In related news, I've just completed a round of updates on my portfolio website. It got a much-needed makeover, with a fresh focus on illustration, since that's where all my time's going these days.
You can check out a gallery of all completed images for the Spirit Vertigo deck.
I've also added a new sketchbook page, that I'll be adding to every week or two. I love peeking into other artist's sketchbooks. Nothing pulls me into someone else's work like photos of their sketches and diaries, so I couldn't resist posting some of my own. I hope you like them!
Here are the latest images for the Spirit Vertigo tarot deck: Judgement & The World. I've cropped out the borders for now, because I'm still struggling with font and formatting. The final cards will include a border and titles, and will not be watermarked. I will figure out what that all looks like before launching a funding campaign. I'll even come up with my own font if that's what it takes to get it looking right, dammit.
I'm excited because that wraps up round one of the Major Arcana! I started this project in July, 2015, and in the past eight months, I've completed first iterations of all 22 Major Arcana cards, 14 of which are good enough to make it into the deck. That's not too shabby given that I'm working stream-of-consciousness, so I'm planning, sketching, scrapping, and revising as I go.
Hey babes! My valentine for you this year is a simple Self-Love tarot spread. You're the one person you share your whole life with. Make sure you enjoy your own company!
The Self-Love Tarot Spread:
1. Something to love about myself.
What's so great about me? What am I getting right in life? What makes me special? What can I love about myself right now?
2. Where in life can I be more patient with myself?
What am rushing myself to do? Where am I in such a hurry to grow that I need to take a breath and slow down? In what areas of life am I too much of a perfectionist?
3. Where in life can I be kinder to myself?
Do I treat myself the same way I treat others? What unimportant stuff have I been beating myself up about? How can I treat myself better?
4. Energies and strategies to draw on.
What energies can I bring in, and what strategies can I use to foster a better relationship with myself?
This spread can also be used to review and improve relationships with others. Just ask all the same questions about your relationship.
Wishing you all a happy Valentine's Day! Much love!
My name is Evvie Marin. I'm an artist, writer, and ever-loving sucker for the woo arts, especially tarot. I have a B.A. in art and theatre and I've been reading tarot cards for about seventeen years.
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