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Daemon


Daemon, Watcher in the Wood Rising out of the earth dryads answer the call of the piper. Daemon, Watcher in the Wood,, oil on wood, 72 inches by 36 inches, 2018. Original painting available from Saatchi Art It is rumored by aged locals of Asini, that in the lonely hills behind the village of Asini and the citadel of Ancient Asini / Kastraki , dryad and daemon, spirits do appear. In shaded groves, protected from the heat of the mid day sun. In shaded lonely groves and valleys these spirits perform their sacred dances. It is rumored by  many  these spirits are […]

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Tarot Artist


Roger Williamson Tarot Artist Tarot artist Roger Williamson paintings, creator of Tarot of the Morning Star art tarot divination deck. The deck encourages users to discover insight of tarot cards meanings from within themselves evoked from the cards paintings. The tarot card images are a visual representation of the concepts he explores in his books Howling at the Sky, Black Book of the Jackal and Lucifer Diaries. The first edition was a major arcana deck of 22 cards in full color limited to 75 signed and hand numbered copies. Cards measure 6 inches by 3.5 inches. Images designed and painted by Roger Williamson. […]

Tarot deck as an inner voice is one of man’s techniques of attempting to put order and rhythm into what appears to be our chaotic and unpredictable lives.. Tarot artist, tarot card image

Tarot Key Chariot


Tarot Key Chariot Tarot Key Chariot depicts a triumphant individual who has harnessed learned abilities and experiences to courageously impel themselves into the pursuit of achieving their aspirations. This is not saying their projects will be successful; it is saying the individual has courage to try. Triumphant implies the person has conquered their fears to be able to attempt an enterprise. Tarot key Moon is the path travelled where fears, fuelled from previous unconscious actions, tarot key Death, are conquered. This individual is capable to attempt an enterprise because of past experiences, some successful and some not. We should remember, […]

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Cryptic Sphinx. A Mythological Being From Ancient Times Relevant in the Perpetual Present


Cryptic Sphinx The cryptic sphinx epitomizes awareness of a possible  event and she is symptomatic of hazard, implying an appearance of a new situation or enterprise. As the enigmatic unknown She is the as yet to be revealed future. We are not initially cognizant of consequences resulting from our engagement in her speculative opportunity, not realizing the answer to her riddle will be through our life journey.  Our voyage of opportunity is revealed through oracular revelation, which through life experience,. leads to interpretation of her initial cryptic emergence. Mystery is energy and when the sphinx loses her mystery she dies. […]

Cryptic sphinx, Symbolic mythological artist, williamson. Featured as Tarot Queen of Air in Tarot of the Morning Star by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson

Tarot Lovers Relative To Bicameral Mind Theory


Tarot Lovers Relative To Bicameral Mind Theory Tarot and bicameral Mind Theory was inspired by “The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind” by  Julian Jaynes My rendition of The Lovers tarot card defines in its imagery the clash of modern consciousness rising within humankind, thus preempting the automatic responses of previous generations. Prior to approximately 1000 BC, bicameral mind theory is of the opinion that humans responded robotically to the impulses of nature. Heard as ancestral voices these impulses over time developed into the voices of gods. The serpent featured in the card is raw nature. […]

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Hanged Man Tarot Card, Hunting Ground Of The Paradoxical Bat


Hanged Man Tarot Card The Hanged Man tarot card represents a world where consciousness is given up to sleep and our nocturnal eidolon, in the image of a bat, is released to hunt through our dreams. Here is where the waking mind sacrifices its sense of identity to the paradoxical bat so it will be free to roam. This path corresponds to the element of water related to the powerful Plutonian depths of our subconscious minds where contact is established with other dimensional entities. Because our traditional concepts of language are not understood by the beings we encounter at these depths we […]

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Sun Enters Aries Tarot Emperor


Tarot Emperor Major arcana Tarot Emperor is Lord of both worlds, Upper and Lower Egypt, symbolized by the plants of these two regions, the lotus and the papyrus. From a metaphysical perspective these two worlds are the seen and unseen, the conscious and the subconscious. For  a deeper understanding of the cards take time to consider what is occurring in the natural world when the Sun enters Aries. Translate this astrological phenomena as a metaphor to discern its meaning regarding your question. Interpretation must come from within oneself through listening to one’s own inner voice. Take time to read Julian Jaynes thought […]

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Zeus and Io, Io Tells Her Story


Io Tells Her Story Oil painting on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011. Zeus Io.  Io was, in Greek mythology, a priestess of Hera in Argos. Seduced by Zeus, he changed her into a heifer to escape detection. His wife Hera sent ever-watchful Argus with 100 eyes to guard her, but Hermes was sent to distract the guardian and slay him. Oil on canvas, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2011. My objective in creating the picture was to encapsulate in a single image the mythological journey of Io and her relationship with Zeus, Hera and Hermes. I used the same formula […]

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Black Book of the Jackal Grimoire


Black Book Jackal, A navigational guide for travel within The Ancient Egyptian Book of The Dead Black Book of the Jackal, a grimoire of the Western Occult Tradition based upon the Book of the Dead. Western occult tradition grimoire. Using an ingenious synthesis between the techniques of the Western Occult Tradition and the formula of the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, the Black Book of the Jackal offers entry points to the seven ancient gates of the Egyptian Underworld. The grimoire opens with a script for a guided meditation, followed by a theoretical fusion of Qabalah and the Egyptian Book […]

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In Memory of Felicien Rops Baudelairian graphic artist


In Memory of Felicien Rops, 1833 – 1898 Let Me Talk Over Your Left Shoulder, inspired by the works of Baudelairian artist Felicien Rops, Oil on canvas, 11 inches by 14 inches, 2010 BIOGRAPHY A Baudelairian graphic artist much admired by Péladan; a Belgian who lived most of his life in Paris. He attended the Namur Académie, then went on to Brussels while attending the workshop of Saint-Luc. In 1856 he founded the satirical weekly ‘Uylenspiegel’. In 1868 he became Vice-President of the Société Libre des Beaux-Arts de Brussels. In 1870 he founded the Society of Etchers. He settled in Paris in […]

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