Alice of Wonderland Playing Cards - Printed by USPCC

A project in Virginia Beach, VA by Juan Solorzano

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This deck of playing cards is inspired by Lewis Carroll's legendary Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & the Steampunk genre.
Backers: 631
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $22,716 of $19,500
Dates: Jun 28th -> Jul 28th (30 days)
Project By: Juan Solorzano
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Final Artwork

July 28th - via:
With just under 3 hours to go, I wanted to give everyone a status update. I will keep working on finishing the remainder of the card designs, the prints, and the t-shirt designs. During the next week I will continue to post on the updates of the... (Read More)

The White Rabbit T-shirt Design!

July 28th - via:
The White Rabbit t-shirt design is nearly finished! He takes himself rather seriously most of the time and tries to avoid any shenanigans started by the Hatter, all to no avail since the Hatter is known for enticing just about anyone with his silly... (Read More)

The Queen of Hearts T-shirt Design!

July 28th - via:
Her majesty, the Queen of Hearts in her steampunk fashion attire. She frequently wears different tiaras and crowns as she can't make up her mind what to wear on a given day. This makes it fun to draw her a lot! This sketch is nearly done, but I... (Read More)

Coin Unlocked!

July 28th - via:
Thanks to your increased pledges and new backers, this coin is unlocked! The Alice coin is going to look great with these editions of cards, and I am personally very happy that many are interested in the coin - including myself  - since this coin... (Read More)

The Queen of Hearts Print!

July 27th - via:
The Queen of Hearts Print! I am going to add more detail to all the prints, but I wanted to share what the final versions will look like. I like to add as much detail as possible, but in lieu of time I am going to post the rest of the prints as... (Read More)

We Are Funded & Stretch Goal!!

July 27th - via:
THANKS TO EVERYONE!!We did it! Thanks to all that have made this project possible. There is still time to keep sharing and getting this project funded past its goal! Antique Silver Coin - $20,500 Stretch GoalI am including the Alice Coin back as a... (Read More)

Nearing Goal!

July 27th - via:
Just a quick update to let all of you know we are almost at the funding goal! And I'm hard at work on the prints and t-shirt designs. :) ~Juan  (Read More)

The Alice Print (revised)

July 26th - via:
Here is a revised design for the Alice print! I'm keeping the background design basic so that the main character is the focus of the print. I am painting all of them over the weekend and will be posting them as they each near completion. They will... (Read More)

Alice comic book Add-on! (2 pages)

July 26th - via:
The Alice Comic!I decided to create 2 penciled pages of the Alice comic as an add-on for $10! They will be digital PDFs, and will be included in the survey to choose as your add-on. These 2 pages will be from a part in the first issue of the 4-Part... (Read More)

Funding this Project!

July 26th - via:
A fellow backer, Cody, pointed out an interesting thing. If everyone increased their pledge by just $5, it would effectively fund this project. Just wanted to ensure everyone knew. Thanks for your support. Now back to creating more art (and I'll be... (Read More)

Alice T-shirt Design!

July 25th - via:
Finally got around the 2nd t-shirt design featuring the portrait of Alice! The shirts will be printed in one color ink on any color shirt (from the color chart), and I will create an infographic so you know which design, shirt color, and size to... (Read More)

Big boost!

July 25th - via:
Thank you Tres for your generous and much needed pledge!! And thanks to everyone for your pledges and for being on board to see this project through!! We are at $15,500+ and growing!!! I am taking the rest of the weekend starting today to work on... (Read More)

Quick survey for the Alice Comic Book (future) Project

July 24th - via:
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5 Days To Go!!

July 23rd - via:
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Alice Cameo Coin / New Reward Level - 2 decks, 1 shirt!

July 21st - via:
I have set up another reward level for 2 decks, and 1 t-shirt at $33.  The designs for the add-ons and the remaining queens are being worked on and I will present them in the next day or so. I have also revised my plans for the coin, and have talked... (Read More)

The Alice Joker Card - GOLD EDITION!

July 20th - via:
Presenting the star of the show - the Alice Joker Card, Gold Edition.  Alice is the "chosen one" in my Steampunk Wonderland Adventure story, and she is represented here as she appears in her full steampunk attire, ready for battle. Every article of... (Read More)

New Reward Level Added

July 19th - via:
I set up a new reward level for 1 deck and 1 t-shirt at $25. Of course you can add-on to that if you wish. Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns, and I appreciate your feedback on the royal card designs! ~Juan  (Read More)

9 days and an early thank you!!

July 19th - via:
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Queen of Spades - Gold Edition - Update #2

July 18th - via:
I listened to some of your suggestions and here is the result for the Queen of Spades! I am creating the Alice Joker Card now and will reveal that next, and more t-shirt designs and posters will be finalized by this weekend for the add-ons. T-shirt... (Read More)

Queen of Spades - Gold Edition - Updated!!

July 17th - via:
Here's a first look at the Queen of Spades updated version. I'm sure you'll notice the changes. All the queens will have something unique about them. We have also passed the $10,000 mark! So it's all downhill from here! I know we can reach more... (Read More)

Queen of Hearts - Gold & Silver Updated Finals

July 16th - via:
I got some great feedback to improve on the card designs, especially the queens. Here is the final design for the Gold and Silver Queen of Hearts! I hope you like her, as I do. I am excited to finish the rest - all the queens will be completed first... (Read More)

Royal Face Card Updates - Queen of Hearts

July 16th - via:
This is an update to the Queen of Hearts. Her tea now has a heart shape for the smoke - it always does that with any cup of tea this queen holds.  Also, the cat will have different expressions (eyes, smiles) on every royal face card. More quick... (Read More)

Free Sticker to every Backer!

