COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism
Making contact with the outside world can help put things in perspective...

COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism

Cartoon update #3 In my last post, our avid news addict took some time out from his all-consuming news feeds to enjoy a few relaxing activities (to be honest, he…

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COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload
Calling mum is always a good idea ;) and, checking in can help take your mind off the news

COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload

Cartoon update #2 What began as a few quick sketches, reflecting on the current state of the world... keeps growing with a pretty constant flow of inspiration. Safe to say,…

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Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19
... or, are you Bunkering Down?

Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19

With the world in a vastly different place compared to just a few short months ago, I sincerely hope that you are doing fine and are finding ways to cope…

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Exhibition Opening Oct 12: Five Colours Blue

Posting on the eve of hanging our art group's upcoming exhibition: Five Colours Blue, which will be on show at The Art House in Wyong. See exhibition details and a sneak preview of some of the works I will be including.

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Exhibition: ‘As in a Mirror’

I am part of a group of artists who have been exhibiting on the Central Coast and in Newcastle since 2007. Our exhibition As in a Mirror - opens at…

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VIZAĜO Playing Cards have Arrived!
VIZAĜO - red and blue tuck boxes, card backs and the two jokers

VIZAĜO Playing Cards have Arrived!

The artwork for VIZAĜO was almost a year in the making, followed by two months (2 campaigns) on Kickstarter, and then, just under 5 months in pre-production and printing. The…

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VIZAĜO Printing News

The printing presses are rolling at Legends Playing Card Co. and VIZAĜO Playing Cards are expected to be ready for shipping (from the printing factory) first week in November. 2200…

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VIZAĜO Pre-Printing Updates

It's been a busy few weeks since the campaign on Kickstarter ended. Collating numbers and getting everything prepared for printing is such an exciting phase of this journey and a…

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Funding on Kickstarter & Gifts for Backers!

VIZAĜO Playing Cards reached the funding goal on Kickstarter this week! With just 5 days remaining on the campaign and 104% funded, it looks as though this deck is heading…

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Prototype Decks – First Look at VIZAĜO
VIZAĜO Lumina Tuck box - prototype printed by MPC

Prototype Decks – First Look at VIZAĜO

I ordered a couple of 'prototype' decks of VIZAĜO to get a proper indication of how this deck will print.  At Make Playing Cards (where I ordered these preview decks)…

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Hopes Dreams & Kickstarter
VIZAĜO's queens frolicking around a whimsical teapot

Hopes Dreams & Kickstarter

One thing I discovered when launching my first campaign on Kickstarter, is that as a project creator, you become immersed in a 24/7 all consuming adventure! My semi-regular blog posts…

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The Journey Continues – Kickstarter Relaunch

VIZAĜO met the world on Kickstarter on the 30th of May and has found plenty of support throughout the campaign. Despite not making it across the line, I'm really pleased…

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VIZAĜO – Launching Today on Kickstarter

VIZAĜO playing cards are launching on Kickstarter today! Watch the project video and get ready to bring out the virtual champagne as this colourful deck goes live ...

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VIZAĜO Playing Cards – Launching soon on Kickstarter
VIZAĜO - playing cards by Abolina Art - launching soon on Kickstarter!

VIZAĜO Playing Cards – Launching soon on Kickstarter

VIZAĜO is now in the dressing room, excitedly waiting for the curtain call - to officially launch on Kickstarter hopefully next week! As soon as the project goes live, I…

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