Featured Card of the Day – The Emperor – 78 Tarot Carnival ~ Cirque du Tarot

Tarot by Cecelia

Artist: Stanley Morrison

Website: StanleyMorrison.com

Keywords

Father figure, authority, maturity, experience, power

Artist Statement

“Since this card complements the Empress, I wanted to incorporate some of the same colors that Jessica Douglas used for the Empress. I made the colors more vibrant to symbolize his passion and energy for life and its challenges. I put slightly torn clothing to indicate that he has acquired years of wisdom and experience and he is worthy of listening to because he has seen firsthand the consequences of his actions. The long, white beard also helps in this. For his intellect and astral ruler symbol, there are four ram heads carved in the throne. The orb I wanted to be magical, so I made a blue orb on fire to represent the carnival world over which he rules.”

Card Meaning

A white-haired ringmaster sits on a gilded throne, in front of a mass of…

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