Fantasy Tarot - Minor Arcana - Royals - Cups Picture

A few years ago I did an art project where I did all the Major Arcana of the Tarot set as mythical animals. I had so much fun I decided to do the Minor Arcana too. I drew up sketches for the card but I never got around to finishing them. And since I probably never will, I figure I might as well put them up on DA.

The Minor Arcana consist of Pentacles, Cups, Wands and Swords, each is given a specific theme in my Tarot, Dragons, Sea Monsters, Unicorns and Mythical Birds respectively.

Here are the Cups Royals –

The King

Upright – Emotional balance and control, generosity.

Upside-down - Emotional manipulation, moodiness, volatility.

Creature – The Kraken is a legendary sea monster of giant proportions (Mile long) that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland.

The Queen

Upright – Emotional security, calm, intuitive, compassionate

Upside-down - Emotional insecurity, co-dependency

Creature - The Loch Ness Monster is a cryptid, a creature whose existence has been suggested but has not been discovered or documented by the scientific community.

The Knight

Upright – Romance, charm, ‘Knight in shining armor’, imagination.

Upside-down - Unrealistic, jealousy, moodiness.

Creature - The hippocampus or hippocamp, often called a sea-horse in English, is a mythological creature shared by Phoenician and Greek mythology.

The Page.

Upright – A messenger, creative beginnings, synchronicity.

Upside-down - Emotional immaturity, creative block.

Creature - A sea serpent or sea dragon is a type of sea monster either wholly or partly serpentine. Which look like tapeworms when I draw them.

The rest of the Minor Arcana is here -

Pentacles - ryu-ren.deviantart.com/art/Fan…

Cups - ryu-ren.deviantart.com/art/Fan…

Wands - ryu-ren.deviantart.com/art/Fan…

Swords – ryu-ren.deviantart.com/art/Fan…

The Major Arcana gallery is here - ryu-ren.deviantart.com/gallery…


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