Design and Artwork
The “Wizards Tarot” by Barbara Moore, with illustrations by Mieke Janssens, is a 78-card tarot deck that marries magical traditions with the Rider-Waite-Smith system. Janssens’ artwork infuses each card with a fantastical blend of magical elements, creating a unique portrait of esoteric symbolism. The deck’s dimensions of 2.75 x 4.75 inches and its durable, laminated cardstock make it both practical and resilient for regular use.
Symbolism and Themes
Major Arcana cards in the Wizards Tarot are reimagined with classic magical archetypes, like The Magician as a wizard and The High Priestess as an enchantress. The Minor Arcana, divided into Cups, Wands, Swords, and Pentacles, maintains familiar elemental imagery while incorporating mystical nuances. This deck’s blend of traditional tarot principles and magical imagery makes it ideal for readings, spellwork, and personal development.
The deck includes a comprehensive guidebook, authored by Barbara Moore, offering detailed interpretations of each card, magical correspondences, and sample spreads. The book is designed to be beginner-friendly while also providing depth for more experienced tarot users. The card stock’s durability is noted, although some chipping has been observed with regular use. Overall, the deck’s vibrant colors and dynamic magical scenes make for an engaging tarot experience.
About the Author
Barbara Moore is a seasoned tarot expert, author of “Tarot for Beginners” and several other books, and a contributor to many bestselling tarot kits. Mieke Janssens, a Belgian illustrator with a background in fairy tale and fantasy art, brings her unique vision to this deck, making it stand out with its blend of modern cultural influences and traditional tarot imagery.
- 78-card tarot deck with magical themes and Rider-Waite-Smith influences
- Vivid illustrations by Mieke Janssens
- Comprehensive guidebook for beginners and experienced users
- Ideal for readings, spellwork, and exploring magical paths
“Wizards Tarot” by Barbara Moore and Mieke Janssens is a captivating deck that invites users into a vibrant world of magic and mystery, offering a fresh and modern tarot experience.