Tarot de St. Croix transcends time to portray the tapestry of life. The rich, vibrant colors of oil paint give this deck a warm and sensuous feel. Although the images in this deck are unique they still hold the essence of the universal archetypes. The visual metaphors are inspiring and easy to understand and carry information that can help you on your journey through life. Acting as a visual encyclopedia of the soul, the Tarot de St. Croix will help you find answers.
I began this painting on the Spring Equinox. As I painted it I watched the blossoms on the tree across from my studio burst open and the bulbs flower. How perfect for this card of fertility, growth and beauty. Venus; her symbol has been dazzling in the evening sky.
The Empress represents the great mother - she nurtures and provides. She rules through love and embraces all of life. The Empress' sensuous nature loves beauty and art. She creates harmony between spirit and matter. She is the Queen of creation.