Considered to be one of the greatest tarot decks of all time, Patrick Valenza created each image for Deviant Moon by manipulating digital photographs taken of 18th century gravestones.
He would explore cemeteries and abandoned buildings, taking photos of textures or objects of interest to blend into his drawings. Rotted doors and windows became buildings and structures, while tombstone parts were fabricated into clothes, accessories, or even the citizens themselves.
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Perhaps the photos contain some of the `spirit' found in the places he visited, and some of their energy will reflect in the cards
Replete with arresting beings with unusual bodies, moonlike faces combine with anatomy that is reptilian, humanoid, mechanical and alien.