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"Are you a leader in Silicon Valley who has been unfairly left out of this work of art?" asks a project proposal on Strayform."Much like patronages offered by the leaders depicted in historical works, your patronage can earn you the recognition you deserve."

So far, the people deemed worthy of such recognition include Intel Capital's Eghosa Omoigui, Sequoia Capital's Roelof Botha, TechCrunch's Michael Arrington and angel investor Ron Conway. Each is depicted in the group portrait on the left. But people, forget Silicon Valley leaders. It's the rest of us who deserve to see this project through to its completion.

The painting, tentatively titled "Fellowship of the VCs," will draw its artistic inspiration from a timeless, classic source: Lord of the Rings movie posters. How is that not the most wonderful thing you've ever heard? There's only one day left to make your pledge. Make it now, or be forgotten by history, people.