Do You Haiku?

Haiku Reading Tarot Kaizen recently reminded me about writing haikus for tarot cards, something I used to do quite regularly.  With May’s focus on the Devil, I decided to let the Sasuraibito Tarot (Stasia Burrington, 2017) inspire me. He’s a rather handsome Devil, with a bad boy look sure to entice.  While sex addiction isn’t Continue reading »

What’s graphically textured art when it’s at home?

It’s nice to find self-published decks that experiment with different art styles, things which might not count as “fine art” in the eyes of publishers, but which are certainly elegant, creative and well-drawn.  The Meta Land Tarot (Jon Law, 2016) fits in that category.  It’s creator describes the Majors as “graphically textured art prints” and Continue reading »

The Urban Tarot: Slick, Diverse, and Thought-Provoking

As I mentioned on Monday, I’ve been waiting a very long time for the Urban Tarot (Robin Scott, 2016).  It was begun in 2003, and has taken thirteen years to bring to completion.  On the other hand, being part of the Kickstarter project set up in 2012, I’ve at least been receiving updates and seeing Continue reading »

Tarot of the Zircus Magi Overview

The Tarot of the Zircus Magi (Duck Soup Productions, 2014) is a fun, circus-themed deck.  The suits have been renamed Batons (Wands), Buckets (Cups), Blades (Swords), and Rings (Pentacles). The card stock has a nice feel to it, and is durable, if a little thicker than I prefer for shuffling.  And I find some of Continue reading »