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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Designing a Playing Card Back

Colour sets the tone, look and feel of almost everything. If you change the colours around, the same design and artwork can take on a completely different look... This post is a short journey through designing with colour in mind. And a reminder: Today is the last day to vote in the deck design contest!

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