While searching for a new point of view, whether in trying to solve a problem or gaining insight into a situation, people can enlist the help of the Tarot. It is a perfect tool for bridging the gap between two points of view or two seemingly unconnected worlds. The artist Giotto di Bondone played a similar role in the world of art. His work marks the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. He moves from the solely symbolic to the natural, just as the Tarot moves from archetype to individual human experience. For example, Giotto was the first artist to paint the sky blue instead of gold. Drawing on this important artistic style, Zibordi, an Italian painter and expert in Medieval art, creates for us an exquisite deck celebrating Giotto's work and the spirit of Tarot.
Do you need inspiration for a fun, unique, and enlightening get-together? Think about a party focused on Tarot Court characters. You and your guests can discover unknown characteristics about yourselves through creative art projects, dress-up games, and innovative readings. Enjoy!
While Llewellyn's Classic Tarot has my name on the cover, I did not so much design this project as direct it. Llewellyn wanted a deck that was designed to be faithful to the traditional tarot images, symbols, and meanings recognizable to most modern tarot readers and students. Creating a faithful yet new expression of timeless tarot imagery is... read this article