Tarot de Marcelino
The Tarot de Marcelino is a Marseilles-inspired deck in a very quirky and distinct style, from the 'Not-So-Master of Cutesy Cards' (otherwise known as Lynyrd Narciso). It's a full 78-card deck, but does have pips rather than illustrated minor arcana. It's printed in burgundy ink on unbleached paper, and has been published in a limited edition of 70 decks.
Tarot Deck - 79 Cards - Self Published 2009
Tarot de Marcelino review by Kate Hill
The Philippines-based artist, Lynyrd Narciso has a reputation for cute and beautiful decks, having previously created the Vanessa Tarot, the Tarot of the Lepidopteran People, Les Adorables Tarot, and his early Sailor Tarot. His artistic style is usually diverse, with each deck having a noticeably different look as well as theme, and his latest is no exception.
El Tarot de Marcelino is a wonderfully quirky little deck which combines an amusing back story with cards based on the European traditional rather than the Rider-Waite. The story behind the cards begins thus:
“This remarkable series of images was discovered amongst other personal possessions of one Alestra Crawling, Marchioness of Whaite (one of them a very telling diary filled with the scandals and intrigues ... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Tarot de MarcelinoTheme: Marseilles-Inspired
Category: Decks with a Happy Squirrel
Creator: Anino Lenormand, Gravenchase Lenormand, Les Adorables Tarot, Sailor Tarot, Tarot Bagong Sining, Tarot Giguil, Tarot ng Daigdig sa Balintataw, Tarot of Psychicks, Tarot of the Curious East, Tarot of the Lepidopteran People, Tarot Parac, Tarot Rikit, Tarot Whispers at the House of Dusk, Vanessa Tarot by Lynyrd-Jym Narciso
More About These CardsName: Tarot de Marcelino
Creators: Lynyrd-Jym Narciso
Publisher: Self Published 2009
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 23
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Marseilles-Style Pips
Card Size: 3.00 x 4.00 in. = 7.62cm x 10.16cm
Card Language: Spanish
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Flowered checks
Companion Material: Small leaflet and a handmade box.