I haven't been here for a while on account of being very busy producing and publishing Tarot decks. I now have eight to date: SINGING SERPENT TAROT; DECADENT DREAM TAROT; The KHAOAMUSICA Tarot (featuring four pieces by NC Dolly Band on the music CD); TAROT of SIDNEY SIME; TAROT of KAY NIELSEN; TAROT of HARRY CLARKE, TAROT o AUBREY BEARDSLEY and soon to be released, OGHAM MOON ORACLE. All of these can be seen on my new website dedicated to Tarot and Oracle, NAKTHAG TAROT STUDIO.
I now begin a new project to add to this list. The project, entitled NURSERY CRYMES The Oracle, consisting of a fully illustrated book with photographs and drawings,
So ... I instigated a project bringing visual artists and musicians together to create a unique Tarot deck, music CD and book package. It is called The KHAOAMUSICA Tarot and is still a project in process, but does have a website where its progress may be followed (link above). A strange experience as I do not know the other participants personally, for we have come together on the web, and I have only a vague idea of what the remaining visual and musical submissions might be like. It is exciting and also little nerve wracking.
As it stands to date, NC Dolly Band will have four tracks on the album, and I will have a total of nine cards in the
Sometimes a project gets abandoned, not always because the steam or enthusiasm for it wanes, but due to outside circumstances beyond control. Three -four years ago I started to create a Tarot deck and it had to be shelved for a while, despite only fourteen designs short of the full 78. This wasn't my first attempt at the Tarot. Indeed, I have begun a few times over the years, never getting beyond seven completed cards. My earlier designs were full colour paintings, highly detailed and somewhat elaborate. Over time the designs have been purged of the extraneous and simplified, and painting has given way to ink drawing. Recently, I got back to
Hi There! Looking through your gallery I notice you like the creepier side of life and I would like to invite you to my newly founded group Digital--Macabre
Not much is happening at the moment so it would be great if you could contribute some of those creepy dolls to the galleries and add to your watch list as we will be holding games and competitions in the future.