Create Your Own Tarot Cards: A step-by-step guide to designing a unique and personalized tarot deck-Includes 80 cut-out practice cards! (Paperback)

Create Your Own Tarot Cards: A step-by-step guide to designing a unique and personalized tarot deck-Includes 80 cut-out practice cards! By Adrianne Hawthorne, Theresa Reed Cover Image
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Learn about tarot reading, and then paint your own colorful deck! This step-by-step guide includes card stock at the back with 80 blank cards you can tear or cut out to get painting right away.

With painting lessons from Adrianne Hawthorne of Ponnopozz, an artist with a vibrant, contemporary style, Create Your Own Tarot Cards will inspire you to make your own beautifully expressive deck. To set the stage, Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady, situates you in the world of tarot with a concise introduction to this ancient art, as well as an overview of tarot reading. It’s a perfect primer for beginners!

This modern guide to creating your own tarot art includes:
  • An introduction to tarot cards and how to read them
  • 20 step-by-step tarot card–painting projects for acrylic and gouache, all featuring a clean, contemporary design
  • For each project, beautiful photography showing the painting process and the finished card
  • Perforated card stock with 80 blank, one-sided cards (2.25" × 4.25") that allow you to jump right into painting
The act of painting allows you to go deep into tarot’s imagery and discover new ways to look at the cards. As you craft your own personal style and make the cards your own, you also imbue the cards with your magic. And it’s this kind of deep insight and connection that leads to the best readings!

Connect with your creativity and intuition with this fresh and fun take on this timeless tradition.

About the Author

Adrianne Hawthorne runs the Chicago art studio called Ponnopozz, where she sells her own art along with works by other artists. A self-taught artist, Adrianne has a background in graphic design and supports small businesses, particularly those that are women-led and/or Black-owned. Adrianne uses tarot as a means for looking inside herself and for providing clarity on life situations, and she seeks to pass this curiosity and exploration on to others. Visit her online at Reed is The Tarot Lady. She’s the author of The Tarot Coloring Book (Sounds True, 2016), Tarot for Troubled Times (Weiser Books, 2019), and Tarot: No Questions Asked (Weiser Books, 2020). Theresa works full time with tarot and runs a successful Patreon community. Visit her online at, as well as on Instagram @thetarotlady.

Praise For…

"The ideal DIY instruction guide and 'how to' manual for creating a distinctive and uniquely personal tarot deck. A beautifully illustrated and consumable workbook, Create Your Own Tarot Cards is a unique and highly recommended addition to the personal and professional collections of any and all dedicated tarot users from novice to expert."Midwest Book Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9780760375952
ISBN-10: 076037595X
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022
Pages: 144
Language: English