So, next on the list is another little commission from a musician for a cartoon pirate to illustrate the cover for a new pirate song download. Now as we’re aware, I’m a little bit of a pro now when it comes to creating pirate themed cartoons… The main difference with this cartoon pirate, is that […]
The Pirate Deck game has arrived!
Well, it’s finally arrived and I must say I’m very pleased with The Pirate Deck. It’s been a labour of love but I now hold in my hands a copy of my first published card game. The objective of the game is to strategically use pirate cards to board a ship and steal treasure coins […]
Cartoon Pirate flags
Continuing work on the Pirate deck game with a series of pirate flags to be used to add some exciting gameplay into the mix! Each of these pirate flags were created initially as pencil sketches, before being digitised, and where possible have a little historical fact behind them too! Mutiny flag This illustration was used […]
Now we’re heading towards getting all of the cartoon pirate characters completed for The Pirate Deck game, I need to begin work on the packaging. Most of this will be created elsewhere, but the task has fallen upon me to create dome pirate lettering to be used on the packaging. This will form a kind […]
Cartoon rowboat and rogue waves…
What could be the best thing that a cartoon pirate might need to get to shore to bury his beloved treasure? That’s right, a cartoon rowboat! The next cartoon required for The Pirate Deck game is a cartoon rowboat card. This particular card will allow the player to hold an additional pirate when in play. […]
Lost in a whirlpool!
I have been busy working on the next two card designs for The Pirate Deck Game, the first of these being a whirlpool. The whirlpool card has the ability to remove another players card from their hand/from play. The initial sketch of the whirlpool also includes a pirate galleon, being pulled to it’s demise in […]
Ok, so just for a change it’s been a busy month. I’ve most recently been working on some gold doubloons for The Pirate Deck game. The gold doubloons are designed for two purposes – gold and silver versions that sit on the edges of the playing cards themselves and also as a template for coin […]
Figure heads and poop decks…
For the next set of cartoon characters for the up and coming ‘Pirate Deck’ card game, I have been working on the elements that make up the pirate ship itself. The card game requires a series of five cards that sit in a row to create the pirate ship or ‘deck’ if you will. The […]