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the Encyclopedia of Steampunk Animals

A project in West Palm Beach, FL by Erin Townsend

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I am creating a coffee-table style art book full of imaginative fusions of organic and mechanic, presented in a fun era-past style.
Backers: 65
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $3,501 of $2,800
Dates: Jul 7th -> Aug 6th (30 days)
Project By: Erin Townsend
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Latest News

I'm overwhelmed!

August 4th - via:
Thank you again and again! I can’t believe we have gone OVER the original goal! I’m blown away! I am contacting the publishing house and working with them on upgrading the materials used with the extra funds raised. (Possibly some gold-foil... (Read More)

Seven days to go and an added bonus!

July 30th - via:
H is for Hermit Crab You guys are incredible! We are so close to being there! I could not ask for a better group of people around me for support and love. We are so close to the goal! Thank you again and again for helping me with my dream of... (Read More)

Full Steam Ahead!

July 22nd - via:
We are over half-way through our time left to get this project off the ground! Words cannot express how grateful I am to each of you for your support and motivation so far. I promise to keep kicking away for you the next two weeks! You rock my... (Read More)

A few updates:

July 18th - via:
Since I last updated, I finished up both the letter “U” and a European Honeybee. You guys are such a source of inspiration. I appreciate you more than words can say, if you have any suggestions or ideas, please don’t ever hesitate to let me... (Read More)

The Urutu is all finished up

July 14th - via:
Progress seemed to slither along, but this guy is done (with about a zillion and two scales). Urutu I can’t wait to get started on the next! I just want to say thank you again, I am overwhelmed that you guys see my project as one worth supporting.... (Read More)

The website is live!

July 8th - via:
Here is the link: (don’t forget to peek and see your name on there)! …now to keep on trucking on these drawings! Much love, Erin  (Read More)

As promised, and update on the letter "U"

July 8th - via:
Here is the Urutu in progress. There are slim-pickings on certain letters, and I try to maintain a balance so there aren’t too many like creatures near each other’s pages. I wouldn’t want to bore you with too many of any one species-set in a... (Read More)

First day, and I am blown away!

July 7th - via:
Thank you for not only your pledges, but believing in my project. I adore each of you, and I cannot express my gratitude enough! You guys have me so excited I've started another drawing. I'll try and post a sneak-peak of "U" as he progresses. So... (Read More)

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