Card spotlight: The Moon

Occult Ornithology Tarot deck now available to pre-order!This week's card spotlight will be looking at the 18th card of the major arcana, The Moon, represented by a Lyrebird. My version of the card is represented by a superb lyrebird, a bird renowned for it's ability to mimic. When thinking about The Moon card, it was … Continue reading Card spotlight: The Moon

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 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