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We are a Epic Progressive Rock/Metal band in the vein of Karnivool, Opeth, Tool, TesseracT, Porcupine Tree, etc.
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My band and I would like a piece of artwork done for us that will end up probably on a t-shirt. The reason it's in this category is that we're looking for something more like an artwork than a normal t-shirt design (see attached pictures). The artwork should be inspired by the line "Innocence dies on the Altar of Mankind". I am imagining a young woman, tastefully naked to represent innocence, lying (or possibly chained) to some sort of ornate altar in a place that looks like a temple or cathedral but is clearly for the worship of Man rather than God. Either side of the altar there should be a whited sepulchre, a tomb with some sort of whitewash on it. Someone suggested to me that the altar should be supported by statues of The Thinker, similar to the Muggles in the Magic is Might statue from the Harry Potter movies (I have uploaded a picture). That sounds like a cool idea but is not a key part and you should feel free to be really creative with how you express the idea humanity losing its innocence in its self-obsession. Additionally, we would like something like the back of the Nightwish Prayer t-shirt for the back of our shirt except with the line "Innocence dies on the Altar of Mankind". All these ideas were inspired the Moon Altar picture that I have uploaded. I have also uploaded some pictures of other t-shirts with artwork on them that I like and there is also our band's logo which should be colour changed to match the artwork and then probably placed above the artwork rather than in it. Thank you so much everyone, and best of luck to all!
You can listen to our music for inspiration here: excuria.bandcamp.com The full text that the line is from is as follows: Bound in flesh, we see all the lies And, dying, we see how they bind. Rend our souls while we take their lives, Innocence dies on the Altar of Mankind. This appears in the songs Machinery of Armageddon and Reasoned Insanity.
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