Kickstarter: More Designs Added!


We are halfway through the project and we are now more than 1000% funded, which is kind of crazy! As a result I have added a couple more designs, and a free mini pin for all backers pledges for 2 or more pins! So far we have unlocked:

  1. Humpback Whale
  2. Axolotl
  3. Otter
  4. Narwhal
  5. Turtle
  6. Hammerhead Shark
  7. Octopus
  8. Seahorse
  9. Ocean Love (***Freebie***)


I'm blown away by this experience and I'm learning SO much in the process. I'm thriving. Those who know me well, will know I have an extensive enamel pin collection and have been collecting since 2013. I attend Disney park pin releases, get them shipped frequently from 4 continents to my door, and have some exceptionally rarities on my boards! So this project really is such a passion project, it's not really settled in yet that this is happening!

Thank you all for the support so far, currently we have more designs added as stretch goals, so let's see what we can unlock before that timer hits 0!

You can make a new pledge, or manage your existing pledge by clicking here!

Thank you! -Beth

Kickstarter Live!

Kickstarter live and already we have SMASHED the initial goal. Let's get unlocking the rest! You're all absolute mega stars and I am so excited to bring this project to life. I am already talking to my factory about the potential of further designs - let's GO!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cindacry/sealife-pride-hard-enamel-pins

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cindacry/sealife-pride-hard-enamel-pins


Kickstarter Launch

Ask and you shall receive! I am so excited to share that I am launching a kickstarter to crowdfund a new series of hard enamel pins!
This project will go live May 9th 2020 at 11am GMT, 3AM PST.
The project will run for 29 days ONLY.
For the first 24 hours of this crowdfund, you will be able to pledge for a pin at a LIMITED EARLY BIRD price - meaning it's even cheaper than the rest of the campaign, cool!!
If we unlock everything, I want to add even MORE pin designs, MORE stickers AND freebies. ALL info is in the link below!
Thank you in advance for helping me bring this project to life, more info in the Kickstarter itself!










Stall Announcment

Much has happened recently in the world of Cindacry Illustration. To name a few, I have started some larger projects which I am hoping to share with you very soon, as well as securing some new stall events!

I have also updated my gallery, please consider taking a look at the fresh portfolio work in there. This includes both a Dragon Orientated Children's Book Collaboration, and dedicated 'Ham the Dragonpillar' section!

I am very excited to share that I will be attending as an artist at both Liverpool Comicon, and MCM Birmingham 2020! This will be my first MCM event, so I am very excited to attend for the first time as a stallholder rather than a guest, or steward. Please find all details and dates below! 

I am doing a major stock refresh, with all merchandise being available at these events first. Anything left over will be available afterwards over on my Etsy!

See you there! I will update on my specific table numbers when I have them! 


Liverpool Comicon

6th - 8th March 2020

Birmingham MCM

21st - 22nd March 2020



Liverpool Echo features

Exciting update - I have two features of my artwork on the Liverpool Echo website. This includes an interview on one of the pages! Please consider having a look, I am so thrilled that my little painting is getting so much interest! The first link is the actual interview I has with one of the reporters, the second is a link to a Gallery of paintings glorifying the city, where my little painting was featured too!

Link to Liverpool Echo Interview
Link to Liverpool Echo Art Feature


Gypsy Queen Children's Book

I have recently had the pleasure of working on a children's book, titled 'The Gypsy Queen', which has just been published in California!

I have had such a fun time illustrating this family adventure book, the prompts were all so fun and imaginative, and the final print came out stunning! Special thanks to my friend at Disney, Megan, for reccomending me for the contract.

I have made a dedicated page within my gallery for this book, please click here to see more about the project including photos, and where you can get a copy! 

Bring on the next project!











Texan Collaboration - Crafty Cats

The past few months have had a lot of exciting opportunities present themselves, I'm very excited to start sharing some of them with you soon!

One of those opportunities was the chance to work with Texas based business Crafty Cats, which creates all kinds of bath soaps, balms, candles and more to fund animal rehabilitation! We have worked on a couple of collaborative projects, including this general illustration for the business for advertising. The image depicts the company owner and her inspiration, her cat, Demetria. 

The business owner, Mandi, also sent me some of their products all the way to the UK to test. Amazing! I'm so impressed with the quality of these items and they smell divine, I knew they had arrived before reading the delivery box because of the lovely smell. Please do go take a look at their work and save some furry lives whilst you're there! 

https://www.facebook.com/ShopCraftyCats/

I've been so thrilled to work with you, Crafty Cats. Thank you.
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Christmas Cards

This week I was posted a sample batch of Christmas cards using my designs, from my partnered charity - Whale and Dolphin Conversation (WDC). How exciting! These cards come in packs of 6, featuring 2 of my past illustrations with a Christmas twist.

