From artist to accomplished inventor and constant Kickstarter creator, Les Cookson is the man behind Ancient Magic Arts. In his latest successful crowdfunding campaign Les is launching an old artist altering drawing device, the camera lucida to let masters and novices master still drawing as painters of the past once did.

The Camera Lucida Campaign

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to find great products from the past and innovate them
  • Why following your passion is the perfect business decision
  • How to take an existing business and bring it to crowdfunding
  • The way to schedule multiple Kickstarter campaigns
  • How competition can create success
  • Why creators need to take chances to succeed and learn
  • What it takes to constantly create new products

Success Quote

“I had something profound that I forgot.”

“Invention is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” -Thomas Edison


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