Latara Dragoo is creating Art
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In 2015 I had a healthy baby girl - my first. I have been a career woman for the past decade and a half, working full time as a photographer and graphic designer. However, I would dearly love to work from home so I can spend more time with my little one. She is reaching her milestones without me there and it breaks my heart I cant see them first hand!
Of all my creative endeavors, she is, by far, my best creation! Which is why I included a video of her here! (This was just after she was born...Isn't she precious!?)
My current passion is oil on canvas. I have a couple of pet projects that I would love to see come to fruition, with your help.
I bought 26 8x10 canvases and plan on painting each letter of the alphabet with an accompanying animal for each one.
The original idea behind these was to mount a visual representation of the alphabet on the wall in my daughter's nursery…
I would love to share not only the images from this project, but the process of creating them as well. What I would like to do is get set up with video equipment, so I can film each canvas being painted. I will offer it as an instructional tutorial, if you will. Subscribers will even be able to ask me questions as well as participate in decisions along the way, such as voting for what animals will go with the letters. This will be for all 26 letters.
When the animal alphabet is complete, I will then make reproductions of the painted images as pages in an animal alphabet book for children, available both digitally, and, if I can gather the funds together, a physical book as well.
I estimate the completion of the paintings and publication of the book will be by one year from now.
I am asking for funding to purchase the video equipment, as well as get set up in an instructional capacity, whether it be through an online teaching portal, or what-have-you, (further research is needed to reach a conclusion about this - it may even be presented as live webinars!) ...as well as cover expenses incurred in the promotion of my "classes" and the resulting book, which will most likely become available on Amazon.com.
Funding will help with additional art supplies for the project…and if I can get enough funds going, I hope to be able to quit my day job and work from home full time. If I can cover my monthly expenses for a year, I believe this will be just the first step in my greater, long term plan of making a living teaching and creating!

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Pledge $10 or more per month
You will have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $25 or more per month
If you support me with $25, you will receive a digital copy of my book for free. You will also have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $50 or more per month
If you support me with $50, you will have an all-access pass to all of my online classes, and you will receive a digital copy of my book for free. You will also have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $100 or more per month
If you support me with $100, I will send you a signed print of one of my paintings on canvas. Not sure if this form will let you pick a letter...if you can, write it in the "notes" or "additional info" field, or something...Otherwise, I will pick one for you!
You will also have an all-access pass to all of my online classes, you will receive a digital copy of my book for free, and you will have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
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I will be able to set up my studio with video equipment and create an online video teaching portal or webinar profile.
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In 2015 I had a healthy baby girl - my first. I have been a career woman for the past decade and a half, working full time as a photographer and graphic designer. However, I would dearly love to work from home so I can spend more time with my little one. She is reaching her milestones without me there and it breaks my heart I cant see them first hand!
Of all my creative endeavors, she is, by far, my best creation! Which is why I included a video of her here! (This was just after she was born...Isn't she precious!?)
My current passion is oil on canvas. I have a couple of pet projects that I would love to see come to fruition, with your help.
I bought 26 8x10 canvases and plan on painting each letter of the alphabet with an accompanying animal for each one.
The original idea behind these was to mount a visual representation of the alphabet on the wall in my daughter's nursery…
I would love to share not only the images from this project, but the process of creating them as well. What I would like to do is get set up with video equipment, so I can film each canvas being painted. I will offer it as an instructional tutorial, if you will. Subscribers will even be able to ask me questions as well as participate in decisions along the way, such as voting for what animals will go with the letters. This will be for all 26 letters.
When the animal alphabet is complete, I will then make reproductions of the painted images as pages in an animal alphabet book for children, available both digitally, and, if I can gather the funds together, a physical book as well.
I estimate the completion of the paintings and publication of the book will be by one year from now.
I am asking for funding to purchase the video equipment, as well as get set up in an instructional capacity, whether it be through an online teaching portal, or what-have-you, (further research is needed to reach a conclusion about this - it may even be presented as live webinars!) ...as well as cover expenses incurred in the promotion of my "classes" and the resulting book, which will most likely become available on Amazon.com.
Funding will help with additional art supplies for the project…and if I can get enough funds going, I hope to be able to quit my day job and work from home full time. If I can cover my monthly expenses for a year, I believe this will be just the first step in my greater, long term plan of making a living teaching and creating!

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Tiers
Pledge $10 or more per month
You will have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $25 or more per month
If you support me with $25, you will receive a digital copy of my book for free. You will also have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $50 or more per month
If you support me with $50, you will have an all-access pass to all of my online classes, and you will receive a digital copy of my book for free. You will also have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.
Pledge $100 or more per month
If you support me with $100, I will send you a signed print of one of my paintings on canvas. Not sure if this form will let you pick a letter...if you can, write it in the "notes" or "additional info" field, or something...Otherwise, I will pick one for you!
You will also have an all-access pass to all of my online classes, you will receive a digital copy of my book for free, and you will have access to all of my Patreon posts as this process unfurls.