Design and Artwork
The After Tarot, created by Pietro Alligo, Corrine Kenner, and Giulia F. Massaglia, offers a unique twist on traditional tarot imagery. This deck explores what might happen just moments after the scenes in classic tarot cards. The vibrant and detailed artwork by Giulia F. Massaglia brings each card to life, adding depth and a new perspective to the well-known images of the Rider-Waite deck. The artwork is described as both beautiful and eye-opening, enhancing the overall tarot experience.
Symbolism and Themes
This innovative deck invites users to consider the continuation of each tarot story, encouraging a deeper understanding of the card meanings. By focusing on what comes after traditional tarot scenes, the After Tarot adds a dynamic and thought-provoking layer to readings. The deck is particularly useful for those who wish to expand their interpretation skills and see the tarot in a new light.
Accompanying the 78-card deck is a full-sized guidebook, providing detailed interpretations and insights into each card. While some users have noted typographical errors in the manual, the guidebook is generally found to be helpful and informative. The deck is recommended for intermediate to expert readers, offering a fresh approach to tarot reading.
Quality and Presentation
The cards are described as light yet substantial, with a size that is manageable for most users. The sturdy box provides a reliable storage solution, though it may be too large for easy portability. Users have praised the deck for its vibrancy, tactile feel, and the overall quality of its presentation.
About the Authors
Corrine Kenner specializes in bringing metaphysical subjects down to earth and is known for her work in tarot and astrology. Pietro Alligo has contributed to numerous tarot projects, showcasing his versatility in the field. Giulia F. Massaglia, an Italy-based artist, is celebrated for her artistry in tarot, including work on the Golden Art Nouveau Tarot and Egyptian Art Nouveau Tarot.
- Artistic Style: Vibrant and detailed, exploring post-traditional tarot scenes
- Key Themes: Continuation of tarot stories, deeper interpretation
- Target Audience: Intermediate to expert tarot readers
- Special Features: 78-card deck, full-sized guidebook, sturdy box for storage
- Author Background: Corrine Kenner – tarot and astrology expert; Pietro Alligo – tarot deck creator; Giulia F. Massaglia – artist