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a complete 78-card illustrated tarot deck with a companion booklet. built for warm, evocative readings with a personal touch.
a complete 78-card illustrated tarot deck with a companion booklet. built for warm, evocative readings with a personal touch.
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Personal Space Tarot Deck: 2nd Edition Printing

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what is personal space?

To me, personal space is a way to carve out my own place in tarot. 

Personal Space Tarot was first grown from disinterest in the gendered and heteronormative artwork and themes commonly present in tarot.

As an illustrator from a background in art history and visual analysis, I built a deck with limited palettes and stylized motifs to enable the viewer, reader, or whomever to infer more of a personal meaning into the cards.

Without so many blatantly human figures, without prescribing the gender binary upon each card, tarot can be a healing experience that allows a more diverse audience to be represented among the images and themes. It provides personal space, however you may need it.

Who created Personal Space Tarot?

Personal Space Tarot was created in Austin, TX in 2016. Illustrated by Emilee Graverson and in collaboration with Alex Morrison.

What is new in the 2nd printing? 

The first printing of the deck was very small, there are less than 100 decks in circulation as of right now. We completely sold out, so are coming to Kickstarter to fund a bigger, more expansive second printing of the deck!

Since printing #1, we've gone over all of the illustrations and cleaned them up, worked on text kerning, and fixed any extraneous issues. We're also working with a new printer, hoping to boost the quality of the cards, give the box a sweet UV gloss design, and upgrade the binding on the booklets.

More importantly, printing at a higher volume means a lower cost per deck, which gives me more freedom to keep working on PS Tarot. 

 What is tarot, even??

So glad you asked! This deck is absolutely made to answer that question. If you have no idea what tarot is, or you depend on tarot to help you through life's big decisions. If you and your friends like getting together on a Friday and read cards for one another as a form of self care, or maybe, you just like collecting artworks in card-format. Whatever your motivation. There's no better way to learn than through experience, right?

You don't need to know anything about tarot to start learning. If you want to learn from a very warm, helpful, and encouraging mentor, Personal Space Tarot can be that for you.

 

 If you back us on our First Ever Kickstarter campaign, you can get some sweet rewards! These are all limited-edition to this campaign, so that's pretty cool.

 

Prototype of the fabric deck bags!
Prototype of the fabric deck bags!

 

Print proof of the box design, prototype of spread cloth design
Print proof of the box design, prototype of spread cloth design

 

Hard enamel pin designs (The Tower, Death, The Archer)
Hard enamel pin designs (The Tower, Death, The Archer)

 

 

Thanks for reading through our project!

Here's where you can find us:

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$7,500 - GOLD EDGED CARDS! 

(Mock-up supplied by printers)
(Mock-up supplied by printers)

 

I wouldn't have gotten where I am without my family, friends, and the amazing Austin Witches Circle in Austin, TX where we first started selling DIY screen prints and tarot decks at bars around Austin. I'll always be thankful for my start there.

Video: Aleyna La Croix & Emilee Graverson

Music: "Cloud Kingdom" by Noclip

Photography: Brad Graverson

Booklet Written By: Alex Morrison

Risks and challenges

Our main wild card right now is production time. All of the illustrations are complete, I have vendors lined up for all of the Kickstarter extras, as well as the artwork done for those as well.

As long as our vendors ship and produce the products following our timeline, we're set. And of course, we will be completely transparent about any snags or delays in the initial timeline.

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    The Fool

    Thanks for helping us start our journey, your help will never be forgotten! I will send you a personalized postcard with a print of one of the cards on it.

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    Suit of Cups

    You will receive one random enamel pin from the Personal Space set, along with one randomly selected 5x7 post card print!

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    Suit of Swords

    If you are already an owner of the Personal Space Tarot deck, or just want to get in on all the exclusive merch, this tier is for you. You will recieve the limited edition poster, an enamel pin, and your choice between the tarot spread cloth or the fabric deck pouch (either or are available as an add on if you would like both)

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    Personal Space Tarot Deck

    The second edition of the Personal Space Tarot Deck includes 78 illustrated tarot cards in matte printed two-piece sliding box, with card meaning booklet tucked inside.

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    The Magician

    At this level you will get the deck, extras, and a tarot spread cloth or fabric deck pouch!

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    The World

    Thank you!! At this level you will receive the Personal Space Tarot Deck, one original enamel pin, fabric tarot deck pouch OR spread cloth, set of 3 prints, and a limited edition poster featuring the entire deck.

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    • Enamel Pin
    • Post Card Print
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    The Major Arcana

    Thank you!! At this level you will receive the Personal Space Tarot Deck, one original enamel pin, handmade tarot deck pouch, tarot spread cloth, set of 3 prints, and a limited edition poster featuring the entire deck.

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    • Personal Space Tarot Deck
    • Enamel Pin
    • Post Card Print
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    Wholesale Personal Space Tarot Deck

    If you own a store and would like to stock the PS tarot deck, this tier is for you! You get a sweet discount for buying in bulk, if you would like to purchase more than 10, you will have the option to add on +$300 for each additional set of 10 you'd like to purchase.

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    EARLY BIRD: Personal Space Tarot Deck

    EARLY BIRD! Be the first 20 backers and get a deal on your very own Personal Space Tarot Deck. The Second Edition print features a custom sliding box with full-color print, and card booklet inside, plus you'll get a print for being so speedy!

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