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78 Tarot are in the process of creating our fifth deck, with an epic theme...mythical, and now we need help to fund the publishing.
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The 78 Tarot Project returns to Kickstarter to fund their 5th collaborative Art deck...

81 Artists have created another epic Tarot deck, with another epic theme to weave into the Tarot story. This time we have scoured the globe, and searched throughout history, for Gods & Goddesses, Fantastic Beasts, and everything in between. All woven into rich and colorful symbolism to tell the story of each Tarot card. 

The Deck is 100% Funded, and these are the Stretch Goals Unlocked:

4 Autographed Postcards Have Been Unlocked
4 Autographed Postcards Have Been Unlocked

 

ALL Decks will have GOLD Edging - and the Death Moth Cloth Add On is now Available. $15.00 per cloth and $15.00 per case.
ALL Decks will have GOLD Edging - and the Death Moth Cloth Add On is now Available. $15.00 per cloth and $15.00 per case.

 Moth Cloth Sets can be added to your pledge by going to Manage Pledge, and increasing your pledges by the following amount. $15.00 per cloth, $15.00 per case - $30.00 for both. If you are outside the USA please add an additional $8.00 for shipping. These will be available after the campaign but not until they arrive, and not at the discounted price. Retail is $20.00 a piece. Need help? Message us here or email info@78Tarot.cards

ONE MORE THING - WE DOUBLED THE SIZE OF THE COMPANION GUIDE THAT COMES WITH EVERY DECK

LWB has DOUBLED in size!
LWB has DOUBLED in size!

Thank you so much for helping us publish this deck and cloth sets - we are sending the files to the printer IMMEDIATELY so theres no delay, and hopefully the delivery will be closer to Summer's end. 

Contributing to the Kickstarter allows you to get free stuff and exclusive Kickstarter Experiences that are not offered anywhere else! 

78 Tarot Mythical is a Limited Edition Deck - and the only copies that are printed are the ones printed with Kickstarter funds. The more we raise, the more we are able to print - but they are never reprinted, and due to contractual obligation, they legally can't ever be reprinted. We do it this way so our decks are really one of a kind collector's pieces that only a thousand or so people will get to own in this life. People who have all of our decks often tell us how fun it is to read with them all at once, especially when they draw the same artist for the same reading with different decks.

Each Tarot card was carefully created by one of our 81 international artists spanning over 15 countries. 

We have many returning artists for this deck, including Meredith Dillman, Carla Morrow, Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Michael Banks, Larry Elmore, Simona Candini, Jessica Douglas, Leilani Joy, Selina Fenech, Ravynne Phelan, Enamorte, Italia Ruotolo and Scott Holloway to name a few. A full list of our wonderful artists can be found at the end of this page.

We're privileged to work with fantastic artists on this project, some of whom bring their own experiences of creating art for Oracle and Tarot decks, or publishing decks themselves.

It has been absolutely thrilling for us to work with some of our own Tarot heroes, such as Ravynne Phelan, who has created The Dreams of Gaia Tarot, as well as creating and illustrating several oracle decks, including the Messenger Oracle. Deja Drewit, who created The My Quality Time Oracle Deck, Selina Fenech who illustrated the Wild Wisdom of the Faery Oracle, and the Oracle of the Mermaids. Tanya Bond, who created the Duality Deck, and our very own dream team member & 78 one of 78 Tarot's organizers - Joanna Nelson, who created the Monstarot & Cat Land deck.

 

 

All of the 78 Tarot decks follow the Rider-Waite Smith traditional symbolism so that even beginners of the craft can use the decks effectively. We just add our own themes, mixing classic with modern styles and everything in between. 

78 Tarot Mythical comes with a 100 page guidebook that not only has the card meaning by the author, but also the interpretations of the artists - so that you can delve further into their mind as you read and get to know the cards. It is in this way that the cards become intimate with you. They become your friends. The artist's name is right on the card as well making it very easy for you to not only see who created the card, but you can find other art from them quite easily to add to your sacred space if you so choose. Think of 78 Tarot decks not just as functioning tools, but also tiny little art galleries you hold in the palm of your hand.

Oh and you may have noticed that this years deck will have... 

THAT'S RIGHT! After (MANY) requests, we have decided to go completely borderless. No more will our art be confined within the borders, we HAVE SET IT FREE!

 

All of our artists worked directly with Trish Sullivan, the author, to carefully connect each element of the card to each chosen myth. The result is a deck rich in colors and symbolism that celebrate each legend gloriously and masterfully weave the tarot within each card.

 

We are very picky about quality, and have searched long and hard for the best printer to accentuate the artwork, and provide incredible luscious card stock that will hold up against time. The deck will be on 350 gsm cardstock with a satin finish. They will be accompanied by a 100 page booklet that will have the cards meaning and a little bit about each myth written by Trish Sullivan, as well as the artists interpretations. Both the deck and booklet will come in a beautiful clam shell box with magnetic closures. The front and back of the cards as well as the box will have gold foil accents. This is going to look extremely classy, if we do say so ourselves. 

