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Everything you need to know about creating your own card deck
No matter which phase you are currently in with birthing your deck, you can find out what the best next step is for you. This course will dive into everything you’ve wanted to ask.
Some of the challenges you may be facing:
• You have an idea for your deck but don’t know how to go about working with an artist or designer
• You have the artwork but you’re stuck on how or where to get your deck printed
• You’re not sure whether to self-publish or find a publisher
• You don’t have a clear idea of all the factors that may come into getting your deck into the world.
This course will help answer these questions, provide you with some options, and you’ll gain knowledge and understanding to help you decide which path is right for you now or in future.
Best of all, you will save time by having all this info in one place, and save money by having a clear picture of what’s involved when creating a quality product.
Let’s make your dream of creating your own deck a reality!
In this super inspiring and practical Ecourse I’ll be discussing every aspect of creating your own card deck including:
- Themes and Styles – from where to start to choosing a medium for your deck
- Process and Planning – what steps to take to smooth the process and avoid mistakes
- Writing and Designing – what you’ll be offering to how it will be presented
- Printing and Publishing – who to work with and how to work with them
- Sales and Marketing – how to get your creation to all your amazing customers
- plus a whole lot more!
This Ecourse will be presented in a password-protected private classroom on this website. The modules and lessons will be taught through written posts, videos, photos, prompts. worksheets and sample templates.
Everyone will be at different stages of the process, so in this self-paced course, you receive lifetime access to all lessons instantly.
There will also be a private community area to connect and share with others in the course.
You have the vision and now you'll have the knowledge, so let's put it all together!
In this super inspiring and practical Ecourse I’ll be discussing every aspect of creating your own card deck through 6 modules and over 30 lessons:
- Creative and Mental Blocks
- Types of Card Decks
- Gathering Inspiration
- Deciding on a Theme
- Choosing a Style
- Image and Creative Resources
- Simple Ways to Create Art
- Idea to Artwork Example
- Working With an Artist
- Card Size and Layout
- Packaging Options
- Creating Your Guidebook
- Sample Templates
- Preparing for Print
- Hiring a Designer
- Traditional Publishing
- Finding a Printer
- Special Finishes
- Print Specifications and Quotes
- Printing Costs
- Pricing Your Deck
- Funding Your Card Deck
- Kickstarter Campaigns
- Amazing Sales Pages
- Packaging and Shipping
- Growing Your Audience
- Creating an Online Version
- Engaging Social Media
- Promotional and Additional Products
Artist, Brooklyn Buddha
When I first set out on my journey to create my own oracle deck, I had a vague idea of where to start. And then I came across Jo Klima’s Oracle Creator Course. To say I was blown away by the amount of information I didn’t know I needed would be the understatement of the century. Jo shared not just a clear breakdown of the steps to help you along the path but options for multiple avenues to take depending on your own vision for your deck. This is not a cookie-cutter guide to create a deck. This is a course to learn and decide what your deck is and bring it to life. If you are going to take one course, this I promise is it.
Designer + Yoga Teacher
I have been a fan of both Jo’s stunning artwork and her Inner Star Oracle deck for sometime now. She has an amazing skill set – paired with a sensitive and intuitive nature. I have always dreamed of creating my own oracle deck, so when I saw Jo was offering the Oracle Creator course, it was just what I needed to make my dream a reality. After completing the first module, I knew I had made the right decision. Jo’s course is beautifully delivered and full to the brim with inspiration, guidance and all the technical know-how you need to create your own deck – even if you don’t have much art or design experience. If you have felt a wish to bring a deck into the world – Jo will show you the way.
I joined the Oracle Creator course because I had the plan to create my own deck but needed some more information and the final nudges to get started. Jo has a very special ability to inspire creativity, and this time it was no different. As soon as I started the course, I had the clear vision on my oracle deck and the courage to start working on it. I loved all the information in the course, it is so very practical and easy to follow and it really helps to see clearly. It was very lovely to connect with like-minded creatives along the way and see what others are working on. A course full of inspiration and the right help to take action on your dreams!
