Rime of the Pirate King! Scurvy art for salty buccaneers!

A project in Lawrenceville, GA by Chris Volion

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This illustration has it all: Pirates! Treasure! Mermaids! Revenge! Sultry Porpoises! You get badass art, I get to reboot my career!
Backers: 43
Average Pledge Per Backer: $77

Funded: $3,298 of $1,313
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 18th (30 days)
Project By: Chris Volion
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April 18th - via:
Hard at work on the seal that I will use to stamp the wax imprint onto every print at the $55 levels and above. This is why I keep a jewelers magnifier handy... TINY!  (Read More)

It's the Final Countdown!

April 18th - via:
Cue the 80's big-hair metal band-- it's the Final Countdown! It's the final day, there are only some 11 hours to go, the project is definitely funded, and every backer is already guaranteed to get their poster plus the first stretch goal!This... (Read More)

4 days to go!

April 14th - via:
It's down to the proverbial short hairs! Please spread the word and help to bring more of the pirate brethren into the crew!I've already started running prints in anticipation of the end of the journey. Once the project closes and Kickstarter gives... (Read More)

Sealing Wax: Part Deux

April 8th - via:
My (well, YOUR) sealing wax arrived today and by Blackbeard's barnacled backside just look at that box! Comment dit-on "avast" en français? It's flying the Tricolour, but I'm pretty sure it's a pirate ship. The wax itself is a magnificent crimson... (Read More)


April 3rd - via:
Everyone who supports the project will now also receive the PDF color and b&w templates for the pirate's chest! Thank you all for supporting the project and making me work harder! We're only at the halfway point... I may need to get to work on... (Read More)

Sealing wax and treasure chests!

March 26th - via:
I just placed the order for a box of sealing wax from J. Herbin. If you've ever used cheap sealing wax you'll appreciate that I am very excited about this wax! J. Herbin was established in 1670, when Louis XIV (the Sun King) was 32 years old. Messr.... (Read More)

March 23 - The Journal of Captain Jean-Jean Lafitte de Orleans

March 23rd - via:
Truly, this is as curious a voyage as I have ever known. After the most peculiar speed by which we traversed the ocean, the inexplicable doldrums held us within tortuous visual boundary of Isla Semana— close enough to covet, yet out of reasonable... (Read More)


March 22nd - via:
That happened rather quickly, and I thank every backer that helped the project get to this point in such sudden fashion! I'm rather surprised to see a few things in the previous couple of days. I'm surprised to have already gotten a backer for the... (Read More)

March 21 - The Journal of Captain Jean-Jean Lafitte de Orleans

March 21st - via:
We set sail two nights ago; the dying light of the languid sun setting the golden spires of the basilica ablaze in glory. This good sign encouraged us as we turned west into the darkness of the waiting ocean. A crew of fifteen able-bodied and... (Read More)

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