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Most Funded Kickstarter Art Projects

Written by Guest Blogger on November 29, 2013

Art projects are a lot of fun to do particularly if you’re passionate about making your own unique creations. They take time, concentration, patience and perseverance in order to successfully create what you really desire to achieve. Another important consideration is the funding to sustain one’s project.

Aspiring artists who lack funds to start their projects are lucky these days they can turn to the crowdfunding platforms to gain financial support. Kickstarter has been a major help to young artists and techies dedicated to achieve their dreams on an international level.

Consumers, on the other hand, can also conveniently buy Kickstarter products they want on the internet including the various artworks developed by creative people. Below we share some of the most-funded Kickstarter art projects.

Ukiyo-e Heroes

Image via kickstarter

Image via kickstarter

This is considered a parody art project that gained a funding of more than $313,000 in August 2012 courtesy of more than 2,400 supporters. This particular project involves the making of handmade Japanese woodblock prints similar to those in the ancient times.

The prints feature heroes, villains and monsters covering various genres such as horror, satire and romance. Two men are behind this – Jed Henry who’s an illustrator and gamer and David Bull who has been living in Tokyo for many years now.

Entheon

Image via alexgrey

Image via alexgrey

Entheon is an ambitious project with the goal of putting up an exhibition place where the artworks of Alex Grey and other visionary artists will be displayed. The gallery with a budget of $1.5 million will be called Entheon.

Through Kickstarter, the project gained more than $210,000 in pledges.

Alex Grey’s art works including his paintings focus on the physical and subtle anatomy of people in a cosmic and spiritual evolution.

FlipBooKit

Image via imgfave

Image via imgfave

This is a mechanical flipbook art and kit that gained a funding of more than $137,500 from 1,856 backers. Created by kinetic artists Mark Rosen and Wendy Marvel, the device is used to create moving art that relates stories. Instead of using one’s hands to flip the pages, the box has a mechanism that does the flipping hands-free.

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