Christchurch Pixel Art

By Rodney Mackrell

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NZ $2,195 pledged


28 people pledged


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Christchurch Pixel Art

Project 2013-08-11 05:24:31 +1200

This artwork captures some of the Christchurch Square hustle and bustle as it was in 2010. It’s a snapshot; years in the making. It’s a piece of our city's colourful and continually evolving character, detailing some of the iconic people and buildings from that time and place. 

My name's Rodney. I started this work in 2008. Then in February 2011 the Square as we knew it was taken away and I had to continue working from photos. 780,000 pixels later it’s almost complete, so together we have an opportunity to share it with the people of Christchurch and New Zealand with some nice big prints! 

If we reach our target, funds will go towards offset plates and prints, which will made locally using quality 200gsm satin matt paper, with lots of rich colours, and the size will be an impressive 841mm x 594mm (A1). And for pledges received over the target, 20% will go to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the NZ Government. Rewards will be sent about a month after the PledgeMe deadline.

So hit the like button to help us out, or make a pledge and be a part of making this project come to life, and score a unique reward for yourself or a friend!


Comments

Updates 5

All done!

04/10/2013 at 3:31 AM

All the print rewards went into the post this week (except the framed ones - those will be finished real soon), each with a cool story behind it.

Thanks again for you support, it's been great fun!

Rodney 

Getting there...

17/09/2013 at 5:14 AM

We now have a whole bunch of new characters courtesy of our immortal pledgers - each bringing their own unique personality to the artwork. It’s looking pretty cool I think. The final version goes to the printer at the end of the week. And if anyone is going to be near the Cargo Bar tonight, drop by after 6pm when I’ll be talking about the project at the Ministry of Awesome Evening. 

Rodney

Whew!

01/09/2013 at 10:19 PM

So, the PledgeMe campaign has come to an end, with a total of 28 lovely people making pledges to this project. Including the government contribution, we’ve raised $578 for the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund - nice one guys! I’ll soon be making contact with those who chose an immortalised! reward, and getting busy making the new characters...

Rodney

2 weeks down, 1 to go!

24/08/2013 at 9:37 AM

Thank you to all that have backed this prismatic pointillism over the last couple of weeks!  The project has been gained a bit of momentum and has featured in the PledgeMe newsletter, and even in today's Weekend Press! About a week to go now. I'm already amazed at the support this project has received, and super excited to soon start finalising the artwork and get printing underway...

Rodney

We have lift-off!

15/08/2013 at 7:38 AM

Wow - we're doing it! Thank you so much to all of you that have helped get the project this far, you've been terrifically supportive, and together you're making something cool happen. 20% of pledges received from now on go to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Building Fund, and we've only 4 days in, so feel free to spread the word :-) 

Rodney

    Pledgers 28

    caitlin lewis
    2013-08-28 08:35:06 +1200
    Robert Melchers
    2013-08-25 08:57:56 +1200
    Nicole Alfeld
    2013-08-24 19:31:34 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2013-08-24 14:55:08 +1200
    caitlin lewis
    2013-08-24 13:38:45 +1200
    Stephen Mccarthy
    2013-08-24 13:08:40 +1200
    Alex skinner
    2013-08-24 08:45:08 +1200
    Alex skinner
    2013-08-24 08:43:39 +1200
    Diane de Haan
    2013-08-24 08:37:05 +1200
    Eardley Dijkstra
    2013-08-23 21:39:38 +1200
    Murray Hall
    2013-08-22 13:22:57 +1200
    Kaila Colbin
    2013-08-20 17:13:02 +1200
    Bridget McKendry
    2013-08-19 16:20:07 +1200
    lucyandnick
    2013-08-19 09:54:55 +1200
    BHarrison
    2013-08-19 09:48:58 +1200
    Iain Scott
    2013-08-16 10:37:13 +1200
    Sally Chee
    2013-08-16 09:36:38 +1200
    M E Hansen
    2013-08-15 15:50:35 +1200
    wayne
    2013-08-15 13:05:07 +1200
    Alex Johnston
    2013-08-15 11:57:04 +1200
    Ed Wegner
    2013-08-14 15:30:47 +1200
    Lara
    2013-08-14 08:43:45 +1200
    Ford
    2013-08-13 17:34:03 +1200
    Michael Varnam
    2013-08-13 09:22:51 +1200
    Kendal Varnam
    2013-08-13 08:27:53 +1200
    Amanda Mackrell
    2013-08-13 05:59:38 +1200
    David Lovegrove
    2013-08-12 10:52:25 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2013-08-12 08:07:56 +1200

    Followers 4

    Followers of Christchurch Pixel Art

    Christchurch Pixel Art

    Project 2013-08-11 05:24:31 +1200

    This artwork captures some of the Christchurch Square hustle and bustle as it was in 2010. It’s a snapshot; years in the making. It’s a piece of our city's colourful and continually evolving character, detailing some of the iconic people and buildings from that time and place. 

