Many of you, I'm sure, enjoy playing card games, such as bridge, poker, hearts, spades, and solitaire (to name only a few). But did you also know that playing cards have always been surrounded by an aura of mystery, symbolism, and mythology? For instance, each of the twenty-two cards in the Major Arcana (e.g., the High Priestess, the Hanged Man, the Devil) has a deeper meaning that can be used to gain insight into the past, present, and future of the person who is consulting the fortune teller. Many artists have let themselves be inspired by the Major Arcana, using their imagination to create complete decks of tarot cards.
Even the Minor Arcana - the suit cards - are well-represented on deviantART. One has to be blessed with great patience to complete every single one of the fifty-six cards that make up the Minor Arcana, but believe it or not, some people have actually succeeded in finishing this supe