About this project
The Major Arcana are the foundation of the Tarot, consisting of 22 universal archetypes beginning with the Fool and coming full circle with the World. The Eldritch Tarot is an interpretation of these archetypes in the Lovecraft world, created by Sara Bardi for the Lovecraft cards collection.
This deck is composed of 22 cards (70x120mm / 2.75x4.75") printed on high quality 310gsm european paper with linen finish, and it comes in two editions: the basic purple unlimited edition and the Kickstarter Limited Edition.
This is a preview of the 22 cards included:
Eldritch Tarot comes in two different editions: Cthulhu edition (unlimited) and Yellow King edition (limited):
Each edition comes with customized bags (collector pledges), for the Cthulhu or the Yellow King editions:
Complete your collection with this amazing statuette: the great Cthulhu emerges from the deep, answering the prayers of its faithful cultists.
This piece shows the famous creature from H.P Lovecraft’s “The Call of Cthulhu” in its cyclopean dimensions, profusion of eyes, ancient war wounds, fleshless bones and intense look.
The Cthulhu Statuette Collectors set is including 5 cultists minis: 4 in praying position and one standing with their arms raised. Cultists comes unpainted.
You can get the Cult of Cthulhu statuette for only 79€ (MSRP 90€ after Kickstarter) with extra stuff (choose your favorite reward).
- Tarot cards size is 2.75"x4.75" - 70x120mm.
- Signed card is 3.5"x5.75" - 89x146mm.
- Cthulhu cult statuette is 5" x 3.35" x 5.11" (long x width x tall) - 127x85x130mm
- Cthulhu cult statuette comes hand-painted; cultists minis comes unpainted.
- Praying cultists are 1.18” - 30mm long (0,4" - 10mm tall).
- Standing cultist is 1.57” - 40mm tall.
- Minis will be produced by Norba Miniatures.
- Statuette and minis are made of resin.
All the pledges are available for international shipping, please choose your reward to check the cost for your country.
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Sara Bardi is an illustrator and concept artist born in an Italian port town that she likes to consider "the Italian equivalent of Innsmouth". She graduated with top marks from her hometown's High School of Art and attended Entertainment Design and Animation courses at Nemo NT in Florence.
She wrote a few fantasy novels back when she was in college and always cultivated her passion for storytelling through comics and storyboarding. She's the author of "Lovely Lovecraft" (Published in Italy by Tora Store) a retelling of H.P Lovecraft's stories focused on the (mis)adventures of young HPL as he tries to uncover the mystery of the vanishing of Randolph Carter. Co-protagonist of the comic is the Crawling Chaos Nyarlathotep, currently stuck in human form for unknown reasons and forced to blend in with the citizens of Arkham.
Sara loves cute things with a dark twist to them, period dramas, musical theater, video games, gothic romance novels and, obviously, conducting ceremonial sacrifices of delicious Italian food to appease Dark Gods from Outer Space.
The Cthulhu Project has previously produced, with the help of our backers, board games like Cthulhu Crusades or The Writer, and collector's products like Cthulhu Talking Board "Whispers from R'lyeh", The Light of R'lyeh and the Commemorative Idol.
This Tarot deck has been designed by Sara Bardi. The Cthulhu cult statuette has been sculpted by Marta López, and the ancient finish model has been painted by Carlos. The cultists miniatures have been sculpted and will be produced by Norba Miniatures.
The cards and the statuette are based on the works by H. P. Lovecraft. All our job at Cthulhu Project is a tribute to our favorite writer and all our projects are produced with the support of our backers. All pieces are created with a lot of LOVE and MADNESS. Thanks!
Risks and challenges
We have created, produced and sent several products in previous Kickstarter campaigns. We have a certain level of experience in the delicate processes that go from the original idea until production and worldwide delivery, so we don't expect issues if we leave enough time for fulfillment. All the Tarot cards have been designed and the moulds for the statuette and the cultists is also ready to start casting, so we will start production soon to plan the fulfillment carefully.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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