 

Clam Shell Box with Magnetic Closure, featuring artists' digital signatures inside and gold foil accents
Clam Shell Box with Magnetic Closure, featuring artists' digital signatures inside and gold foil accents

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Deck Specs 

  •  Full Color Front & Back Cards (3.25 by 5.5 inches) 
  •  22 Major Arcana Cards (Fully Illustrated by 81 different artists) 
  •  56 Minor Arcana Cards (Fully Illustrated) 
  •  3 bonus wild cards. 
  • 100 pg companion booklet with card meanings and artists interpretations of their card. 
  • A full color clam shell cardboard box with a magnetic closure and goil foil accents. 
  • Cards printed on 350gsm cardstock with a smooth finish to prevent a glare. Each card contains a blue core center to reduce card transparency and produce very vibrant colors. Cards will have silver foil accents on the borders of the art as well as the back of the cards.

 **FOR THOSE OF YOU INTERESTED IN ADDING ON OUR NAUTICAL CARNIVAL OR ASTRAL DECK, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE ADD-ONS AND HOW TO ADD THE PREVIOUS DECKS TO YOUR PLEDGE**

 

The deck creation began last Fall, Trish, our author, is also a Mythical guru and has been studying gods and goddesses and legends of old for years. So we knew our 5th deck needed to be a Mythical theme. And in order to bring this to life, we knew we needed Legendary artists.  There is a little bit of everything in this deck from digital to traditional art. Every artist creates masterpieces using their own unique medium. 

Clinton Neuhaus develops his concept for Apollo as King of Wands
Clinton Neuhaus develops his concept for Apollo as King of Wands

 

 

Nelleke Schoemaker puts the final touches on her Queen of Wands
Nelleke Schoemaker puts the final touches on her Queen of Wands

 

 

Enamorte works on her Justice
Enamorte works on her Justice

 

 

Meredith Dillman expertly details many birds' wings
Meredith Dillman expertly details many birds' wings

 

What makes our project special is we are all very good friends - and we interact on a semi regular basis. The energy and love and respect we have for each other shows when we create the deck. Our stories, our experiences at the time, they all go into the deck making it a very unique collective energy that is not found in any other decks out there. 

Leilani Joy Creating Intricate Detail Work for her High Priestess
Leilani Joy Creating Intricate Detail Work for her High Priestess

 

 

Delphine Levesque Demers working on The Hermit
Delphine Levesque Demers working on The Hermit

 

There is something magical about a collaboration, it often takes on a mind of its own. Especially when it comes to Tarot. Each artist holds a different way of connecting with their card, and that is the energy and connection that goes into each of our decks. 

Kmye Chan delicately colors Judgement
Kmye Chan delicately colors Judgement

 

We all helped one another and encouraged each other and some went through many redos until they found something that spoke to their heart but in the end each piece speaks to each other, and most importantly it speaks to the artists. This gives an incredible energy to the deck - that makes it feel very loved no matter where it is. 

Enys Guerrero Working on The Devil
Enys Guerrero Working on The Devil

 

 

Deanna Bach working on her Page of Swords
Deanna Bach working on her Page of Swords

 

 

 

How do you get this deck? Well, if you are not familiar with Kickstarter, you may want to check out their FAQ page for instructions. It is a pretty easy system but can be a learning curve if this is your first time. You can also always message us here on Kickstarter or info@78tarot.cards and we will be more than happy to help in any way we can! Below you will find the items or "rewards" available for pre-sale. You just select the tier you want on the right hand side and your method of payment will not be charged unless this is successfully funded, at the end of the campaign on March 20th.

78 Tarot Mythical Deck & Guide Book

This tier receives the 81 card Tarot deck in a sturdy box with a magnetic closure, a 100 page companion booklet, and is eligible for all stretch goals we unlock. 

78 Tarot Mythical Cloth & Case Set

This tier receives the 81 card Tarot deck in a sturdy box with a magnetic closure, a 100 page companion booklet, a 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case, and is eligible for all stretch goals we unlock.

78 Tarot Mythical Cloth & Case Set & Grab Bag

This tier receives the 81 card Tarot deck in a sturdy box with a magnetic closure, a 100 page companion booklet, a 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case, a mystery grab bag of random donations of prints and merchandise donated by some of our artists, and is eligible for all stretch goals we unlock.

78 Tarot Mythical Cloth & Case Set & 78 Tarot Astral Cloth & Case Set

 78 Tarot Treasure Chest

This tier receives the 81 card Tarot deck in a sturdy box with a magnetic closure, a 100 page companion booklet, a 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case, 78 Tarot Astral deck, 78 Tarot Carnival Deck, 78 Tarot Nautical Deck, and is eligible for all stretch goals we unlock.

