Radiant Rider-Waite Tarot

[Hanged Man] [Ace of Pentacles] The Radiant Rider-Waite is a new version of the popular Rider-Waite deck. Artist Virginijus Poshkus has redrawn and recolored the original card images by artist Pamela Colman Smith. The main difference between the two decks is that the Radiant features rich, vibrant colors without the black-line shading typical of the Rider-Waite. Color choices match for the most part, but the Radiant's are deeper. There are also some major differences such as the background for the Hanged Man (left). The Radiant emphasizes the aura highlights on the aces (right) and other cards with this effect. Actually, in style, this new deck more closely resembles the Universal Waite, but the colors in that deck are soft and mild. Also the faces on some cards in the Radiant seem less idealized, more individual (see the High Priestess below). Both the Universal Waite and Radiant have a slicker paper stock than the Rider-Waite. There are many other Waite variations as well.

Number of
Copyright Publisher Order Code Deck Price Card Back Design

22 major
56 minor

2 3/4"
4 3/4"
2003 U. S. Games RD78 $18.00 (US) [back design]
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Also Included: instruction booklet (45 pages), title card, description card

Category: Tarot

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Sample Card Images:

[High Priestess] [2 of Wands] [Queen of Cups]


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