Eight of pentacles

Eight of pentacles

Keywords for the Eight of Pentacles Card

  • Happy employment
  • Apprenticeship, education
  • Creating a major body of work
  • Mastering your craft


The Eight of Pentacles is about becoming a master of your craft. When you’ve found the right profession, sometimes work feels like play. You can get so lost in the flow of what you’re doing that hours pass without you realizing it. The chameleon represents a peace found in acceptance.

You have found your calling and are (or are about to be) happily employed doing work you love.

Keep learning and perfecting your skills. Even though you have reached or on the path to expert status and could rest on your laurels, you’ll enjoy your work more if you focus on continued improvement.

Everyone knows you are a master at what you do. You have the history (and the body of work behind you) to prove it.


Keywords for the Eight of Pentacles Reversed

  • Fixing someone else’s mistakes
  • Perfectionism
  • Lacking ambition or focus



  • The original was painted on 11x14 high quality 140lb watercolor paper with Turner watercolor paints.
  • Signature is hidden in the painting. 
  • Your original painting will come with a certificate of authenticity and a backing board, wrapped in plastic.
  • The painting is vertically oriented.


High quality reproductions are also available in 11x14 and 8x10 or 5x7 (with slight cropping) on an excellent quality linen paper which will retain it's true colors for many years.