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Mainichi Hanafuda: iris

All the previous suits have been 'flower cards,' of course, but they're not subjects I tend to think of as flowers: plum's a tree, grass is grass, and clover's more of a weed? Today we begin the iris, a suit that's identified clearly by its prominent flowers.

Plus, unlike wild clover and pampas grass, this is a flower I recognize from around here, so I had personal observation to bring to the design. I made more of a break with standard hanafuda cards here and used photo reference only for my iris blooms. They turned out with a bit of a stained-glass look to 'em.

This is one of the two junk cards in the iris suit. The other two cards are a banner and an animal, but not what you might expect.

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