Monday, February 09, 2015

The Many Guises of Magic, with the Magician

Trump 1 draws its magic from myriad sources. Bring on the Magicians!

Who performs magic?
Merlin                                                                                                              Alchemists
Glastonbury Tarot
Bruegel






















St. Nicholas 
Circle of Life

How is it conjured?
By trickery                                                                                                          and sleight of hand
Fantastic Menagerie
Halloween Tarot






















Through scholarship and study
Victorian Romantic (2006 edition)
Illuminati






















Where is magic worked?
Near the sacred stones
Druidcraft
Sacred Sites

 On dark beaches by firelight, with summoning drums
Sun and Moon Tarot
Gaian Tarot






















Its four elements can be linked to nature and the seasons
Shadowscapes
Victorian Fairy






















Can the Magician be a woman? Duh.
Buckland Romani
Vanessa






















Is the Magician always a human? No.
Chrysalis Tarot
Baroque Bohemian Cats






















Can it be whimsical? Yes!
Fey Tarot
Whoever made this deck must be quacked























19 Magicians
1+9 = 10.
1+0 = 1. The magic number 1!