Realms Unreel: Cyberpunk Novel Meets Magical Illustrations

A project in Alameda, CA by Audrey Auden

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Your support will transform this genre-bending science fantasy novel into a hardbound work of art.
Backers: 146
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $6,666 of $5,000
Dates: Dec 12th -> Jan 16th (35 days)
Project By: Audrey Auden
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Latest News

The hardcovers have landed! (Please scroll down for important shipping info.)

July 9th - via:
Dear Kickstarter backers, Earlier today, I had the pleasure of opening up the first box of Realms Unreel illustrated hardcovers. It was thrilling to hold the finished product in my hands. You made this book a reality! Thank you. This project has... (Read More)

Books are printing! (Please read note regarding shipping.)

May 16th - via:
Dear Kickstarter backers, Our hardcover order is now in process at the printer, and I should have a stack of new books delivered to my doorstep in about two weeks. Ian and I will then have a signing, packing, and shipping party to get the books out... (Read More)

Applying the finishing touches

April 5th - via:
Dear Realms Unreel Kickstarter backers, Great news! The hardcover will be off to the printer very soon. Emmie's just applying a few finishing touches. Thank you again for all your support and patience. We can't wait to share the final product with... (Read More)

What's in a scene

December 8th - via:
Dear Kickstarter backers, Over the past two months, we've continued to refine the method we're using to create the look and feel of our illustrations. Here's an illustration from Chapter 2 — where Dom encounters Serapen in Musaion — and the story... (Read More)

Refining our mix of 3D and 2D illustration elements

October 2nd - via:
Ian writes: After quite the life-changing summer (Among other things, I got engaged!), I'm so excited to get in touch and show you some first detailed images of the ZBrush work I've been doing for the book. The first image, which you may recognize as... (Read More)

Faces and places, look and feel

July 11th - via:
Dear Kickstarter supporters, Over the past few months, the look and feel of Realms Unreel has taken shape in the studio of our esteemed illustrator. In parallel with the work of storyboarding scenes and developing characters, Ian has been exploring... (Read More)

Realms Unreel, from Ava to Zeke

March 14th - via:
Dear Kickstarter supporters, Before Ian and I met for our official project kickoff in February, we agreed to a bit of pre-illustration homework. It was slightly ambitious homework, perhaps; we each wanted to identify a sequence of scenes from Realms... (Read More)

Paperbacks and tee shirts en route!

February 2nd - via:
Hello there, Kickstarter supporters! On January 25th, I received the big order of paperbacks for all our Kickstarter supporters from the printer. That was exciting — 72 copies of Realms Unreel all sitting on my dining room table!   Unpacking all... (Read More)

And we're off!

January 16th - via:
Dear Kickstarter supporter, Last night, I stayed up to watch as Kickstarter counted down the last few minutes of our funding campaign. At midnight Pacific Standard Time, our page status switched from "Funding" to "Funded"! Ian and I are blown away by... (Read More)

This train is leaving the station!

January 9th - via:
Dear Kickstarter supporter, Ian and I are thrilled to announce that, because of your generosity, our project this morning crossed the 100% funding mark. We're now set to embark on a fabulous visual journey through Realms Unreel! Thank you for all... (Read More)

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