Charles Dickens Tarot | Literature’s archetypes & spreads | Artist’s Advice
Artist's Advice , Decks , Literature , Tarot , Waite-Smith / 2 October 2018

Dickensian divination: literature as a companion & spread tips | Charles Dickens Tarot |Chris Leech

Tarot & Literature: tarot deck based on the narrative of an author’s life

Wisdom in writing: “The Figure in the Carpet”
“The Charles Dickens Tarot (CDT) is not just a powerful working tarot deck created for the purposes of divination, but also a study of all Dickens’ novels and a biographical introduction to the great man’s life. Unlike the vertical orientation of most playing cards and tarot decks, the CDT displays its images in a horizontal frame to resemble a theatrical stage or open book. 

Starlight Dragon Tarot | Draco spread & Book preview | Artist’s Advice
Artist's Advice , Books , Decks , Tarot / 1 May 2018

Whilst my present Starlight Dragon book (TSQ: The companion Travelling with Starlight Dragons is just released) is focused on the elementary associations of tarot (Golden Dawn tradition) plus the grand mythic tales of great dragons, I am preparing another on a more advanced level with work on tarot correspondences to astrology, kabbalah and alchemy, which have been only touched upon in the first book.
As a very special and exclusive pre-taste

The Promethean Oracle | Deck Tutorial | Artist’s Advice
Artist's Advice , Chakra , Decks , Mythology , Oracle / 6 March 2018

I could find few oracle decks that drew their lessons from any male presence. To me, this represents a serious lack of balance, because, like it or not, men exist, and in order to create the universal harmony so many people crave, we need balance.

In creating this deck, I drew from the history and mythology of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and the Bible. I deliberately chose many of the figures because they were flawed: lionizin

Tarot Tracker | Journaling | Artist’s Advice
Artist's Advice , Books , Kipper , Lenormand , Tarot / 5 December 2017

After the success of Tarot: Unlocking the Arcana I sat down to decide what my next project was going to be. It came to me, a tarot journal! If I could go back in time to the beginning of my tarot journey to do something different, I would journal more. I did attempt journaling, but that failed. Blank notebooks were uninspiring. They left me wanting. Printing out online PDF’s and

Zodiac Oracle II House Spread | Artist’s Advice

I also showed various aspects of each astrological sign that could be added to interpretations in a reading. This Artist’s Advice Part II is an extension of specifically that last part and shows you how to use a Zodiac Oracle in an actual Zodiac Houses spread, especially made for readers of The Queen’s Sword. If you don’t know much about astrology, have no fear…this article is here to give you enough pointers to use the Oracle alone or together with the Anino Lenormand or The Gravenchase Lenormand.