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 distant future, placing these new playing cards ever closer to the prospect of rubbing shoulders with all the other ‘real’ decks in the world, which feels ever so […]
Thought, deliberation and brainstorming have all played their part in naming my upcoming playing cards, which makes it all the more exciting to finally announce the name of the deck: VIZAĜO – [Vi-za-djoh] is the Esperanto word for face – and alongside visually describing the artwork, I really like the idea of a global language with dreams of uniting humanity across borders. […]
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!
My mother writes books, over the years she has published several books and collected poems, she also writes regular reviews about the many different books she reads … Wielding a pen or keyboard to tell a story is something I admire and find worthy of celebration, and it has been an honour for me to design the covers for […]
Music is always inspiring, as are those who perform it so brilliantly… My friend Paul is an absolute star on the harmonica; he plays and sings across the musical genres, exuding enjoyment and love of music. He recently had a ‘big’ birthday (along with a party to write home about), and I did this drawing, wanting to capture some […]