Card Spotlight: The Hanged Man

Occult Ornithology Deck: Available to pre-order This weeks card spotlight is the twelfth card in the major arcana, The Hanged man. My version of The Hanged Man is represented by a ring necked pheasant. When I fist discussed creating this deck with my partner we were suggesting different birds for cards, the first suggestion for … Continue reading Card Spotlight: The Hanged Man

Card Spotlight: The Hierophant

Occult Ornithology tarot: Now available to pre-order! Todays spotlight will focus on the fifth card in the major arcana, The Hierophant, represented by an Onagadori Rooster Applying the idea of 'tradition' to a bird isn't necessarily an easy concept. Lots of birds have been revered for centuries, could I use tradition in that sense? That … Continue reading Card Spotlight: The Hierophant

Card spotlight: The Star

Occult Ornithology- Now on Kickstarter At once a voice arose among      The bleak twigs overheadIn a full-hearted evensong      Of joy illimited;An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,      In blast-beruffled plume,Had chosen thus to fling his soul      Upon the growing gloom.The Darkling Thrush, Thomas Hardy The next card spotlight is for the Seventeenth card in the major arcana, The Star, … Continue reading Card spotlight: The Star