VIZAĜO – Number cards and Aces
The four Aces in Vizaĝo playing cards

VIZAĜO – Number cards and Aces

On the last day of 2016 is a long overdue update on where the Vizaĝo playing cards are at. Following early draft versions the Aces and number cards are now coming together, allowing this little deck to jump another step closer to reality.

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Revised Court cards & Ace of Hearts
Ace of Hearts - the lovers

Revised Court cards & Ace of Hearts

This post introduces the King of Spades, along with latest revisions to the 12 court cards. I also talk about name ideas for this still to be named deck of cards - and share Work in Progress on Aces and number cards.

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Introducing the Royal Spades
Queen of Spades in colour - with black spades in the artwork

Introducing the Royal Spades

My new deck of playing cards is growing with the fourth suit starting to take shape.  Time for the Jack and Queen of Spades to make their entrance ... The spades are defined by…

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Painting Faces – The Suit of Clubs
Preview: in colour Queen of Clubs

Painting Faces – The Suit of Clubs

Following on from my previous post, which is all about the beginnings of a new deck of playing cards ... This update takes a look at the suit of Clubs.. From the drawing board to preview of the coloured playing card artwork.

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New Cards & Recent Work

The big news is that the new playing cards have arrived. Definitely worth the wait, these decks, printed by Expert Playing Card Company, look and feel fabulous! You can take home a deck today and if you get in quick, you'll receive a free bridge size deck as well :)

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Exhibition at CStudios in Newcastle
Gallery owner Jo Chisholm-Ray opens exhibition

Exhibition at CStudios in Newcastle

Exhibition Extended to Sunday May 1st ‘Exploring water in all its depth and mystery’ This exhibition follows on from our group exhibition held at the Studio Gallery in December 2015.…

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part III

Welcome to part three of Water Lines - Pen & ink - a virtual tour of artworks I recently showed in a group exhibition. Meet the Orcas, the sailors up the mast rounding Cape Horn, and of course, no ship is fully crewed without a cat at the helm ...

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