The Prophet- BSG Tarot Picture

EDIT: Realized the hexagonal format just wasn't going to work. Not for cards that need to be dealt out in either right-side-up or upside-down. Even though I may never print these out, they *are* supposed to be my character's deck in game, so I want them to be as "realistic" as possible.

I need another project like I need a whole in my head, but I've been thinking about this for MONTHS AND MONTHS.

See, I have a Battlestar Galactica character in an RPG named Evalyn "Tarot" Perry. She is (or was) a Viper pilot, and she's psychic. Her primary form of divination is Tarot cards. Throughout the course of the game I've kept a notebook of the Major Arcana of the Tarot, their meanings, and what I feel the BSG equivalent would be called based on the meaning of the card. Of course I've been wanting to draw the deck for a long time now.

This is card number 02, The Prophet, which takes the place of the High Priestess card. It is Pythia, the Oracle, standing between the pillars of life as she holds her Scrolls above her head.

For this series (because I am *hoping* to draw the rest of these) I'm going to try to combine traditional Tarot symbolism with Greek mythology and a heavy dose of the Battlestar Galactica mythos. The art is inspired from the God and Goddess Statues in the show, as well as from ancient Greek art. This will NOT be a series of cards based ON the show itself, but rather on the religion IN the show (and heavily on the Scrolls of Pythia, of course).

#1 of what will hopefully be a 21 image series
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