Tarot Illustrations (Part 1)

TheEmpressTheMoon2TheSun2TheWorld

 

This series is kinda self-explanatory after the title. From top to bottom the cards are The Empress, The Moon, The Sun and The World. I’m going to be gradually working on the rest of the major arcana before I start on suits. I’m focusing on my own style more so than cluttering the cards with too much symbolism, I feel like my style has enough detail as it is and you can generally get a better vibe from a card when there aren’t 800 things going on in the background.

My reasons for this project are really more personal than anything. I used to find tarot and pagan mysticism fascinating in my early teens and the aesthetic of a lot of this stuff has always really appealed to me. I’ve always wanted to design my own set of cards in my own unique style, and since I’m not creating art for school/uni deadlines any more I figured this would be the perfect time to meet an old goal and ultimately motivate myself to progress in my illustration style.

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