Tarot Cards

I was asked to design tarot cards that depicted a pre-determined list of words and included a child protagonist. Instead of illustrating them literally I wanted to convey them via a narrative and underlying concept so they would appear more interesting and less clichéd.

Honey is depicted by a spoilt queen bee gorging on the delicious produce of her minions. My intention was to put a grotesque spin on power, showing that too much of it isn’t always as appealing as one might assume.

Brittleness is expressed through a boy who has the ability to turn everything he touches into ice, leaving them to shatter into tiny fragile pieces.

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