Card Spotlight: The Tower

Occult Ornithology Tarot- now available to pre-order!This week's card spotlight is the 16th card in the major arcana, The Tower When it finally came to the time of designing the card for The Tower, I didn't have a specific bird in mind, I just knew it should be a sea bird or bird that nests … Continue reading Card Spotlight: The Tower

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

Ritual

my take on the prompt 'ritual' which is the theme of Liverpool Light Night. I decided I'd like to take part in Liverpool Horror Clubs event for the night and designed this piece. It's designed to be a subversion on sacrifice. I had a strong idea of what colour palette I wanted to use as … Continue reading Ritual