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Published December 17, 2017 Updated November 24, 2023

Vizaĝo playing cards

Vizaĝo playing cards created by Annette Abolins, 2017.

2017 Australia Legends Annette Abolins Art & Design Add to Collection

Vizaĝo playing cards feature the bright and colourful artwork of Annette Abolins, 2017. Annette’s art seeks “to tell visual stories inspired by life, mythology and people”. Inspired by traditional lino/wood-cut and line-drawing techniques, Annette is fascinated by the visual language and magic contained in tarot and playing cards. Each suit has a distinct palette and each ace is coloured to match the court and number cards of its suit. For more details visit the artist’s website

Vizaĝo playing cards created by Annette Abolins, 2017 Vizaĝo playing cards created by Annette Abolins, 2017 Vizaĝo playing cards created by Annette Abolins, 2017

Above: Vizaĝo playing cards created by Annette Abolins, manufactured by Legends Playing Card Co., 2017. 52 cards + 2 jokers in special tuck box. For more details visit the artist’s website

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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