Design and Artwork
The “Pastoral Tarot” by Lynn Araujo, with illustrations by Lisa Hunt, is a 78-card tarot deck that immerses readers in the serene beauty of the countryside. The deck’s horizontal artwork depicts nostalgic rural scenes in exquisite historic detail, honoring the pastoral tradition with images of apple orchards, lavender farms, prairies, and woodlands.
Symbolism and Themes
This deck delves into the connection between a sense of place and personal identity. Each card closely follows the traditional Smith-Waite Tarot structure, allowing for deep personal reflection on the beauty and bounty of nature. The deck’s themes of animals and seasons are featured prominently, providing rich symbolism for tarot readings.
Users are captivated by the deck’s phenomenal artwork and attention to detail, noting the years of effort put into its creation. The immersive landscapes and vibrant details allow for an accessible and profound tarot reading experience, appealing to both seasoned readers and newcomers.
About the Authors
Lynn Araujo, based in Coastal Connecticut, brings a deep understanding of tarot to this project. Lisa Hunt, an illustrator from Boca Raton, Florida, contributes her artistic expertise, known for her detailed and captivating imagery.
- 78-card tarot deck with pastoral-themed horizontal artwork
- Illustrations by Lisa Hunt depicting rural life and nature’s beauty
- 180-page illustrated book included for in-depth interpretation
- Linen pouch for deck storage and preservation
- Ideal for those seeking a tarot deck with a connection to nature and rural imagery