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Terese and OMA proudly present a collection of unique Tokens, Playmats, and Prints with amazing new art designed for Magic players
Terese and OMA proudly present a collection of unique Tokens, Playmats, and Prints with amazing new art designed for Magic players
3,287 backers pledged $312,399 to help bring this project to life.

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Terese Nielsen's Tokens of Spirit

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Thank you SO MUCH for supporting our project! Your support has been truly inspirational.

For those of you that may have missed the chance to back us during the Kickstarter, fear not! Once production is underway we will be updating the links below to send you to our shop. Many of our products will be available for purchase.  

If the link doesn't work yet, don't worry, just keep checking back. We have a lot to do for our backers before we can switch modes.  

 


Having illustrated for Magic: the Gathering for over 20 years, Terese is one the most popular and beloved artists to ever illustrate for the game.  With over 200 cards to her credit, she is also one of its most prolific.

While illustrating for Magic has been a rewarding experience, Terese has always wanted to experiment with new materials, media, and techniques that expand well beyond the world of Magic.

The Tokens of Spirit project is the realization of this desire, for Terese to explore and expand her artistic horizons while creating some of the most beautiful and engaging Tokens and Playmats the world has ever seen. 

In partnership with the team at Original Magic Art, Terese has designed a collection of rewards that are functional, memorable, and beautiful.  

Explore the page below and help turn her vision into reality.

Bring a bit of Terese with you to the battlefield with these Tokens of Spirit.

All tokens will be printed on high-quality 300 gsm blue core card stock.   After sampling multiple paper weights, finishes, and suppliers, we are really proud of the quality of these tokens. 

 The project is launching with 36 of the most popular tokens, packaged in a custom, and extremely sturdy, two-part rigid box. Each Token Set will have 1 of each token. With your support, we can include even more tokens, which will be automatically added to the sets.  

As new Tokens are unlocked via Stretch Goals, they will be added to the image below.  

 

 Since not all art will be completed when the Kick starter project ends, be sure to check out the completed tokens once they're done! The button below will update after the project is over.

 

Essential Token Set Back
Essential Token Set Back

Now that tokens have all been unlocked, here's the final count of what you'll get in each set. 

 


For the discerning Token collector, we offer our Premium Foil Tokens.

Printed on high-quality, blue core 300 gsm card stock with an added holographic foil layer, these tokens are absolutely radiant.

Every token unlocked through the project will also be available in Foil.

 

Thanks to you amazing backers getting us to $250k and unlocking some EPIC stretch goals, all Foil tokens will now be LAYERED foils. What this means is that each token will have parts that are shinier and catch the light, custom to that card. It's hard to illustrate, but if you've seen Foil cards from a certain popular game that these tokens can be used with, you know exactly what we mean. Here's a mockup of how it could look. 

 

Layered Foiling means better contrast for the darker areas  and truer color for the midtones. Vianki will process the art for each card selecting both tonal highlights and content highlights (such as swords or gold gilt bits) for the most effective foiling. 

In addition to the tokens created for this project, we took some of these amazing images and created custom playmats for you to enjoy. These playmats will be 24x14.

Stunning artwork on quality materials, these playmats bring Terese's artwork to life.

Below are all of the Playmat designs currently available through this project.  As new playmat designs are unlocked, this list will expand: 

 


 Since not all art will be completed when the Kick starter project ends, the final playmat designs will be voted on by backers once the art is complete. Be sure to check out the completed art and playmat selections once they're done and voted on! The button below will update after the project is over.

 

Hand printed by Terese on 13" x 19" archival, museum-quality paper, these prints are simply stunning.

 

Any image unlocked in this Kickstarter can be ordered as a print. Here are a few of Terese's newest works. 

 

 Art Print Design not final, subject to minor changes. 

You can view all of the Art currently available through the project here.

 


 

 

 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

 

Perfect for stores of any size, the Retailer Bundle allows you to stock your shelves with Terese's excellent Tokens and Playmats.  

Also included in this reward is a Foil Uncut Sheet and a Promotional Poster. 

Additional quantities of everything offered through this project are available to backers at this level at a similarly discounted rate.  Contact OMA if you are interested in a custom order.


Celebrate Labor Day weekend with Terese and the Tokens of Spirit team!

Join us at Terese's getaway house in Carson City, NV for a great weekend of Magic, a tour of Terese's studio, and a gallery viewing of all of the artwork created for this project.  

Those interested in Terese's original artwork take notice, this private viewing will likely be the first and only time the all of the sketches and paintings from the project will be on display before being sold.

Meals will be included for Saturday and Sunday morning but you will responsible for all travel and accommodations for the trip.

