Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Scoop Membership Has Its Rewards - Limited Edition Art-T Designs Revealed

Independent Artists Support Independent News
Scoop Membership Has Its Rewards - Limited Edition Art-T Designs Revealed


A special one-time offer from the Scoop Foundation

CLICK To Donate To Support Independent News & Receive Fine Art Rewards

With Scoop's audience being a discerning and rather affluent group of people the Scoop team have long thought that our website would be an ideal place to market quality New Zealand artist's prints.

In 2014 I had the wonderful experience of getting to know a remarkable artist whose work I decided I would love to conduct a sales experiment with. Though circumstances intervened and our 2014 attempts at marketing William Carden-Horton's remarkable drawings came to nought - William very kindly agreed to assist with our PledgeMe campaign to launch the Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism.

William Carden-Horton (Click to view his Instagram page) has been described as a visual journalist who "holds his pen loosely" recording New Zealand's awesome landscape.

His distinctive line drawn images capture the beauty of New Zealand landscape themes wonderfully and contain a sense of movement and freshness which is instantly recognizable by those familiar with our mountains, rivers and native fauna..

William has very kindly offered to donate the use of several of his most popular images to the cause of the launch of the Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism.

William was Icebreaker's seasonal-artist-in-nature in 2014 and his work features on some of the latest Icebreaker's iconic and quite marvelous clothing range. His work has also featured on a number of poetry books including the Makaro Press - Hoopla series.

CLICK To Donate To Support Independent News & Receive Fine Art Rewards


For the Scoop Foundation's "1000 Kiwis" PledgeMe campaign which is presently on we are offering four of his images either in the form of t-shirts or as Scoop Foundation membership certificates. The certificates l present the same images black on white as limited edition, numbered and signed fine art prints on archival paper at A4 size.. The Scoop Foundation will certify each print as a bona-fide Scoop Foundation founding certificate with its common seal and the signatures of the trustees.



Click for big version

On the reverse of each T-Shirts we plan to print the Scoop Koru logo as displayed above.

These will in short be exclusive and almost unique works of art.

Purchasers of these rewards will be contacted by Scoop following the PledgeMe campaign to choose which images they would like to have printed on their exclusive art-t-shirts or certificates. Mockups of the images will be available as rewards follow. So far around 20 pledgers to the scoop campaign have already chosen these rewards.


Click for big version

I FELT THE MOUNTAIN
“I felt the mountain with my pen”
The awesome of Mount Tongariro.


Click for big version

THE TONGARIRO WATERFALL
Being drawn into the waterfall as I draw it.
The power of the water fills overtakes me.


Click for big version

HOUSES HUNCH
"Houses hunch against sheer pressing hills
with door steps on ocean waves"
- South Coast, Wellington


Click for big version

TWO BIRDS
The North and South Island depicted
as two hawks entwined inflight.

- Note by Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson

CLICK To Donate To Support Independent News & Receive Fine Art Rewards

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On Betraying The Kurds

The Americans have now callously thrown the Kurds under the bus and created the ideal conditions for Islamic State to mount a comeback – all done so that Donald Trump can brag on the 2020 campaign trail that he brought the US troops home. How is the current fighting likely to proceed? More>>

ALSO:

Expert Comment: Online Voting Won’t Mean More Engagement

“Overseas experience is that online voting tends to be popular with those who are already likely to vote and who have high levels of digital literacy. It does little to help add new people to the voter pool, and this holds even for young voters.”More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Saudis (Not) Getting Away With Murder

On October 2nd last year, the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul, by a hit squad of assassins acting on the orders of the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman. More>>

Ellen Rykers on The Dig: Community Conservation – The Solution To The Biodiversity Crisis?

It’s increasingly clear that a government agency alone cannot combat the biodiversity crisis successfully. These grass-roots initiatives are a growing resource in the conservation toolbox. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Saudi Oil Refinery Crisis

So the US and the Saudis claim to have credible evidence that those Weapons of Oil Destruction came from Iran, their current bogey now that Saddam Hussein is no longer available. Evidently, the world has learned nothing from the invasion of Iraq in 2003 when dodgy US intel was wheeled out to justify the invasion of Iraq, thereby giving birth to ISIS and causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. More>>

ALSO: