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Corina Dross

Portable Fortitude is a stunning deck of cards, unlike any other, by artist and astrologer Corina Dross. Designed with the flexibility to be anything you want them to be, from a smartly-designed poker deck to talismans for your altar. Used for everything from tarot (and other forms of cartomancy) to bicycle spokecards to writing and drawing prompts. 

"For uses both serious and frivolous: 54 illustrated playing cards, each imbued with the power to protect you from some common calamity...[ continued ]

Styled like a grade school Valentine, Corina Dross recontextualizes the classic Smiths lyrics from "Sheila, Take a Bow" to create a stunning card that works as an inspirational ode to being who you are and finding your fellow freaks.  

Printed on crisp 110 lb ivory cardstock, bordered in red, with To and From on the reverse side.

Styled like a grade school Valentine, Corina Dross recontextualizes the classic Smiths lyrics from "Ask" to create a striking card that reminds us what our options look like.

Printed on crisp 110 lb ivory cardstock, bordered in red, with To and From on the reverse side.

Styled like a grade school Valentine, Corina Dross recontextualizes the classic Smiths lyrics from "There is a Light That Never Goes Out" to create an adorable card that mixes love, death, and dedication together into one sentiment.

Printed on crisp 110 lb ivory cardstock, bordered in red, with To and From on the reverse side.

Styled like a grade school Valentine, Corina Dross recontextualizes the classic Smiths lyrics from "Handsome Devil" to create a brilliantly attractive card for all the sexy book lovers.

Printed on crisp 110 lb ivory cardstock, bordered in red, with To and From on the reverse side.

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From the depths. A mythological sea battle, on a patch.

On heavy cotton with raw edges, each patch is hand-pulled and has its own unique character. About 6.5" x 8.5".

Last one! Keeping you safe from harm. On black fabric.

On heavy cotton with raw edges, each patch is hand-pulled and has its own unique character. About 6.5" x 8.5"

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Last pack! Eight (anytime) Valentines of recontextualized Smiths lyrics. Deviance, angst, and longing, in the familiar format of a grade school Valentine.

One of each design, printed on ivory stock, bordered in red, with To and From on reverse. Packaged in a vinyl sleeve with cardboard to keep them safe in transit.

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The ancient god of orgiastic excess, drunken revelry, and inspired madness. On an ivory cotton patch.

10" x 12", screenprinted, raw edges, heat set and washable.

Only two left! A grizzly bear getting ready to swallow the moon, amongst oak leaves and the jawbone of a deer.

"Entelechy, (from Greek entelecheia), in philosophy, that which realizes or makes actual what is otherwise merely potential."

Silkscreened on white canvas. Heat-set and washable, raw edges. Each patch is hand-pulled with natural variations. Patch measures approximately 10" x 12", image approximately 8" x 10"...[ continued ]