Monthly Archives: July 2009

9 of Cups Rough Sketch

Here is the rough sketch for the 9 of Cups.   I actually have several smaller sketches detailing the background and the baboon separately. Advertisements

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9 of Cups I, Hawks, Music and Death

I know I mentioned a while back how I was totally into Bruce Dickinson music.  I had been thinking to myself, all of the senses are here, in tarot, for me, the only thing that was glaringly missing was music.  … Continue reading

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Informal Write up for the 9 of Wands

Ok, here is the informal write up for the 9 of Wands.  I say it is informal because it is just something to let people know in general where I was going with the image rather than a full dissection … Continue reading

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9 of Wands, Complete!

It’s a frakkin miracle!!! 

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More 9 of Wands Drama

I am posting now to pass a few minutes while I see if the 9 of Wands recovers from the abuse I just heaped on it.  I was literally scrubbing it vigorously with a toothbrush, ack!   I scrubbed all the … Continue reading

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9 of Wands problems and solutions.

I think I figured out at least one aspect of the dream I wrote about yesterday.  I woke up at 4am this morning and couldn’t get back to sleep so I came downstairs, laid on the couch, and thought about … Continue reading

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9 of Wands, first night painting.

I didn’t have a great time painting tonight.  Every time I tried to blend colors they were lifting instead leaving bleached out spots, and all the colors that were looking so beautiful on the palette, and were so well thought … Continue reading

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Art is Freedom

After a lot of thought I decided that I wasn’t going to force anything and so there are no columns.  Or I should say, they did not want to be depicted seperately in this image.  So, I finished up and … Continue reading

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9 of Wands, no new sketch yet…

I worked on the 9 of Wands last night but image wise was totally unproductive!  It’s the darn background!!    I guess I’m not totally sold on the columns….I don’t like, maybe, adding elements I don’t *feel* there, its almost gimmicky, … Continue reading

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