Susan Lee is creating Art, comic books, novels
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I am a creator in every sense of the word. I create art, comic books, novels and anything else I can. I am a fine artist with training as an Impressionist painter, yet I am in love with comic book art. I am also a writer. I have focused primarily on screenplay previously, but NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has returned me to my first love - prose.  You can check out my artwork at Art.LifeOnItsSide.com.



My creative path has been weird and winding, and took me on my current adventure, which is teaching art to children in China. My grandfather was from China, so this is the trip of a lifetime. I am here on a yearlong contract, which has had its own trials and tribulations.

Being this far from home, it has been challenging to use my artwork to help support myself. Most of my tools and references are in a storage room way back in Los Angeles. But I am determined to continue to create while I am here. 

Patreon will allow those who would like to support and encourage my current exploration and adventure to contribute consistently, helping me to be able to continue creating without worrying about my weird income here in China. It will also allow those who are just discovering my work the opportunity to see firsthand how comic books are created and to get a sneak peek into my process.

Check out how I create a comic book page.

I will use the income from this endeavor for a variety of things. First, to finish the second issue of Wraith of Love. This will help me maintain the website and publish hard copies of the first and second issue as needed. It will also allow me to purchase equipment, such as a scanner, printer and maybe (gasp!) a new laptop, since my current one is almost eight years old. Patreon support will also allow me to publish my new novel, Shadow of the Knight, which I began as part of NaNoWriMo and am now almost finished. In addition, this support will allow me to continue to draw and paint and create new content without worrying about watching every penny.

I hope you will find the content interesting and I am grateful for all the support!
Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per month
1 patron
This is an easy one! You will receive biweekly updates about what is going on in my creative world! You will be the first to know about news, sales and anything else I want to let you in on!
Updates and stuff
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
Contributors will receive updates as above, as well short snippets/stories written approximately once a week.
Pledge $10 or more per month
0 patrons
All rewards as above, as well as digital copies of exclusive sketches created only for Patreon contributors.
Pledge $25 or more per month
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As above, as well as early sneak peek at new pages for Wraith of Love, as well as early peek at chapters and artwork for Shadow of the Knight, as well as any new works. Digital copies of both books will also be provided at this level.
Pledge $50 or more per month
0 patrons
As above, as well as a one time graphite portrait of yourself or someone you love. You will receive both a digital copy as well as a hard copy. You will also receive special sketches only available at this level twice a year. I will also include you in either a comic book or in a novel (one time only).
Goals
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After spending a year in China, I'm back in Los Angeles and refocusing my brand. In 2018, I plan to build Life On Its Side into a small press and media company as a call-to-action for women over 40 who want to reinvent their lives. I hope you join me on my journey!
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I am a creator in every sense of the word. I create art, comic books, novels and anything else I can. I am a fine artist with training as an Impressionist painter, yet I am in love with comic book art. I am also a writer. I have focused primarily on screenplay previously, but NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has returned me to my first love - prose.  You can check out my artwork at Art.LifeOnItsSide.com.



My creative path has been weird and winding, and took me on my current adventure, which is teaching art to children in China. My grandfather was from China, so this is the trip of a lifetime. I am here on a yearlong contract, which has had its own trials and tribulations.

Being this far from home, it has been challenging to use my artwork to help support myself. Most of my tools and references are in a storage room way back in Los Angeles. But I am determined to continue to create while I am here. 

Patreon will allow those who would like to support and encourage my current exploration and adventure to contribute consistently, helping me to be able to continue creating without worrying about my weird income here in China. It will also allow those who are just discovering my work the opportunity to see firsthand how comic books are created and to get a sneak peek into my process.

Check out how I create a comic book page.

I will use the income from this endeavor for a variety of things. First, to finish the second issue of Wraith of Love. This will help me maintain the website and publish hard copies of the first and second issue as needed. It will also allow me to purchase equipment, such as a scanner, printer and maybe (gasp!) a new laptop, since my current one is almost eight years old. Patreon support will also allow me to publish my new novel, Shadow of the Knight, which I began as part of NaNoWriMo and am now almost finished. In addition, this support will allow me to continue to draw and paint and create new content without worrying about watching every penny.

I hope you will find the content interesting and I am grateful for all the support!

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Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per month
1 patron
This is an easy one! You will receive biweekly updates about what is going on in my creative world! You will be the first to know about news, sales and anything else I want to let you in on!
Updates and stuff
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
Contributors will receive updates as above, as well short snippets/stories written approximately once a week.
Pledge $10 or more per month
0 patrons
All rewards as above, as well as digital copies of exclusive sketches created only for Patreon contributors.
Pledge $25 or more per month
0 patrons
As above, as well as early sneak peek at new pages for Wraith of Love, as well as early peek at chapters and artwork for Shadow of the Knight, as well as any new works. Digital copies of both books will also be provided at this level.
Pledge $50 or more per month
0 patrons
As above, as well as a one time graphite portrait of yourself or someone you love. You will receive both a digital copy as well as a hard copy. You will also receive special sketches only available at this level twice a year. I will also include you in either a comic book or in a novel (one time only).