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The Vindur Deck | A Modern, Minimal + Elegant Tarot Deck

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Titled "VINDUR" after the Icelandic word for wind, because this deck is intended to be used to connect you with forces that are deeply felt but often unseen, just like wind.
 

This project has taken me over a year to create, thoughtfully researching each card and drawing inspiration from The Rider-Smith-Waite Tarot Deck, nature, our bodies and modern design elements. This deck was painted with the intention of being timeless, trendless and inclusive-a deck that can truly be passed through generations without becoming outdated.

*WHOLESALE FOLKS, please continue to the bottom of this page for additional information. 

 Notes on the deck:

  • Each suit is monochromatic, causing an immediate impact in a glance connecting the reader to the suit and the element. Swords are yellow, wands are red, cups are blue and pentacles are green. 
  • The major arcana includes the full color pallet and features a gender-neutral fool character.
  • There is a balance of gender through the court cards. 
  • Characters within the deck are represented without clothing, tastefully emphasizing that the themes, lessons and archetypes of the deck are outside of time and place. 
  • The back of the cards are symmetric, allowing the cards to be read with reversals if desired. 
  • The design on the back of the cards represents a full balance of the elements as well as a full lunar cycle: new moon, waxing moon, waning moon and full moon to remind the reader of the cyclical nature of the universe and tarot. 

THE VINDUR GUIDEBOOK
 

The Vindur Guidebook takes a fresh spin on helping you build your relationship with your deck. Instead of quick keywords that reference each card and are difficult to memorize, this guidebook focuses on the narrative stories that each suit and the major arcana journey through. I have always found it easier to get to know my deck though getting to know them as people, Air, Fire, Water, Earth and The Fool, and I would like to introduce you to these folks too. The guidebook also features zodiac references and a numerology chart, helping you journey through the deck with a tangible and applicable amount of information. 

ABOUT THE CREATOR

Hi, it's me! My name is Leah Pantéa, I'm a fine artist, illustrator and creator of The Vindur Deck. My fine art has been collected worldwide, I've illustrated a couple microbiology textbooks, have been out painting murals here and there and even created a podcast project aimed to make the art world more approachable, basically I'm just out here making art! I'm a new transplant to Los Angeles from San Diego, but grew up in the mountains of Colorado. I love sunshine, french fries and binge watching Friends with my two cats, Chauncy and Castiel, and my partner, Josh.  

DEETS ABOUT THE DECK

I made this deck just how I wanted it. That means no stretch goals to make a better product, it's exactly how I want it!
 

When you pledge for a Vindur Deck, you get:

  • Full 78-card tarot deck
  • 2.75" x 4.75" cards (classic tarot size)
  • 350 gsm matte, anti-scratch laminated card stock 
  • Full color
  • Yellow painted edges
  • Tuck box with custom design UPDATE! Two-piece rigid box 
  • Custom guidebook
  • Hand-printed tarot bag

Why Kickstarter?

Sometimes you just need a little help from your friends, am I right? This project was a passion project for me, which means that I took my time researching and painting in my spare time, entirely for free and purely for the joy of it- and I'm so happy it came to be in such a pure way! Now that all the illustrations are complete, and the guidebook is written (and illustrated too!), I need help with getting this honey into your hands.
 

When you pledge, you are helping me:

  • Pay for the printing of my first edition of the Vindur Deck! This also means I am printing in bulk to assure that I can give you the deck at a competitive price point.
  • Pay for packaging and shipping materials.
  • Help pay me for the hours (and hours and hours) I've spent creating this deck.
  • Enamel pins rewards and kickstarter fees.

EVERY PLEDGE COUNTS

Let's take a peek into the pledge rewards:

VINDUR PIN
 

 UPDATE!!!!

Pins are now 1 1/8" tall and have been upgraded to hard enamel. 

ENJOY!

The Vindur pin is a soft-enamel pin with polished brass detail featuring the back side of the cards. It's going to be effing cute.

THE VINDUR DECK
 

Each Vindur Deck ordered will come with the following:

  • Full Vindur Deck 
  • Vindur Guidebook 
  • Vindur Tarot Bag 

ORIGINAL ART!

 Each card was painted by hand in watercolor + ink on 6" x 8" cold-pressed watercolor paper. At this risk of tooting my own horn, these paintings are gorgeous and I'm incredibly proud of them.
 

