Brenda Lyons is creating Paintings, Drawings and Masks
39

patrons

$408
per month
Hello! My name is Brenda Lyons, known also as Windfalcon on various online galleries and social media. I'm an artist who works primarily in watercolor, and also in acrylic, oils, ink and graphite. Aside from paintings and drawings, I work in leather to create nature and fantasy-inspired masks, leather feather pendants and earrings, and leather wing necklaces. I am the author and illustrator of Winged Fantasy, and the artist of two coloring books from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, America's Favorite Birds and Backyard Birds and Blossoms.



What is the purpose of Patreon? Patreon is a great place for people to support an artist's work, and via their support they have access to special content that otherwise might not be uploaded. In exchange, I have a lot of content and ideas - sketches, works in progress, unfinished pieces - that I feel Patreon would be a good platform through which to share. My goal isn't to block current viewers from my work - in fact, a lot of what I will be offering to Patrons will be content that would otherwise just stay hidden in a sketchbook or collect dust. This will be a way for me to show things that I usually don't show anyway, so consider it bonus material!

What kind of work do you do? I'm primarily a wildlife and fantasy artist. Often I combine the two, creating 'fantastical nature' paintings; realistic birds with a touch of the otherworldly, for example. As for my leatherwork, it mirrors my paintings in many ways.



What's the advantage of becoming one of your Patrons? You will have access to work in progresses and sketches that are Patreon-only, and also have a first-look at some of my finished work. In addition, there are physical rewards - many tiers offer prints, sketches, leather jewelry, and even original paintings and full commissions. By helping me with your support, you will also allow me to work on more personal projects and create even more art.



How does this work? If you would like to support me through Patreon, you can offer a monthly pledge. It doesn't have to be a lot! Even $1 a month helps me with art supplies, and I appreciate any support you can offer. There are different pledge tiers with different rewards.

What are some of your Patreon goals? I would like to be able to share more sketches and works that otherwise wouldn't see the light of day online. The financial support from Patreon will also give me more time to do more sketching, which will result in more content for you and it will help me work on more finished artwork. It may also help me travel to more conventions, where I can show art and do in-person sketchbook and badge commissions.  Ultimately, I would love to be able to afford a camera so I can record videos and share process videos, and even stream art content to you!





Tiers
Aspen
$1 or more per month 24 patrons
Thank you! At this tier you will have access to:
  • Patreon-only sketches and works in progress
  • Journals with techniques and tips
Ash
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
This level of support will get you:
  • Previous tier's rewards (Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips)
  • Access to a digital coloring page each month
Birch
$10 or more per month 3 patrons
For this level of support you will receive:
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


  • A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month
Oak
$20 or more per month 3 patrons
This reward tier includes:
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month

  • Random sketch! This will be a random sketch from my sketchbook, mailed to you each month.
Maple
$50 or more per month 2 of 10 patrons
This reward tier includes:  
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month.

  • Every 2 months you will receive a sketch based on a loose prompt of your choosing (such as 'red-tailed hawk' or 'leafy dragon', no specific characters, please) 
  • Every 2 months you will also receive your choice of a custom 3-inch leather feather pendant OR pair of leather feather earrings, OR  print of your choice (up to 9X12 inches) 
Elm
$100 or more per month 2 of 4 patrons
In case anyone is feeling super supportive, I am offering three spots in this reward tier.

This reward tier includes:

ALL the previous reward tiers! 

* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month.

* Random sketch! This will be a random sketch from my sketchbook, mailed to you each month.  

* Every 2 months you will receive a sketch based on a loose prompt  of your choosing (such as 'red-tailed hawk' or 'leafy dragon', no specific characters, please) 

* Every 2 months, you will receive your choice of a custom  3-inch leather feather pendant OR pair of leather feather earrings, OR  print of your choice (up to 9X12 inches) 

AND 

  • A watercolor or acrylic commission (up to 8X10 inches, simple background) OR a fully custom leather mask, every 4 months. This will take me a month to complete, so I will contact you on month 3 for what you would like.
Goals
$408 of $500 per month
This is my travel and camera goal! This will allow me to travel to more conventions and to share my art with more people. This will also allow me to get a camera suitable for recording video so I can stream and offer art process videos to you in the future.
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Hello! My name is Brenda Lyons, known also as Windfalcon on various online galleries and social media. I'm an artist who works primarily in watercolor, and also in acrylic, oils, ink and graphite. Aside from paintings and drawings, I work in leather to create nature and fantasy-inspired masks, leather feather pendants and earrings, and leather wing necklaces. I am the author and illustrator of Winged Fantasy, and the artist of two coloring books from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, America's Favorite Birds and Backyard Birds and Blossoms.



