Mythic Tarot Series - 2015

The Fool - Egg Tempera on Porcelain  , 6"x 6" - 2015, Catherine Meyers

The Magician - Egg Tempera on Porcelain 6 "x 6", 2015 Catherine Meyers

The Empress Demeter and The Red Tent - Egg Tempera on Porcelain Tile 6"x 6", 2015 Catherine Meyers

The Emperor - Egg Tempera of Porcelain Tile 6"x6", 2015 Catherine Meyers

The High Priestess Persephone - Egg Tempera on Porcelain Tile 6"x6", 2015 Catherine Meyers

Presently I am attempting to work my way through  a series of paintings, my own representation and interpretation of the Mythic Tarot Deck.

Being both an artist, and a Tarot reader, the two are natural fit, as many artist's design and create their own decks, many of them are very beautiful and imaginative.

I love doing paintings in a series, and the Tarot deck lends itself to just this, as there are 78 cards in the Tarot deck. I am beginning with the 22 Major Arcana cards, and then will move on to the the remaining 56 Minor Arcana.
It is a big undertaking and my big project for 2015.

Today, Sunday, August 23rd 2015 I had my opening in Parrsboro at The Art Lab Studios and Gallery. I exhibited four paintings of my new work. I just completed the fifth painting yesterday from the 22 Mythic Series paintings I am presently working on. The paintings in today's exhibit consisted of four egg tempera paintings I completed in 2012-13 and four oil paintings from The Wild Woman series of 16, and four oil paintings from the series of Canadian Heritage Horses, done in 2011.


Rachel Anne said...

Hi Catherine! I am both a Tarot reader and an oil painting student. Your Mythic is amazing. It is completely magical. Are you still creating it? All the best! Rachel, CA. USA

Catherine Meyers said...

Oh Rachel Anne thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement!

So great to hear you are also both a Tarot Reader and an artist!

Yes I am still creating it. It's a big work in progress! When it is finally completed all 78 paintings I want to have a deck published. A big goal!

Thanks so much for your comments and for stopping by Rachel Anne!

Joni Sen said...

Hey, I had that idea once... never acted on it.. I just love what you are creating..the art... (but won't carrying around 72 6 x 6 inch ceramic tiles in a tarot bag be heavy??) Just kidding Cathy... really, really enjoy viewing your art.. thanks :)

Catherine Meyers said...

Thank you Joni. Lol. No if you had to drag that bag around you'd start feeling like Moses with his tablets!

This series is a big work in progress. I didn't do much painting over the Summer, mostly writing, and even got myself an online writing job which has been a big thrill.
I have to get back working on this series, but first have a commission to complete before September.