The Efflorescent Tarot (efflorescent meaning 'bursting into flower') is based on the Rider-Waite tradition and comprised of its own illustrated world of characters, objects and places. The 78-card deck is currently available from the artist through Etsy (in full-colour or black and white versions), and is also seeking a publisher.
Katie Rose Pipkin
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Self Published 2012
Efflorescent Tarot review by Monica
The Efflorescent Tarot captures a gentle and delicate world infused with a sensitive and oftentimes dreamy energy. This is the self-published creation of artist Katie Rose Pipkin, predominantly molded in the Rider Waite Smith (RWS) tradition.
Efflorescent means ‘bursting into flower’, and so a number of cards in the deck make this a central theme. In some cards, such as the 6 of Cups, it seems as if flowers are the central focus of the whole card, and the two protagonists are enmeshed in their world. In other cards such as the 7 of Pentacles, you need to look closer to realise the presence of small, diminutive flowers is weaved and entwined in the gardener’s hair.
The majority of the cards, however, do not feature any flowers at all, although many are rich with verdant abund... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Efflorescent Tarot
Creators: Katie Rose Pipkin
Publisher: Self Published 2012
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Card Size: 3.50 x 5.00 in. = 8.89cm x 12.70cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Complex floral pen and ink design in black and white