The Portland Tarot Majors – A Daily Commute Day “3” – The Empress Creative mojo and life force! You’ve got a seed sprouting in your second chakra — maybe it’s a project, a mission, a young’un, a story… and you have the power to give it life. You are ready to “mother” something or someone, to take on the responsibility of carrying a specialness into the world, to nurture it, and others, through the giving of your gifts! Tenderness and patient tending...Read More
Bridge to a creative life?
Yee-ow, this has been a busy year. One brand-new website, 23 pieces of original art, two art shows, one unfunded Kickstarter, one (kick-ass) booth at World Domination Summit, one hundred First Edition Major Arcana decks in happy homes, and one magnificent workshop later, here I am: preparing to release a new and improved edition of The Portland Tarot Major Arcana deck and launching an Indiegogo campaign to raise the moolah to print it! Make no bones about it: I want this...Read More
Making a Tarot Deck: One Artist’s Quest for the Elusive Passion Project
There is something that I learned from doing Tarot readings for the last few years: just about everyone is seeking a passion project. Something so profoundly interesting to them — nay, haunting, grabbing, possessing — that they will stay with it even if it drags them through hell. Here’s something I’ve learned the hard way: finding a passion project — or being found by a passion project — is only the first part of the equation. Staying fixed on this seemingly elusive...Read More