The Touchstone Tarot is a character-driven deck, with 78 tarot scenes digitally composed from Renaissance and Baroque paintings of the Old Masters. The second deck from Kat Black, the creator of the Golden Tarot, it's now sadly out of print.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Tarot Connections 2008 Kunati Inc. 2009
Touchstone Tarot review by Kate Hill
The Touchstone Tarot is the second deck from Australian artist, Kat Black. She and Kunati, the publishers of the mass-market edition, have done the impossible and equalled – even surpassed – the high benchmark set by the Golden Tarot.
This is a thoroughly people-focused deck - its apt catchphrase is ‘78 friends you hold in your hand’. Drawn from historical portraits and Baroque and Renaissance paintings and melded into tarot scenes, the people are individual, immediate, and subtly expressive, displaying a range of emotion and instantly recognisable feeling.
The Devil is, well, devilishly seductive, inviting you to give in to temptation. The pain and dissatisfaction in the face of the Five of Cups is palpable. The Queen of ... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Touchstone TarotTheme: Art Styled, Fine Art, Medieval & Renaissance
Category: Decks with a Happy Squirrel
Creator: Golden Tarot by Kat Black
More About These CardsName: Touchstone Tarot
Creators: Kat Black
Publisher: Tarot Connections 2008
Publisher: Kunati Inc. 2009
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
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