Tarot Card Dd - Drawing Contest [6 entries]

Death: Facing Fate Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
70.2%
Contest goal:

Digital Drawing: Tarot cards come in all styles, ranging from modern till classic.

In this contest you'll have to make a new tarotcard design for 1 card. Pick the card you like and show us your view on it.

More info on tarot can be found here.

SBS guides are mandatory for drawing contests.


Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: robvdn

jackaloftrades: figures, right after I make one and post it on DA, this contest comes up ( 5 years and 1113 days ago )
nishagandhi: jackaloftrades u can delete the one in DA and then post here ( 5 years and 1113 days ago )
EmiK: Oh I wish I was good at DD, but I suck. ( 5 years and 1112 days ago )
EmiK: Great theme by the way. = ) ( 5 years and 1112 days ago )
MnMCarta: DD? DA? I'm gonna need a DR after all these acronyms! ( 5 years and 1102 days ago )
IDt8r: DD = Digital drawing. EmiK, why not give it a go? The tarot is very flexible, as far as style is concerned. Even stick figures, creatively used, would work. DA = Deviant Art, a website with some incredible digital art (and some wonderful sources, if you're very, very careful to read the usage permissions by the authors.) ( 5 years and 1102 days ago )
RayTedwell: jackal, I feel for ya. I saw the one you posted on DA, and you'd have had a gold medal in your pocket for sure! ( 5 years and 1102 days ago )

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Death: Facing Fate - created by jackaloftrades


Death: Facing Fate
Favs: 18SBS: 5Hi-resRank: 1/6Score: 70.2% (41)20341 views

This was sort of last minute and half old work, but I decided to do card #13 Death....

Sorry to person before me, didn't mean to use the same card.

As for the subject matter, I really wanted to portray the feeling of judgement before afterlife. On one side it is heaven, the other is hell (no leaves). The soul is traveling along the river styx, hence the lost souls trying to hitchhike from the protagonist. Of course I had to put in the angel of death, but I gave him a halo of green fire to present his status. I used sort of a Vanitas theme with the hour glasses, presenting death and decay. (5 years and 1100 days ago)


XIII - The Death - created by langstrum


XIII - The Death
Favs: 17SBS: 13Hi-resRank: 2/6Score: 69.4% (35)15912 views

13 is always the best number to me :).
Notice that the Death has many fingers, not 5 as human hand, that's what I intentionally did. He takes to soul of the victim and imprison it in his amulet, eats the victim's heart and thrown to body to the river of magma...
Please view in full to see all the detail. (5 years and 1100 days ago)


force - created by roon


force
Favs: 3SBS: 2Hi-resRank: 3/6Score: 60.9% (25)11138 views

I chosen to design this tarot card with an appearance to resemble a medieval drawing. (5 years and 1102 days ago)


Bone Tarot - created by IDt8r


Bone Tarot
Favs: 2SBS: 8Hi-resRank: 4/6Score: 59.1% (0)11219 views

Tarot cards are generally filled with symbolism. The Wheel of Fortune is a card of cycles. If it should appear in the spread, it tells us that if we are going thru a bad time now, things will shortly be getting better. Conversely, if we're on top of the world now, things may soon be getting rough. The Wheel offers us hope and caution. (5 years and 1102 days ago)


Goddess of Freedom - created by niks1351


Goddess of Freedom
Favs: 3SBS: 4Hi-resRank: 5/6Score: 57.6% (0)11842 views

The Goddess of Freedom card is the last card of my created Tarot deck. It represents Freedom of soul. Everyone should allowed to follow there hearts. Goddess of Freedom defies Limits but to a certain level. i.e. keeping in mind the good and bad of the society. (5 years and 1102 days ago)