Learn about the art of reading tarot cards, and then paint your own colorful deck! This step-by-step guide includes card stock with 80 blank cards so you can practice right away.
With painting lessons from Adrianne Hawthorne of Ponnopozz, an artist with a vibrant, contemporary style, Create Your Own Tarot Cards will inspire you to make your own beautifully expressive tarot cards in a variety of colors. In addition to learning how to create a personalized deck, Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady, situates you in the world of tarot with a thorough introduction to this ancient art, as well as an overview of tarot reading. It’s a perfect primer for beginners!
Acrylic and gouache painting projects are presented in a step-by-step format with easy-to-follow instructions. All projects are accompanied by beautiful photography and a clean, contemporary design. The included card stock with 80 blank, one-sided cards (2.25" × 4.25") allows you to jump right in to painting.
Create Your Own Tarot Cards encourages you to craft your own personal colorful style. Connect with your creativity and intuition with this fresh and fun take on this timeless tradition.
About the Author
Adrianne Hawthorne runs the Chicago art studio called Ponnopozz, where she sells her own art along with works by other artists. A self-taught artist, Adrianne has a background in graphic design and supports small businesses, particularly those that are women-led and/or Black-owned. Adrianne uses tarot as a means for looking inside herself and for providing clarity on life situations, and she seeks to pass this curiosity and exploration on to others. Visit her online at ponnopozz.com.
Theresa Reed is The Tarot Lady. She’s the author of The Tarot Coloring Book (Sounds True, 2016), Tarot for Troubled Times (Weiser Books, 2019), and Tarot: No Questions Asked (Weiser Books, 2020). Theresa works full time with tarot and runs a successful Patreon community. Visit her online at thetarotlady.com, as well as on Instagram @thetarotlady.
"The ideal DIY instruction guide and 'how to' manual for creating a distinctive and uniquely personal tarot deck. A beautifully illustrated and consumable workbook, Create Your Own Tarot Cards is a unique and highly recommended addition to the personal and professional collections of any and all dedicated tarot users from novice to expert."—Midwest Book Review