Illustrated Card Decks

In recent years Richard has become known for his work producing oracle card decks in close collaboration with other authors:-

THE ANGELS OF ATLANTIS  and THE ANGEL HEART SIGILS designed in collaboration with Stewart Pearce and published by Findhorn Press


Winner of the Reader’s Award for Best Oracle Cards from Prediction Magazine 2012,

Winner in the reader’s awards for best oracle deck of 2012.

Angel Heart Sigils

“Richard’s fine talent and exquisite flair are rare and almost incalculable. One is inspired from a bygone era of superlative pen and brush craftsmanship, and the other is gifted from a future sanctuary of exquisite precision and grace. Somehow he suspends them in a flash of present moment, and without Richard’s brilliance, my work of bringing the wisdom of an ancient Oracle into the focus of contemporary daily life, would have been nigh on impossible!”
Stewart Pearce

The Angels of Atlantis Oracle Cards is a beautifully illustrated deck which provides instant illumination to the reader. The words of inspiration and comfort from Stewart Pearce coupled with the outstanding artwork of Richard Crookes is beyond inspiring! I have used this deck on several occasions when I needed clarity on given situations. After each experience, I have felt calmer, more grounded, and more intuned to the circumstances in which I needed guidance. The chants included with each card vibrated throughout my body, and I felt empowered. I highly recommend this deck to everyone who is looking for additional insights and connections with the angelic realm. –

Susan Cotton. Oracle 20/20 Magazine

(The) “Angels of Atlantis Oracle Cards are a gift to the world.”

Alexandra Wenman, Editor of Prediction Magazine

“These cards are wonderful to use and I find myself turning to them often. They are a spiritually high vibrating divination tool with loving angelic channelings.”
Lisa Owens, The Angel Directory

“The messages that came through this powerful deck, alongside Stewart’s incredible interpretation and clarity left me feeling lifted and inspired”
Naomi Downie, Psychic TV

THE ASTROLOGY READING CARDS designed in collaboration with Alison Chester Lambert published by Findhorn Press


“These gorgeous and inspiring oracle cards are almost as good as having an expert astrologer at your fingertips. For the first time ever, you can consult the zodiac for clear answers to specific questions about your life and future without having to get your entire birth chart done – or indeed pay through the nose for a personal reading. Combining Alison Chester-Lambert’s years of planetary wisdom with Richard Crookes’ beautiful ethereal imagery.”
Alexandra Wenman
Editor, Prediction

These cards seem to hold an energy of enchantment which somehow expands as they get to know you? When I received these cards I opened them and felt a magical energy, almost as if they have been infused with some of the stardust of which they speak. Yes, I know that sounds a bit weird; but aren’t these weird times? Are we not opening up to magical moments from all sorts of unexpected places? 
Sandra Marrison, 
Paradigm Shift

THE ANIMAL WHISPERS EMPOWERMENT CARDS designed in collaboration with Madeleine Walker


Following on from Madeleine’s beautiful guided meditation CDS, I eagerly anticipated Animal Whispers Empowerment Cards, knowing the same wisdom and magic would imbue the new creation. I was not disappointed! From the first glance, the cards delight, as Richard Crookes, the very talented illustrator, perfectly depicts the inherent majestic nature of the animal kingdom – allowing me to instantaneously connect with the essence and gift of Animal Whisper. The sturdy box comes with a magnetic clip to keep your cards in pristine condition, opening to reveal a glorious image of the white lion appearing in the sky surrounded by starlight (the same image is also on the back of each animal card, perhaps setting the tone of the special wisdom and energy embodied by the white lions). 

Sarah Ince, Eco-Luminescence

Beautiful cards that are sure to delight divination card collectors as well as anyone who is interested in interspecies communications. Tap into the wisdom of birds, beasts, insects and sea-life through the artistically enhanced photographs in this empowerment deck. Look into the eyes of the animals and choose from among the many cards those that seem to speak to you.

Phylameana Lila Desy,

THE ANGEL GEMSTONE GUARDIAN CARDS designed and formatted for Margaret Ann Lembo published by Findhorn Press


Look out for the follow up set The Archangel and Gemstone Guardian Cards  next year

Further card deck design work:-

ASCENSION CARDS – cover design for Diana Cooper
MESSAGES FROM HEAVEN designed and formatted for Jacky Newcomb both published by Findhorn Press
various copy

FORTUNE READING CARDS designed and formatted for Sharina Star published by Rockpool publishing

Thank you for your interest. If you would like to contact Richard regarding oracle card  artwork, please email him in the first instance at

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