World's first vision boards set "Dreams come true"

Goblin Tarot cards

A project in Iowa City, IA by Chris 'Rusty' Spiegel

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Complete 78 Tarot card set with a goblin/fantasy theme. All drawn and colored by hand. Card decks come with a box as well
Backers: 85
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $4,944 of $500
Dates: May 3rd -> Jul 2nd (60 days)
Project By: Chris 'Rusty' Spiegel
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Latest News

Final update! RWS knight of Wands

July 2nd - via:
Power, Passion. Everyone’s support fueled my energy into these cards! My other kickstarters (for my comic series) all almost failed if not for my family. I set my goal so low thinking what I’d actually raise... boy was I wrong! You’ve all... (Read More)

RWS Page of Wands

July 1st - via:
Enthusiasm, courage. Can you guess what professor of Hogwarts this goblin is spoofing?  (Read More)

RWS Ten of Wands

July 1st - via:
Ambition, duality of success. Only one day left till this kickstarter is done. Thanks everyone for takin this journey with me.  (Read More)

RWS Nine of Wands

June 30th - via:
Resolve, resilience. I want to thank everyone for your wonderful feedback and comments. It’s the fuel that’s kept this project on schedule (mostly. I should be finishing in another week)  (Read More)

RWS Eight of Wands

June 30th - via:
Hope, haste! Only 2 days left to place orders. Expect pledges to be collected this week :) with hope and haste the remaining pentacles suit will be done! I have to remind myself at this point that if I was only doing one version I’d be done by now... (Read More)

RWS Seven of Wands

June 29th - via:
Courage, victory. Only 3 days left to place orders. Tell your friends XD  (Read More)

RWS Six of Wands

June 29th - via:
Moments of glory, progress  (Read More)

RWS Five of Wands

June 28th - via:
Conflict, competition.  (Read More)

RWS Four of Cups

June 27th - via:
If you’re not a HP fan you might be wondering, where’s the fourth wand? The umbrella being held by this Hagrid-looking goblin is a wand  (Read More)

RWS Three of Wands

June 27th - via:
Wealth, treachery. Andrea Jensen this imperiled human is for you!  (Read More)

RWS Two of Wands

June 26th - via:
Future planning, balancing act. So we are counting wands AND brooms for the wand count in the image  (Read More)

PIP Ace of Wands

June 26th - via:
PIP wands is all about firepower  (Read More)

RWS Ace of Wands

June 25th - via:
Inspiration, bright future. Recognize this iconic pose? For my Varient PIP deck it’ll be less magic and instead go with the elemental meaning of fire AKA dynamite  (Read More)

PIP Ten of Cups close up

June 25th - via:
Yup, that’s a fairy fruit cocktail  (Read More)

PIP Ten of Cups

June 25th - via:
We are entering our last week of funding! Thank you guys for far exceeded what I thought this project could be. If you’d like to continue to watch my art journey, follow me on Instagram @chris__spiegel  (Read More)

PIP Nine of Cups

June 24th - via:
I’m so happy! Work has only scheduled me three overnight shifts this week! That takes so much pressure off this deadline ^.^ I’m going to be able to get so much more done  (Read More)

PIP Eight of Cups

June 24th - via:
This Goblin is gonna have one heck of a hangover  (Read More)

Update! Excited to be using shuffledink for the professional printing

June 23rd - via:
$$ left over after shipping is going to an art tablet to break my tech curse and take my art to the next level  (Read More)

PIP Seven of Cups

June 23rd - via:
Flaming shot  (Read More)

PIP six of cups

June 22nd - via:
Chug chug chug  (Read More)

PIP five of cups

June 21st - via:
The goblin Bloody Mary has a snack finger in it :P  (Read More)

All set up to sell some art and need stuff

June 21st - via:
And get some more backers for my Goblin cards XD  (Read More)

PIP Four of Cups

June 21st - via:
On my way to Planet Funk Con for my art table at this 3 day event in Bettendorf, IA  (Read More)

PIP Three of Cups

June 20th - via:
Another Beer for our Goblin. Going with a playing card style minor arcana we get to watch this goblin get more and more drunk XD  (Read More)

PIP Two of Cups

June 20th - via:
#2 is a Shot!  (Read More)

PIP Ace of Cups

June 20th - via:
When i began work on the minor arcana I instantly made the connections between playing card suits. I treat the ace like in blackjack, value 1or 11  (Read More)

Major Arcana: The Hanged Man

June 20th - via:
New point of view, suspended in time. Now for my own take on the Cups 1-10  (Read More)

King of Cups (for real this time)

June 19th - via:
Calm clarity, control over emotions. Take note of our lil goblin up at the bar. He’s going to be our character for PIP cups  (Read More)

Queen of Cups

June 19th - via:
Compassion & nurturing, psychic visions. You all probably noticed the last card was Knight of Cups and not King. Whoops  (Read More)

