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Fournier: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards

These playing cards were printed by Fournier (Spain) in 2010. They are dedicated to Burton’s filming of the famous Carroll’s novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pseudonym Lewis Carroll) was an English author who wrote the novel in 1865. Playing cards are among heroes of this novel. That is why it became quite popular for designing different custom decks (Nicole’s Alice in Wonderland deck, Bicycle The White Rabbit deck).

Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton is an American film director, film producer, artist, writer and animator. He has his own specific style of horror and fantasy movies. As a rule his films are full of dark, gothic, macabre and quirky elements. So Tim’s Alice in Wonderland (2010) happened to be a quite unique interpretation of the novel supported by Walt Disney Pictures and some other companies.

The deck: 52 different playing cards + 3 Jokers + 1 ad card. Poker size. Playing cards are printed on casino cardboard and have a smooth finish. The box has Fournier’s traditional design.

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Bēhance: Joker by Dimitrios Kyriazis

This Joker was designed by the Greek artist, Dimitrios Kyriazis. Such a strange combination of the Hatter from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the “V”, a Guy Fawkes-masked vigilante from James McTeigue’s V for Vendetta.

© 2012 Dimitrios Kyriazis

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DeviantART: Playing Cards by Yuna Hikari

Playing cards were designed by the Iatlian artist Yuna Hikari (StrangeParadise) for a fictional playing card company which was the subject of his final exam.

[StrangeParadise’s gallery on DeviantART]

© Yuna Hikari (StrangeParadise)

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