El Recuerdo Playing Cards

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El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Sviatoslav Pashchuk » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:39 pm  

Hello to everyone!
This is the first card of my new deck dedicated to the Mexican War of Independence. It is a sketch version, the work is in progress.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:58 pm  

Looking great!
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby TGunitedcardists » Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:18 am  

I really dislike the choice of font and the style of the pips. The one fo the left of the "Q" is different than the one to the lower left of the "Q"

Suggestion: You could try just the to the right of the "Q" on pip, like Stockholm 17 did on this last deck. Or try conventional, but what you have now doesn't work in my opinion.

The sketch is fantastic, as usual.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby RichK » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:36 am  

Pips look a bit odd as does the Q. Otherwise great sketch. Love the pistols under the Q.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby pstaehlin » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:02 pm  

The "Q's" to me look a bit squashed. And the smaller little Spade in front of the "Q", too much. Too busy. OTHER THAN THAT....Wow!!!
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Sviatoslav Pashchuk » Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:44 am  

Thank you for comments!
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby TGunitedcardists » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:43 am  

The spade looks better. The "Q" doesn't.

Now on the skull on the right, the spades don't look the same either, as they are the old ones.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby intlgrrl » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:20 am  

I'm probably going to burn for this, but I like the first pip set up better.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby RichK » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:28 am  

When I see the Q the number 8 jumps right out at me. Agree about having the wrong pips on the skulls too.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Sviatoslav Pashchuk » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:27 am  

I decided to use this font as it seems the most appropriate and the most authentic and close to those Spanish fonts that've been used in Mexico.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby RichK » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:14 am  

Very elegant font. Fits the classy looking queen.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Malthus1 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:33 pm  

I love the new font!

Much, much better. Totally fits with the artwork and the period, as you say - and the artwork is fantastic!

I'm a huge fan of Dia de los Muertos motifs and artwork, so I love the skull details.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby JuFiN » Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:40 pm  

I really like it, but for it to really really function as a deck I think the Spade pip needs to be under the Q as opposed to next to it.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby intlgrrl » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:29 pm  

I really like the new pip design. I still like the original one, but the new one is very well done.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Sviatoslav Pashchuk » Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:04 pm  

Some progress
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby vedus » Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:22 pm  

I was sold on the first post.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby intlgrrl » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:24 am  

Very good work, keep going
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby RichK » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:22 am  

I hope they are as impressive in color as they are in b+w!
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby vedus » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:00 pm  

Agreed.

That said, I'd be in for a sketch deck.
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Re: El Recuerdo Playing Cards

Unread postby Sviatoslav Pashchuk » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:43 am  

Some update
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