Save My House Fund


My name is Anthony Carpenter and I am a freelance illustrator. The nature of my job means my income ebbs and flows throughout the year. I usually manage to meet the demands of my monthly bills. Unfortunately, at the beginning of the year, jobs are scarce. I have been working to make up some back property taxes. In less than a month's time, the city will foreclose on my childhood (and current) home and start proceedings to auction it off. I am trying this crowd-funding thing in an effort to prevent that from happening. The picture above shows me as a mere lad seated on the steps of my house in the early 70s.

I don't believe in something for nothing so I am offering you kind folks several rewards for your donating efforts.

$10 - I will send you a full resolution drawing  file via email that you can print and frame. This drawing will only be available to you. I will give you a choice of the following subject categories: Tiki, pretty girl, sci-fi, mid-century modern or misc. 

$25 - You can choose from two of the above categories

$50 - You get all five drawing files

$100 - I will draw an original 8"x10" piece of art for you. You decide the subject matter + all five drawing files

$500 - You will recieve a 16"x20" original acrylic painting. Choose from the same five categories as above.  Representational or abstract. You also receive the five drawing files.

$1500 - The whole shootin' match! Pay the full amount and (local only) I will come to your house/business and paint a two color (black/white/wall color or black/color if wall is white) mural for you.  If you're not interested in the mural or are outside of the Grand Rapids area, you will receive the five files, five original drawings and the 16"x20" original acrylic painting.

Thank you for taking the time to consider funding me.


Anthony Carpenter

See examples of my work here:

Facebook: Anthony Carpenter: Artist


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Anthony Carpenter 
Grand Rapids, MI
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