What is the purpose of Patreon? Patreon is a great place for people to support an artist's work, and via their support they have access to special content that otherwise might not be uploaded. In exchange, I have a lot of content and ideas - sketches, works in progress, unfinished pieces - that I feel Patreon would be a good platform through which to share. My goal isn't to block current viewers from my work - in fact, a lot of what I will be offering to Patrons will be content that would otherwise just stay hidden in a sketchbook or collect dust. This will be a way for me to show things that I usually don't show anyway, so consider it bonus material!

What kind of work do you do? I'm primarily a wildlife and fantasy artist. Often I combine the two, creating 'fantastical nature' paintings; realistic birds with a touch of the otherworldly, for example. As for my leatherwork, it mirrors my paintings in many ways.



What's the advantage of becoming one of your Patrons? You will have access to work in progresses and sketches that are Patreon-only, and also have a first-look at some of my finished work. In addition, there are physical rewards - many tiers offer prints, sketches, leather jewelry, and even original paintings and full commissions. By helping me with your support, you will also allow me to work on more personal projects and create even more art.



How does this work? If you would like to support me through Patreon, you can offer a monthly pledge. It doesn't have to be a lot! Even $1 a month helps me with art supplies, and I appreciate any support you can offer. There are different pledge tiers with different rewards.

What are some of your Patreon goals? I would like to be able to share more sketches and works that otherwise wouldn't see the light of day online. The financial support from Patreon will also give me more time to do more sketching, which will result in more content for you and it will help me work on more finished artwork. It may also help me travel to more conventions, where I can show art and do in-person sketchbook and badge commissions.  Ultimately, I would love to be able to afford a camera so I can record videos and share process videos, and even stream art content to you!





Recent posts by Brenda Lyons

Tiers
Aspen
$1 or more per month 24 patrons
Thank you! At this tier you will have access to:
  • Patreon-only sketches and works in progress
  • Journals with techniques and tips
Ash
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
This level of support will get you:
  • Previous tier's rewards (Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips)
  • Access to a digital coloring page each month
Birch
$10 or more per month 3 patrons
For this level of support you will receive:
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


  • A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month
Oak
$20 or more per month 3 patrons
This reward tier includes:
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month

  • Random sketch! This will be a random sketch from my sketchbook, mailed to you each month.
Maple
$50 or more per month 2 of 10 patrons
This reward tier includes:  
  • Previous tier's rewards:


* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month.

  • Every 2 months you will receive a sketch based on a loose prompt of your choosing (such as 'red-tailed hawk' or 'leafy dragon', no specific characters, please) 
  • Every 2 months you will also receive your choice of a custom 3-inch leather feather pendant OR pair of leather feather earrings, OR  print of your choice (up to 9X12 inches) 
Elm
$100 or more per month 2 of 4 patrons
In case anyone is feeling super supportive, I am offering three spots in this reward tier.

This reward tier includes:

ALL the previous reward tiers! 

* Patreon-only sketches and works in progress, journals with techniques and tips


* Access to a digital coloring page each month


* A random 4X6 or 5X7 print shipped to you each month.

* Random sketch! This will be a random sketch from my sketchbook, mailed to you each month.  

* Every 2 months you will receive a sketch based on a loose prompt  of your choosing (such as 'red-tailed hawk' or 'leafy dragon', no specific characters, please) 

* Every 2 months, you will receive your choice of a custom  3-inch leather feather pendant OR pair of leather feather earrings, OR  print of your choice (up to 9X12 inches) 

AND 

  • A watercolor or acrylic commission (up to 8X10 inches, simple background) OR a fully custom leather mask, every 4 months. This will take me a month to complete, so I will contact you on month 3 for what you would like.