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Today we'll be talking about "The Alone." The idea came to me as a reaction to the card in my previous blog, The Immolated. I wanted to design the opposite of the burning warmth of a pyre so I searched for images of dead, mummified, and frozen bodies. Upright The lack of personal relationships you have is taking its toll on you. The coldness in your life is not imagined. Seek friendship, seek love, seek connections. Seek warmth, from any source. Also can be interpreted as an inversion of the Immolated. Inverted When inverted, this can have an effect similar...

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Today's featured card is The Immolated. The idea behind this card displays one of the main features of this deck. Cards have their own meaning, but often times they have a secondary use as an influencer on the cards around it. Here are the Upright and inverted descriptions of The Immolated: Upright: A Representation of intensity, this describes an exaggeration of the cards around it. On its own it could infer overindulgence, warmth, vitality, or abundance. Inverted:  When inverted, this has a numbing effect on the cards around it, reducing the intensity in which they should be interpreted. On its...

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It's been a couple months since I started this project and all of the little crumbs I'm sprinkling on the floor are slowly starting to form a cookie. I've completed 42 illustrations so far and I've assembled a to do list 32 items long, and it keeps getting longer. When I started this project, I thought the freedom of an Oracle Deck would be easier than the structure of a Tarot deck, but I was wrong. Luckily, I've got a community to help me with the cards I may be missing from the set. The cards I'm featuring today is The...

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Introducing the Goracle; an Oracle deck that presents the beauty found within death, mutilation, and violence. The cards within are inspired by internal insecurities and weaknesses and spins them into positives and strengths.

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