My Secret Garden

Way back in the day, when I was just a little girl, I had a very wild imagination. I still remember some of my fantasies, particularly the "Secrete Underground Garden". The garden's gateway was located under a single tile in our backyard. I use to lift it, crawl under it and suddenly find myself in a beautiful garden. Everything was so blue and green. The sky, trees and flower fields were all so mesmerizing, so magical and beautiful.

My secrete garden wasn't just magical, it was also full of surprises, full of stories and adventures. You see, all my favorite cartoon characters were there! I use to run and play with them in the fields. Sometimes they would read me stories and I would fall asleep on the green grass under the trees with my colorful friends.
Walt and Grandpa Prancing through a Henri Rousseau jungle
Walt and Grandpa Prancing through a Henri Rousseau jungle
Sometimes, I wish that I could just escape reality and go back to my garden, where everything was so simple, so safe and so full of joy. Sadly, I have grown into a rational adult with a brain full of fear, hopes and dreams. However, thanks to some amazing artists out there, artists such as Aaron Blaise & Chuck Williams, I get to escape the reality of life every once in a while and enjoy an animated film that takes me back to the good ol' days.

Art Story by Aaron Blaise & Chuck Williams

When I heard of Art Story, I was immediately in love. What if, instead of crawling underground to my secrete garden, I got sucked into a Picasso painting? And what if the journey didn't end there? What if I kept traveling from one painting to another? Oh how I'm dying to take that trip!
Walt being pulled into a painting
Walt being pulled into a painting!
"So, what is Art Story?" You ask. Well my friend, Art Story as Aaron Blaise & Chuck Williams describe it is "A story about an 11-year-old, meticulous boy, WALT, and his crazy, loopy GRANDPA -- two complete opposites -- who get stuck in a vast, imaginative WORLD OF PAINTINGS.  Inside, they cross paths with a ruthless painted character determined to make it into our world.  In order to get home and stop the villain, Walt and Grandpa have to set aside their differences, work together and navigate worlds where the rules can change around every corner."

Art Story - An Original Animated Film


Don't Let it Die

Drooling yet? Good. Art Story needs your help! You see, Aaron Blaise & Chuck Williams can't create this amazing film unless they manage to collect $350,000 by Friday Aug 23. That is why, they started crowd-funding on Kickstarter to get help from you as well as give you the chance to be part of this wonderful film.

Aside from the film, Aaron Blaise & Chuck Williams are giving away some amazing awards for anyone that funds the film. Even if you donate $1 your voice will be heard. Some examples of the awards are: Share screen credit as Associate Producer of the film, walk the red carpet at the Art Story film premier, production blog access, a DVD of the film, film pitch book, a signed pre-production movie poster & t-shirt to name a few.
How amazing are these awards eh? And to make this list even more interesting...
Wacom is offering their own award by giving backers a chance to win one of Wacom's products: A new consumer Stylus, Intuos5 touch medium, Cintiq 13HD, Cintiq 22HD, Cintiq 22HD touch, Cintiq 24HD, Cintiq 24HD touch and Mobile dream tablet.

Money, No Money, You Still Can Help

Money is tight but your dying to participate? Don't worry you still can, here is how:
Got more ideas? Share them below in the comment section.
*This is a board I made in an attempt to help the campaign.

Behind the Scenes with Art Story


Watch Aron as he Draws Walt


We need to work together and we need to work fast to make this film happen!
 


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