October Finances Breakdown
 
I want to be really transparent Patreon finances! I'm using Patreon exclusively to fund cosplay -- I have a real-person, career-track job for my bills and food; Patreon is meant to help cover cosplay expenses (and make costumes a little cooler than they might have been otherwise)!

 Here's what happened with pledges processed on October 1st! I round to the nearest dollar for simplicity here c:

Total amount pledged: $57
Amount Deposited: $51 (after transactional fees + Patreon's cut)

Website hosting costs: $12
Taxes deposit (20%): $10 (I probably won't have to pay taxes this year as Patreon income will be <$400, but still better safe than sorry!)

This leaves us with $29 to spend!

I decided to spend it on some upgraded beads for Katara from Fire Mountain Gems, specifically:

Shipping was $6, bringing the order total to just under $24!

This leaves us $5 for some pretty blue dye for the mother of pearl pendant, which I'll pick up at the art store.

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This is so exciting! We're upgrading the headdress beads and hand-dyeing and carving Katara's necklace from *actual* mother-of-pearl. This is going to be the prettiest Katara jewelry ever -- and it wouldn't have been possible without you! Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. <3

Tier Benefits
Pledge $0 or more per new costume
patrons
Everyone
Pledge $0.01 or more per new costume
patrons
Patrons Only
Photon
$1 or more per new costume 8 patrons
Ya'll are the light of my life <3

Patrons in this tier receive:

  • Access to my Patreon feed!
  • Monthly Live Stream!
  • Early access to new photos, cosplay plans, tutorials, videos, and more!
  • Detail photos of each costume upon completion!



Includes Discord rewards
Neutrino
$5 or more per new costume 13 patrons
Even the small amounts of support are massive!



  • Access to the Patreon Blog with in-depth updates on costume progress, plus other fun extras!
  • Science Movie Nights! I'll stream a terrible science movie and we can rant at the silly science of Hollywood!
  • High Resolution Downloads of several images from the first photoshoot of each costume!


  • Plus all previous rewards!
Includes Discord rewards
Quark
$10 or more per new costume 5 patrons
I like to say 'quark'! Quarkquarkquarkquarkquark! This is the tier that includes ALL digital rewards!

Patrons in this tier receive:

  • 2-3 Digital Patterns from the build!
  • Before & Afters of the photo edits!
  • Cosplay reaction gifs in a high-quality bundle!
  • Plus all previous rewards!


Includes Discord rewards
Meson
$20 or more per new costume 1 patron
You're the particle to my anti-particle <3

Patrons in this tier receive:

  • Patreon-Exclusive 8.5"x11" print, signed by me! 
  • Bonus 4"x6" print, also signed by me!
  • Plus all previous rewards
Includes Discord rewards
Pentaquark
$50 or more per new costume 1 of 4 patrons
They'll NEVER take our strong force!

Patrons of only the highest tier will receive:

  • A personalized, handmade gift made from my extra costume materials!


  • Plus all previous rewards
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