gate artwork - what do you see?

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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby arucinluv » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 9:33 am

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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby purin » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 11:10 am

i was trying to remember what those things flying around her reminded me of and... well...



it also looks like she has this flower in her chest.
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby shapeshifter » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 11:23 am

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In this one I see first and foremost, a flower. With all the flapped wings as the petals, Björk as the style and the mask as the stigma. Gradient light sort of form a 'G' (for The Gate, I suppose). Some of those wings (I don't know how to call them) form either birds or seashells.
And on the other image, the one with the b, I kinda see stuff in the reflections, but it could easily be just random fractal images. Is this entire digital? It remind a bit of the :album2: artwork... where you detect the astronaut, the baby face, the telephone, etc.
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby eugen03 » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 11:42 am

i also see a flower/bird/feathers etc, but it also reminds me of a snowflakeImage
'specially because of the hexagonal shape of the "petals", idk if she's going for another icy theme though
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby universeofsolutions » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 11:55 am

I see birds flying around her. Like she's floating in the clouds or something
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby Smörgås » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 12:51 pm

I see someone who has got a bit too click happy with Photoshop's filters and liquefy function. I don't like either of the covers.
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Postby redrum » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 1:09 pm

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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby YAMTAIJIKA » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 2:01 pm

I find it a mix of homogenic era outfit and kind of a chinese cheap costume made out of plastic, i dont like them at all. Hope the album cover has nothing to do with these....


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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby pigeonboy » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 2:05 pm

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I like it. it's fun! lighter! Playful! Pre-ordered!
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby Anak » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 2:15 pm

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Ok ok I'm done now :lol:
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby mischiko » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 2:39 pm

the first thing i see is this minuscule fairy floating at dusk
(even tho it's that old pixie stereotype?!)

or

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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby universeofsolutions » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 3:38 pm

I also like how from a distance it looks like a flower, which fits well with the album
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby Peterican » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 3:55 pm

the first thing i saw was a silver stallion.
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby danielsmith » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 6:05 pm

The flash of light from her chest symbolises the wound being healed!
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby cancan » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 6:23 pm

Peterican wrote:the first thing i saw was a silver stallion.


the day i saw your silver mustang Image
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby jp4151 » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 7:40 pm

On first glance the artwork reminded me of the crystalline series
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby ultramarine » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 8:26 pm

my first impression was that it is reminiscent of the post-era cheap-looking digitally-generated singles artwork (well, back in the day those were quite advanced, i suppose), but i don't mean it in a negative way, i actually quite like it

i do have to say i was not expecting a black background though, based on the descriptions we have so far, but it works and it gives it a :album11: vibe too

i love the optics theme: glass, prism, spectrum; i'm assuming the artwork is related to the video
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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby zosterae » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 8:36 pm

the vinyl sleeve design vaguely reminds me of the vulnicura 3d 'logo'

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Re: gate artwork - what do you see?

Postby far & away » Tue, Sep, 05, 2017 11:44 pm

I see... a visual moving cover again!

like :album11: moon,
like vulnicura : lionsong

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