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"The Little Mermaid" Book

A project in Shreveport, LA by Ashly Lovett

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An illustrated adaption of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Little Mermaid."
Backers: 254
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $21,518 of $9,880
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jul 1st (30 days)
Project By: Ashly Lovett
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Latest News

Stretch Goal UNLOCKED: Gilded Pages!

July 1st - via:
Congrats, everyone! All books will now have gorgeous gilded pages! It's going to look killer! We have 10 hours to go till the end of the Kickstarter. The next stretch goal is for a ribbon bookmark for all trade editions. One extra feature to elevate... (Read More)

Almost There! Enamel Pin Design Video.

June 29th - via:
So Close 46 hours to go and we're at $19,443. We need $20,500 for those gilded pages. So close! I hope it gets unlocked. It would elevate the books dramatically. Fingers crossed. :)  Enamel Pin Design I wanted to share a short 42sec video of my... (Read More)

50 sec. Time-lapse Video: Book Cover Design

June 26th - via:
Things are going well. We're at $17,500 with 5 more days to go. Let's get these stretch goals! Collector's Edition Book Remember that the only way to get a collector's edition book is through this Kickstarter. This is an exclusive limited edition... (Read More)

NEW Stretch Goals: book upgrades are here!

June 22nd - via:
Quotes are in and the stretch goals are here. 9 days to go till the end of the campaign. We're at $16,400. Let's make this happen!  Gilded Pages If we reach our stretch goal, each book will have gilded pages. Gold pages for the trade edition. Sleek... (Read More)

2 More Stretch Goals UNLOCKED!

June 17th - via:
Well, there you have it! 2 goals unlocked over the weekend :D. I can't wait to see these stickers in person. SO many pretty gifties for my backers. Congrats, everyone.  :)  The next goals will be book upgrades. I'm hoping we can add a foil stamp of... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal and Kickstarter Article

June 14th - via:
New Stretch Goals I'm still waiting on the book quotes from the manufactures. I'm hoping I'll get my response by the middle of next week. Fingers crossed! Until then, here are some new stretch goals. It's always fun to get freebies. I really wanted... (Read More)

3rd Stretch Goal UNLOCKED: Vinyl Stickers.

June 11th - via:
Congrats everyone! All orders get a 3x3 vinyl sticker. These are very durable, scratch resistant, water proof and have a UV protectant coating. Put them on your laptop, car, skateboard, sketchbook,etc. However, I can't guarantee their longevity... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal UNLOCKED, 3rd Stretch Goal Revealed and More FAQ

June 10th - via:
I have so much fun changing out the lock graphic for these stretch goals. :) We did it! A beautiful 5x7 signed print for all backers! Congrats!  So, what's next? I've added a new small goal for a 3x3 sticker. These are thick, durable vinyl stickers... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal Nearly There and More FAQ

June 9th - via:
We're just $285 away from unlocking that next stretch goal! That's roughly about 6 pledges away :). This would add a 5x7 signed print of "Storm" to ALL orders.  Some Recent FAQ Will I be able to add-on more books to my order? Yes! That will be an... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked and My Thanks!

June 6th - via:
My Thanks Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked! I was just typing this update saying how close we were to unlocking the first stretch goal and then we got another pledge! Thank you! It's done! Stretch Goal 1 unlocked!  I'm happy because I wanted everyone to have... (Read More)

Fully funded in 96 hours!

June 5th - via:
We're funded! My deepest thank you to every lovely person who helped make this a reality! Everyone is getting their book. I'm so happy! I'll be sending another update soon with what's going to happen next. I just had to pop in real quick and tell... (Read More)

My Interview on

June 4th - via:
Read my recent interview with Cory Godbey on Muddy Colors. I talk about how my work has evolved over the years, why I use chalk pastels, and what I’m currently working on now. This includes the Kickstarter and my solo show that opens on August 2nd... (Read More)

Kickstarter Project We Love

June 3rd - via:
Great news! As of 45mins ago, we're a Project We Love by Kickstarter. That was faster than I had hoped for.  :D And we're nearly there!  (Read More)

71% Funded! FAQ and KS Update

June 2nd - via:
  --------- • --------- • --------- • --------- --------- • --------- • --------- • --------- • ------- We're 71% funded in the first 29 hours of the campaign! This is fabulous. I'm doing what I can on my end to make sure this... (Read More)

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