Each backer at this level will also receive a 4"x4" original piece of artwork hand painted by Terese and their choice of a Premium Collector’s Bundle or Retailer Bundle.

This truly once in a lifetime opportunity to spend time with your favorite artist is limited to only 10 backers, so you better move fast!

Want 50 Squirrel Tokens and another Premium Foil Set?  We can make that happen!

 

Simply increase your pledge by the appropriate amount and once the project is finished, you'll be able to select your Add Ons in the Backer Survey. 

The project is launching with 36 unique tokens and 3 playmat designs, but we have even more in the works unlockable via Stretch Goals, along with some amazing upgrades to Playmats, Foil Tokens, and more.

As each Stretch Goal is achieved, more will be added to the list below.  Let's hit as many as we can!

 


 


 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

We are a battle tested team with five successfully delivered projects under our belts. We've run into problems in the past, but we've dealt with each and every one of them, making sure to communicate roadblocks to backers and always delivering the promised rewards.

There are several issues that could arise from additional proofing requirements to customs issues. No matter what comes up, we will let backers know and get everyone their rewards without fail.

If the project does significantly more than our goal *crosses fingers* we will have to work with a fulfillment company to deliver rewards. We've already made arrangements with a very good company and we are confident that we will be able to work with them to delivery everything in a timely and cost effective manner if needed.

Stretch Goals could add additional design, proofing, and production time to our schedule. We have planned a bit of cushion into our delivery date, so hopefully our window will not be compromised. Any delays will be communicated via updates so every backer is made of aware of any changes.

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    Pick Your Own

    For the choosey choosers among us. Receive 20 non-Foil or 10 foil Tokens of your choice.

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    Essential Token Set

    One of each Token created for this project.

    36 Tokens at launch, expandable with Stretch Goals

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    Playmat

    Receive One Playmat of your Choice.

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    Print

    Receive One Print of your choice.

    Prints measure 13"x19" and are printed on high quality paper using archival inks. Select any image from the Tokens unlocked in the project.

    Selections will be made via Backer Survey after the project ends.

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    Premium Token Set

    Receive One Premium Token Set. Premium Token Sets are just like the Essential Token sets, but all of the Tokens are FOIL.

    36 Foil Tokens at launch, expandable with Stretch Goals

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    Pick Two

    Mix and Match.

    Select any Two Essential Token Sets, Playmats, and/or Prints of your choice.

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    Premium Pick Two

    Mix and Match, but FOIL this time.

    One Premium Token Set and one Essential Token Set, Playmat, and/or Print of your choice.

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    Pick Three

    Mix and Match x 3.

    Select any Three Essential Token Sets, Playmats, and/or Prints of your choice.

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    Premium Pick Three

    Mix and Match x 3 and FOIL!

    One Premium Token Set and any Two Premium Token Sets. Essential Token Sets, Playmats, and/or Prints of your choice.

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    Collector's Bundle

    Express your appreciation for the project with the Collector's Bundle!

    10 non-foil or 5 foil Tokens of your choice, 1 Essential Token Set, 1 Playmat, 1 Print, and 1 Uncut Sheet

    Selections will be made via Backer Survey after the project ends.

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    • 10 non-foil or 5 foil tokens of your choice
    • Essential Token Set
    • Playmat
    • 13"x19" Print
    • Uncut Sheet
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    Premium Collector's Bundle

    Just like the Collector's Bundle, but SHINY!

    10 non-foil or 5 foil Tokens of your choice, 1 Premium Token Set, 1 Playmat, 1 Print, and 1 FOIL Uncut Sheet

    Selections will be made via Backer Survey after the project ends.

    Includes:
    • 10 non-foil or 5 foil tokens of your choice
    • Premium Token Set
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    Retailer Bundle

    Stock your shelves with Terese's amazing Tokens and Playmats.

    Contact us to secure additional quantities for your store.

    Includes:
    • Essential Token Set
    • Premium Token Set
    • Playmat
    • Foil Uncut Sheet
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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    Weekend with Terese

    Enjoy Labor Day weekend with Terese Nielsen and the Tokens of Spirit team.

    Eat, drink, play Magic, view all of the Tokens of Spirit art, and tour Terese's studio.

    Attendees will also receive a unique hand painted piece of artwork from Terese.

    Truly a once in a lifetime experience.

    Premium Collector's Bundle Included.

    Backers are responsible for all travel and lodging arrangements. Additional info available upon request.

    Includes:
    • Premium Token Set
    • 10 non-foil or 5 foil tokens of your choice
    • 13"x19" Print
    • Playmat
    • Unique Hand Painted Artwork
    • Foil Uncut Sheet
    • Weeked with Terese Party Invite
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Funding period

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