Thursday, July 30, 2009

"Like a tarot card emptied of its neighbours, like words we cannot use again" —Roger Connah, "Temperance," Welcome to the Hotel Architecture, 1998

(Image via queercatkitten)

Monday, July 13, 2009

"The Queen! The book seemed to be empty of women except for her, as though she drew all the feminine to herself, one woman in the realm but what a woman." -- John Crowley, Ægypt

[Coronation portrait of Elizabeth I. Artist unknown.]

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Robert M. Place's Vampire Tarot, based on Bram Stoker's Dracula, is now available. Tom Blunt of Arcanalogue has done a nice interview about the deck. The deck can be ordered at Robert's website.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

This is a 16th century woodcut by Silvestre de Paris of the nobleman Marten van Rossem. I think he makes a dashing Knight of Wands.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The Queen of Swords.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Some additions to the Heraldic Tarot. Above, The Tower.

The Page of Wands.

The Pope.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

We couldn't find a heraldic Tarot online, so we challenged ourselves to put one together. Here's a link to a free three-card reading (Majors-only).