Five of Pentacles The Five of Pentacles is generally a card about loss (whether it be financial, poor health, bad luck, etc.) but also a reminder that this too shall pass. In this scene, the sweet doe-eyed girl is doctoring the young, old, and ailing onions. As onions have their place in history as folk… Continue reading Five of Pentacles – Tarot Symbolism
October is here! So begins the parade of my favorite things! I hope you swoon for all things pumpkin, skeleton, witch, and Day of the Dead, because I’ll likely be posting a lot, A LOT, of those! Not that I don’t the other 11 months, but October is their time to shine! Last week, there… Continue reading Welcome Opulent October!
NAMPA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS – AUGUST 12 & 13 Morbidly Adorable, The Art of Misty Benson will be at Nampa Festival of the Arts (Nampa, ID) with original paintings, sculptures, limited edition canvases, prints, cameo necklaces, magnets, stickers, buttons, and more! This is the Morbidly Adorables only appearance at an Art Show since 2011.… Continue reading THIS WEEKEND! Morbidly Adorable Booth at Nampa Festival of the Arts 2017!
What if a seemingly sweet set of cards suddenly soured?! Here is a piece I wrote about the tarot deck and the premise that it had “gone bad”! What if a seemingly sweet set of cards suddenly soured?! To help put this into context, I should probably mention that I grew up watching tons of… Continue reading Get Your Rotten Fortunes Here…
Originally debuted to my Patreon audience on March 6, the 10 of Pentacles makes its first appearance here on OctopusHeart.com. To see new cards when they are first debuted anywhere, join me on Patreon! (For members of my Patreon Spectral Parade, you may see the newest card the 10 of Wands which was debuted this week! Ten of Pentacles Revealed (an… Continue reading NEW CARD! 10 of Pentacles – Tarot Symbolism
Originally written on February 16, 2016… ****************************************** Dear Patrick Valenza, This is my public Love Letter to the Deviant Moon Tarot Book that appeared in the Morbidly Adorable Mailbox yesterday. My Furiously Creative Friend, you are a Madman, a Graveyard Dancer, and the Artist who stole my heart when I met you with Paula of… Continue reading Love Letter to Deviant Moon Tarot
This #StPatricksDay have a bony, blessed day! #morbidlyadorable
In India, they pulled beautifully painted trailers behind their trucks & tractors. Of course, the Grim Reaper hopped on to make it a little more Morbidly Adorable! 3 new posts on Patreon today! See bonus content for the “Eerie in India” paintings, the newest tarot painting 10 of Pentacles, and a sneak peek into the… Continue reading Death on a Festive Tractor & Trailer
I love camping. So much. In India, we spent a couple of days camping in the Thar Desert. In full disclosure, it was actually glamping! And yes, there were camels! #morbidlyadorable #art Patreon Community 2.0: https://www.patreon.com/morbidlyadorable I re-opened my Patreon Community last week! I’ve been organizing my personal travel photos from India (finally!),… Continue reading Glamping in the Thar Desert, India
Greedy Skelly pounds down the #kingcake in search of the #kingcakebaby! Looks like he has a whole screeching bundle! #MardiGras #fattuesday