78 Tarot Treasure Vault

This tier receives the 81 card Tarot deck in a sturdy box with a magnetic closure, a 100 page companion booklet, a 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case, 78 Tarot Astral Moth cloth SET, 78 Tarot Carnival Deck & Book SET, 78 Tarot Nautical Deck and Book SET, and is eligible for all stretch goals we unlock.

In addition to the Tiers, we have add-ons, which you can see below. To add one of these items, simply go to "manage pledge" and add the items cost plus the cost of your shipping, which you will find below. 

 

 

 If we go over the 25k goal, we have some fun stretch goals, both FREE gifts and add-ons! FIRST Let's start with the FREE stuff! AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARDS OF TAROT ART IS BACK! We have 12 MYSTERY artists from 78 Tarot Mythical who will be autographing postcards for every qualifying backer if we hit the goals of 27k, 28k, 31k, 33k, 35k, and 37k.

UNLOCKED POSTCARDS: 

4 Autographed Postcards Have Been Unlocked
4 Autographed Postcards Have Been Unlocked

 

GOLD EDGING UNLOCKED ALL DECKS WILL HAVE GOLD EDGING

And we have these gorgeous Cloth & Case Sets that will be Add-Ons. If unlocked, backers will get a discounted rate for each set. These will be created by the same manufacturer our very popular Moth Cloth Case & Cloth Set were printed. All of the designs are original illustrations by me! (Kayti Welsh - 78 Tarot Founder).

DEATH MOTH CLOTH NOW UNLOCKED EARLY - TO ADD THIS TO YOUR PLEDGE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS!

Manage Pledge > Increase your pledge by $15.00 per cloth, $15.00 per case, add $8.00 for shipping if you are outside the USA :)

Death Skull Moth Cloth & Case
Death Skull Moth Cloth & Case

 NEXT CLOTH UNLOCKS IF WE HIT 35K

Tentacles & Crystals - Nautical Themed Cloth & Case Set
Tentacles & Crystals - Nautical Themed Cloth & Case Set

 

Ellie Love Cloth & Case Set
Ellie Love Cloth & Case Set

 

 

 

 Kickstarter allows us to raise the money for a high quality publication, by offering pre-sales of our decks as well as special prizes! Without the help of this wonderful community, none of our decks would even exist!

 

You can learn more about us and our project by checking out our website at 78Tarot.cards

78 Tarot Project on Facebook (We post daily 3 card draws!)

78 Tarot on Twitter

78 Tarot on Instagram

or email us at info@78tarot.cards

 

Risks and challenges

This is my sixth major Kickstarter, and I am fully confident in my ability to print this deck with the utmost profession and haste. There is always a chance of delays and setbacks in self-publishing, but I do my best to combat anything by preparing for everything incredibly thoroughly beforehand. If anything does come up, I keep very close tabs with you all and inform you of the process every single step of the way.

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    78 Tarot Mythical Deck & Guide Book

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    78 Tarot Mythical Deck, Cloth & Case Set

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    Artist's Mystery

    ☀☀This is for the 78 Tarot Mythical deck and companion guide, PLUS 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case, PLUS an art grab bag. ☀☀

    Some of our artists generously donate artwork to create art grab bags. This is a limited reward so act fast!

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    • 20 inch Mythical design cotton cloth
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    78 Tarot Mythical & Astral Deck Sets

    ☀☀This is for the 78 Tarot Mythical deck and companion guide, PLUS 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case. PLUS the 78 Tarot Astral deck and companion guide, with 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case. ☀☀

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    • 78 Tarot Mythical deck & "LWB" companion guide
    • 20 inch Mythical design cotton cloth
    • 8 by 6 inch Mythical design case
    • 78 Tarot Astral deck & "LWB" companion guide
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    78 Tarot Treasure Chest

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    Includes:
    • 78 Tarot Mythical deck & "LWB" companion guide
    • 20 inch Mythical design cotton cloth
    • 8 by 6 inch Mythical design case
    • 78 Tarot Astral deck & "LWB" companion guide
    • 78 Tarot Carnival deck, "LWB" guide and accompanying art book
    • 78 Tarot Nautical boxed set: deck, "LWB" guide & hardback artbook
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    78 Tarot Treasure Vault

    ☀☀This is for the 78 Tarot Mythical deck and companion guide, PLUS 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case. PLUS the 78 Tarot Astral deck and companion guide, PLUS 20 inch matching cotton cloth, and 8 by 6 inch matching case. AND the 78 Tarot Carnival deck, and companion guide and accompanying art book. PLUS the 78 Tarot Nautical deck boxed set, companion guide and hardback book . ☀☀

    Includes:
    • 78 Tarot Mythical deck & "LWB" companion guide
    • 20 inch Mythical design cotton cloth
    • 8 by 6 inch Mythical design case
    • 78 Tarot Astral deck & "LWB" companion guide
    • 20 inch Astral design cotton cloth
    • 8 by 6 inch Astral design case
    • 78 Tarot Carnival deck, "LWB" guide and accompanying art book
    • 78 Tarot Nautical boxed set: deck, "LWB" guide & hardback artbook
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