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Tarot: Ten of Wands by puimun Tarot: Ten of Wands by puimun
Tarot. For more information about the deck and to see the rest of the cards: [link]

Ten of Wands - Burdened with overwhelming responsibility, being held accountable, doing things the hard way.

This Dryad bears the weight of what seems a miniature world upon her back. The support and welfare of the beings who inhabit those towers are hers to nourish with the flow of life's sap through her branches and leaves. Their soul is the song that spirals up through the foliage from her heart.

Medium: Watercolor
Size: 8.5x14 inches

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:iconfilasis-nome:
Filasis-Nome Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing work!
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Songs-Of-Valyria Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lovely :)
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robbybabydarkpoet Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
 As with your card with the figure playing the piano that is fused into the tree, this is a wonderful example of organically fusing/melding the character into the scene to portray the meaning of the card. I enjoy that approach. As I mentioned elsewhere, this card resonates the most with me of any card in any deck, to the way I am, the way my life has been. I like the way, too, that the wands are integrated into the painting. Again, it's done in an organic way. Usually wands/the tool of a given element are separate of themselves, like a wand held by a person, a chalice raised by someones hand. It's nice to see a different approach, and one that is one very organically to fuse into the picture so naturally.
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puimun Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!  I really attempted in the creation of this deck to find a way that the traditional meanings resonated with me.
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AzizrianDaoXrak Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hi there! This is just a friendly little note to let you know your piece has been featured!: [link]

Please consider taking a look at the other pieces and faving the article to help support the other artists :)
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puimun Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
ty for the feature!
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AzizrianDaoXrak Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:) You're so welcome!
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sora-kaze91 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I own these cards! I love my Shadowscape deck <33
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Topaztopaz Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
I just love you cards, Your ability to create is awesome!
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Thirteen1999 Featured By Owner May 30, 2011   Writer
This is beautiful.
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:iconfiona-jean:
Fiona-Jean Featured By Owner May 15, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Wow! This is beautiful!
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:iconpinguinkaiserin:
pinguinkaiserin Featured By Owner May 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My god, it's beautiful
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OrangeDeer Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
I LOVE your deck
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Quintinia Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010  Student
I have this tarot deck and when I saw the thumbnail for this deviation, my first thought was, "Oh sh*t, somebody copied, they better have credited Stephanie!"

Also, I wanted to tell you that the whole deck is absolutely phenomenal- I'm in love with all the little details, especially all the hidden faires and the red ribbons.
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:iconpuimun:
puimun Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you! I'm glad you're enjoying the deck!
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:iconmorbidunloved:
morbidunloved Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
Beautiful; :D
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:iconplaguejester:
PlagueJester Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010
Love the picture :)
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MindfullyArtistic Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2010  Professional General Artist
i really love the way the branches continue to reach up into the sky from the village. it is a beautiful piece!
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:iconazizriandaoxrak:
AzizrianDaoXrak Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
this is so lovely and original
i love it :)
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:iconkameyo07:
Kameyo07 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
I love the concept of the tree lady/ village. amazing as always! :)
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ineedanewemailnow Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
This is really amazing!
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:icongamehengraphics:
gamehengraphics Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Nice. I really like the idea of her being a tree supporting the whole world, with the branches poking through being the wands.
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Ayame-fangirl123 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
awsome pic I love it
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SpiritOfTheShadow Featured By Owner May 10, 2009
This is incredible!!
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:iconnogen:
nogen Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009
Really cool..
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:icon78-muses:
78-Muses Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
Just breathtaking! I am in awe of the power of your talent!
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greenanurim Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2009
great great ideea :drool:
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:iconlorafey:
lorafey Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2008
I thought of my poem, "Courage", when I viewed this gorgeous work. Impressed with all the previous as well.
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:iconsakks:
Sakks Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2008
Wow, this work remind me of Roger Deans work.

Nice, beautiful, awsome and pretty good also.
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Rebbe-Dragon Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2008
The way that the lady and the tree blend together looks really neat.
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tomsal Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2008
Nice work!
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:iconsanderus:
sanderus Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008
Brilliant, magnificent, perfect!!!!!!
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dimitriskats Featured By Owner May 26, 2008
All your work needs to be seen and praised -- I read gladly that this particular image has already almost 1500 Favs -- Congratulations!
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mandyszp Featured By Owner May 22, 2008
The greatest pincture ever on DA...(I mean it)...Not just the colors,the lines and shadows, the hole ideea it's unbelievable and wonderfull...Thank you!
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MiharuandHara Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
Love it so much ^w^
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:iconclowgirl:
Clowgirl Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008
Beautiful as always =)
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Hettar7 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2008
I would love to see the original or a larger version of this. There seems to be so much detail here, especially at the bottom. Very delicate and whispy. I think this might be one of my favorite of the Tarot images.
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:iconellygator:
Ellygator Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic concept for one of the more difficult cards.
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:icondravedragonheart:
DraveDragonheart Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful job on this :D
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DaisyAitch Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2008
did i hear card set?!?!?!?!?!?!

love love love love love love love

sorry i have an obsession with cards,
beautiful work, are you going to release them as a set for sale?
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:iconpuimun:
puimun Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Yep, eventually!
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:iconturtlekie:
Turtlekie Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008
wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!
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:iconwendylynn:
WendyLynn Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good idea for a nymph...
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:icongaelicwolf:
gaelicwolf Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008  Student
She's a tree.....it's gorgeous! :D
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:iconhellwind:
Hellwind Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2008
Your deck is working really well already. This is a damn good symbol for what is going on in my life of late.
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tangledhelix Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
Cool! Its Atlas-but female!
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weirdzz Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
wow i love it... can't wait to purchase your tarot
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GnomeLiberator Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
I don't think I will ever not be amazed by your skill.
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horai Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
I always end up spending ages just looking at your art. I keep finding things and they are so beautiful.
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FlyingNerve Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
Super Awesome work, you are a great artist, i love your paints!
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