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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Illustrated

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Evan Dahm

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L. Frank Baum's original text colorfully illustrated and published in a hardcover edition.
Backers: 1231
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $61,324 of $15,000
Dates: Oct 7th -> Nov 6th (31 days)
Project By: Evan Dahm
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Latest News

Some previews of the insides

November 5th - via:
Ok, the typesetting is 99% done, so here's some previews to give you an idea of what the insides of the book looks like. The body text is 13 point.  (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 21-24

November 5th - via:
ONE DAY LEFT! Thank you so much everyone for your support, and helping to get the word out about this thing. If anybody else would like to preorder the book, they have TWENTY-SOMETHING HOURS; otherwise it'll be available online in Spring 2015. Thank... (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 17-20

November 4th - via:
TWO DAYS! Instead of any more push goals, I'm going to send everyone a big package of PDFs of sketchbooks and art books I've made. A lot of the stuff I've published here: and some more too. Here's the illustrations for... (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 13-16

November 2nd - via:
Just cleared 1000 backers, and $50,000!!!! Thank you so much everyone!  (Read More)

Wow wow!

October 30th - via:
HEY everybody! This project was mentioned in a Kickstarter newsletter, so there's been a Pretty Huge influx of new backers this past day. Thank you everyone and welcome! If you haven't seen much of the art for this project, you can see tons of it... (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 9-12: into the Emerald City

October 27th - via:
More more more! Ten days left, almost to the stretch goal for silver foil-stamped type on the cover!!!  (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 5-8!

October 20th - via:
Broke 20,000!!! Thanks everyone. Here's more art for you:  (Read More)

Some sketchy stuff

October 16th - via:
Here’s a bunch of early early concept work, focusing on getting clear, distinct shapes for all of the characters. I was sure pretty early on that I’d keep them all at the same small size throughout the book, so I designed them all with that in... (Read More)

Oz Chapter illustrations 1-4

October 15th - via:
Here's the full-page chapter openers for chapters 1 through 4.  (Read More)


October 13th - via:
Two versions of the bookplate for the Wizard of Oz book! The left one will have a border and text in silver foil, and the right one in gold. I’m thinking that everyone who gets one book with a bookplate will get the left one, and everyone who gets... (Read More)

Some push goals!

October 13th - via:
I've come up with some push goals for this project, as we go over goal. I'd like to focus on adding value to the books to start with. I really have no idea what to expect from this point on, and I'm mostly just excited that we made the goal so... (Read More)

Made it!! Thank you!!!!

October 11th - via:
 We have MADE GOAL!!! Thank you everyone so much for your support and help in getting the word out! The total amount for book production and fulfillment is now covered. But there are still TWENTY-FIVE DAYS LEFT! We have several push goals in mind,... (Read More)

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