Nina Bolen

is creating fantasy art, enamel pins, sculptures, tutorials & more!

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The Hatchling Dragon
reward item
per month

A big thank you! Ever $1 counts and you're directly helping me create my artwork, so thank you!

  • Access to backers-only content
  • First to know about commissions & original artwork for sale
  • First to see work in progress
The Nestling Dragon
per month

Everything from the previous pledge tier

  • Access to backers-only content
  • Random Etsy coupon code (1 per month)
The Fledgling Dragon
reward item
per month
Everything from the previous pledge tier plus:
  • Postcard mailed out monthly. Cool random postcard with a little dragon sketch on the back. 
  • Access to backers-only content
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Hi and Welcome!

My name is Nina Bolen, and I'm the creator behind Happy Dragons, a cute collectable line of little dragon figurines. I also work as a fantasy and wildlife illustrator and love designing enamel pins

All Patrons will have unlimited access to all work in progress, behind the scenes photos, and sketches. Plus a personal one on one to ask me questions, tips and advice. 
Patrons will be the first to see new work in progress art, and have access to videos before anyone else and even Patron exclusive videos!

Other rewards include:
Patron exclusive prints as rewards and to purchase. 
First to know about new artwork
First to know about artwork for sale
Access to commissions before anyone else (Patreon is the only way to get commissions!)
Patron exclusive discount codes for my Etsy store

Patreon Exclusive pin collectors club!! Only $15 a month and only on Patreon!
Only on Patreon can you get one of my original pins mailed our every month! Even some past sold out pins, Kickstarter & Patreon exclusive designs, and pins that would normally be $15 to $20 before shipping!

For $20 a month get an original toned pen and ink artwork. These are head shots of whatever you pick! Give me a creature and keyword or let me sketch your pets!

Where will the money go?
The money will be used for the goals.  Basic art supplies, things I would need to fulfill the rewards for monthly pledges, shipping expenses for rewards, etc.  And hopefully a new camera so I can do better tutorials! Money will also help the bird rescue! It will help with things like food, vet bills, cages, & toys. 

More about me:
I live in East TX with my husband & our many animals. I run a small non-profit bird rescue, so needless to say I stay pretty busy. I've been working with exotic animals most of my life, and I've worked as a vet tech, and zookeeper in the past. I was a licensed wildlife rehabber, and ran a large reptile & exotic animal rescue for about 7 years. So when I'm not working with animals I create art! 

Don't forget to follow me on FaceBook

Be sure to check out my YouTube channel for sample videos! 
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