Meeting Shadowscapes Tarot.

My new Shadowscapes deck arrived just today. I don't generally go in for the airy fairy, dragons and sprites type decks but this one, this one was special. I found it while Googling the term, "watercolor tarot." The imagery just sucks you in, it's very dream like. The Cups are especially reflective of my own dreams, always near the ocean. I felt an instant connection to Stephanie Pui-Mun Law's incredible artwork.

When I asked the deck to show me the card that best represented itself, I received the Eight of Cups. It seems this deck will hold my hand while we plummet into the deep dark depths of emotions, the sub-conscious, seeking answers and discovering new questions. Ever seeking. This deck is based closely on the Rider-Waite Smith Tarot, but there are a few differences, like the Death card and the Hierophant. Reviews of this deck aren't the best. The biggest complaints are related to the card stock and many feel that due to her highly detailed artwork, these images should be on larger cards. While I can agree to both of these sentiments, I can definitely work with what I have here. You may need to squint to see the subtleties, but they are there!

I'm really looking forward to learning and studying these cards. They touch me to the core, and I have been waiting a long time to find a deck whose artwork does that.