Las Vegas is undoubtedly a basic reference in the world of playing cards. Playing cards and casino games are indisputably linked and there are many decks that have become a legend in the world of collecting. Jerry’s Nuggets playing cards represent the best exponent of the deck turned into a collector’s item. After the hype […]
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More than a year ago he surprised us with an original vision of Greek mythology in Primordial. Now, Costa Pantazis insists on demonstrating his passion and talent on creating playing cards with more than a new deck, actually, a new series: DIVERGENT REALMS: VOL 1 – GOTTLIEB. Costa teams up again with Charles Adi (Blackout Brother) in […]
Gary Sumpter is a passionate magician who has made magic his way of life for three decades. Based in Essex (UK) he has designed, produced and sold a huge amount of magic items in his online store Ace Magic Studio. Now, Gary wants to convey his passion for card magic to us through these interesting […]
A few months ago Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) offered us the first in a series of transformation decks. Now, and with overwhelming success, he has just released the second one: COTTA’S ALMANAC #2. This project stems from painstaking research on transformation cards and their origins coupled with Will’s interest in rescuing cards from the past in high-quality […]
When an inspiration is artistic, elegant and evocative, the result of the work must be too. This is the case of the deck that I bring you today: LEPIDOPTERIST. Ethan Kowalesky, the human being behind Kowalesky & Co., has extensive experience in the world of illustration and although this is his first solo deck, he […]
We have had to wait over a year to once again enjoy one of the most interesting visions of collaborative card art: FUTURE. This deck is the result of the enormous work behind Digital Abstracts, the online platform responsible for the Playing Arts series of decks. This creative experiment is based on a similar experience […]
The unstoppable growth of creations by Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) offers a new direct release through its website to space and playing card fans : BICYCLE ASTRONAUT. A new collaboration with Juniardi Satyanagara, the Bicycle Astronaut deck captures the essence of space travel. In the court cards, realistic illustrations of queens and jacks from space are depicted while […]
The Flemish school bequeathed humanity great masters of painting between the 15th and 16th centuries. One of the most enigmatic artists in this school was Jheronimus van Aken, also known as Jheronimus Bosch (and El Bosco in Spain). Observing any of his works allows us to dive into a unique world, full of strange characters […]
Over a year ago, Stephen W. Brandt (Swabbed Decks) offered us a pair of decks inspired by the world of Alice through the illustrations of Lewis Carrol’s classic books made by John Tenniel. Given their popularity, Stephen has decided to combine that idea with his already famous animated playing cards in an interesting new creation: […]