    My name's Rodney. I started this work in 2008. Then in February 2011 the Square as we knew it was taken away and I had to continue working from photos. 780,000 pixels later it’s almost complete, so together we have an opportunity to share it with the people of Christchurch and New Zealand with some nice big prints! 

    If we reach our target, funds will go towards offset plates and prints, which will made locally using quality 200gsm satin matt paper, with lots of rich colours, and the size will be an impressive 841mm x 594mm (A1). And for pledges received over the target, 20% will go to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the NZ Government. Rewards will be sent about a month after the PledgeMe deadline.

    So hit the like button to help us out, or make a pledge and be a part of making this project come to life, and score a unique reward for yourself or a friend!


    Comments

    All done!

    04/10/2013 at 3:31 AM

    All the print rewards went into the post this week (except the framed ones - those will be finished real soon), each with a cool story behind it.

    Thanks again for you support, it's been great fun!

    Rodney 

    Getting there...

    17/09/2013 at 5:14 AM

    We now have a whole bunch of new characters courtesy of our immortal pledgers - each bringing their own unique personality to the artwork. It’s looking pretty cool I think. The final version goes to the printer at the end of the week. And if anyone is going to be near the Cargo Bar tonight, drop by after 6pm when I’ll be talking about the project at the Ministry of Awesome Evening. 

    Rodney

    Whew!

    01/09/2013 at 10:19 PM

    So, the PledgeMe campaign has come to an end, with a total of 28 lovely people making pledges to this project. Including the government contribution, we’ve raised $578 for the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund - nice one guys! I’ll soon be making contact with those who chose an immortalised! reward, and getting busy making the new characters...

    Rodney

    2 weeks down, 1 to go!

    24/08/2013 at 9:37 AM

    Thank you to all that have backed this prismatic pointillism over the last couple of weeks!  The project has been gained a bit of momentum and has featured in the PledgeMe newsletter, and even in today's Weekend Press! About a week to go now. I'm already amazed at the support this project has received, and super excited to soon start finalising the artwork and get printing underway...

    Rodney

    We have lift-off!

    15/08/2013 at 7:38 AM

    Wow - we're doing it! Thank you so much to all of you that have helped get the project this far, you've been terrifically supportive, and together you're making something cool happen. 20% of pledges received from now on go to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Building Fund, and we've only 4 days in, so feel free to spread the word :-) 

    Rodney

      caitlin lewis
      2013-08-28 08:35:06 +1200
      Robert Melchers
      2013-08-25 08:57:56 +1200
      Nicole Alfeld
      2013-08-24 19:31:34 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2013-08-24 14:55:08 +1200
      caitlin lewis
      2013-08-24 13:38:45 +1200
      Stephen Mccarthy
      2013-08-24 13:08:40 +1200
      Alex skinner
      2013-08-24 08:45:08 +1200
      Alex skinner
      2013-08-24 08:43:39 +1200
      Diane de Haan
      2013-08-24 08:37:05 +1200
      Eardley Dijkstra
      2013-08-23 21:39:38 +1200
      Murray Hall
      2013-08-22 13:22:57 +1200
      Kaila Colbin
      2013-08-20 17:13:02 +1200
      Bridget McKendry
      2013-08-19 16:20:07 +1200
      lucyandnick
      2013-08-19 09:54:55 +1200
      BHarrison
      2013-08-19 09:48:58 +1200
      Iain Scott
      2013-08-16 10:37:13 +1200
      Sally Chee
      2013-08-16 09:36:38 +1200
      M E Hansen
      2013-08-15 15:50:35 +1200
      wayne
      2013-08-15 13:05:07 +1200
      Alex Johnston
      2013-08-15 11:57:04 +1200
      Ed Wegner
      2013-08-14 15:30:47 +1200
      Lara
      2013-08-14 08:43:45 +1200
      Ford
      2013-08-13 17:34:03 +1200
      Michael Varnam
      2013-08-13 09:22:51 +1200
      Kendal Varnam
      2013-08-13 08:27:53 +1200
      Amanda Mackrell
      2013-08-13 05:59:38 +1200
      David Lovegrove
      2013-08-12 10:52:25 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2013-08-12 08:07:56 +1200

      Followers of Christchurch Pixel Art

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 28/08/2013 at 8:35 AM.