April 7th - via:
Thank You  (Read More)

Rewards for people that like to Gift

April 7th - via:
Hi All,  I have just added 2 NEW reward tiers for anyone that knows someone that might want a personalised pixel portrait as a gift. Ideal for hardcore gamers, computer buffs or spreadsheet lovers.  People that pledge these NEW reward tiers will... (Read More)

In Utero

April 6th - via:
Hi All, Just thought I would treat anyone not following me on Facebook or Twitter to the same images I am sharing in those places.  To mark the 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain i've made quite a neat tribute piece take a look below. Also got one more... (Read More)

My first update for my first ever Kickstarter

April 5th - via:
Hi All, Firstly, thank you for backing my project and your on-going support. This is my first ever Kickstarter project and the learning curve has been huge. So what’s been going on? Well initially the project picked up some nice momentum and I... (Read More)

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