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Nine of Cups
by le pendu

Description
Symbolism
Card Meaning
Artistic Media
Artist's Bio

Description

I've been discussing the history of Tarot a lot lately, and have commented that we have no "Little White Book" to accompany the oldest decks. I wonder what such a book would have looked like? What would a journal page from the inventor of tarot have looked like? That's the basis for this card, a found page describing the thoughts of the creator of the Tarot.

Symbolism

The text really plays the role of symbolism on this card... little notes and sketches that convey the thoughts of a creator at work. I wanted the feel to be similar to a Di Vinci notebook, full of math and relational notations.

Card Meaning

Often referred to as "The Wish Card", the Nine of Cups is said to material happiness and contentment.

Artistic Media

The paper was created in Photoshop using the "clouds" filter, then randomly "burned" to effect aging. The goblet was shot with a digital camera, then several filters were used to get the "sketch" like appearance. The font is "Zapfino".

Artist's Bio

This is the third card I've done for the deck, the others are The Hanged Man and 10 of Wands. After working on these cards, I have the greatest respect for those that have skill and dedication to create an entire deck. Go back to the project index, read the traditional card meaning, or get a free tarot reading with this deck.



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