This, I suppose, was my first commission piece that my friend asked for. He loves playing Yu-Gi-Oh and has plenty of cards to go around. I designed him a mat based on a pre-existing one, and also combining some of his favourite characters. I worked closely to his specifications, and really enjoyed the process of doing this – sending progress photos, getting feedback – made it feel very… “real world” compared to uni.
It hasn’t been printed onto a mat at this stage (have to find somewhere that will do this) but it would be wonderful the day it does.