The Ecourse is presented in a custom-built private online classroom which allows you to:
- Track your progress with completable lessons
- Download worksheets and sample templates
- Connect and share with other creators in the community
- View the content on all devices
Or select the payment plan of $55/month over 5 months.
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Registration closes May 9, 2021.
Or select the payment plan of $55/month over 5 months.
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This special offer is only available for the first 48 hours of registration, ending midnight Friday April 23, 2021 AEST.
Registration closes May 5, 2021
Here’s a few common questions being asked which may be helpful to you also.
Q. If I’m based in a different country, is the publishing/printing information still relevant?
For clarity, I am based in Australia, and while I do share the printers and suppliers I’ve used (some are local to me and some are from overseas), I’ve provided the info so anyone can work with a printer of their choice whether it’s local, domestic or overseas.
Q. I’m super busy right now, when does the course start / is it live / can I purchase now and view later?
You have unlimited access to the content after you’ve purchased, so you can jump in whenever you’re ready. There isn’t any pressure to work through all the content at once. It’s really designed to dive into what you need at the various stages of the process.
Q. Are we able to ask you specific questions via a forum, email or call?
While I don’t run group calls, the community area is a space on the course website where you can ask any questions you like. New topics suggestions are also welcome in that area if it’s not already there.
Q. I feel drawn to creating an oracle deck but I’m not an artist or designer, is this something that is for non-artists?
I do share about the process of working with an artist or designer if that is the path you take. There’s also a few different options for creating artwork so you may discover a way to create some artwork yourself!
More words from students
I am about 1/4 way through creating my own Oracle Deck (which has been a goal of mine for YEARS) and having Jo’s guidance to fall back on, reinspire me and nudge me in the right direction has been essential! I know I have a long way to go, but having the information in a step-by-step guide has helped my easily distracted brain stay on task and check off milestones. As always, Jo gives you exactly what you need with no fluff. She has also made the content easy to navigate depending on your experience which I really appreciate. I can’t wait to finish my deck, and when I do… I will certainly be writing a dedication to her in the credits!
From wallflower to wildflower
I’ve been continually impressed with the information inside this course. Jo has freely shared her research and experience with creating decks, and, she’s condensed it all into easily understood terms and steps. I’m so excited to release my deck in the coming months and am grateful to have this wonderful course on hand to guide me through the process.
What an amazing and detailed course that the very talented Jo Klima has created! If you’re looking for an all-inclusive course that is full of amazing tips and suggestions then this is the course for you. Jo has put so much time into providing you with everything you need to know about creating your own card deck and at such great value for money. I can’t recommend this program enough. I have learnt so much about the process of creating a deck of cards and a whole bunch of things I never even thought I would need to know. Jo really did go above and beyond when she poured her soul into creating this course.
Illustrator, indigo creative
The Oracle Creator Course has helped my dream project come true. The content has been an inspiration to me, unlocking my creative potential by inspiring me to try new ways of creating artwork that I had not discovered. The course is so in-depth, with the work modules set up in different sections that are easily understood and help me progress each step of the way. Not only having the support of Jo, but meeting and having the support of fellow oracle creators who are going along the same journey is a huge motivation. It is great to work at my own pace and refer back to the lessons and other resources when I need to. I am excited to see how the rest of the journey unfolds!
The Oracle Creator course has been so helpful in focusing my often random inspirations into something that is more of a concept. There are activities and tips within the course which really help to get clear on the subject, style and substance of an oracle deck creation. I love the insider tips on the creation and production process. As soon as I joined I was so inspired and set off on a creative spree! I really recommend joining the course if you are interested in exploring your options like I was. It really takes the worry, fear and confusion out of it so you can focus on creating!
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Who teaches Oracle Creator?
The Oracle Creator Ecourse is led by artist, designer and spiritual creative, Jo Isabel Klima.
With 17 years in the design and print industry and her business The Darling Tree, she has created several products including the successfully crowdfunded Inner Star Oracle card deck, and collaborated with Hay House on the Healing Mantra Oracle card deck.
Jo has experience in the many facets of bringing a card deck into the world, and she is so excited to share this knowledge with you.