What's next for Noel and their radical queer magic?
"The cards began to accumulate stories for me, about my friends and my relationships, how to be soft with myself when times are hard, how to hold myself accountable when I need to."
"I built a portfolio full of melanated goddesses with creamy brown skin tones embracing their femininity and power. I love making art that makes my sisters feel good about themselves."
Great news! Travelling tarot artist Jennifer Dranttel is re-publishing her much-loved deck, the Nomad Tarot.
"Magic was something I discovered about myself" Artist and deck creator Wren on her journey to creating her own tarot deck.
"My decks differ from the usual tarot decks because they show raw, fierce images that are non-filtered; images that show the good, the bad and the ugly."
"This conversation made me realize that I will need to put a disclaimer in my introduction about this deck. This deck has teeth and is not for the faint of heart!"
Jessa Crispin introduces her long-awaited tarot deck, the Spolia Tarot.
"Three decks: Each of them would encompass male, female, and non-binary elements that people could combine any way that they want."
Illustrator Stasia Burrington introduces her colourful, nature-rich tarot deck, inspired by Japanese and Buddhist concepts and ideals.
"Tarot is a way that I can step out of the moment and create some space, almost always alone, to get perspective, care for myself, come back to myself."
Let's all get over our creative paralysis, have some fun, and join in Kristen's creative oracle deck challenge.
The Brady Tarot is an artist's deck featuring North American flora and fauna that is lush, bold, obsessive, and true to its roots.
Tarot creator Sarah Shipman introduces us to a couple of the amazing women of her feminist tarot deck, Our Tarot.
"I would at this point in my life describe myself as fat, black, queer, and divine. There isn't a deck out there to my knowledge that expresses this freedom that I feel within myself."
[Guest post] Jess Rollar shares her ongoing collage oracle project and explains how you can make your own!
"Noel’s Numinous Tarot brilliantly tells our stories, including our identities without distilling us to just cleverly put together letters of the alphabet."
[Guest post] For the last several years, I’ve been creating tarot and oracle decks and, so far, I’ve published fourteen decks. Here's how you can do the same.
[Guest Post] "I got curious. Who were these feline creatures? What secrets did they have to share with me? What were they whispering? I set out to paint a cat a day for a month."
The world needs more queer/POC tarot decks. Here's one you can support! Plus a raw and honest interview with creator of the Next World Tarot, Cristy C Road!
You know how you love tarot? And goddesses? And also (maybe secretly, maybe loud and proud) celebrities? Well, guess what? There’s a Celebrity Goddess Tarot! Ho yes. And here it is: It’s a majors-only deck, and our esteemed goddesses of the major arcana are: 0 the fool: Britney Spears i the magician: Yoko Ono ii the high …
Let's all jump in the air and shout 'WOO-HOO' because everybody's favourite queer-activist punk illustrator CRISTY C ROAD is making a tarot deck.
My heart, my beating heart. I’ve just seen this beautiful video, made by Slow Holler artist Xander Stewart and had to share it.
"We tell stories to stay awake. We tell stories to communicate. It is how we come to know each other. It is a part of our culture."
Tarot decks don’t have to be complex. For those who yearn to strip the complicated symbolism out of tarot, leaving only the simplest motifs, Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator Anna Foos has created just the thing. Her tarot deck (which doesn’t even have a name!) is about as simple as they come. With their black and white …
Let’s start by collecting our stories, in a place where everyone can see them, read them, be inspired by them.
In a perfect world, my loved ones are there, and that means there should be gender variance, people of color, and depictions of love, attraction and queer affection.
So you want to make a tarot deck. Because - we all do, right? And you've got an idea and a theme and you know it would be totally amazing but... ack, it's just do damn hard! Well here's someone who did.
An impulsive train-hop from Manchester to London, I arrived wondering what on earth we would talk about. Three and a half hours later and I felt like I'd known Dodo all my life.
Tarot is art. "Our intention behind Wheel of Fortune is to open hearts and minds in a divine refuge for reflection for the thousands of travellers to come across the installation and to interact with the images and the deck."