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. 

AlcheMystic Woodcut Tarot | Review
Decks , Kabbalah , Occult , Review , Tarot / 7 August 2018

Wow. I don’t use that word lightly when it comes to tarot decks, but I said it out loud after unboxing the The AlcheMystic Woodcut Tarot by D. W. Prudence. Prudence had asked me to do a review on his deck and the title sounded interesting enough to make sure I got a copy. I tested this deck a little longer, so if you’ve been cruising the web in search of a TQS-original on the AlcheMystic…sorry!

TV Series Tarot | Review

Chances are if you watch references to the craft as eagerly as I do, you’ve seen a tarot deck or 2 in action on screen. Sometimes especially made*, sometimes a good old fashioned Visconti or TdM. Quite possibly the wait for a series or movie to finally get the combination of a normal portrayal of a reader, deck and interpretation right might be a long one (Death isn’t death you guys! Consult a freaking reader!), but in the meantime we can at least enjoy a better executed romance between tv & tarot: movie or series themed decks. An invention 2018 seems to have a lot of. Plenty fora are buzzing with the release of the Game of Thrones Tarot (which is why you won’t see it here. It is already *everywhere*), but I chose Lo Scarabeo’s other telly-tarot: the aptly named TV Series Tarot. Ever bought a LS deck before? Well, I think most of us have, so not many words are necessary to explain what you can expect. The TV Series Tarot comes in the typical Lo Scarabeo tuck box, with the multi-language LWB and the card stock no-one is really a fan of (maybe riffle-shufflers?). There is one…

Bharata Tarot | Majors Only | Review

A playing card collector focused on high quality, born in the Indian Himalaya region – visited by Fortune tellers, Sadhus and Holy men on a frequent basis – having a wide network of Indian Tarot readers and a fascination with divination from a young age. Sounds like the recipe for a great tarot deck if such a man would ever try to create one, right? I am not saying it isn’t, but Sunish Chabba’s first try at reaching