If you're stuck for card ideas - consider getting these ones and support whale and dolphin conservation in the process! If you want a pack, find the links below:

White Christmas Cards (Beluga Whale)
Christmas Star Cards (Common Dolphin)






Liverpool Giants Spectacular - Street Performance Participation

This weekend I am assisting in the Liverpool Giants Spectacular, the largest street performance the city of Liverpool will have staged to date!

It is the last time the giants are performing anywhere in the world, and I am so privileged to be a part of it. I am a Benevol, walking with the ‘Big Giant’ every day. Friday in New Brighton, Saturday and Sunday in Liverpool. Please come and share this adventure with me and the giants!

The Giants are owned, and performed through the company Royal de Luxe.

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Update after the event

Below is a painting I produced using watercolour and pencils, which was gifted to the core production team (and indirectly to the company director, Jean-Luc Courcolt) during the event.

Events official documentation available at this link


Painted in watercolour, touched up with Faber-Castell coloured pencils
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The weekend itself was easily the best of my life. I cried, near constantly, with happy tears by the last day. I have made friends for life. I have walked alongside a 30 ft gentle giant, and been doused with a fire engine with him for his 'bath'.

On the last day, I was so incredibly lucky to be positioned in just the right place to walk alongside the Little Girl Giant in her final walk down the front. I cried the entire walk. When the Giants went to sleep forever, us Benevols all sat front row bawling out eyes out. It was a stunning weekend of performance art, and one the city will never forget. It brought millions into the cities economy.

This experience is something I will hold in my heart forever. I have had the absolute best time of my life. Life does not seem nearly as exciting being 6 ft tall again. Goodbye Giants. I love you so very much.

Picture Slideshow: 





4-7 October 2019
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Crafty Cats Collaboration - Earings

Hi All,

I'm very pleased to share I have been working in collaboration with American based small business Crafty Cats, to create cat themed earings to help raise money towards animal rehabilitation and rehoming!

The business creates all sorts of body and bath items themed around this black and white cat, and proceeds go towards rehoming and rehabilitating cats - a business with heart with the most lovely lady running the show!

Eaarings are available for preorder here on their facebook here: Shop Crafty Cats
My Etsy shop is available here: CindacryArt Shop



 
I'm always excited to collab with other businesses, so if you're interested get in touch!

Llangollen Comicon Table

Hi all,

little reminder that I am at Llangollen comicon tomorrow (Sunday 22nd) exhibiting and selling some of my art and stock! And as an added bonus - if you come and quote 'jellyfish' to me - you get a badge for free with any purchase!

It is at:

Llangollen Pavillion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Debingshire, LL20 8SW

Can't wait to see you there!

- Beth



Children's Book Project: The Gypsy Queen

Hi all,

Those of you who follow me on my other social media like instagram already know this, but over the past few weeks I have been working intensely on a new project. This project is a children's book being published over in America entitled 'The Gypsy Queen/La Reina Gitana'. How exciting!

The book is a dual english and spanish book following the adventure holiday of a family (and their dog) across 6 of the USA's West coast states. They have a family van, and a caravan (The Gypsy Queen) which becomes an integral character in it's own right, and very much part of the family.

I'm very excited to be on this contract, though can't share too much at the moment. I am however permitted to share a couple of Works in Progress, see below!

There are some more announcements to come soon unrelated to this project - so keep your ears tuned and your eyes peeled!





Bonnie is my favourite character 

 - Beth



Stall Announcement: Llangollen Comicon

Hi all

Another table date confirmed - I will be exhibiting at Llangollen comicon! Details are below:

July 22nd | 10am-5pm
Llangollen Pavillion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbigshire, LL20 8SW

Can’t wait to see you all there! 

-Beth 

Childrens Book: Wanda the Wonderful Witch (Front/Back/Spine Cover)

Hi all,



Here is my final front/back/spine cover for Wanda, interested to hear what you think! All pages relevant to this project work to a 5x7" double page format with bleed. You can see all artwork relevant to this project on my dedicated Wanda page, here!



Children's Book: Wanda the Wonderful Witch (Final Pages)

Hi All,

Here are my final double page spreads illustrating part of the story of 'Wanda the Wonderful Witch', an independent story in collaboration with local writer Saku Smith. The full text I am making unavailable online, as it is not my property to post. However you can see samples of some of the snippets below within the illustration text!

You can see the full documentation of this series on my dedicated Wanda page, here!




 
Contact Email : Cindacry@Gmail.com