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Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 12: Mission Accomplished

Stacey Robyn's additions to card #42. Conviction with the guardian Sekhmet. Stacey was one of the 400-page Oracle of Initiation: Rainbows in the Dark book contributors for this card.

“I hope and trust you will succeed beyond your wildest dreams.” Ann VB Mission Accomplished. The Oracle of Initiation Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to print a more affordable version is now complete, coming in at 82% of its goal. Although it did not reach its targeted $8,888 funding, it fulfilled my core intentions, succeeding beyond my…

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 10: Interview with Pamela Steele of The Wizard’s Pets Tarot


Pamela Steele is a delightful woman. She and I travel in the same circles, yet we had not met until recently. She is a faery godmother for other deck creators, establishing a group for those who make decks on Facebook, supporting others in publishing their own projects, as well as being extremely successful selling her…

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 9: Success is like Roller Skating


I am one week into my 33-day campaign, and it has been an interesting ride since the launch. There have been multiple bee stings, I filmed the Oracle deck at my favorite local haunt called Abandoned Mary House Bones, success is being redefined through roller skating, some hormonal weather hit, I went hiking with goats,…

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 2: Interview with Robert Place of The Burning Serpent Oracle


Robert Place is a modern-day renaissance man. He is a respected Tarot scholar and published author, a multidisciplinary artist and a mystic dreamer. Robert has built his career over time, honing his skills for weaving his intuition with his intellect. He was a wonderful first interview for The Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign series because…

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign from the Beginning Part 1: Vision-The Social Artists

#AnatomyofCrowdfunding Mellissae Lucia Oracle of Initiation

  “The Social Artist is one who brings the focus, perspective, tireless dedication and fresh vision of the artist to the social arena. She or he seeks innovative solutions to troubling conditions, is a lifelong learner ever hungry for insights, imaginative ideas and deeper understanding of present-day issues. The Social Artist learns to think like a…

The Oracle of Initiation deck is 8 years old today!

It's birthday spread with cards that will be the new edition Tarot size. left and right cards: 66. Infinity & ). Luminescence. Center Painted Body cards bottom to top:3. Instinct; 36. Trust; 4. Naivety; 37. Subtlety

The Oracle of Initiation divination deck is 8 years old today! Since its first physical incarnation 5 years ago, it has been offering experienced guidance in claiming the beauty available in spiritual transformation to a loyal group of fans. The ancient cross-cultural guardians that emerged for the Painted Body images when I wrote the companion book…

DreamTime PlayHaüs Premier videos!!!!

DreamTime PlayHaus is Hip Hoppin' ancient Gods and Goddesses in their own contemporary myths to be released soon!

This is it, make no mistake where you are. They have finally busted out, WITH SOME SERIOUS FUNK, The DreamTime PlayHaüs posse is in the joint, and they are livin’ large! Two brand new videos of navigator Spirit Bee, and conjure woman The Patchwork Oracle, premier in this funky and fabulous new series of modern-day…

14 Fantastico Highlights in images from 2013 to usher in the New Year

Stocking Stash

Wow was 2013 a wildly creative year. Here is just a sampling of many unpublished photos from my artistic adventures, iPhone in hand with my Hipstamatic lenses and films leading the way.  And keep your eyes open for the modern myths of DreamTime Playhaus to enchant and surprise in the coming year. If there was…


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