Sea of Legends

The 78 Tarot Project - A Global Art Collaboration

A project in Reston, VA by Kayti Welsh

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78 artists... 78 cards... 1 tarot deck. All mediums, all genres, and total creative freedom. A one of a kind collective masterpiece.
Backers: 380
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $24,846 of $20,000
Dates: Jun 24th -> Jul 24th (30 days)
Project By: Kayti Welsh
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Latest News

The Real Story Behind 78 Tarot

July 24th - via:
I wanted  to tell you a story before this journey was over...  To tell you a bit more about the history of this project. This is my personal story. No music or anything fancy. No funny words.  - just me. And my very frizzy hair :)  (Read More)

Final Parting Gifts...

July 24th - via:
Well guys! Here we are - the LAST few hours! This journey ends for us at 10pm EST tonight! I just did a small reading for myself, to represent this project for the past, the present and the future. It was so on point that I decided to give them to... (Read More)

LAST 24 HOURS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 23rd - via:
GUYS! You are the BEST PEOPLE I HAVE EVER MET IN MY LIFE! Seriously. I love you guys! You are so awesome to come along on this journey with us! We love each and every one of you and don't want to let you go when this all ends! SO we came up with an... (Read More)

You can now CHOOSE your Mini Sketch!

July 23rd - via:
We decided in the last few days we would open up the Mystery Mini Sketches to not be so mystery anymore, lol. Basically you can now CHOOSE WHAT YOU WANT! Here is a selection - but there is a ton more in our mini art album on our facebook:... (Read More)

Love is All you Need!

July 22nd - via:
Ahhhh maybe you can tell by the title of this update the card of the day! It issssss The Lovers! And I made this video for ya'll as a tribute to the card, its story, and the creator of the card who is the Assistant Project Director and my BFF -... (Read More)


July 21st - via:
I told you I'd be back! With only a handful of days left, we need to pack in as much stuff for you as we can! SO without further adieu... I introduce to you this most nifty add-on we have just released. These are SO COOL! They are a KICKSTARTER... (Read More)


July 21st - via:
Who doesn't LOVE Dragon Monday?!? What is Dragon Monday you ask? WELL Dragon Monday is for our Dragon Artist, Carla Morrow of Dragon Lady Art Studio. (AKA the Goddess of Dragons) You can check more of her work out on facebook and her website  Here... (Read More)

WE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 101% FUNDED!!!!!!!!!!!!! STRETCH GOAL TIME!

July 20th - via:
I have no words. Only this cheesy video I threw together. Im sorry I look like I got hit by a truck the mornings arent kind to me. But I love you guys <3<3<3 THANK YOU SO... (Read More)


July 19th - via:
I have tears in my eyes as I write this update - the update that is announcing we ARE LESS THAN 1K AWAY FROM OUR DREAMS COMING TRUE!    Because we ADORE EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU, ALL of you - even the 1.00 pledges will receive this signed postcard... (Read More)

A little video I made to show some more perks!

July 18th - via:
I know how much you guys like my cheesy videos LOL! I made one for you showing you some more perks! At the time we were only 91% AND NOW WE ARE 94%!!!! I know you're getting tired of hearing this word but THANK... (Read More)


July 18th - via:
HAPPY FRIDAY YOU AMAZING PEOPLE!!! Holy SMOKES! Can you even believe we have approached 90%?!?!?!?! It's completely amazing and we are all doing the Happy Dance :D Even more awesome - we are number 4 if you sort via popularity in the Illustration... (Read More)

Introducing WILD FATE - the second and FINAL WILD card in our 1st Edition Deck

July 17th - via:
Wow can you believe this journey is just one week from ending!!!!??? We can't either! And We LOVE YOU SO MUCH for helping us to make this happen! Have we said that enough? Is there more we can do to show you? We are always open for suggestions! And... (Read More)

WE DID IT!!!!! WE HIT 17K !!! New Stretch Goals and a NEW PERK Announced!

July 16th - via:
Well, once again we are totally and completely FLOORED that you are with us on this journey and supporting this dream. It is still a bit surreal to me!  SO Today we have a LOT of fun stuff for you! FIRST OF ALL!!!!!! MORE STRETCH GOALS!!!! 78 Tarot... (Read More)

Happy 7 Months 78 Tarot!

July 15th - via:
78 Tarot turned 7 months old today :) I started this group late at night on January 15th, during a night of a Super Full Moon! Here's a little video I put together to show how far we've come! And, in celebration, we are giving ALL of you who pledge... (Read More)

10 Days to go! WOW does time fly!

July 14th - via:
Can you guys believe we only have 10 days left of this campaign? This Kickstarter has consumed my entire life and really has been such a wonderful experience to get to know you guys and share with you our story. We're all working hard on ways we can... (Read More)

78 Tarot's Sunday Night Feature - Pasta Salad

July 13th - via:
We are so excited to show you this very special film created JUST for 78 Tarot Kickstarter. You will never look at pasta salad the same again!  And, as promised, here is a video of our dearest Tiffany Toland-Scott, artist of the Hierophant, thanking... (Read More)

Happy Sunday! We have lots of fun for you today!

