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The H.P. Lovecraft Bronze Bust Project

A project in Providence, RI by Bryan Moore
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The H.P. Lovecraft Bronze Bust Project will erect a life size tribute to the iconic author in his hometown of Providence, Rhode Island.
Backers: 667
Average Pledge Per Backer: $87

Funded: $58,023 of $30,000
Dates: May 1st -> Jun 1st (31 days)
Project By: Bryan Moore
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Latest News

VIDEO: A message from Re-Animator Star Jeffrey Combs!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a real treat for Lovecraft fans! Herbert West himself, Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator, From Beyond, Star Trek) just sent in this video explaining why everyone should back The H.P. Lovecraft Bronze Bust Project. As if you didn't already know you've... (Read More)

Building the Sculpting Stand

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Down in his woodworking shop, Bryan builds the sculpting stand that will support the clay bust of Lovecraft.  (Read More)

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival Endorses the Bronze Bust Project!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
The organizers of the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival just surprised us with this video in support of our project. It features some of Bryan's early garage kit sculptures and a silver bust of Lovecraft! Check it out!  (Read More)

LOVECRAFT FANS FOR CHILDHOOD LITERACY FINAL STRETCH GOAL! $55,000

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss Thanks to our generous backers we are now able to create and donate a life size bust of H.P. Lovecraft to the Providence Athenaeum... (Read More)

Building the Lazy Susan Sculpting Wheel

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
It's the weekend, but Bryan's not wasting any time on the Bronze Bust Project. Today, he shows us how to build an enormous DIY lazy suzan sculpting turntable for an enormous clay sculpture. By the way, it's also his 50th birthday!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY... (Read More)

The Sculpting Process Begins!

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Even though there are still 22 days to go in our campaign, Bryan has already begun work in the sculpting studio! Thanks to you, we know the funding is secure and and Ol' Bry can get a jump on the Lovecraft bust itself, which will take several months... (Read More)

The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society endorses the Bronze Bust Project

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Sean Branney and Andrew Leman of The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society (founded in 1984) say a few kind words about sculptor Bryan Moore, Lovecraft and why you did a great thing by backing this project.   (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal and LOVECRAFT MINI-BUST Reward Unlocked!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We made our second stretch goal in record time! Thanks to all of you, we will now be able to afford the bust pedestal of higher quality, the classic Ebony Bradford with the beveled molding on the support surface and the floor level. It's made of pure... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal and CTHULHU STATUE Reward Unlocked!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW!!! You did it again!! Lovecraft fans are the BEST fans in the world and the love that you all are showing this project is proof of that. You have helped us reach our first stretch goal of $35,000.00 and because of that, we'll be able to afford... (Read More)

John Carpenter and his H.P. Lovecraft Statuette

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Filmmaker John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing, Escape From New York) poses with his "Howie," the 12-inch H.P. Lovecraft statuette sculpted by Bryan Moore. This is one of the new rewards we're offering to meet our stretch goal of $35,000. This new... (Read More)

Stuart Gordon Supports The H.P. Lovecraft Bronze Bust Project!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Few film directors have dared to adapt Lovecraft's work, and even less have done it as well as Stuart Gordon - director of Re-Animator, From Beyond, Dagon, Dreams in the Witch-House and more. The cult film icon took time out of his busy schedule to... (Read More)

WE DID IT! 100% Funded!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to ALL OF YOU, we did it!!!!!!! The unthinkable has happened! H.P. Lovecraft will actually have a life size, bronze monument erected in his honor in his hometown of Providence, Rhode Island thanks to YOU, the fans of Lovecraft! This project... (Read More)

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