A City Within A Deck

Inside the Byzantine Tarot by John Matthews, author of RedFeather’s newest release, The Byzantine Tarot: Wisdom From An Ancient Empire (illustrated by Cilla Conway) and also The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision (illustrated by Giovanni Caselli). When Cilla Conway and I announced that we were working on a Byzantine tarot a number of friends asked us if this was possible, since the period in which tarot received its formulation was much later, toward the end…

Writing The Da Vinci Enigma Tarot

by Caitlín Matthews, author of RedFeather’s new release, The Da Vinci Enigma Tarot as well as Untold Tarot: The Lost Art of Reading Ancient Tarot. The idea for this tarot began back in Venice in 2001 when, with my husband John, I went to an exhibition of Leonardo’s flying machines and other engineering inventions. In the echoing nave of a decommissioned church were hung models of winged flight and other strange contraptions that Leonardo dreamed…

Oracle vs. Tarot?

–OR–The Differences Between Designing and Creating Oracle Cards vs. Tarot Cards (A.K.A playing it safe vs. facing your deepest, darkest fears….) by Michelle Motuzas, author of RedFeather’s new release, Intuitive Wisdom Color-Your-Deck Tarot, as well as Shamanic Healing Oracle Cards, The Wild Elemental Oracle, and The Empathic Oracle (co-authored with Steve Wilson). When RedFeather asked me to write blog posts in the past, I jumped at the chance to create content that might educate, inspire,…

Invoke the Dark Goddess

by Ellen Lorenzi-Prince, creator of RedFeather’s long-anticipated newest release, Dark Goddess Tarot, as well as Goddesses A to Z, a delightful ABC book that teaches children about 26 goddesses from 19 cultures around the world! Our world is getting darker. The year has already been a doozy — enough that even the most resolute among us may be concerned about getting through another dreadful day or endless night. When I wrote the words, “The Dark…

Gender and the Goddess Tarot

by Kim Huggens & Nic Phillips, creators of the award-winning Sol Invictus: The God Tarot and RedFeather’s new release, Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot. The idea for a Goddess Tarot to mirror our first deck, Sol Invictus: The God Tarot, came not long after the latter’s publication in 2007. In the time between the inception and publication of Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot, gender politics has transformed within the public eye. There is now growing…

Insight Tarot

by guest author Stanislav Reshetnikov, creator of Red Feather’s newest release: Insight Tarot. What you seek, seeks you in return. Zdravstvuyte! My name is Stanislav Reshetnikov. I was born and live in Moscow, Russia. A graduate of Moscow Medical Academy, and after years working for big pharma companies, my focus shifted to psychology and the surrounding disciplines, especially the Jungian school. This way led me to complete the Moscow Association of Analytical Psychology (Jungian analysis). Now I…

The Star Tarot 2nd Edition

by Cathy McClelland If you are not familiar with The Star Tarot, I would like to introduce it to you. The Star Tarot’s creation started in 1991. I decided to paint my own Tarot Majors, beginning with The Fool. These images would be part of “The Star Tarot Deck,” a name inspired by my love and fascination for the stars. Each image became a labor of love, taking up to three months to complete. In…

The Tarot and The Holy Grail

by John Matthews, author of The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision, illustrated by Giovanni Caselli. The Grail Tarot comes out of almost 40 years of study focusing on two of the most enduring and enigmatic mysteries of the Middle Ages. The mystery of the Holy Grail — once described as the holiest relic in Christendom — and the equally fascinating mystery of the enigmatic Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of…

The Time of the Magician

by Paige Ozma Ashmore, author of Red Feather’s newly released Tarot of the Kingdoms.                                          “​May you live in interesting times.”   –Unknown Today there is no better time to be a magician. I don’t mean someone who does sleight of hand tricks and illusions, but a magician who practices magic to change patterns and outcomes in life. Aleister Crowley stated the following: “Magick is the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with…

The next evolution of RedFeather is “in the bag”

by Christopher R. McClure, Director of RedFeather Mind, Body, Spirit. As RedFeather Mind, Body, Spirit looks ahead to its fourth year as an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, we are continually looking for ways to serve the needs of our consumers and give them the high level of quality and innovation that they are accustomed to getting from us. This Summer we are proud to feature our first line of products: Four beautiful metaphysical bags! To…