Handmade products, hand built business, Kid Icarus needs help to take flight.

To create a space to expand and foster the arts and crafts community, to heighten the awareness of these traditional and time honored printmaking traditions.
Small Business
$10,395USD
raised of $10,000 goal
104%
0 time left
This campaign started on Sep 11 and closed on October 11, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on October 11, 2012
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  • $5USD
    High Five

    As we learnt from starting a business, every dollar counts. We thank you for caring and promise to give you a solid high five when you come visit us.

    2 claimed

  • $10USD
    You're Great

    We'll send you a "You're Great Postcard" with a Thank you note on it, designed and printed in-house here at Kid Icarus. Your donation will go towards workbenches, tables , and chairs for our new space.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    12 out of 500 claimed

  • $25USD
    Bright Ideas

    "Bright Ideas" Notebook (retail $18) and the "You're Great Postcard" described above. Your donation will go towards proper lighting to help brighten up our space.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    38 out of 200 claimed

  • $60USD
    Dave Murray Print

    Dave Murray (http://www.davemurrayillustration.com/) prints are created to be accessible, and his design and printing skills are growing fast. The retail value of the print you will receive is $40 and your contribution will help us take people like Dave and give them access to equipment, and a creative work place.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    11 out of 50 claimed

  • $100USD
    Christopher Hutsul Print

    Christopher Hutsul (http://www.hutsul.com/index.php?/project/art/) is a director, producer, writer, and a printmaker. We're sure he has some inspiring words to share as well. For your donation you will receive a Christopher Hutsul signed print + 2 tickets to our private opening party to be held in October. Your donations will help to facilitate talks with guest speakers, and inspire others to do great things.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    14 out of 25 claimed

  • $150USD
    Screen Printing 101 Workshop

    A voucher to attend one of our printing 1 day workshops (5 hours) in Kensington Market, Toronto (transportation and accommodations not included) that retail for $150. Donate $150 to help set up a space to teach, and I will donate my time to teach you how screen printing is done. You will also receive 2 tickets to our private opening party. Please note that you will have until the end of 2013 to redeem this perk!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    20 out of 25 claimed

  • $200USD
    Melinda Josie Print

    From watercolour paintings to screen prints, the transformation from one medium to the other is astonishing. Her work; breathtaking. With your contribution you will receive a Melinda (http://melindajosie.com/) print currently in production (estimated retail value $150) + 2 tickets to our private opening party. Your donation will help us to take concepts found in her work and teach them in a hands-on environment.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    5 out of 25 claimed

  • $250USD
    Gary Taxali "Blue Cat Print"

    We just added another perk to our Campaign from Gary Taxali (http://www.garytaxali.com/) With your donation you will receive a signed copy of "Blue Cat" (retail $250) + 2 tickets to our private opening party. Your contribution will be helping other great artists launch from our new workspace as well.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    1 out of 50 claimed

  • $300USD
    Gary Taxali Print

    We saw the rise of Gary Taxali (http://www.garytaxali.com/) from a small Toronto artist to a now international star. With your donation you will receive a signed copy of "Flip Floppy" (retail $200) + 2 tickets to our private opening party. Your contribution will be helping other great artists launch from our new workspace as well.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • $650USD
    Private Printing Workshop

    Same as above, except you'll have the workspace to yourself, for a more focussed experience (retail $priceless). You'll also receive an extra 2 tickets for our private opening party for a total of 4.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Custom Project

    For a $1000 donation, you can hire us to work on a custom project for you. You could be an artist or illustrator who wants to create a limited edition print run or you could be getting married and need some wedding invites designed. We'll take you on a tour of our inner workings, from concept to final production. We'll take half your donation and use it as credit towards our labour (retail value $500). You will also receive 4 tickets to our private opening party.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    2 out of 3 claimed

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