Seeing what there is to see

I have been painting lately, or rather drawing. The hiatus I took between October and now led me down a way where I picked up pen and paper and began sketching and drawing. It happened spontaneously. I was sitting about in my house, thinking on playing cards, barajas, fortunetelling packs, and Cyprianic cartomancy. Reflecting on … Continue reading Seeing what there is to see

Crossed Cartomancy II

Jumping back into the fray of Cyprianic cartomancy, I'm now going to survey several approaches to the method. The main, or recurring, spread used in The Book is the cross pattern, as illustrated in the first part, which can be read here. It is with this one that I will stay. Moreover, for three examples … Continue reading Crossed Cartomancy II

Crossed Cartomancy I

"Cartomancy, or the divination through playing cards, is more modern, for cards were only invented after Charles V. This branch of the conjectural sciences, still today practiced by many people, and sincerely accredited by many more, is the great resource of lovesick girls, using it out of jealousy, suspicion and longing for the object of … Continue reading Crossed Cartomancy I