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Celestial Spirits by Mykola31 Celestial Spirits by Mykola31
Inspired by: Herbie Hancock, Coltrane, Miles Davis

So this is for a collab by me and `tedikuma we started a while ago.
Me and Ted share a passion for jazz, funk, Stones Throw records and other good music.. So naturally our collab was centered around music :D

I once noticed that Ted Taylor, `tedikuma's full name sounds just like a jazz musician's name. So we were joking around a bit and then we came up with this idea:

we make up our imaginary bands that would exist in the 70's, and do LP covers for each other's band.

Ted's band is supposed to be a jazz trio, performing slightly avant garde jazz.. think Miles Davis, or Herbie.
The cover for their album is what you see here :D

As for my band, it's supposed to be a full-on funk band, and Ted did an *awesome job* at capturing the funk and also playing around with the band name and album title (Pouring Rainbows - Sliding Down Candy Slopes :D).
Please go check it out right now [link] here.

We really had fun with this concept, and I really love how both covers came out! Hope y'all enjoy it, too.
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DNja Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Wow... just wow! im impressed! And i love the story where you make LP Covers for each other's band. :D
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alisonmfrancis Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
Hi i love this, what materials did u use to create it, it looks like a scratch board design, or is it done all in an illustration programme
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Mykola31 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
nah, it's white ink on black cardboard, and colored digitally.
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jordyracer Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008
Love this. actually think i'll go and eat some fish.......i like it that much
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127K Featured By Owner May 6, 2008
Very nice. Amazing colors.
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queken Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007
I like the design very much! The contrast between the black, white and the warm colours ist really great. This piece inspired me to do a cover for John Coltrane for my arts class (we have to design LP-covers, both sides). Thanks! :)
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Mykola31 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007
haha why thank you, glad that this could inspire someone :)

and Trane, great choice :thubmsup:!
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JeremiC Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
i love the colors n the style!
Awesome!
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Mykola31 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007
hahaah thanks!
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ivan-bliznak Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
never knew that coulors on black works that good : )
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