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Published January 16, 2014 Updated November 24, 2023

Linocut Printed Tarot Cards

Linocut is a printing technique similar to woodblock printing where a design is cut into linoleum (a wood mixture) using a sharp knife or chisel; the lino sheet is then inked and pressed into a sheet to produce the image. Cécile Jaillard from Strasbourg, France has used this method to create her own tarot pack.

France Cécile Jaillard Hand-Painted Tarot Add to Collection

Linocut is a printing technique similar to woodblock printing where a design is cut into linoleum (a wood mixture) using a sharp knife or chisel; the lino sheet is then inked and pressed into a sheet to produce the image. Cécile Jaillard from Strasbourg, France has used this method to create her own tarot pack.

You can see more of Cécile's illustrations on her Behance portfolio and her website.

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