Saturday, August 02, 2014

Lily card

The Lily card symbolises maturity, harmony, peace, wisdom and satisfaction. In some Lenormand traditions, the Lily can also represent family and sex.
NOTE: This is a Turk's cap lily (Lilium martagon) a special that is widespread throughout Europe and Asia. I thought this card was going to be a walk in the park to do... Nope! Too much cutting in and out of colours and details. Took me ages to finish!


4 comments:

  1. Having drawn one lily (not a whole plant) when I was doing my journal, I completely understand! It looks wonderful though. When I saw "turk's cap" it made me think of the plants we have here that are in bloom now:
    http://www.southwestnursery.com/userfiles/database/TURKS%20CAP113%20(2).jpg

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    1. There are so many varieties of Turk's cap lilies now that the ones you have down south would most likely be an offshoot of the original wild ones.
      The next couple of two are beyond simple (sun and moon) but very demanding in the way of colour application. I'm thinking of cheating a bit with Photoshop in order to save some of my pencils. Will see how I go with it.

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  2. Ooh, I love the knot work frames you've given the playing card inserts. Glad to have stumbled onto this, it looks like it'll be a lovely Lenormand deck :)

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    1. Thank you so much, Neopagan Priestess! Glad you like it. :) I've been enjoying sharing my experiences in creating a Viking Lenny. Six more cards to go before it's finished... Stay tuned! ;)

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