Monthly Archives: March 2015

2015 [week 10] – Upcoming Decks

  1. Deep (Merfolk) Playing Cards [relaunch on Kickstarter – March 21st, 2015]
  2. Nouveau Playing Cards [relaunch on Kickstarter – March 21st, 2015]
  3. Outlaws Playing Cards [unknown]

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Posted by on 19.03.2015 in Upcoming Decks


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DeviantART: Pin-Up Playing Cards by Ted Hammond

These are several Pin-Up playing card artworks by a Canadian artist, Ted Hammond (ted1air). Some Hammond “tortures” cars, other Hammond creates artworks – the equilibrium of the Hammonds in nature.

Ted has been working as an artist for twenty years. He is quite known due to his Pin-Up modern artworks. Several of his artworks have playing card theme. So, enjoy these ladies.

© Ted Hammond (ted1air) 2011

The Queen of Hearts by Ted Hammond


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Kickstarter: Innovation Playing Cards by Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards)

The successful creator of Golden Spike Playing Cards, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards), designed his new playing card decks – Innovation Playing Cards. There will be three editions of these playing cards: Standard Edition, Black Edition, and Signature Edition. They are devoted to “…the men and women who changed the world…”.

Four suits represent: Illumination, Transportation, Communication, and Aviation. So, you have a chance to take a closer look at famous inventors and innovators due to your hobby (playing card collecting) and Jody’s efforts.

The decks are planned to be printed by the Legends Playing Card Company (LPCC).


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Playing Card Art: Playing Cards by Dave Flanagan

Dave Flanagan is a British freelance illustrator and graphic designer.  Among his clients are: ESPN, Manchester City FC (Football Club), Hull City FC, Nottingham Forest FC, etc. He is a big fan of sport, so creates a lot of appropriate artworks. These several playing card artworks aren’t exception.

© Dave Flanagan 2015

His King of Hearts is devoted to Eric Cantona, a French actor and former international footballer (Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes, Leeds United and Manchester United) for the French national team. His most successful football career was in Manchester United. Cantona won four Premier League (an English professional league for men’s association football clubs) titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles (an annual knockout cup competition in English football). Many MU’s fans are sure that he played a key role in the revival of Manchester United as a footballing force in the 1990s. That’s why he has an iconic status at the club. I guess that is why he is popular for playing card artworks.

The King of Hearts by Dave Flanagan: Eric Cantona



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Playing Card Art: Playing Cards by Silke Werzinger

These are several playing card artworks created by a German artist, Silke Werzinger. She is a freelance illustrator with home in Berlin. Silke studied communication design in Nuremberg. Now she creates her artworks for different clients: Cosmopolitan, Deutsche Telekom, Electronic Arts, L’Oréal, ELLE Girl, Mavi Jeans, Mc Donalds, etc.

Silke has a really unique style. She proves sketches to be finished artworks. Enjoy this “sketchy” style.

© Silke Werzinger

Ex-Boyfriends by Silke Werzinger


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Posted by on 12.03.2015 in Playing Card Art


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