Flick Solitaire Takes Young Indian Artist Global
Young and super talented Indirapuram, Ghaziabad based artist Bhavya Puntajal joins London video games company Flick Solitaire with his truly traditional Impeccable India deck illustrating legendary figures from Indian history. This majestic deck exclusively available in-game now celebrates Diwali and beautiful new friendships between India and England, as well as art and video games.
Flick Solitaire the finest card game on mobile keeps dealing the decks that artists, art lovers and fans are FLICKING fanatical about. More than a mobile game, Flick Solitaire's tiny team based in London have decided to make art and their artists the focus of their video game. Bhavya joins 12 talented and bold artists already commissioned since June 2020 (and many more planned into 2021). Flick Solitaire is a passionate force with a gigantic heart for art. Providing a mesmerising and interactive way to learn about new art styles and diverse artists. With sweet sounds, special animations and flick mechanisms this game keeps on giving. In-game assets have been made available for schools and many of the artists have won awards for their contribution to underrepresented groups and featured in underrepresented art exhibitions.
All new players can choose the Impeccable India deck to play in-game today!
Flick Solitaire the finest card game on mobile discovers the latest talent out of India. At just 21, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad based artist Bhavya Puntajal joins the Flick family with his unique and stunning art style that shines through in his Impeccable India deck illustrating legendary figures from Indian history. This majestic deck exclusively available in-game now celebrates the biggest holiday in the Hindu calendar, Diwali.
The twelve court cards are a real triumph in telling traditional stories from Indian history. From infamous love stories and war battles of renowned Hindu military general, Baji Rao I, to India’s original heroic warrior queen, Rani of Jhansi.
Artist Bhavya was inspired by India’s rich culture and historical characters, and cleverly fused symbols of Indian design, architecture and patterns in his radiant and colourful deck.
“I based my concept for the Impeccable India deck on actual Kings and Queens of ancient India. My deck has assigned cards for prominent personalities. Each of the featured characters has amazing stories yet sadly, not many outside of India know about them. I wanted to create something that inspires people to go on the web and learn more about a side of India that is still obscure to many.“ - Bhavya Patunjal
Bhavya is based in Delhi, and recently graduated in Computer Science from Bennett University (Times of India Group) in Uttar Pradesh. Talented and gifted his hunger to achieve continues as he pursues an obviously destined career path in design. Bhavya was spotted on Instagram by Flick Solitaire creator Ian Masters.
“Adding to the Flick Solitaire family is important, I want artists to see the amazing and diverse artwork that we feature in-game to inspire more, much much more and encourage artists to try their hand at designing a deck. I instantly loved the look of Bhavya’s work - such an amazing style - and he’s only 21 years old!” - Ian Masters
Since Flick Solitaire’s launch in June 2020 the in-game gallery has gloriously expanded. A total of 12 independent artists have been commissioned and challenged to design a deck. Fans are spoilt with such a collection of diverse decks to play either Solitaire, Elevens or Pyramid. All featured artists adore playing Solitaire as much as designing the decks too. Bhavya had only played Solitaire twice before working on the project.
“When I first played Flick Solitaire, I found the animations and the playing experience to be very pleasing. So during the whole period of me working on these cards, I couldn't stop myself from playing the game every day - Solitaire is my favourite! My current favourite deck is Deep Space Desperados by Rex Crowle, mainly because I love the name and the character styles. Very unique and even the colours are amazing!” - Bhavya Patunjal
Celebrating Diwali, honouring Indian warriors!
Katie Barclay - PR at ThirdEye + Flick Solitaire