Some concept sketches for a Thing I’ve been working on for upwards of a year.
Nothing else about the deck is Shakespeare themed — the general theme is dream-like Lovecraftian weirdness, so it’s a real mish-mash — but the meanings my system assigns to the aces fit perfectly with some of the Bard’s most iconic characters.
Top left is Rosalina in drag, triumphant. Top right is Lavina, trying to communicate by writing in the dirt with a twig held between her stumps. Bottom left is Antonio making a good trade in the seaport. Bottom right is Hamlet stabbing Polonius through the tapestry.