After I write about the card from my personal perspective, I read what Barbara had to say and compare with mine. I think I belong in the world of Steampunk. The explanations for the cards in the guide really appealed to me as well. The Moon is such an interesting card, with many layers and whose meaning has really changed over the centuries in ways that really reflect pun intended our collective beliefs about the world and symbols. The Queens and Kings maintain tradition and are represented by adults — glamorous adults mind you, with the Queen of Pentacles stealing the show.
However, the Lovers ask you to look beyond that this holiday. There are discussions of art history, myths and legends, the steampunk aesthetic, and subconscious associations. Stand Out Cards Aside from the cards that made me double-take, there were some that also made me look longer at them than others. The tarot has been a part of my personal and professional life for nearly twenty years. Where the past and future converge.
In this blog, I feature book reviews, other reviews such as Tarot and oracle deck reviews, and some items of general interest. The best part of the cards, and the big reason to acquire this deck, is Aly Fell's art. I mean, the i Excellent, excellent deck and book. There are a number of spreads to choose from, with the stalwart 3 card tarot reading presented with many different reading options. The book, which is fully illustrated, gets 5 out of 5 stars from me. This is not just overlaying steampunk over Tarot. The Knights are also given a makeover with the Knight of Wands, Swords and Cups again all being represented by feisty females not afraid to get their hands dirty or be where the action is.
I think this is a great book for people who are just getting into tarot, and if you like steampunk that's a big bonus! If you like tarot cards and steampunk, you'll love this book. Recently, I finished writing a new edition of Tarot for Beginners Llewellyn, November 2010. Consultation is needed: In every consultation the first aspect on which the tarot reader focuses is the construction of the identity of the consultant that is perfected throughout the session with the help of the cards. While others might refer to some of their other books for more understanding, Barbara refers to other authors as well as some of It is a really good book in that sense that you learn the basics of tarot-reading. The deck itself is absolutely stunning. In her introduction, Moore notes that anyone with a penchant for sci-fi, and anything in Victorian clothing, will more than likely feel at home in this world.
Tarot expert Barbara Moore offers a myriad tips and tricks to reinvigorate your tarot practice. I found this manual, as the cover even calls it such, rather helpful and even at moments comedic. However, you do get a very good book in the set. I bought the book anyway, at least I could see the art in black and white! My only desire is that this book would have included a little more information on creating layouts and general tips on how to conduct a reading. The art is definitely excellent, a 5 out of 5 stars on that. I've read the manual, cover to cover, to get acquainted with each card, as well as studying the imagery present in each card as I went along.
I will start by reviewing the book. Explorative, creative, expansive and informative. Used by permission of the publisher. Barbara Moore has a smooth way of explaining the man vs. She is adding little pieces of herself to comfort the reader. For fans of the steampunk aesthetic, this is an excellent deck to add to their collections and even give a bit of a divination touch to their aesthetic, costumes, cosplay, so on.
The art was spectacular — and suddenly my interest was more than piqued. But, anything that stays too long in the realm of the reliable can easily turn stagnant. It also tells how the deck came to be, and how the rest of the book is organized. We also have two cats who keep life interesting. The Steampunk Tarot is a world apart: a nexus of opulence, innovation and alternate world-views that is reflected in 78 scenes.
No deck will be an exact replica of the Rider Waite-Smith, and neither should it. Where the past and future converge. I first discovered the Tarot in college. Then I was in one of those new agey shops buying a gift for her, ha then I saw this. The promises to offer a glimpse of the future through a lens to the past with unique digital artwork. Her descriptions of each of the cards is colorful, creative, and informative.