July 15th - via:
I am giving a free Alice of Wonderland sticker as my thanks to every backer! But I can only offer these free stickers if we reach our funding goal.  Let's see if we can reach our goal in order to print these 2 limited edition deck of playing cards!... (Read More)

Improvements to the Queens

July 15th - via:
I got some excellent feedback on my queens, and I will be making the following modifications. While the Queen of Hearts is holding a cup of tea, the other queens will be holding different items like: a drink saying "Drink Me", a pie saying "Eat Me",... (Read More)

King and Queen of Spades - GOLD EDITION

July 15th - via:
Here are the King and Queen of Spades - GOLD EDITION. *Note, all the face cards will have the Cheshire Cat in slightly different grins. Also, share with others that follow ABC's Once Upon A Time as they have thousands of loyal fans!  Twitter:... (Read More)

Cheshire Cat Jokers - Gold & Silver Editions

July 14th - via:
This weekend produced a Gold & Silver Edition Cheshire Cat Jokers! The last 2 Jokers to design are Alice and the Hatter, both in an action pose.  All of the cards are going to get a touch of metallic inks - giving these cards an elegant appeal.... (Read More)

Wonderland is coming!

July 14th - via:
Hi everyone! Just wanted to share something related to my theme of playing cards - ABC is going to premiere a new series in the Fall called Once Upon A Time in Wonderland. Here is the official YouTube trailer. Just thought you might enjoy seeing... (Read More)

King of Spades - Silver Edition

July 13th - via:
The King of Spades - SILVER EDITION. I am hard at work getting the Jack of Spades done and also working on the t-shirt designs, which should be easier to create since they all have the same border design. The art for the posters are also being worked... (Read More)

Queen of Spades - Silver Edition

July 12th - via:
Here is the Queen of Spades - SILVER Edition. I plan on giving small doses of updates as I work through the weekend. I am working on the King and Jack of Spades next (Silver Editions), and will color & shade them soon after in a similar fashion... (Read More)

Half way till end of project!

July 12th - via:
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First T-Shirt Design - The Hatter

July 11th - via:
I have finished the first t-shirt design featuring the Hatter, and it will be done in line art. The other 3 designs will have the same background design and will each feature a portrait of Alice, Cheshire Cat, and the White Rabbit. I am working with... (Read More)

Final Card Designs

July 11th - via:
 I hope your day is going great and you are ready for a nice weekend! I have completed the final shading of the Gold and Silver Editions for the Queen of Hearts. All of the face cards will get this same treatment. The Silver Edition is shaded... (Read More)

The Alice Coin

July 9th - via:
Stretch Goal for Coin!I am going to create a stretch goal for this coin that I call "The Alice Coin". I designed this coin to be in either a silver or pewter finish, with a size of about 1.5 to 2 inches in diameter.   The stretch goal (to be... (Read More)

Silver Edition Card Back Design & White Rabbit Joker Card

July 9th - via:
Hope your week is still going great! This is just a quick update to show the Silver Edition card back design, and also what the White Rabbit Joker card will look like with its Gold and Silver Edition tuck case. The text on the White Rabbit Joker card... (Read More)

Gold & Silver Editions & Metallic Inks! Correction

July 8th - via:
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Gold & Silver Editions & Metallic Inks!

July 8th - via:
I hope all of you are off to a great week!  I have a major update to announce - I am going to offer 2 Limited Edition decks at the same time, so you can choose which edition you want.  Gold & Silver Editions!The decks are going to be the Gold... (Read More)

Sketching the White Rabbit Joker Card - Video Update

July 7th - via:
Thank you for making it a great first week of pledges! I truly appreciate all of your support in this project! I have created a time-lapse video of drawing the White Rabbit Joker card. I work with a drawing tablet (by Wacom) and use screen recording... (Read More)

The White Rabbit Joker Card

July 6th - via:
Hope your weekend is going nicely everyone! I'm currently in the middle of creating a lot of art for the remaining cards, and also working on the art for the prints, the coin design, and the t-shirt designs of which I am excited about, but I won't... (Read More)

Add-ons in progress - Alice print

July 5th - via:
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The Kingdom of Hearts Royals

July 5th - via:
Now that I have the King, Queen, and Jack of Hearts all done in vintage colors (while preserving the black and white versions), I can finally show you all 3 of these face cards in the Hearts suit together! This project is coming along, and I can't... (Read More)

To Bicycle or not to Bicycle

July 4th - via:
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New Vintage Colors!

July 4th - via:
This is part of a major update, but I am already getting positive feedback from my backers. I will be going to full color on the face cards, and adding a light brown parchment texture to the edges on the front of the cards for a more vintage look. I... (Read More)

Vintage Colors

July 4th - via:
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Coloring the face cards

July 3rd - via:
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Jack of Hearts

July 1st - via:
A quick update, the Jack of Hearts is finished! The entire Hearts Suit is complete, and I will post a video in my next update on illustrating the Jack of Hearts in Adobe Illustrator.  All of my cards are finished in Illustrator to preserve the line... (Read More)

Alice OF Wonderland. Alicia has grown up and she is steampunky

June 30th - via:
This is one of those times where having a look to the artwork, I don’t need to see the deck to know it will be stunning. (Read More)

Add-ons and sketches of the prints!

June 29th - via:
Hope all of you are having a great weekend! I am grateful for all the pledges and I still have more artwork to show you all! Many, many thanks for supporting my project - Alice of Wonderland Playing Cards! Add-ons:1 deck for $12 1 limited edition... (Read More)

Terrific first day!

June 28th - via:
I just wanted to give a huge THANK YOU to all my backers for an outstanding first day of pledges! I am overwhelmed at all of the support I am receiving for my project, which is also my very first kickstarter!  I truly want this project to reach the... (Read More)

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