About Us

Christine Payne-Towleer

Christine Payne-Towler

Christine Payne-Towler is the founder of Tarot University, established to promote the understanding and study of Tarot as a useful astro-alpha-numeric document with relevance in the twenty-first century.

Utilizing her scholarship in historical Tarot, she designed the layouts and wrote the interpretive text for the automated online Tarot reading program at the popular Tarot.com website, offering an online tarot alternative for people who need strong wisdom-tools for personal insight near at hand. A CD ROM of the original interactive tarot computer program, “Tarot Magic”, is also available.

She has written and lectured extensively on the history of Tarot, with an emphasis on historical accuracy. Her essays, videos and lecture recordings of the past twenty years are currently being transcribed and published online throughout 2005 via The Tarot ArkLetters, a publication of Tarot University designed for students of Tarot.

Tarot University online tele-classes with Christine take place take place periodically. Students and interested folks can access study materials, practice tools, and the schedule on site. The recommended Tarot Online Forum List can be accessed through the Tarot University News weblog

Payne-Towler currently offers esoteric counseling, personal reading and interpretation for new clients on a limited basis.

EXPLORE THE ONLINE TAROT READING PROGRAM SHE DESIGNED AT TAROT.COM and let her know what you think! – click here

Classes, Readings, and Private Sessions on personal and business matters


TAROT ARKLETTERS are published by:
Christine Payne-Towler and Noreah Press

Tarot Interpretation & Charts
Tarot Reading text creation at Tarot.com 
 Gnostic Church of St. Mary Magdalene
 Tarot University Online 
 The Underground Stream

Michael Dowers

Michael Dowers has always leaned towards the world of graphic arts since he was a senior in high school in 1968. Learning the craft of printing with small printing presses in the business world. 

In 1982 Michael started publishing comic books under the guise of Starhead Comix  and worked for the next 16 years learning about the business side of the comic book industry. Working for other publishers and distributors over the years leaving a strong sense of how the comic book world operates. 

With 9 years experience for Fantagraphics books from warehouse manager to Eros Comix editor and many jobs in between, Michael Dowers has had a lifetime of self publishing experience. 

Now coupled with the creation of a new tarot card deck and Christine Payne Towler’s knowledge of the spirit world…we begin a new chapter in the creative world of graphic arts.