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STUDS is a trading card series that profiles the men and women who use Lego to build incredible, original pieces of art.

STUDS Trading Cards 

The adult Lego building community is a vital, diverse and interesting world. An alliance of creative individuals, each with their own unique building style, artistic focus and distinct personality. You’ve all seen incredible Lego models in the news and on the Internet - now learn the names and faces of the people responsible for creating the work. STUDS is a trading card set that profiles the men and women who use Lego to build incredible, original sculptures and brings you an close-up view of this fascinating world.  Each card has the image of an amazing Lego creation on the front of the card and info about the work and the artist on the back.

Print Quality

Each card will be printed full color on 14pt. Gloss Coated Cover Card stock with UV Coating. 

STUDS Packs

Each pack will contain 8 cards.  Chase cards will be randomly inserted, but not every pack is guaranteed to have a chase card in it. 

STUDS Base Set

The base set will include all 96 base cards plus the 9 card poster set. The base set will come in a custom set box that will perfectly store the cards.

STUDS Box of Packs

Each pack will include 8 trading cards and each box will include 28 packs.  With each box you are guaranteed to get 1 complete base set, 1 complete poster card set, and 4 micro chase cards.  There will be 15 Super Rare chase cards inserted throughout the run of boxes.  Also look for randomly inserted artist-autographed cards!  These will vary from 1 to 5 cards per box.  

SKETCH CARDS!!!

I am happy to announce the addition of SKETCH CARDS!!!  "You can't draw with plastic bricks! How is this possible?" you may ask.  Well, among the many amazing builders in the community there are also artists who draw and paint images inspired by the bricks.  Greg Hyland and Paul Lee are two of the best!  Each of these artists will have a printed card in the base set.  In addition, each of these artists will be producing 15 sketch cards!  Each card will be unique!  1/1!!!!  The 30 sketch cards will be randomly inserted into the packs and boxes of packs!

PACK PARTS from BRICKFORGE.com!!!

Remember buying packs of baseball cards as a kid and finding a stick of gum inside?  Well, we are not doing that.  However, in that same spirit, STUDS has teamed up with Brickforge to provide an additional card with an attached Brickforge Minifig Accessory Part in EACH PACK!!!  That’s right; each pack of STUDS Trading Cards will now contain 8 trading cards plus an additional Pack Part Card! The parts are made with UNIQUE colors NOT available on the Brickforge site.  

Oh, and don’t worry about the part damaging the other cards like that pesky gum did back in the day.  We have taken extra precautions to ensure protection of the other cards.  This update covers all single pack rewards and all 28 packs inside the box of packs.

For those getting the STUDS Base set, there will be a special Mystery Brickforge Pack that will contain 6 mystery parts!

REWARDS in addition to the CARDS!

STUDS Binder

Get the high quality STUDS vinyl binder to hold your collection of STUDS trading cards.

PROPS FROM KICKSTARTER Video:

Goblet – about 10” high.  It is not able to hold liquid. Sorry.

“War & Brick” Book – Your library is not complete without this amazing book!  Obviously the book gets destroyed in the video, but I have rebuilt it!  The book is about 16” tall by 12” wide and 2” deep.

STUDS Mansion – Need a great location to entertain your guests???  Enjoy all the amenities this diorama has to offer: suit of armor, taxidermy bear, globe, etc.  It is 16”wide by 16” deep by 12” high.  Note: does not include front wall with door and shields featured at the beginning and end of the video.

Where does the money go?

All the money goes directly to the production of this collector card series and shipping of cards and incentives. If this series is a success, look out for a series 2!!!

Shipping Time

The goal is to have everything printed and shipped no later than October.  Keep in mind this series involves getting pictures and artwork from 58 artist across the world.  I will update on the progress of the production of the cards and estimated time of delivery.

International Shipping

For backers outside the US, please read the rewards carefully to know what your shipping costs will be. Different rates apply for larger supplies but any additional funds will be mentioned. Please add the additional cost to your backing order for proper shipping.

All artwork is subject to slight changes.

STUDS Collectible Trading Cards are printed and assembled in the U.S.A!

LEGO® is a trademark of The Lego Group, which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this project.

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