Text: The Hermit by Lone Companion

Text: The Hermit

The Hermit

I am the traveling man
who no longer travels,
But for the interior of my mind
into fictional worlds.
The same mind that binds me,
Frees me.
I travel no longer the World, for my weakness.
But Strength provides me Adventure across worlds.

Text: The Hermit

Lone Companion

18 March 2014 at 07:17:06 MDT

Originally posted Dec 18 2013.

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    I am intrigued by how you created the image itself. Is this a photo from an actual deck?

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      [url=http://www.learntarot.com/bigjpgs/maj09.jpg]The image[/url] is a standard image from the Rider-Waite tarot deck, which is the one I use. This site uses that deck in their explanations. The Hermit.The Fool's Journey.
      That site has been my main source of information on how to use the archetypes in the deck. I don't do normal spreads; I just use the cards however I feel like; I seem to be using use chaos and intuition, under unique circumstances. I don't work with the actual cards unless it feels like the time is right.
      The black image is a patch, that comes from this site. So I assume they took the original image and modified it, if they didn't re-draw it, and screen printed it onto canvas.

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        I am still breaking myself of using FA's coding. This is the image.

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        Ah yes, I recognized it from the RWS deck (I've become something of a tarot fanatic lately), I was primarily curious about the black and white design. Seems like it would make quite a striking deck, were one actually printed up like that...

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          I would love to have that deck. I have a red lamp in here that I frequently use for writing. I don't like bright lights most of the time. The red lamp is excellent lighting for my purposes. So that black background'd deck would look stunning under it.

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            *for writing and drawing.

            I take photos of images in the red lamp (when I have a camera)
            Such as: https://www.weasyl.com/submission/368490/sidney

            That's what my room looks like whenever the lamp is on. White surfaces turn red.

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              That looks fantastic. AND I can so easily imagine that tarot deck under it, god.

              Somebody needs to make this a thing.

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                Thank you! I don't know much about editing things in image programs or I might try to do this myself and get them printed. I might be able to kinda do it but I don't think they'd turn out optimally. Would be good for a personal thing though.

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                  Yeah I admit that I wouldn't quite know how to begin that process myself. Nice thought though!