I would LOVE to give these original paintings new homes! The cards are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please check below to see if  the card you want is still available, I will be updating this page asap, but if you want to double check availability with me, you can email me at illustrationxleah@gmail.com.

MAJORS

Cards are available unless otherwise indicated, I will try to update as soon as possible.

  •  0| The Fool NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 1| The Magician NOT AVAILABLE
  • 2| High Priestess NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 3| The Empress NOT AVAILABLE
  • 4| The Emperor 
  • 5| Chiron (the hierophant) NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 6| Lovers NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 7| The Chariot NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 8| Strength NOT AVAILABLE
  •  9| The Hermit NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 10| Wheel of Fortune NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 11| Justice NOT AVAILABLE
  • 12| The Hanged NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 13| Death NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 14| Temperance NOT AVAILABLE
  • 15| The Shadow (the devil)
  • 16| The Tower NOT AVAILABLE
  • 17| The Star NOT AVAILABLE
  • 18| The Moon NOT AVAILABLE
  • 19| The Sun NOT AVAILABLE
  • 20| Judgement NOT AVAILABLE
  • 21| The World NOT AVAILABLE

WANDS 

Cards are available unless otherwise indicated, I will try to update as soon as possible.

  • Ace of Wands
  • 2 of Wands
  • 3 of Wands
  • 4 of Wands
  • 5 of Wands NOT AVAILABLE  
  • 6 of Wands NOT AVAILABLE  
  • 7 of Wands
  • 8 of Wands
  • 9 of Wands
  • 10 of Wands
  • Page of Wands
  • Knight of Wands
  • Queen of Wands NOT AVAILABLE
  • King of Wands

CUPS 

Cards are available unless otherwise indicated, I will try to update as soon as possible.

  • Ace of Cups
  • 2 of Cups
  • 3 of Cups
  • 4 of Cups
  • 5 of Cups NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 6 of Cups
  • 7 of Cups
  • 8 of Cups
  • 9 of Cups NOT AVAILABLE
  • 10 of Cups
  • Page of Cups NOT AVAILABLE
  • Knight of Cups
  • Queen of Cups
  • King of Cups

SWORDS

 Cards are available unless otherwise indicated, I will try to update as soon as possible.

  • Ace of Swords
  • 2 of Swords
  • 3 of Swords
  • 4 of Swords
  • 5 of Swords
  • 6 of Swords
  • 7 of Swords
  • 8 of Swords
  • 9 of Swords NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 10 of Swords
  • Page of Swords
  • Knight of Swords
  • Queen of Swords NOT AVAILABLE
  • King of Swords

PENTACLES

Cards are available unless otherwise indicated, I will try to update as soon as possible.

  • Ace of Pentacles
  • 2 of Pentacles NOT AVAILABLE  
  • 3 of Pentacles
  • 4 of Pentacles
  • 5 of Pentacles
  • 6 of Pentacles NOT AVAILABLE
  • 7 of Pentacles NOT AVAILABLE 
  • 8 of Pentacles
  • 9 of Pentacles NOT AVAILABLE
  • 10 of Pentacles NOT AVAILABLE  
  • Page of Pentacles
  • Knight of Pentacles
  • Queen of Pentacles
  • King of Pentacles


WHOLESALE ADDITIONAL INFO

Wowo I'm so stoked you want the deck in your shop! 

  • shipping is an ESTIMATE. I assume it will be less, and if it is, I will reimburse you! Of course! If it's more and you are domestic,  I got you this time :)
  • Shipping for international is fixed. If you are international and you would like to become a supplier, please reach out to me prior to pledging. In order to account for the shipping costs and to make it the most cost-effective, you would need to order 19 deck sets at wholesale. Please reach out to me for more information. (illustrationxleah@gmail.com)

STRETCH GOAL

As I've said before, I am proudly offering this deck with all the bells and whistles I dreamed for it. However, I do have one stretch goal to benefit us all:

GOAL + $850.00

EXPIDITED SHIPPING YA'LL!

Currently my kickstarter goal includes standard shipping from the print-house overseas. That means that when it's finished with production, we still have to wait 4-6 weeks for the deck to get to me, so then I can ship it to you. 

If I reach $9,350 total  I will expedite shipping from the print house, cutting ship time down from an estimated 4-6 weeks to 1 week!

*Ship time is subject to change and I have no power over this, other than opting to get expedited shipping, but even with this, 1 week ship-time is an estimate.

