If you are a fan of Lewis Carroll and reader of this blog, then you have probably seen our prior posts about artist David Delamare. He has been working on paintings and illustrations for his own edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for five years now. One of our mimsy minions has just alerted us that Mr. Delamare has a Kickstarter campaign going on only for a few more weeks. If he reaches his goal, he will be publishing a private, limited edition deluxe version of his book before creating a trade edition.
So, if you are a fan of Alice, you might want to check out the rewards remaining for pledging your support for Mr. Delamare’s limited edition. If you’re also a fan of monkeys, crocodiles, and chinoiserie, then you really should check out his campaign. If he does not reach his fundraising goal by 3am on January 6th, 2014, the deluxe edition will not be created.
To visit the Kickstarter campaign, click me.
If you’re not already familiar with the Alice-themed artworks of artist David Delamare, you’re in for a treat. Do yourself a favor and visit his site sometime when you have a few minutes to explore. Alice characters are not his only fantasy subjects, but within the Alice realm he has an impressive array of paintings, prints, cards, posters, and more–including porcelain night lights! His love of mermaids and monkeys (hey, why not, right?) also sometimes filters into the Alice images. And according to his site, he is working on an illustrated edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which promises to be very elegant and intriguing, indeed!
Be advised that some of the artworks in other areas of the site do include, as he puts it, “tasteful nudity.” So you may wish to view the site with that disclaimer in mind. The Alice pages are “G” rated. Look for the “Alice Gifts” link on the left-side menu, and you can drill down to view the Alice paintings from there.
To visit Mr. Delamare’s site, click me.