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Lead Image

Pixar Playing Cards

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Production Method

Digital

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Design

Chris Anderson

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Printing

James McBeath

A nostalgic ode to his favorite animation studio, designer Chris Anderson’s planar Pixar playing card illustrations feel like opening a deluxe edition box of Saturday morning.  

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Client

University Project


Quantity Produced

1


Production Cost

€20 ($31)


Production Time

1 Month

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Box: 182 mm × 182 mm × 60 mm (7.16 in × 7.16 in × 2.36 in)


Page Count


Paper Stock

Watercolor paper


Number of Colors

3

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Box/Deck of Cards: DIN
Playing Cards: Rawr! by Chris Anderson

 


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Project Description

This project was a platform for me to apply my love of Pixar and illustrate the well known characters in a new and exciting way. With so many recognizable characters this concept was a suitable way of showing off their characteristics and their roles they play in the films. I wanted it to be a special product for fans to admire and cherish.

The challenge was to give all the characters a 'role' to play for each of the suits in the deck. Using their personalities from the films I was able to establish the best possibly role for them to play on the cards.

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

March 28, 2012

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