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Life Beyond the Clouds: Kickstarting The Cloud Factory

A project in Carmel, IN by Alexandra "Lexxy" Douglass

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A printed collection of concept art and comic pages from Lexxy's upcoming fantasy adventure webcomic, The Cloud Factory.
Backers: 1710
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $83,632 of $7,500
Dates: Apr 11th -> May 11th (30 days)
Project By: Alexandra "Lexxy" Douglass
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May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
WE DID IT Thanks to you, the campaign was a HUGE success! Far and beyond the most I dared to hope for. It's been funded since day one and it still hasn't sunk in yet, but I'm more energized than ever to take The Cloud Factory to heights I could have... (Read More)

Maxiumum Fancy GET! And some new rewards too!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
80k Stretch Goal Met!True to form, my backers have once again achieved the incredible, powering through the 11th stretch goal with hours to spare! Now all physical books will receive gold foil stamping on the cover; an elegant yet subtle reminder to... (Read More)

1000% FUNDED

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We've just met the 10th stretch goal, which just so happens to be 10x more than I originally asked for the project. WOW. WOW WOW. Now every reward tier, from $10 up, will receive a high resolution PDF of paper dolls showcasing a variety of costume... (Read More)

Ninth Stretch Goal MET!! New reward designs within.

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! For surpassing the 70k benchmark, every tier of $35 and up will now receive this handsome 1" Daisy button: I've also made a first rough pass at the luna bee lapel pin design. This will need to go through quite a bit more work to make it... (Read More)

Eighth Stretch Goal MET!!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You guys are DESTROYING these stretch goals! But in a good way. The Everybody Wins way. As promised, another 50 PATRON tiers have been opened, but I haven't even finished writing this update and they're already starting to disappear!  GOTTA PLEDGE... (Read More)

Seventh Stretch Goal MET!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to a recent surge of generosity, the 60k stretch goal has been met and surpassed! Now all reward tiers of $35 and up will receive two additional 5 x 7 prints, and I've opened up two more spots at the MAGE and APOTHECARY levels. Get 'em while... (Read More)

More ARCHIVIST slots opened, new stretch goals added!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! We've got a little less than two weeks to go, and I've been hard at work thinking of new stretch goals to fill in the space for the campaign's end game and making progress on the book content! The new stretch goals are as follows: 65k - In... (Read More)

Some news, some art, and a new stretch goal!

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I've finally begun thumbnailing the first pages of the comic, which is a HUGE mile marker for me, and the first major step towards getting things ready for launch! I don't want to reveal anything from the pages just yet, but I also doodled a bunch of... (Read More)

Sixth Stretch Goal, WHAAAAAT!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
It's barely been over 24 hours since the last update and we've already hit the next stretch goal, DANG. There will now be three extra pages at launch and in the book (for a total of 7), and the book length has increased from 32 pages to 36! This... (Read More)

Luna Bee Pin GET!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The fifth stretch goal has been met! Not only does every backer at the $45 level and up get a brass finish luna bee lapel pin with their rewards, but I've opened up 50 more slots at the $100 Patron tier. If you'd like to get an artist edition of the... (Read More)

Fourth Stretch Goal Met!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Since we've now passed the 30k mark, there will be TWO additional comic pages included in the book and available to read at launch on July 1st. This makes a total of six completed pages! I've also retroactively tacked a BONUS to this goal and added... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Met!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
You guys totally blew past the next stretch goal while I was asleep! Now, everyone who has backed at the $35 level and up gets a colorful sticker sheet! This time, not only have you unlocked another mystery stretch goal, which adds two more prints to... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Met!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The Kickstarter has now doubled, and in doing so, has added an extra comic page to the book and site for the July 1st release! You've also unlocked another mystery stretch goal, which ups the page count even further at 50k. At this point, there will... (Read More)

First Mystery Goal Unlocked: Luna Bee Pins!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The first Locked mystery goal has been revealed! If the project hits 45k, an antiqued brass and enamel luna bee lapel pin will be added to all reward tiers of $45 and up! Preview images of the pin design and other rewards will be added to the home... (Read More)


April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Not only has your incredible generosity enabled me to meet my goal in less than two hours, but we're on the cusp of hitting the first stretch goal! At 10k, all backer levels of $25 and more will receive a 1" Kickstarter-exclusive button, and the... (Read More)

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