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Wildera Lenormand – Stories behind the Key & Cross

Wildera Lenormand – Stories behind the Key & Cross

There’s at least one thing I didn’t tell you yet about Wildera Lenormand: while I was painting the cards, I intentionally sprinkled the images with private jokes, symbols, and secret nods to personal objects. I couldn’t go through all of them in a single article even if I wanted to, so let’s start with a couple of stories for now. We’re going to talk about two cards today: the Key & the Cross. These two form the “Amulets” category of…

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Masculine and Feminine in Wildera Lenormand

Masculine and Feminine in Wildera Lenormand

Traditionally in the Lenormand system, there are at least two cards that stand a little bit apart from the others, and are not really used or read in the same way. I’m talking about cards 28 and 29, also called the Significators, the Man and the Woman. The thing is, I’ve chosen to rename this couple of cards in my own Wildera Lenormand and went for a different imagery. Let’s talk about that. The first reason that brought me to…

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First copy of my Wildera Lenormand

First copy of my Wildera Lenormand

As an Oracle and Tarot collector, I’m always excited when a package finds its way to my mailbox. There’s this thrill when I’m about to open the box and discover for the first time the new companion that I chose to integrate into my spiritual journey. Not to mention the fact that, as far as indie decks are concerned, the packaging itself is always made with a lot of thoughts and care, often including all sorts of little gifts and…

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I created a Lenormand Oracle

I created a Lenormand Oracle

Last year or so, I started a Big Project: I wanted to create a Lenormand Oracle for myself. First it started as a wooden set, since it is my favorite tool and support to use in my Craft (whether Artistic or Spiritual), with small pictures and symbols representing the 36 elements of this divination system. But then, as I was coming back to illustration and experimenting with walnut ink on paper, it became actual paintings. It’s been a slow process,…

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