King of Cups

June 18th - via:
Joy and peace, this Knight is the enforcer of joy and peace  (Read More)

Page of cups

June 18th - via:
Inner child, day dreaming.  (Read More)

Major Arcana: Moon

June 17th - via:
Illusions, psychic message, weathering the storm. It’s going to be a full moon tonight :D  (Read More)

RWS ten of Swords

June 17th - via:
Surprising insight, artistry. I’ve nicknamed this card, “So there I was...”  (Read More)

RWS nine of Cups

June 16th - via:
Wishes granted, satisfaction  (Read More)

Happy Fathers Day

June 16th - via:
I hope everyone is having a good day!  (Read More)

RWS Eight of Cups

June 16th - via:
Abandonment, escapism  (Read More)

RWS Seven of Cups

June 15th - via:
Dreams, Deception. I purposely made the dream goblins all the same shape to give it a slight off feeling  (Read More)

RWS Six of Cups

June 15th - via:
Reunion, reminiscing. I loved making the goblin hats. I tried to make each goblin unique  (Read More)

RWS Five of Cups

June 15th - via:
Loss, Berevement. I’ll be finishing the PIP cup cards today and can’t wait to start on Wands!  (Read More)

RWS Four of Cups

June 14th - via:
Contemplation, emotional weariness. Is he gonna go for that last beer?  (Read More)

RWS Three of Cups

June 14th - via:
Celebration, soul groups. Playing with the point of view on this one  (Read More)

RWS Two of Cups

June 13th - via:
Perfect harmony, sacred union. Most 2 cups depict marriage but since goblin marriage is usually only for Kings and Queens (and is no sacred union) I went with the wolf bond theme. This duo is guarding the basement stalls of the bar  (Read More)

Major Arcana Empress

June 13th - via:
Abundance, creativity! How appropriate :D feeling the abundance of support for creativity right now  (Read More)

Update! Also Feedback needed :)

June 12th - via:
All the goblins!!!  (Read More)

Major Arcana: Emperor

June 11th - via:
Ambition, father figure, responsibility.  (Read More)

RWS Ace of Cups

June 10th - via:
Pure joy, True fulfillment. Yes, that cup is a Dwarfs boot  (Read More)

The Process: Stage Three, Inks

June 7th - via:
I erase all pencil lines after inking and recreate the shading again in the last stage  (Read More)

The Process: stage two. Sketch all detail

June 7th - via:
I get almost everything detailed before moving onto inks  (Read More)

The process! Start with a sketch and blockout shapes

June 7th - via:
I usually have to erase and resketch several times until I’m happy  (Read More)

RW Alt Nine of Swords

June 6th - via:
Mental anguish, guilty conscience  (Read More)

RW Alt Eight of Swords

June 6th - via:
Blind to the truth, self imposed prison  (Read More)

RW Alt Seven of Swords

June 5th - via:
Devil in the details, failed plans. I’ll be getting everyone’s choice of deck very soon (if i haven’t already)  (Read More)

RW alt Six of Swords

June 5th - via:
Better times ahead, new home and hearth.  (Read More)

New Five of Swords

June 4th - via:
Winning at all costs, cowardliness. The wooden masks theme as really helped cement this suit’s concept  (Read More)

New Four of Swords

June 4th - via:
Release from suffering, recuperation  (Read More)

New Three of Swords

June 3rd - via:
Heartbreak, heavy cross to bear. Just as the wolves symbolized love it was appropriate to use them to portray loss  (Read More)

Major arcana: lovers

June 3rd - via:
Love in all forms. I felt like the only pure love a goblin could have would be for its wolves  (Read More)

New Two of Swords

June 2nd - via:
Indecision, Stalemate  (Read More)

Major arcana: Tower

June 1st - via:
Chaos, sudden change. This is all too real for me rn >.<  (Read More)

New Ace of Swords tarot

June 1st - via:
Raw power, remarkable victory.  (Read More)

Major Arcana: Temperance

May 31st - via:
There is no patience like that of a goblin matron  (Read More)

Big update! Redesigning Swords 1-10

May 31st - via:
I haven’t gone past the point of no return so no worries. Should still be done on time  (Read More)

Major arcana- Star

May 28th - via:
This Goblin healer goes where the customers are  (Read More)

Justice- major arcana

May 24th - via:
This might be one of my favorites I did  (Read More)

King of Swords

May 14th - via:
Only the meanest of Goblins can ride these wild dragons  (Read More)

Queen of Swords

May 13th - via:
A goblin army would be nothing without its battle mother planning ahead  (Read More)

Knight of Swords

May 13th - via:
Pigs are a powerful mount for any goblin knight  (Read More)

Page of Swords

May 11th - via:
For the Swords facecards I did animal steeds  (Read More)

Two of Swords

May 5th - via:
Two little two little two little goblins  (Read More)

Ace of Swords

May 4th - via:
Sometimes one goblin can make a real difference  (Read More)

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