Huge news this week: after a year and a half of painting, my illustrated playing card deck is available for purchase on Kickstarter! I'm so thrilled to finally be bringing this project to life. Check out the finished artwork and pick up a deck of your own at http://tinyurl.com/wickedkingdomlaunch . And thanks to everyone who's liked, shared, and commented along the way!
Wicked Kingdom is my first large-scale personal project - it's a step away from my usual commercial art, and a chance to create a body of work more in line with my own vision. A little bit about the project:
Printed by the USPCC, Wicked Kingdom is an art-rich 54-card poker deck, featuring dual-identity face cards with a narrative twist and obsessively detailed, hand-painted artwork throughout.
Hand-drawn pips, elegantly watermarked number cards, and unique not-quite-two-way backs add to the intensely illustrated flavor of the deck.
Wicked Kingdom is more than just a