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Knight of Cups

by Sidhe-Ra

Description
Symbolism
Card Meaning
Artistic Media
Artist's Bio

Description

In the waters of a magical lake, a young fair-haired merman dives deep, reaching for a golden chalice. Other treasures that lie waiting include a harp, a heart-shaped locket, and a diamond ring. In the background we see the misty figure of a mermaid, waiting.

Symbolism

The merman represents one who is in his element in water, the realm of dreams and emotions. He is reaching, always reaching- for a dream, for an ideal, for the Grail. The Grail represents that part of us that we know will make us complete when we find it, but that you can spend a lifetime searching for , deep in the waters of the psyche and the realms of the Otherworld. The harp shows us that the Knight of Cups is a sensitive musical soul. The heart shaped locket and the diamond ring show his romantic and committed nature. In the background, the mermaid represents his female side, but also the likelihood of a love interest, as his character is highly attractive to women! But how long will she wait before he is back from his quest?

Card Meaning

The Knight of Cups is a romantic, youthful and dreamy character, with high ideals. He is a committed partner, but is often reaching for something that others may not necessarily see.

Reversed, his dreams are misguided, and the jewels on the bottom of the lake represent his past failed relationships, as he flits from one to another.

Artistic Media

This card was created with straightforward acrylic paint on rather floppy canvas.

Artist's Bio

Emily Carding is 31 and currently trying to re-forge a career for herself as an artist, as she had to give up her career on stage after the birth of her daughter Willow,(now three). She is an ordained Priestess, Reiki master , Shaman and Witch, and has been using Tarot for about twelve Years. She is the creator of The Tarot of the Sidhe, and her work can be seen regularly in Pentacle and Imramma Magazine. She specialises in visionary pagan art, and has a flair for poster design! Plans for the future include an exhibition and writing and illustrating her own children's books. You can keep up to date with what Emily is up to on her website.

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