“The Journey to Ukazoo” book signing

“The Journey to Ukazoo” book signing Sat. Jan. 18, 1 to 3pm at Highlandtown Gallery, Balto. MD.
If you are in the Baltimore, Maryland area please stop in to say hi and if you haven’t already purchase a copy of this unique and whimsical ArtStory book. A 9.5 x 12.5 inch 142 page book that contains 37 stories and over 150 full color images. There is a sample book to view at the Gallery. Shown is the book’s 33th image of the Journey.
Artwork, stories, design and published by yours truly.
“For You My Love, Flowers”
copyright Craig L Haupt

“The Journey to Ukazoo” book signing

“The Journey to Ukazoo” book signing Sat. Jan. 18, 1 to 3pm at Highlandtown Gallery, Balto. MD.
Please stop in, at the very least, to say hi. Shown is the book’s second image of the Journey. This unique and whimsical ArtStory book contains over 150 full color images.

Artwork, written, designed and published by yours truly.
“At the Beach’ Out” copyright Craig L Haupt

 

Highlandtown Gallery Art Exhibit

Second of six paintings to be displayed at the “100 Artist Show”, First Friday, Jan. 3, 5 to 9 at Highlandtown Gallery. Would love to see, meet, and say hi to everyone during the opening reception, My “The Journey to Ukazoo” book will be available for sale.
“Fractured Sun” Oil on canvas
Copyright: Craig L Haupt

 

The Journey to Ukazoo’ Book project on Kickstarter-“Broken Penny Farthing”

‘The Journey to Ukazoo’, a Kickstarter ArtStory project. Please visit my Kickstarter page and support the publication of this unique ArtStory project.

Included in The Journey to Ukazoo’ book are the 37 stories and images. Each story has its own unique whimsical flavor set to the image and location visited. The image shown is used for story ‘Slide 32’, ‘Broken Penny Farthing’ and the location of the story is Bar Harbor/Arcadia National Park, Maine.

Kickstarter Link: Craig L Haupt

 

My thanks to some of the supporters of this book: Robin T, Steve G, and Judy M.

Image: ‘Broken Penny Farthing’
Copyright: Craig L Haupt
Ukazoo: A Trademark of Ukazoo Bookstore and used with permission.

 

Creating ‘The Journey to Ukazoo’ Book project

‘The Journey to Ukazoo’ Book project:

Sunday Journey to Ukazoo Notes:

Well folks, coming down the home stretch for a March Kickstarter Campaign Launch.

First a wonderful Thank you to those Sharing this project.

Completion of the video editing for the Kickstarter Home Page and submission approval will determine the March Launch date.

I will be adding a posting day besides Monday. On Wednesdays I will be posting the first few stories of ‘The Journey to Ukazoo’ to let on-line viewers get a glimpse of the Story portion of this project.

On future Sunday evenings there will be a post listing the ‘rewards’ to be offered for donations to help with the publishing of this Ukazoo Book project.

Image: ‘Hi’

Text and Image: Copyright Craig L Haupt

Ukazoo: Trademark Ukazoo Books with permission.

 

Creating ‘The Journey to Ukazoo’ Book

Following the ‘Journey’s’ 37 text and image portion of the ‘to be published’ book, the next section featured is titled ‘Snapshots and Memorabilia’. Highlighting letters, pictures, and items received in the mail from people I met during the Journey to Ukazoo. Eight images and notes were part of this section. Shown here is one of those images.

As for the present Journey to Ukazoo Book project, The filming for the Kickstarter submission video was delayed as I needed to rework the storyboard to keep the descriptive discussion within a 2 minute format.

Border artwork is now being transferred to Bristol paper, inked in, and watercolors added. I want at least 8 of the 74 border images ready for the video.

Image: ‘Blue Sphere, Green Man’ – in Private Collection

Oil on board

Text and Image: Copyright Craig L Haupt

Ukazoo: Trademark Ukazoo Books with permission.

 

Creating ‘The Journey to Ukazoo’ Book

Continuing to highlight the ‘Journey’ text & art in the Body portion of the Book, all the stops along my trek across the country and back again route were in the U.S except one. With my previous stop, Dec.16/22, 2013, being in upstate New York, I choose to venture into Canada. With passbook in hand, Stop  #30 of the 37 stories/image took me to Saguenay, Quebec during the Christmas holidays. Considering the season and the image, the story became a tongue and cheek version of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

As for the present Journey to Ukazoo Book project, my focus has been on getting the video storyboard worked out for filming my submission video to Kickstarter. At the same time I am combining the 2 minute descriptive dialog of the video with additional text to flesh out the more informative portion of the ‘Kickstarter’ ‘Story’ profile worksheet. Both of these descriptions will be visible on the Kickstarter site once the funding campaign is launched in March.

 

Image: ‘Strolling Lawn Vases’ – in Private Collection

Watercolor, Pen & Ink

Text and Image: Copyright Craig L Haupt

Ukazoo: Trademark Ukazoo Books with permission.

 

12 + 12, 12 x 12’s- #23 of 24, ‘A Bridge in Time’, The Finished Painting

Project: 12 + 12, 12 x 12’s  #23 of 24

Title-’A Bridge in Time’

Third sequenced post, ‘The Finished Painting’

 

To reference the ‘Doodles’ used, my favorite youngest son’s initial choice was a future city scene. I decided to use another ’Doodle’ he selected as the main subject but I did figure a way of using the ’city’. With his fondest of posting T-Rex/dinosaur memes/videos on FaceBook, I worked in a few dinosaurs, albeit tiny, and thus they and the city spawned the Title.

Next Monday the ‘Doodle’ for the final painting in this project.

 

A Note: The final painting in this project is called ‘Post Expiration Date Blues’ and the descriptive text for the three Monday posts (’Doodle’, Worksheet’, and Painting’) will be done in Song lyric format with verse and chorus.

 

Image copyright Craig L Haupt