Sigils are magical symbols that are designed to influence ourselves and the world around us. Tracing through history, art, and culture, this illustrated book offers an innovative and fresh approach to sigil magick that is accessible and intuitive. You don't need a degree in art or magick to make effective sigils!
Learn how to manifest your will through your very own designs. Explore traditional and modern meanings of shapes, symbols, numbers, letters, and colors, while receiving guidance on how to add personal meaning to your marks. Sigil Witchery includes methods of application, tips for choosing materials, and important considerations for both temporary and permanent sigils. This book helps you improve your drawing techniques, use sample exercises to challenge yourself, and gain deeper metaphysical insight and inspiration―all to guide you to develop your own powerful sigil magick.
Laura Tempest Zakroff is a professional artist, author, dancer, designer, muse, mythpunk, teacher, and witch. She holds a BFA from RISD (The Rhode Island School of Design) and her artwork has received awards and honors worldwide. Her work embodies myth and the esoteric through her drawings and paintings, jewelry, talismans, and other designs. As Tempest, she has been a major pioneer of fusion bellydance. Her fascination with sacred and ritual dance lead her to bellydance, and she strives to help others connect the mind, body, and spirit through movement.
Laura has been a practicing Modern Traditional Witch for over two decades and revels in the intersection of her various paths with witchcraft. She blogs for Patheos as A Modern Traditional Witch, Witches & Pagans as Fine Art Witchery, and contributes to The Witches' Almanac, Ltd. She has written 4 books with Llewellyn Worldwide: "The Witch's Cauldron", "Sigil Witchery" (winner of the 2019 Gold COVR award in Witchcraft), "The Witch's Altar" (co-authored with Jason Mankey) and "Weave the Liminal." Laura edited "The New Aradia: A Witch's Handbook to Magical Resistance" - available through Revelore Press.
Laura resides in New England with her partner Nathaniel Johnstone and at least three cats.