Game of Cards

Ricoh GR, ISO 100, 1/60 sec, f/4.5, Ev 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Silver Efex Pro 2. 8 more words


Playing card detection using OpenCV (Mark V)

I am busy building a poker bot using a webcam, my Raspberry Pi computer and some Python code. Why? Because Peters, my Dutch lodger, has won so many late-night card games against me that he now owns the deeds to my house. 1,324 more words


Personalised Playing Cards

There are many reasons why we think Ours are the Best!

What’s so special about our Personalised Playing Cards?  Here’s the answer: 621 more words

Simon Lucas Bridge

Getting Home from Holiday

I’m at (another) family, holiday gathering.  I’m at a counter chopping lettuce for a salad with a knife.  Someone distracts me from the task.  When I turn away, another person takes the salad that I’ve tossed in a bowl.  574 more words


Sometimes I feel like I am dumb as nails

Through my university years, I was alternately known as the smartest dumb girl, or the dumbest smart girl, depending on the speaker, the situation, or the humiliating sentence that just came out of my mouth before a filter could take action. 431 more words


Illustration Friday: Skull

Still with the playing card theme for this week’s Illustration Friday topic, “skull.” I am drawing birds for other reasons, and thinking of the fool Eulenspiegel (and fools in general) because of Rima Staines’ … 52 more words


You know what happens to a Toad when it gets hit by lightning?

Here are the bowers all together- jacks of the trade.

I wanted Toad to have a “lords a leapin” kind of look and I think it came out pretty good. 12 more words

Doodlehoose One