Let the animal cards call to you
Our ancesters revered every aspect
of the natural world. The bond
between them and animals was so
extraordinarily rich that they
found themselves in relationship
not simply with lowly beasts, but
with guardians, guides in this and
the next world, healers, friends
and teachers. No wonder they
considered them sacred and
companions of the gods. Work with
the sacred animals through these
Pack contains 33 sacred animal
cards and a 48-page illustrated
||Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm
Philip Carr-Gomm is Chief of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. From the age of 15 he studied with the Chief Druid, Ross Nichols, a friend of the founder of modern Witchcraft, Gerald Gardner. Philip is the author of a number of works on Druidry and since the publication of his first book in 1991 has been in demand worldwide for radio, television and newspaper interviews. He has lectured and held workshops in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Europe, the UK and at major centres in mainland US.
Stephanie Carr-Gomm studied at Bath Academy of Art before travelling extensively. After returning to the UK she trained as a scenic artist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has since worked as a freelance artist for many theatre, opera and ballet companies. Stephanie administers the training programme of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids.
Bill Worthington is a Grove leader of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids who has worked as an illustrator for the last 30 years. His interest in the ancient past and in Arthurian and Celtic mythology is reflected in his paintings and drawings. He has contributed illustrative work to The Book of Druidry
and The Druid Way
, in addition to illustrating The Druid Animal Oracle
. Bill painted the detailed card images using the traditional methods of medieval artists, with materials from the natural world, such as egg yolk and ground minerals.
|The Druid Animal Oracle DeckCONNEC0078