Laurie's Creative Dream Fund

$2,810 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 55 people in 66 months

I'm raising funds to help complete my new CD- 'Listen People'
(Funds raised are going towards - studio fees  -I'm going back into the studio this summer - to print the CDs, mastering, and to market the songs), also to buy art supplies for ongoing creations of art (both Rain Paintings and drawings.

We will be finishing the video for
'Boring' Remix  by Laurie Miller & Teal Douville at the this summer.


Other songs on the new CD include
'Give Up Me' (a new piano/vocal version) - (Semi-Finalist - Song of the Year contest), 'Listen People' - 'I Like You' etc.
The 'I Like You' dance Remix byLaurie Miller & Teal Douville placed as Finalist last month 7/2014 in the Song of the Year contest.

New site for the 'Rain Paintings':
www.rainpaintingsbylauriemiller.com

'A Creative Adventure' won awards at two Art Festivals in 2016.
www.lauriemillermodernart.com


If you have ever enjoyed listening to my songs, watching me at a gig, or looking at my art, then I ask for your kind and caring generosity and help so that I can complete and share my artistic endeavors with the world.  
I love creating more than anything else! : )
Thank you very much! xoxo Laurie


Thank you again : ) Every $1.00 helps!
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Hi everyone,
I hope your summer was a pleasant one.
Private House Concert/Jam Party for all of my supporters and music friends.
Sept. 16th 3:30 - 8 pm, Potluck and bring a fold out chair if you have one.
I finally released a couple of songs.
'I Like You' Remix, and 'I Like You' Reloaded.
https://lauriemiller-ilikeyouremix.hearnow.com
https://open.spotify.com/track/6QpDIiYDOdZ4wYbl2J6Wu1
If you are on Spotify, let me know we can exchange follows. : )
Several art pieces are juried into the upcoming Mountlake Terrace art show starting next week.
www.lauriemillerart.com
I'll share more soon.
Love to all,
Laurie
'I Like You' Remix Art
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Hi Everyone,

Thank you again to everyone who has contributed so far. Your funds have been used for recording sessions and lots of paint and canvases for the 'Rain Paintings'.

I have five pieces of art Juried into the Gallery part of the Edmonds Arts Festival this coming weekend- June 16th, 17th, and 18th - 2 Drawings, I 'Rain Painting', and 2 Miniatures.
I hope you get a chance to check out the Festival: Lots of great food, music, and of course art.

I'm hoping to stay healthy enough this summer to finish the upcoming 'Listen People' CD.

I still have numerous recording sessions, mastering, and CD printing and promotion to pay for, so if you would like to donate or make an additional donation it would be much appreciated.

We are currently number #4 on the Rock Charts in Seattle on reverbnation: https://www.reverbnation.com/lauriemiller
the top 6 tracks will be included on the new CD.

Happy Father's day weekend!
Thank you again and love to all!
Laurie
'A Creative Adventure' Pen and Ink
'A Mystical Journey' Pen and Ink
'Earth Climate Awareness'
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My throat is finally healing from the endoscopy that scraped it. I am taking vocal lessons which are helping it heal, and getting my voice ready for the final vocals of the new and challenging songs.
I have been working on the music part of the songs for the CD - 'Listen People' while I'm healing in the meantime.
I attended the ASCAP EXPO conference in LA in April and I took demos of the new songs with me.
I will be sharing soon.
You can hear some of the new songs on my Reverbnation site so far: https://www.reverbnation.com/lauriemiller

I received and email this morning that five of my art pieces will be part of the upcoming Edmonds Arts Festival. The large Rain Painting called 'Earth's Climate Awareness', two drawings featured in this posting 'A Mystical Journey' and 'A Creative Adventure', and two miniature drawings called 'Gun Control' and 'Bluebirds of Love'.

