The End

Once the art is done and the templates are sent over to the printer then the most intense and nerve wracking time of a project happens. This is the period when it’s all about the timing. There are several balls in the air all at once and one needs to keep things going or else…

The LdM IS still in the works

I know that the Day of the Dead has been the focus here  but rest assured  the the other deck IS in the works. Maybe sometime early 2013 rathe then 2012 but I truly want this to be the best deck it can be  

SATURDAY 5/25 7:00AM CT THE DAY OF THE DEAD STANDARD AND LIMITED EDITIONS GO ON SALE!!

Part two.. The pattern.. And 112

Enter..my mother. Mom is interesting. Aside from being an art teacher and librarian she, drag raced cars, traveled the world while living out of a suitcase, and designed for Vogue Patterns in the early 1970s’. Needless to say she can sew. She got me through doing 8 years of The Rocky Horror Show in amazing…

Bags and Fabric

Ahhhhh… now that the whole set is out in the open I can talk more about what’s been going on with the deck. It’s so freeing not to keep secrets. On we go with the whole reasoning and design process of the 112 sets of the Limited Edition of the Day of the Dead. Part…

The Day of the Dead is coming!

The Day of the Dead Lenormand is finally coming!! I have been anxious to tell you all what was in store for this edition but first I needed to get all the ducks in a row. This is way more complicated than the Pixie but it is something I really wanted to do, so here…

Boxes

Boxes   One of the things that can get overlooked in a project like this is how the heck one is going to package it. The package is the first thing that the proud new parent is going to see, and be the way that it is displayed in there collection.   Boxes are hard….

Day of the Dead Lenormand.. pt 2

The week has been a very full week, both with work and creatively. I have a big old blackboard in my work space and on are listed all the cards in the Lenormand. I’ve never been much a linear worker on a project like this. So I don’t start with The Rider and then move…

The Creation of the Day of the Dead Lenormand pt 1

After Pixie I wanted to take another stab at doing a deck. Having been to Mexico and loving the Day of the Dead I thought it would be fun to try this.I love the look of pastels and have always wanted to play with them so I bought a set at the local art supply…