Risks and challenges

Thankfully I have already completed the creative work on this project, so as soon as we reach our goal, I can get it to the print houses!
However, for this project I am working with several companies, some of which are overseas, which means there is always opportunity for production troubles or shipping delays that we cant control.
If anything changes for the better or for the worse, my backers will be the first to know! Open communication is the key after all!

Also, this little business over here is just me, and I'll be trying to do everything myself. However, if it seems like the project is getting over my head (looking at you, packaging and shipping all the decks once I receive them!) I have an amazing community I can reach out to for help :)

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    Soft Enamel Pin

    Flaunt your Vindur-love on your lapel and on your screen! You will be shipped a gorgeous 1" soft enamel pin with polished brass.

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    The Vindur Deck

    THIS IS IT! AAH!

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    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
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    Vindur Deck + Enamel Pin

    Want to hold and deck and also have a little bling? This is for you!

    Includes:
    • 78-card Vindur Deck
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
    • Brass polished soft enamel pin
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    Original Art | 5 x 9"Hand-Painted Card

    Each and every card was hand-painted in watercolor and ink on a 5x9" raw edge cold-pressed watercolor paper.

    - I will reach out to each pledger, in order of pledge, to make a note of the painting you are choosing.
    -Paintings are first-come-first-serve
    -Please refer to kickstarter page content for updates on available paintings to assure that your choice is still available prior to pledge.

    *Please feel welcome to email me prior to pledge to triple check that the card of your choice is available. (illustrationxleah@gmail.com)

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    Two Vindur Decks

    Double trouble! One for you and one for a friend :)

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    Vindur Deck + Original Art

    Your choice of any hand-painted original tarot card + The Vindur Deck

    Each and every card was hand-painted in watercolor and ink on a 5x9" raw edge cold-pressed watercolor paper.
    - I will reach out to each pledger, in order of pledge, to make a note of the painting you are choosing.
    -Paintings are first-come-first-serve
    -Please refer to kickstarter page content for updates on available paintings to assure that your choice is still available prior to pledge.

    *Please feel welcome to reach out prior to pledging to triple check your card of choice is waiting for you :)
    (illustrationxleah@gmail.com)

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    • 78-card Vindur Deck
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
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    Vindur Deck + Original Art + Enamel Pin

    Ahhhhh so you want it all!

    Your choice of any hand-painted original tarot card + The Vindur Deck. Each and every card was hand-painted in watercolor and ink on a 5x9" raw edge cold-pressed watercolor paper.
    - I will reach out to each pledger, in order of pledge, to make a note of the painting you are choosing.
    -Paintings are first-come-first-serve
    -Please refer to kickstarter page content for updates on available paintings to assure that your choice is still available prior to pledge.

    Soft Enamel Pin: Polished Brass, 1" pin

    *Please feel welcome to reach out prior to pledging to triple check your card of choice is waiting for you :)
    (illustrationxleah@gmail.com)

    Includes:
    • 1 original tarot painting
    • Brass polished soft enamel pin
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
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    WHOLESALE TIER

    All you need to get your shop stocked up with Vindur Decks for your shop!

    Tier restricted to wholesale sales. Upon pledging, I will contact you for your tax ID information.

    *Please feel welcome to reach out with any questions or to inquire about locations of pledging shops.
    Shops limited in Austin TX.

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    EARLY BIRD | Vindur Deck

    THIS IS IT! AAH!

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    • 78-card Vindur Deck
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
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    EARLY BIRD | Vindur Deck + Enamel Pin

    Want to hold and deck and also have a little bling? This is for you!

    Includes:
    • 78-card Vindur Deck
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
    • Brass polished soft enamel pin
    • You will be added to the mailer to follow along with the project
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    EARLY BIRD | Vindur Deck + Original Art

    Your choice of any hand-painted original tarot card + The Vindur Deck

    Each and every card was hand-painted in watercolor and ink on a 5x9" raw edge cold-pressed watercolor paper.
    - I will reach out to each pledger, in order of pledge, to make a note of the painting you are choosing.
    -Paintings are first-come-first-serve
    -Please refer to kickstarter page content for updates on available paintings to assure that your choice is still available prior to pledge.

    *Please feel welcome to email me prior to pledge to triple check that the card of your choice is available. (illustrationxleah@gmail.com)

    Includes:
    • 1 original tarot painting
    • 78-card Vindur Deck
    • Vindur Guidebook
    • Hand-Printed Deck Pouch
    • You will be added to the mailer to follow along with the project
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