If you’re a fan of the artwork of Jasmine Becket-Griffith, then you’re probably already aware that this is one of many Blue Angel decks (often paired with a Lucy Cavendish guidebook, though sometimes with other collaborators) that use Becket-Griffith’s artwork to approach different Oracle deck themes.
Tag: pop surrealist tarot
This is a surrealist digital art collage deck, and the art of Catrin Welz-Stein will appeal to fans of decks like her Oracle of Mystical Moments (great to read with both, more on that deeper in the review), Liz Houston’s Dreamkeepers tarot, Elisabeth on Earth oracle, Cult of Weimar, the surrealist art of Carrie Ann Baade or MANDEM, etc. If you’re not a fan of digital art collage, this deck is unlikely to sway you. But if this art is your jam, this deck will become a favorite.
Mini deck is around the size of a standard bridge deck, only slightly smaller than a Lenormand deck. The mini version comes in a heavy, 2-piece lidded box that feels like it might be linen. Even on the smaller sized deck, the printing quality is premium, and you can appreciate the detail of each card. The cardstock is substantial and delivers a satisfying crack from a bridge shuffle.
This is a truly unique deck, and you’d never really guess that at a glance, which makes it one of my favorites. Because of its interesting approach, I tend to reserve it for lunar readings and special occasions — it doesn’t have the feel of an everyday deck (for me, YMMV). For me, it’s like using “the ~fancy~ plates.”