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The Dark Doll Circus Playing Cards

A project in Birmingham, UK by Tim Thomson

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Original works of art inspired by Japanese dolls - characters from a gothic circus - presented as a set of unique playing cards.
Backers: 30
Average Pledge Per Backer: £33

Funded: £991 of £3,500
Dates: Jul 16th -> Aug 15th (30 days)
Project By: Tim Thomson
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Latest News

Let's try again...

August 15th - via:
Hi all... Oki, only a few hours to go and the campaign is only 28% funded, so I doubt it will reach it's goal... However, part of me is glad as it's been such a learning curve and with it being out in a wider public there's been a lot of suggestions... (Read More)

New symmetrical back design

August 12th - via:
New card back design for the Dark Doll Circus deck - after a couple of conversations and some sage advice from a backer, it was clear that the back needed to be symmetrical, especially for magicians but also just general gameplay...  (Read More)

Design Tweaks and more...

August 12th - via:
After a very useful constructive comment from one of the backers, I have decide to tweak some of the artwork - there are still two designs to show off anyway - so some of the designs featured on the main page might look a little different to how they... (Read More)

Not long to go and not enough backing...

August 12th - via:
Not long to go, and nowhere near the goal - so unless I get some major backing soon it doesn't look likely we'll succeed this time around... If it doesn't make it then please follow me on social media @timthomsonart to find out about a relaunch -... (Read More)

The Queen of the circus is finished...

July 30th - via:
Finally finished The Queen artwork! She will appear on all four queen cards, and I think will become a popular print on her own... Next, we have an unusual character - all will be revealed soon so watch this space or follow me on Instagram... (Read More)

Working on The Queen of The Dark Doll Circus...

July 27th - via:
Work in progress on The Queen...  (Read More)

New add ons...

July 24th - via:
Not long ago I created add-ons so you can add anything like stickers or a beanie etc to the basic pledge, and someone on Facebook pointed out that there was no option to buy multiple packs of the cards - as they wanted to get some as gifts for their... (Read More)

Add-ons now available...

July 17th - via:
I've now added a few of the merchandise items to be available as extra add-ons to your pledge... :)  (Read More)

Stretch goals...

July 16th - via:
Oki, I have a few ideas of what I can offer as stretch goals should this campaign go further than the target, but is there anything you'd particularly like to see or have featuring the Circus characters or the Clown Skull perhaps?  (Read More)

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