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Five of Swords

Tarot. For more information about the deck and to see the rest of the cards: [link]

Five of Swords - Concentrating narrowly on one's own self-interest, power play, battle, sacrifice of integrity.

Medium: Watercolor
Size: 8.5x14 inches

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darkangel-nikitasuu's avatar
se ve tan volátil el angel, liviano, increíble!!!
suanach's avatar
This angel from the back of your Dreamscapes book is one of my favorites of all your work, so I was disappointed he wasn't included in the tutorial. In isolation, on the white background of the book, I see him as a loving, protective guardian angel. I also love the color palette on this tarot card, and the black swans are beautiful. Sadly, the only thing I don't like is the inclusion of this particular angel on a card that has such a negative meaning.

I love this tarot deck, but one problem I have with it is that your artwork is so beautifully intricate, the size of the cards makes the detail difficult to make out, and I need to rely on the book to interpret them and see the detail properly (in black & white). It's the most beautiful art deck I've ever seen though; I just wish it came in a larger size!
KreepingSpawn's avatar
Beauteous. reminds me of Gabriel. :)
KreepingSpawn's avatar
Beauteous. reminds me of Gabriel. :)
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theromantiquedead's avatar
dear me, how can you get the anatomy so perfect?! it freaks me out! ;) lovely, and the swans are really amazing... i'm speechless...
betta-girl's avatar
I'm waiting for this tarot deck to be finished!!!

Patience, patience.........patience..........

Patiently, yours
~Pat Ann~
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tangledhelix's avatar
I find the black swans an interesting aspect. +fav for me.
selene-vampire's avatar
Simply gorgeous! The wings especially. They look so real!! Breathtaking.
Draco1990's avatar
wicked this was with water color!!!!
little-blueshoe's avatar
neat poses for both animal and man
DragenEyez's avatar
absolutely gorgeous; amazing. This is definitely a series of Tarot cards that would be amazing to own
lightbird's avatar
:faint: Gorgeous! I love the contrast between the dark gooses and the pale angel!
If you have any ideas how I could improve my work, please, tell me - I'd be happy to know :nod:!
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nenuiel's avatar
A very beautiful design for this card - this definitely ranks among my favorites of the cards you have made thus far! I just love that you made the birds and the bottom half of him dark, like the light of his upper body has been eaten away. Very nice!! =D
moonstruckdragonlass's avatar
devine. one of my favorites. :)
Totally awesome!
Totally awesome!
cycladic's avatar
Not your usually flowery fare, but I do like this cleaner, tighter composition. The lack of intricate details doesn't take away from it at all.
great piece! i especially like the way you colored in the background. at first glimpse, this reminds me of a game called "legendary wings" for NES. brings back good memories, i like it!
dredclaw-2k5's avatar
This is fantastic! :+favlove: For some reason it has a very Michael Parkes feel to it for me. Truely one of my favorites! I can't wait to own this tarot.
MirrorWarrior's avatar
Elegant, as usual. I admire the grace, and detail you always but into your work. :)
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