July 13th - via:
Happy Sunday ya'll! Hope everyone is enjoying their day :) We are still over the MOON about hitting 75% last night! We have lots of fun for you today... starting with this morning's theme which is PETS!  In honor of our pets... We added a new... (Read More)

WE DID IT GUYS!!!!! 75% FUNDED!!!!!! (actually now 76%!)

July 12th - via:
WOW! I am in shock. Disbelief. So. So. So grateful... We are celebrating over here because... WE REACHED 75% FUNDED!!!!!!!!!Guess what that means?!? Time to unlock the FIRST STRETCH GOAL! 22k Stretch Goal That's right! If we hit  22k  (which would... (Read More)

Because... We Love You!

July 12th - via:
We are feeling extra lovey today at 78 Tarot as we approach our goal of 75%! So, in the spirit of lovvvvve and freindship - we extend to you a gift and a (really cheesy) video I (the project director) made for your viewing pleasure (or comedic... (Read More)

Happy Friday! ALMOST 75%!!!! :) and Today's Goal Reward!

July 11th - via:
First of all HAPPY FRIDAY AND WOW WE ARE ALMOST TO 75% WITH 13 DAYS TO GO!!!!!! Can you tell we're excited?  Don't forget - we announce our stretch goals when we hit 75% Funded!!! So, the card I drew today is the fabulous Meredith Dillman's - the... (Read More)

Card of the Day and more fun and exciting news!

July 10th - via:
We have a LOT of announcements for you today!!! We hope you are ready for some excitement! FIRST OFF! We are so incredibly honored to be featured by 99 Designs - Many of us met on their site and it truly is an HONOR to be featured by them! You can... (Read More)


July 10th - via:
Currently at $13,822 - hovering at 69%!!!!! Which means we made our goal for the day THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!!!! Stay tuned for tomorrows goal and reward!  (Read More)

15 Days to Go - Introducing Card of the Day Rewards!

July 8th - via:
So we are halfway through this campaign everyone! We are so incredibly grateful to all of you and are ready to really rev this campaign into high gear for a strong ending! SO! Introducing... Card of the DayEach day I will draw a card from the deck... (Read More)

The Magical Mystery Art Bag stuff HAS ARRIVED!

July 8th - via:
So I thought I'd make you a little video :) These things are going FAST! If you want to add these to your pledge award you CAN! Just message me and I am more than happy to help :) XOXO, Kayti  (Read More)

Want to help choose our second Wild Card?

July 7th - via:
We are running a contest on our facebook page to choose the LAST Wild Card position we have - Wild Fate. Over 80 artists have submitted a work of art to vote on - its really spectacular to see all this art! Voting is easy - just browse the album and... (Read More)


July 6th - via:
WOW we are completely and totally FLOORED guys! We have 194 backers! SO CLOSE to 200!!!!!!! With over half our goal and 18 days to go I have a GREAT FEELING! But we can't slow down now! PLEASE keep spreading the word, and getting our names out here!... (Read More)

Happy 4th of July! AND YAY FOR OVER 11K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 4th - via:
Hey guys! WOW We went over 11k today!!!! We are GETTING CLOSER to our 20k goal with 20 days left :) Everyone at 78 Tarot is ridiculously excited. Remember, even the SMALLEST donation is appreciated!  OK so before I go offline to be with my family... (Read More)

Happy (almost) 4th of July and DAY 9!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 3rd - via:
Well, since it is almost the 4th of July here where I live, we are getting ready to celebrate!  I figured not many will be online tomorrow so I wanted to send this today :) So... in celebration of the 4th we have some fun things in store!!! As you... (Read More)

50% FUNDED IN 8 DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 1st - via:
I thought I'd do a video update!!!!! (You have been warned lol)  Sorry about my frizzy hair its like 1,000 degrees here in Virginia :)  THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!  XOXO Kayti   (Read More)

Sneak Peak at Everette Hartsoe's Wild Card!

June 30th - via:
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June 28th - via:
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This weekend was UNBELIEVABLY awesome for the 78 Tarot Team! I hope you had a good one too!  Something beyond our wildest imagination happened. We had been searching for the right wild card to add to the deck. An additional card... (Read More)

Sketches update!

June 27th - via:
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End of Day Two and Sneak Peak of a New Perk Being Added ;)

June 27th - via:
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June 26th - via:
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New add-on!

June 25th - via:
Due to requests, Mystery Art Bag has been added to the add-ons for $30 plus postage ($5 US, $10 UK per bag) Thanks so much everyone for your support! -Kayti and the 78 Tarot Team  (Read More)

Shipping costs for add-on decks

June 25th - via:
We have gotten inquiries about shipping costs for add-on decks! Please add an extra $5 per add-on deck for US shipping and $10 for international. Thanks so much for letting us know :) -Kayti and the 78 Tarot Team  (Read More)

Add-ons for the Deck and Booklet!

June 25th - via:
We've had several backers ask about additional booklets/decks as add-ons to the current tiers, so we're adding them!   How it works is: Backers can add additional funds to their current pledge (using "Manage your Pledge" and receive more perks.) If... (Read More)

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