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849Re: Lochac intros?

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  • Albreda Aylese
    Apr 17, 2008
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      So you are going to make over *2500* unique playing cards? OH MY
      HEAD!

      Welcome to the Challenge, you crazy, *crazy* man! ;)

      Albreda

      --- In AandS50ChallengeCommunity@yahoogroups.com, "john_t_stewart"
      <jtstewart@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi there.
      > I had wandered over to see the AS50 challenge session at festival
      and
      > was a bit disapointed that it didn't happen. So since post
      festival
      > activity has settled down and there was a local A&S workshop
      weekend
      > I did what most people do now and spent the last couple of days
      > finding out about the challenge on-line.
      >
      > While I have been around for a while my SCA activities have been
      > mostly service oriented. I have always wanted to be a bit more
      artsy
      > and this challege has pushed me over the edge into doing something
      > about that. It crystalised last night at the weekly Polit A&S
      night
      > where I figured I may as well go for it and make some playing
      cards.
      > And not just one pack of painted ones but 50 packs.
      >
      > I have been doing a bit of research and know something about the
      > issues involved. I want to do regular playing cards and not tarot.
      I
      > need to select a particular example, design the missing cards
      > (apparently there is only one {at least all the sources I have seen
      > say so} complete pack of playing cards from the medieval era and I
      > don't really like their design), carve woodcut blocks, select the
      > paper, make colouring stencils, print them up, cut and package them.
      >
      > It might help spread more card playing at events in the kingdom too.
      > Cheers
      > John of the Hills
      >
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