Mercury Retrograde October 2014

As a Cartomancer, I start to get a noticeable increase in reading requests around the times of the planet Mercury going in, what appears to be, a reverse direction.  463 more words

Black Knight Tarot And Cartomantic Consultancy

Chicagoan's Kickstarter Proves That People Want Cooler Playing Card Decks

CHICAGO (CBS) – Have you ever gotten bored by the look of your average deck of playing cards?

It seems likely Alexander Chin has.

It’s something you don’t tend to think about — cards are cards — but there’s clearly a demand for Alexander Chin’s unique set of hand designed cards. 188 more words


Ohio Officials Back Plan To Distribute Playing Cards To Publicize Unsolved Crimes

Cincinnati, Ohio (AP) – A crime victim advocate’s use of decks of cards intended to help solve cold-case homicides is getting a boost from some Cincinnati officials. 209 more words


Crazier Eights: Second Edition Print & Play

I made a fantasy card game loosely based on Crazy Eights (the game Uno is based on) called Crazier Eights. Every card can be played for an effect. 61 more words

Playing Cards

Bridge the Game: Bridge Art and Skills Sets It Apart From Other Playing Card Games

Bridge is to date the greatest card game of all. It has the capability to provide immense challenges and fun for the rest of your life. 483 more words


Illustration Friday: Money

I am trying to use paints (in this case, watercolour pencils over lead pencil) more often, as I could use the practice.

For this topic, I was continuing with the playing card theme (round cards this time), influenced by too many Georgette Heyer novels in which fortunes are gambled away.