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The Cabbage Art & Scarf Invitational

A project in Washington, DC by Nancy Freeman
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Choose which cabbage images I will transform into artworks – then which of those I will turn into limited-edition silk scarves.
Backers: 59
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Funded: $3,821 of $950
Dates: Jul 25th -> Sep 23rd (60 days)
Project By: Nancy Freeman
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Latest News

LAST DAY!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU!!!In the home stretch now, it feels very good indeed to look at all we've done and created. If we manage to get near $4000 today, I'll be able to release another scarf design. Producing small numbers of custom designed scarves is very... (Read More)

"Bubble Blues" long scarf design detail.

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT for the Cabbage Art & Scarf Invitational Kickstarter Project! This is the concept sketch for part of the 3rd Cabbage Scarf design, a long silk scarf. Based on "Bubble Blues", it offers many different possible configurations for... (Read More)

Top Six - the Note Card Set. 3 days left!

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
You've chosen a very dramatic and colorful selection for the top six winners, which will be the SET OF NOTE CARDS Reward. (Of course, you can still get the set of ten cards of any one of the winners. Different Reward.)  I'm delighted with the... (Read More)

Winners from the Finalists votes

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Here are the winners from the two Finalists Competitions. What a great set of art to work with! I'm working on another long scarf design based on "Bubble Blues", which I'll release as soon as I can get it finished. I never got a chance to post my... (Read More)

"VOLCANO" Finished Artwork

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
"VOLCANO" Finished Cabbage Artwork. This positively seething Cabbage image apparently JUST HAD to come out today. I love it when that happens. There's a different version that WAS in the competition yesterday, but it's been replaced with this one,... (Read More)

Finished artrworks, special new THANK YOU reward level, and LAST COMPETITION

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The LAST Cabbage Art & Scarf competition is up and ready for voting. This will be the most difficult yet, I think. There are still a few more elimination winners still in development, and someday I'd like to get the runners-up done, too. I've... (Read More)

Finished Artwork - "The Audience Leaps To Its Feet"

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
I've always been very pleased with myself about the title of this one. Sometimes they just name themselves. And although it was rather time consuming, I really enjoyed working on it, too. One of my favorite times to photograph foliage is in the very... (Read More)

"BLUE SEAFOAM" finished Cabbage Artwork

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Whew! This one was a real battle! I spent several days on it, then decided it had too many different notes and was overworked (one of my proclivities that I always have to be on guard against), so I started all over. Fortunately, the second time was... (Read More)

Finished Artwork, "Pastel Ruffles" from Round 3, Plus First set of Finalists for scarves

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
"Pastel Ruffles" is from Round 3, the more subtle ones. "Pastel Ruffles" There are now enough finished images to have a competition for the next scarf design. I suspect this set of finalists will be very difficult to choose from, so good luck.! And... (Read More)

Cabbage Elimination Round SIX Winners!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You've selected a great bunch of winners in the final Elimination Round. The first and second place winners were only ONE vote apart, and the runner up was only two behind them! Both winners and the runner-up have already produced a huge crop of... (Read More)

"White Fan" finished Artwork

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
This one doesn't change form all that much, but I still managed to use 7 or 8 layers. The color scheme makes me think of water splashing down a stream. "White Fan"  Don't forget to vote on the last Elimination Round, which closes Tuesday night. The... (Read More)

Round FIVE winners, last Contenders page open for voting

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Round Five's First place winner was way ahead of the Second place Cabbage, which was way ahead of the rest. The winners were very clear. Great selection, thank you to all who participated. Cabbage Elimination Round Five Winners The last Elimination... (Read More)

Backlighting, Yes!" finished. Also, last day to vote, Round 5.

