Bohemian Animal Tarot
The Bohemian Animal Tarot has 80 charming cards with the Rider-Waite-based tarot archetypes represented by part-human, part-animal characters. This is the first tarot deck from oracle author, Scott Alexander King.
Scott Alexander King,
Tarot Deck - 80 Cards - Rockpool Publishing 2014
Bohemian Animal Tarot review by medusawink
The Bohemian Animal Tarot is a curious and very pretty deck, with both the innocence and occasional artless brutality of a Grimm fairytale.
The hybrid creatures depicted in this deck have human bodies and animal heads – somewhat reminiscent of Egyptian gods. The settings for this deck are quasi–historical, moving from the Tudor and Elizabethan era through Baroque, Victorian, French and even a little romanticised Romany Gypsy imagery. While there are no recurring characters and no easily identifiable storylines, the essence of this deck is pure Rider Waite Smith magic. The Major Arcana follows the traditional story of the Fool's Journey – renamed here as the Innocent's Quest. The Minor Arcana plays out all the familiar scenes we know from the Rider-Waite-Smith standard. The animals... read more reviews or write a review.
Similar Decks to Bohemian Animal TarotTheme: Animal
Category: Extra Major Arcana
Creator: Animal Dreaming Oracle, Creature Teacher Oracle by Scott Alexander King
More About These CardsName: Bohemian Animal Tarot
Creators: Scott Alexander King, Sharon McLeod
Publisher: Rockpool Publishing 2014
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Fire, Water, Earth and Air
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Card Language: English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Sepia-toned illustration of a fox and a rabbit.
Companion Material: 240-page companion book is packaged with the deck. The book includes explanations of each card's animal archetype, keywords, description, and divinatory meaning.
Extra Info: There are two extra major arcana cards, The Universe, and The Afterlife.