Debra McFarlane Art is creating Faery and Fantasy Art, and a Faery Tarot Deck
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patrons


Hello! My name is Debra and I'm a freelance illustrator and artist based in South West London, U.K. I've been drawing since I can remember, and I knew I wanted to be an illustrator from an early age when I used to make my own little books. 
I've always been drawn to fantasy, fairies and mystical, mythical subjects, and this is the area I now focus on in my personal work. Since I graduated in 1997, I've worked as a freelance illustrator most of the time, but as all illustrators know, income from commissions sometimes isn't dependable! I also sell limited edition prints through a gallery, and I make work to sell online. 
Why Patreon? I've been inspired by seeing so many artists I admire sharing their work here. I love what I do, and I want to continue to create and show you new work. All artists know that every little bit helps us. The costs that I need to cover include studio rent, materials, promotion, etc. By supporting me, you will be helping me continue in my work practice, and in turn I hope to show you many new creations! You are of course free to cancel or change your pledge at any time. 
My current project is to create a Faery Tarot deck, or at least enough samples to show a tarot card publisher -and I have had some interest from one. This is something I've long wanted to do, and as creating a deck is a lengthy process and a labour of love, I appreciate any support along the way. I'm planning to base my deck along traditional lines, and aim to put a lot of research into it, but also my intuitive thoughts about each card.
I consider it a privilege to share my work and process here with you, and I aim to do my very best to honour your pledges. I'm excited about what's ahead in the future, and look forward to sharing and discussing my art with you. This is a work in progress, and future rewards I may offer could include colouring pages, original etchings and more. I'm open to suggestions and feedback, and would like to connect with many people here. I'm learning along the way! (I can't post a video here, sorry, as I don't like the sound of my own voice! I'd much rather write and post pictures.) 
Thank you so much for stopping to look at my page, and for your support. 
Tiers
Faery Watcher
$1 or more per month
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming art
  • A glimpse into my studio and how I work
Faery Fan
$2 or more per month
  • Thank you! You are a patron of the arts! You will receive:
  • Access to patron-only feed, with work-in-progress pictures, sketches and ideas
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming artworks 
  • First refusal on original art I offer for sale
The Pixie
$5 or more per month
Thank you!
On your 1st pledge at this level, you will receive a personal message in the mail, on a card or postcard. 
  • Process/behind-the-scenes
  • Plus all previous rewards, full access to Patreon feed
  • 5% off in my Etsy shop, while you pledge at this level.
  • Take part in polls
Faery Circle
$15 or more per month
Thank you! 
On your 1st pledge at this level,  you will receive a signed A5-size print
  • Plus all previous rewards, but with with 10% discount in my shop.
Faery Collector
$20 or more per month
  • Thank you so much for your support! You will receive an original ACEO (2.5x3.5") detailed ink or pencil drawing of a Faery or fantastical being EVERY month that you pledge at this level.
  • On request this can be witches instead - the 'Witch Collector'
  • Plus all previous rewards inc. 10% off in my shop!
The Dryad
$25 or more per month
THANK YOU! 
You will receive a postcard-sized ink or pencil sketch of a Faery or fantasy character EVERY month you pledge at this level! 
  • Plus all previous rewards, apart from the ACEO card. 
The Faery Friend
$35 or more per month
Thank you for your wonderful support! 
You will receive an original detailed mini painting (2.5x3.5") in watercolour, matted, every month! 
  • Plus all previous rewards, apart from the original drawings
Goals
3 of 10 patrons
When I reach 10 patrons, I will put your names into a hat to win an A5 size fairy giclee print! 
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Hello! My name is Debra and I'm a freelance illustrator and artist based in South West London, U.K. I've been drawing since I can remember, and I knew I wanted to be an illustrator from an early age when I used to make my own little books. 
I've always been drawn to fantasy, fairies and mystical, mythical subjects, and this is the area I now focus on in my personal work. Since I graduated in 1997, I've worked as a freelance illustrator most of the time, but as all illustrators know, income from commissions sometimes isn't dependable! I also sell limited edition prints through a gallery, and I make work to sell online. 
Why Patreon? I've been inspired by seeing so many artists I admire sharing their work here. I love what I do, and I want to continue to create and show you new work. All artists know that every little bit helps us. The costs that I need to cover include studio rent, materials, promotion, etc. By supporting me, you will be helping me continue in my work practice, and in turn I hope to show you many new creations! You are of course free to cancel or change your pledge at any time. 
My current project is to create a Faery Tarot deck, or at least enough samples to show a tarot card publisher -and I have had some interest from one. This is something I've long wanted to do, and as creating a deck is a lengthy process and a labour of love, I appreciate any support along the way. I'm planning to base my deck along traditional lines, and aim to put a lot of research into it, but also my intuitive thoughts about each card.
I consider it a privilege to share my work and process here with you, and I aim to do my very best to honour your pledges. I'm excited about what's ahead in the future, and look forward to sharing and discussing my art with you. This is a work in progress, and future rewards I may offer could include colouring pages, original etchings and more. I'm open to suggestions and feedback, and would like to connect with many people here. I'm learning along the way! (I can't post a video here, sorry, as I don't like the sound of my own voice! I'd much rather write and post pictures.) 
Thank you so much for stopping to look at my page, and for your support. 

Recent posts by Debra McFarlane Art

Tiers
Faery Watcher
$1 or more per month
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming art
  • A glimpse into my studio and how I work
Faery Fan
$2 or more per month
  • Thank you! You are a patron of the arts! You will receive:
  • Access to patron-only feed, with work-in-progress pictures, sketches and ideas
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming artworks 
  • First refusal on original art I offer for sale
The Pixie
$5 or more per month
Thank you!
On your 1st pledge at this level, you will receive a personal message in the mail, on a card or postcard. 
  • Process/behind-the-scenes
  • Plus all previous rewards, full access to Patreon feed
  • 5% off in my Etsy shop, while you pledge at this level.
  • Take part in polls
Faery Circle
$15 or more per month
Thank you! 
On your 1st pledge at this level,  you will receive a signed A5-size print
  • Plus all previous rewards, but with with 10% discount in my shop.
Faery Collector
$20 or more per month
  • Thank you so much for your support! You will receive an original ACEO (2.5x3.5") detailed ink or pencil drawing of a Faery or fantastical being EVERY month that you pledge at this level.
  • On request this can be witches instead - the 'Witch Collector'
  • Plus all previous rewards inc. 10% off in my shop!
The Dryad
$25 or more per month
THANK YOU! 
You will receive a postcard-sized ink or pencil sketch of a Faery or fantasy character EVERY month you pledge at this level! 
  • Plus all previous rewards, apart from the ACEO card. 
The Faery Friend
$35 or more per month
Thank you for your wonderful support! 
You will receive an original detailed mini painting (2.5x3.5") in watercolour, matted, every month! 
  • Plus all previous rewards, apart from the original drawings