I have also added a lot of my art to my Redbubble account where they apply the art to products such as Throw Pillows, Mugs, T-shirts etc.
20% Off everything sales every Monday!
http://www.redbubble.com/people/lauriemiller

Michael, Stephanie and I have also created a new site for the Rain Paintings,here is what we have so far:
https://www.rainpaintingsbylauriemiller.com/

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far.
I am planning on finishing the CD -
'Listen People' this summer and having the CD release sometime this coming Fall/Winter 2017.
I still have/and had a lot of recording cost, so if anyone wishes to donate I appreciate the support.
Thank you again.
Love to all!

A Creative Adventure!
A Mystical Journey!
Earth's Climate Awareness
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Hi Everyone,

Thank you for your patience while my voice has been healing.
We have been working on the instrumental CD in the meantime, and I'm currently taking healing voice lessons. The voice lessons are going great and I feel very confident that the vocal tracks will come out great. I will share a link to the instrumental tracks later this month.
In the meantime, the 'Rain Painting' series are coming along great! We are building a new website devoted entirely to the 'Rain Paintings'
My drawing, 'Hiding From the Monster', won two awards this summer: Honorable Mention at the Edmonds Arts Festival for the Drawing Category, and Third Place overall at the Magnolia Summerfest.
It is also Juried into the Mountlake Terrace Arts Festival starting next weekend, so we shall see what happens there.
I've also, finally started getting my art up at Redubble - where they place your art on products. I'm very excited!. The 'Rain Paintings' look awesome on phone cases, tote bags, throw pillows, etc.
http://www.redbubble.com/people/lauriemiller/works/20271081-seattle-seahawks-inspired-rain-painting-raw?asc=u&p=throw-pillow
Thank you again for all of your support and kindness and your patience.
Best wishes,
Laurie
Seahawks Inspired 'Rain Painting'
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$2,810 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 55 people in 66 months
Created April 25, 2013
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$10
CD Download
Download of new CD - A Girl Behind the Mask
$20
Quick Drawing
A signed quick drawing - tell me 3 things that you like (colors, hobbies, places etc..... )
$25
Custom Scarf
Custom Scarf - Choose 3 things you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc. ) +shipping fee
$30
CD & Quick Draw
Download of CD & Quick Draw - Tell me 3 things & I will draw a custom drawing for you
$40
Custom T-shirt
Custom T-shirt - choose 3 things that you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc.) + shipping fee
$50
Miniature Paint
Miniature Painting - tell me 4 things that you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc... )
$75
Sweatshirt
Custom Painted Sweatshirt - Choose 5 things you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc.) + shipping fee
$100
Name listed-CD
CD download + Your Name will be listed on a 'Thank You' insert of the new 'A Girl Behind the Mask' CD
$150
Small Painting
5" x 7" Painting - Tell me 5 things that you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc...... )
$200
Custom Dress
Custom Painted Dress - Choose 5 things you like (colors, hobbies, places, etc. ) + shipping fee
$350
Med. Painting
10 of 10 left
A signed oil or acrylic 22" x 28" painting. Tell me 7 things you like (colors, hobbies, feelings, etc.....). *Does not include shipping
$600
Private Gig
For a $600 donation - a one hour private gig within one hour drive of where I live.
$900
Large Painting
5 of 5 left
A signed oil or acrylic 30" x 48" painting. Tell me 11 things you like (colors, places, hobbies, etc.... ) * Does not include shipping cost
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$30
Kate Smith
34 months ago

Keep going, Laurie...

$30
Kate Smith
47 months ago

To the best bass teacher ever! love and appreciation for you.

TT
$150
T Thoroughman
47 months ago

Here's to continued creation of music, art, and poetry.

W
$80
Witty
49 months ago (Offline Donation)

Awesome new songs!

HP
$50
Helene Poitras
51 months ago

Beautiful work Laurie!

$50
Anonymous
54 months ago
MM
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michael mcmath
55 months ago

hope this one time donation helps laurie

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