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Opeth

After listening to the album “In cauda venenum” released in 2019 by the band Opeth, I knew I had to make a poster. I felt that the graphic representation of an old man with a scorpion's tail coming out of his mouth fit the theme of the album. I wanted the image to be both striking and disturbing to capture the dark and disturbing atmosphere of the album.

The theme of death is a central element of the album, and is represented in various ways throughout the lyrics and music. For me, the image of an elderly man with a scorpion's tail is a powerful representation of the inevitability of death, and the way in which it can transform us into something new and unexpected. The scorpion's tail is a symbol of danger and aggression, which represents the destructive force of death. 

 

The combination of these two elements creates a sense of tension and conflict, which is reflective of the album's complex and multi-layered narrative. The album explores the idea of death in a profound and thought-provoking way, and encourages the listener to reflect on their own mortality and the way in which death shapes our lives.

As a fan of Opeth, I appreciate the way in which the band explores complex themes in their music, and the way in which their art encourages us to reflect on our own lives and experiences.

DESIGN FOR SALE!

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