Featured Card of the Day – 8 of Cups  – 78 Tarot Nautical ~ Tarot of the Water

Tarot by Cecelia

Artist: Mary Layton

Website: MaryLayton.net


Cutting ties, making changes, abandonment, disappointment

Artist Interpretation

“The Eight of Cups represents a turning point, or change of heart. Generally, moving on from the past, or from an undesirable situation. Leaving behind past issues and searching for new beginnings. Perhaps the blonde mermaid sang an inspiring song, encouraging the man to leave behind a troubled past and embark on a search for a better future (and, in the process, she’ll gain some golden goblets to add to her stash of treasures). The card’s astrological associations are Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio – all water signs, which made it easy to fit them into the nautical theme. I’ve represented the signs in my painting by using the mermaid’s fish friends for Pisces, the crab in the mid-ground for Cancer, and I have depicted the constellation Scorpius in the night stars.”

Card Meaning

A lonely figure…

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