Grab your Bridge partner

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They’re here! At long last, the Red Deck of the Tacoma Playing Cards is finished, printed and delivered.

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(You’ll have to excuse my cheesy phone photos—I was just too excited to dig out the fancy camera.)

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It’s so great to see the finished product, and how well everyone’s artwork reproduced at playing-card size. But you can also see the originals—if you’re local, stop by the big launch party this Friday, October 4 in downtown Tacoma. If not, you can find all the originals for sale on the Tacoma Makes website.

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I illustrated the Queens again—and in the process, saw some secret pockets of Tacoma I’d never visited before.

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I also got to revisit some old favorites,

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some beloved institutions,

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and even some hidden corners of old haunts.

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But best of all is the feeling of seeing both decks together. Maybe now I’ll finally learn how to play Bridge…

3 Responses to “Grab your Bridge partner”

  1. Maike Bohlen says:

    great work! Will sell like hell! If i ever stumble upon them, they´ll be mine.

  2. jen says:

    yay! do minneapolis next. : )

  3. Chandler says:

    Thanks so much, Maike! Actually, you can grab them online directly from the folks in charge of the project: http://www.tacomamakes.com/ Both the new Red Deck and the original Blue Deck are available there!