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Whereas the last artwork fought back and took forever, this one just flowed out. I love it when that happens! For the Apps students, there's a lot of Camera 360, a bit of Percolator, some Tangle, and bits of a few others, and Photoshop to bring it... (Read More)

"Breakers"

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
"BREAKERS" Finished Artwork This is the final winner from the Round One Cabbage Contenders. I was expecting this image to develop very smoothly to it's finished state, but for some reason it was a real battle. I was not satisfied with the lower... (Read More)

Note Cards and Framed Large Print

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
"Shell Fan" note cards and large print, framed. A set of prototype note cards have come in, so here is a picture of them with the large print of "Shell Fan" in an 18" X 24" frame.  (Read More)

Winners from Elimination Round Four

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We have some fine winners from Round Four, and Round Five is now open for voting. One more round to go, and it will be the most difficult, I think. There are still so many good ones to consider! Many, many thanks for all your participation. I have... (Read More)

Last Day to Vote Round Four

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
LAST DAY TO VOTE! Round 4 Cabbage Contenders in the Cabbage Art & Scarf Invitational Kickstarter project. As always, many thanks for participating. This project is possible thanks to you! Penultimate set goes up tomorrow. PLEASE VOTE (now) for... (Read More)

2nd Finished Artwork - "Unfolding"

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
"UNFOLDING" This second CABBAGE ART & SCARF INVITATIONAL finished artwork is from the 1st Round winners. I went back and forth several times between pale colors and stronger colors for this image. Should make a great scarf, too! (For my APPS FOR... (Read More)

Round Three Winners, Round Four open for voting

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Cabbage Contender Elimination Round Three is closed after much jostling around for second place, and we have some fine winners. It's fascinating to watch the voting development, especially when it's close. I have a lot to work with here! Cabbage... (Read More)

"Whitecaps", Royal Whimsies, and Round Three reminder...

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Tomorrow is the last day to vote on Round Three. This Elimination Round is a tough one. There's one Cabbage Contender with a comfortable lead, but the next four are in a pitched battle for the second spot. The next one opens on Wednesday. "WHITECAPS"... (Read More)

First Cabbage Invitational Artwork Finished - Blue Divide

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
"BLUE DIVIDE" Based on one of the three 1st Cabbage Elimination Round winners, this image used parts of four different photos, eight or ten programs, and LOTS of time. This part is the reason why I'm doing my Kickstarter project - I get to do the... (Read More)

Second Round Winners! Third Cabbage Elimination Round is now open for voting

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The second round of voting is closed, many thanks to you all for participating. is anyone having trouble with the voting? I've heard that it doesn't work with Chrome. Now ROUND THREE is up and ready for voting. Your family and friends can vote, too,... (Read More)

Long Scarf Design Based on "Shell Fan"

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is the first long scarf design based on Cabbage artwork, descended from our Cover Cabbage, "Shell Fan". I originally had a swirly design in mind, but sometimes you just have to let the artwork go where it insists on going. Can't wait to get the... (Read More)

Don't forget to vote...Elimination Round Two ends tomorrow! Also, "Bubble Blues" is here.

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Don't forget to vote... Voting on the current round of Contenders ends tomorrow. Next set, the more subtle set, goes up on Tuesday. Vote here, NancyFreemanArtist.com "Bubble Blues", from "Shell Fan" Instead of finishing up the long scarf design based... (Read More)

Second Cabbage Elimination Round voting is open

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We have three excellent selections from the first round of voting, many thanks to you all for participating. It's been interesting to see the dynamics of the voting. Now the second round is up and ready for voting, and I think it will be probably be... (Read More)

Winners from Elimination Round One

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Cabbage Contenders Elimination Round One - WINNERS!  The voting was amazing. People must feel very strongly about some of these images, but the selection was excellent, and the top three were so close that we're declaring it a three-way tie. First... (Read More)

Last day for Elimination Round One

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the last day of voting for the the 1st set of Contenders. We'll be voting about once a week throughout the campaign. There will be six Elimination Rounds like the current one, and probably three Finals for the scarves. There will be one set... (Read More)

Off and Running

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We're off to a great start! The voting has been fast and furious, with four Cabbage Contenders jostling for the top spot. Don't forget to vote - last day to vote on the first elimination set is Wednesday, July 30. Click here to vote. A new set will... (Read More)

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