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The Fountain Tarot | A Contemporary Standard

A project in Denver, CO by Jonathan Saiz, Jason Gruhl & Andi Todaro

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The Fountain Tarot: 79 cards of original oil paintings with an in-depth guide to reading Tarot in a custom-designed box
Backers: 361
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $28,510 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 28th -> Aug 27th (30 days)
Project By: Jonathan Saiz, Jason Gruhl & Andi Todaro
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Latest News

YOU Did It!

August 27th - via:
Dear Friends and Family, Whew! Well, THAT was exciting! (Deep breath) We did it - all of us together! This moment is really to give you our sincerest thanks for believing in us, for wanting to see The Fountain Tarot exist, and for pledging to make... (Read More)

Update #12 Revised: How We Really Feel

August 24th - via:
After a few more minutes to process, we thought this updated picture more adequately captured how wonderful we feel after reaching this HUGE milestone in our project today. THANK YOU!  (Read More)


August 24th - via:
The Fountain Tarot reached $25,000 in pledges this morning and we have our 300th backer! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this beautiful project.  So, for those of you who might be new to Kickstarter, and for those who need a reminder,... (Read More)

The "Fountain Deluxe" Leather-Work by Andi Todaro

August 23rd - via:
Sample of Andi's Leather-Work Andi Todaro, Designer of The Fountain Tarot, is a maker of many things with a fine eye for detail- and her designs with leather are no exception. We think you'll have your deck of The Fountain Tarot for a very long... (Read More)

There's still time to be IN The Fountain Tarot

August 17th - via:
We've just lowered the "Immortalized" pledge reward from $10,000 to $7,000! You can still become an actual part of The Fountain Tarot, or even buy someone the best commissioned portrait EVER.  It's easier than it sounds: you'll work directly and... (Read More)

We've Gone Global!

August 17th - via:
Google Analytics Geo Report: The Fountain Tarot So far, our project has backers from Hong Kong, Australia, the UK, Singapore, Norway, Switzerland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Denmark, Canada, and 26 states in the USA! The Fountain Tarot has gone... (Read More)

New Reward: The "Seven of Cups" Original Painting (Pledge of $3000)

August 14th - via:
Framed Rewards ($3,000 Pledge) This oil painting by Jonathan Saiz, painted in 2014 for The Fountain Tarot's Seven of Cups card, can be a beautiful addition to your collection. Jonathan's art is collected and exhibited internationally, and his work... (Read More)


August 14th - via:
Our goal of raising $25,000 isn't just to be able to print and send 3,000 Fountain Tarot decks all around the world, it's also enough for us to create something of the highest quality. A Tarot deck that will feel solid and exquisite - a handsome,... (Read More)

Check out our new interview in Little Red Tarot!

August 11th - via:
The three of us were recently interviewed by Beth Maiden's Little Red Tarot in the United Kingdom. She asked just the right questions to get us to reveal some of the more personal details behind the creation of The Fountain Tarot.  (Read More)

The Darker Side of The Fountain Tarot

August 8th - via:
 "Whenever I am painting the "darker" side of this series I always feel a bit overwhelmed. I've tried my best to capture the emotional weight of these cards but that means that I have to really feel it... and it's important to all of us that they... (Read More)

Two New Rewards!

August 3rd - via:
We've been getting some requests to pre-order decks in larger quantities. For those of you who are looking for holiday gifts*, wanting to start a tarot group, or just sharing with your friends, we've added two new reward that allow you to pledge for... (Read More)

Inspiration: Card-Back Design for The Fountain Tarot

August 2nd - via:
Next time you find yourself standing in the ethereal ‪Templo de San Cayetano in Guanajuato‬ Mexico, look up, just like Andi did when she was searching for the inspiration to design the striking backs of The Fountain Tarot cards. "I wasn't... (Read More)

Imagine These Museum-Quality Oil Paintings in Your Collection! (Pledge of $5000)

August 2nd - via:
Framed Rewards ($5,000 Pledge) These beautiful oil paintings by Jonathan Saiz, painted in 2014 for The Fountain Tarot's Six of Swords and The Empress cards, are museum-quality additions to your collection. Jonathan's art is collected and exhibited... (Read More)

Final Touches to The Fountain Tarot Oil Paintings

July 29th - via:
Final Touches Here's a glimpse of the final touches to some of the oil paintings in the remaining 40 cards that HAVEN'T been shown in the Kickstarter so far - Strength, Nine of Swords, Ace of Coins and the High Priestess. Now that the painting... (Read More)

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