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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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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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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VIZAĜO – Tuck Box and Final touches
VIZAĜO - red deck: Lumina - Full design on tuck box

VIZAĜO – Tuck Box and Final touches

VIZAĜO is getting close campaign mode - All the artwork is complete, leaving only last-minute touch-ups, which means I have finally approached printers! Quotes should be in the pipeline within the not too…

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VIZAĜO – Playing Card Back Design
VIZAĜO - Fire red card back design

VIZAĜO – Playing Card Back Design

Introducing the card back design for upcoming playing cards VIZAĜO - in two colour versions. There's also an update to the Jokers, bringing this deck very close to complete.

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VIZAĜO – The Jokers
Vizaĝo - The black Joker

VIZAĜO – The Jokers

As I wish you all a happy start to the new year, it is also time to introduce the two Jokers in my upcoming deck of playing cards. Representing fun,…

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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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