So, in order to promote these darque artes on ye booke of faces, I have decided to create a series of MoGraph idents which will, hopefully, illustrate some vital principles about Tarot and the Great Work in some subtle and not so subtle ways. Subtlety, I must admit, is not one of my stronger traits.
The first was made with my extremely newborn skills with Cinema 4D, and finished off in After Effects. I recorded and played all the music also. Quick and simple, but quite effective also, I was pretty pleased with the outcome here. Most times, simplicity is the elusive but essential Key.
I highly recommend 3D modelling and animation as a meditation for Tarot readers – something about having to envision the entirety of an x,y,z space really helps open the mind to perspectives and how a different angle of the same scene can change the meaning of the events transpiring within it…in often surprising and enlightening ways. Plus, it’s a sort of crazed megalomaniacal pleasure having God-like power to create realistic worlds with functioning and controllable physics. Abrahadabra.