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Solstice coil- Natural Causes by alexiuss Solstice coil- Natural Causes by alexiuss
CD COVER Natural Causes for music band Solstice coil: [link]
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This is by far one of the MOST detailed covers I've done and it took me foreveeeeeeeeer to finish.
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:iconoryxpixie:
Having seen a lot of your works this one I know is different to your usual.
The art/technique is brilliant, and I have seen less of this type of thing by you so am impressed how you seem to be able to pull of an insanely wide range of things in your talent.
You have done a brilliant job of making the station (background) look completely normal, which makes the focus on the actual goings on in the picture magnified. Considering that it is this in the picture that makes it a more strange piece, this is a great achievement. Making the background impressive, and yet not dominating.
As for the content of the picture, it is very intriguing and I have been staring at it for a while now, and still not done. The other part of the art that I believe should be mentioned it the top, where the tree fades into the light, I like how this is done, it is almost a dome effect, it is as if it should be there and yet shouldn't at the same time. It sets the tone well for the picture.
Amazing job overall, and it was interesting to see a different topic of picture by you.
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Wow! This is spectacular in all senses of the term! I imagine I could spend as long as I want and yet discover new details I hadn't spotted before! Everything is weird here, that's why I love it. From the calendar that indicates the first of January to the punching sack to the right, along with the clock (28:44!) and the farmer who's milking the cow without a bucket, the walking fingers, the melting, wet walker, the apple in the subway, the big chess pawn, the good old pong game :D, the black/white wolf, people at a table right on the subway tracks, the falling guy (how did he get there?), the un-sync'ed clock in the back, the paper family and the square box at the opposite of the room...

Your gallery is all made with extra-ordinary works but this one is by far (IMHO) the most fantastic and disturbing one, incredibly detailed. It is a delicious exercise at finding dissonant details and weirdnesses of all kinds. The overall feeling I have when I see this is Wow! What am I doing here? How do I get outta here? I feel totally immersed.

The vibrant colours caught my eye at first. Only then did I realize there was something wrong in there. Wait a minute: *everything* is going wrong! As if trapped in some sort of singularity or plunged into the fifth dimension and can't escape.

As an amateur of bizarre I can't but love this work.
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Raakone Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
very amazing, love all teh scenery here, the juxstaposed images!
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Metamorphosized72 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This would be magnificent on vinyl.
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Realmslover Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I would give anything for that ceiling in my apartment.
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HermanoSol Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I just love it is incredible but can yo tell me. Does the wolf back there has a meaning???? Sorry is because I love wolves and Im interested XD.
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poetic-killer Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
The wolf refers to a line in Question Irrelevant, the first song on the album Natural Causes, which is "the wolf's getting near and it all becomes clear". This is the same for most of the images that appear in the cover.
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:iconlasciera:
Lasciera Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great job, nothing negative to say!! o.o
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BohemianMatt Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
Great stuff! So much going on in this image. Can't take my eyes off it! Then I realize it's an album cover! :confused: Fantastic! :+fav:
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:iconaran9:
aran9 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011  Student Artist
THE EVIL EYE TREE IS WATCHING YOU
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:iconpoetic-killer:
poetic-killer Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
Folks, if you liked Vitaly's work here, you can buy the album and get a giant-sized poster of this art!
Click here for more details: [link]
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grote-design Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011  Student General Artist
wow! this is is so fun to watch with all those details! i love it
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:iconghostfred:
ghostfred Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
its just so amazing
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:iconvampyre-lover:
Vampyre-Lover Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
A Masterpiece!!! Should be in a museum!!!
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:iconkapustoed:
Kapustoed Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
Great art.
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:iconxzendor7:
xzendor7 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011   Digital Artist
Superlative
Great Photo Manipulation
The Colors Are Awesome
Like The Tree
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:iconwhileydunsmoreart:
WhileyDunsmoreArt Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful stuff. I spent quite some time looking at this one. I'm sure when I'll look at it again I'll see something different. Great job!
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BlackHoleInAJar Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Professional General Artist
Why don't they make train stations like this? A big, beautiful tree in the middle of it all, that would be great!
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:iconfriedinsanity:
friedinsanity Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011
:wow: Thats bloody incredible mate! Trooomendoulsy detailed! Seriously impressive :thumbsup: ;)
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:icondoza88:
doza88 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011
love it it just says so much
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:icondarken29:
darken29 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Student Photographer
I love it!! There is soo much detail in this!!
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ayuICHI Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Crazy awesome cover!
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cerketraceur Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2011
a very unusual picture.
incredibly detailed and unreal.
everything on this picture is weird, but maybe that's how todays world is.
it seams like brainstorming to me.
I especially like the guy doing a back flip in the air and the clocks.
not one clock displays the same time like the others, which would be bizarre in the real world.
little different than the other work of yours, but filling my every expectation.
excellent work!
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:icontaroksing:
Taroksing Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
i will never get surprised
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:iconedholm92:
Edholm92 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011
So damn nice!
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:iconalvia:
Alvia Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011
it's simply AMAZING! :O
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:iconaldeas:
Aldeas Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
Awesome
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:icontabbat8:
tabbat8 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
a cd cover? my god , man... the print res on those is lousy! you need to have this enclosed as an 8x foldout poster at least!
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:iconvyath:
Vyath Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
That's indeed what we're doing. The CD insert is actually a folded 50*50 poster!
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:icontabbat8:
tabbat8 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
that is cool! i'm gonna have to do some diving into the newbury's a city away!
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:iconmindscapebd:
mindscapebd Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Aww, pretty weird and so full of details work, those walking fingers are funny! =D Great work!
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AngelsAthena Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011
I love the detail!
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:iconabsoposi:
AbsoPosi Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Unbelievable work. Each and every pixel is a hidden mystery awaiting to be discovered. Full of story. Unique work. :aww:
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plastikmaniac Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Student General Artist
surreal.
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:iconspellina:
Spellina Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
You're fabulous. You should know that. :)
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:iconpersseus:
Persseus Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
Wow dude, keep up the great work...beautiful.
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:iconpengper:
pengper Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
like that's not beautifully baffling...
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:iconemlis:
Emlis Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
there are many strange things going on there ^^ Why's there two fingers out walking!? Awesome picture though
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:iconmagiccoupons:
magiccoupons Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing detail
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:iconrealmknight:
RealmKnight Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
It seems a shame to put this on a CD cover, where it will be too small to take in all the intense detail and surreal aesthetics. There is so much going on that it seems destined to be an artwork that you can come back to time and time again, and every time notice some new quirk or curiosity.
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silentasthedead Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011
its gorgeous
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TobiRyuKamikaze Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, give yourself a pat on the back for this one. It's absolutely fantastic!
You put great amounts of detail into...well, everything!!!
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NatiaGreenleaf Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011
Fabulous job!
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sistersnake Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011
cool and very creative :horns:
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Sgt-Sahara Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, very random!
Fantastic art.
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:icongalihan:
Galihan Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
Im certain that either Zee Captain, Snippy, or both, are both in this crowd somewhere - not in their usual post-apocalypse-attire that we recognize mind you.
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:iconalexiuss:
alexiuss Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
actually, they are!
:D
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:iconchico507:
Chico507 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
They're lurking - as time bandits
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SpeedFreakKai Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
LOL. The cow had an accident.
:B
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Raerobstar Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
JAMsEye was right, spend as much time as you want looking and you'll always discover new details. I esepecially loved the chess on the floor, It's so subtle I woudn't have noticed it if it wheren't for the pawn.
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Demon-Dolphin Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I want to live in that world...
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Pyr0n0id Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i love the pong game going on on the wall lol
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