Jess Was Here

is creating Illustration and Videos

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Nosy Ooni

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  • Monthly Podcast (hear me babbling no stop!)
  • Updates and Sneak Peeks of new products and illustrations I'm working on
  • Voting in Polls, so you can help me to design my next products!
  • Access to The Raccoon Gang, our Discord community!
  • Join the Community Challenge and make art following the theme of the month
  • Instagram Close Friend Stories, to be extra nosy
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  • Early access
  • Exclusive voting power
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  • Discord Community

Arty Raki

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  • Sketchbook tour at the end of the month
  • Weekly updates about my Art/ Children's Book Illustration Master’s projects I'm working on 
  • Monthly Digital Downloads (a phone wallpaper and at least one printable, such as planner pages, decorative pages, stickers/washi strips to print at home, colouring page, etc.)
  • Access to my finished book projects
  • 10% off in my shop (Etsy included)
PLUS all previous awards
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  • Behind-the-scenes content
  • Exclusive content
  • Digital downloads

Popcorn Pals

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  •  Exclusive Video / Tutorial 
    You can help me choose to topic! I will talk about my experience in Freelancing, Children's book illustration, Business Stuff, Photoshop Tutorials, show my old art and we'll try some cool Illustration techniques together! Sometimes I will choose the topic if I have something very cool I want to share with you :)
  • Chatty Draw With Me video with eventual Q&A included
    I will most likely show you the process behind the illustration of the Majestic Trash Club tier!
  • 10% off in my shop
PLUS all previous rewards
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  • Video tutorials & lessons




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About Jess Was Here

Hello friends!
My name is Jessica, but you can call me Jess. I’m a freelance illustrator from Italy and I live in the UK.
In the past, I’ve designed mobile applications and websites. It took me a while to understand that what I really want to do is illustrate, and here we are!
I draw quirky colourful animals (with a HIGH inclination towards RACCOONS) for my shop Jess Was Here. I make Studio Vlogs on YouTube and I’m currently studying to be a children’s book illustrator and author at the Cambridge School of Art.

Why Patreon?
I don’t have a big following, however, I believe that this is the best moment to start my Patreon!
I’m studying at a Master in Children’s Book Illustration and at the moment I’m working on two children’s book projects.
That means that we can work on them together!
I’d love to share with you in detail the whole process behind the ideation of the concept, the development, the experiments and the fails.
Since these are personal projects, I’m free to share as much I want with you. That’s something that I couldn’t do if I were working on a client’s job!

Also, my shop Jess Was Here is a very important part of my everyday life.
I love converting my illustrations into real products that people can use every day. It would be amazing to get your opinion and learn what you like best.
I can’t wait to design some new products with you!

Your support here on Patreon will be precious. It will allow me to keep working on my illustrated books, grow my shop, and create free YouTube content. But also to feel motivated in what I’m doing and keep producing art and content that I love to make.
I would love to have you by my side in this crazy journey and I’m sure that you will help me grow as an artist and entrepreneur!
Let’s inspire each other, YAY!

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this!
I’m sure we will have a great time together.
Jess xx
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How did we get here?!
When we reach 35 Patrons I'll design my first holographic sticker exclusive for Patreon and I'll send it to you! (with a little help for the shipping)
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