Tarot workshop - Magick circle

My Very First Tarot Workshop

I admit I was a little nervous getting ready for my very first Tarot workshop, as I find it quite daunting to talk about myself and my art … Yet, walking through the door to the peaceful Magick Circle, butterflies settled, and I found myself looking forward to what the afternoon would bring.

Poker Size Deck and Competition Entry

Here is a preview of Nine Lives Playing Cards – the poker size deck… After a busy month of adjusting the original artwork, painting additional detail (to make use of the wider card size), and repositioning indices and other elements – the design is completed… and has been entered in the 2nd Annual PCF Deck Design Competition.

Playing Cards by Annette Abolins

Nine Lives in a Deck Design Competition

The 2nd Annual Deck Design Competition hosted over on playingcardforum.com inspired me to create a poker size version of Nine Lives playing cards. With my favourite number being 3, I see this deck as a compliment to both the original size playing cards and the tarot deck …

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Tarot Card Pictures and Blog Changes

Tarot is a visual tool, and I find the best way to appreciate and connect with a deck is to look at the cards. If a card image jumps out at you and says ‘pick me’, it’s likely you will have a connection deck. In this post I share some new preview images of the tarot cards – placed on a background showing the ‘card back’.