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Playing Card Art: Music Playing Cards by Sydney James

Several playing cards designed by Sydney James are dedicated to different musicians and singers.

I started this series because I wanted to pay true homage to the musicians that have inspired movements, modified cultures and made music history. “Once I started the paintings, the concept of the combination of playing card designs with the likeness of each artist made more sense. The musicians I chose to paint have already been deemed icons. I just married those icons with the existing iconography of the modern day playing card.” ~ © 2007 Sydney James

I can confidently recognize only several persons. You can help with your comments.

The King of Spades

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Bēhance: Rockcards by Abhishek Choudhury

Fun playing cards with our favourite music idols. Once during a class lecture I got struck by thought of how our favourite musicians have nicknames similar to the cards in a deck. A series of illustrations as a tribute to my favourite music legends.” ~ Abhishek Choudhury

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Posted by on 08.03.2013 in Behance, Playing Card Art

 

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Playing Card Art: The King (Elvis) of Spades by Vince Ray

The King of Spades by Vince Ray. Elvis Presley (Elvis Aaron Presley) was an American singer and actor. He is one of the most significant American cultural icons of the 20th century and is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”.

© Vince Ray

The King of Spades – Elvis Presley

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