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Several ideas lurk behind this artwork, somehow tangled together. During my 11+ years  of being on DA I must have casually mentioned several times that I'm pansexual but since I did no "official coming out" thing, I suppose this will be news to many of you. This year DA is promoting Pride month, so I figured I'd contribute with love themed artwork :heart: The title is borrowed from Depeche Mode - whom I've seen live at Bratislava about a month ago and it was incredible. Strangelove is one of my most favourite songs of theirs, plus the lyrics hint at unconventional types of love. It's been on my mind while I was creating this artwork, so this is the outcome of that particular rabbit hole I fell into :D

Thank you for all favourites, comments, critiques and devwatches! :rose: It means a lot to me.


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At the beginning it seems to be a flower blooming completely forwards instead of outwards, with the blue and purple glows seeming to shift out everything and the petals curling in everything; giving the forward appearance. The colors are beautiful and vibrant, contrasting the darkness, but some of the outside seems overly blurred. The blue and purple glows pressed close together in the middle have the feeling of eyes, making the work look like it's spreading out its arms from the base of a creature. Overall the work is very lovely and vibrant, but the blur of colors makes it hard to last in my eyes. Your work is beautiful, so please do continue to take my breath away.
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Septiplierfan27 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
Now THAT is what I call fucking ART!You go girl!😀😃😄😁😆🐕😜
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconshome1:
Shome1 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
 Tyrande avatar 
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:iconvader2222:
Vader2222 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017
Goddamn this is gorgeous!
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:iconakurapare:
AkuraPare Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2017
delightful! :clap:
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Díky :)
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:iconprimordialnothingnes:
Beautiful
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconsegura2112:
segura2112 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful, Thank You.
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
:glomp:
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:iconkelesh:
Kelesh Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017
The spores of love... :)
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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:iconfiery-fire:
Fiery-Fire Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunning, like glowing garden wisps :heart: :)
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :hug:
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:iconsublumenal:
sublumenal Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is magical! Sparkle Emoji 
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconsublumenal:
sublumenal Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Howdy Ma'am 
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:iconlukoda:
Lukoda Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so amazing and way too lovely. I am in love with this image
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconlukoda:
Lukoda Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! Keep up the amazing work
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:iconmankybizz:
mankybizz Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Professional Interface Designer
Beautiful, really :D
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:icondownfallindeath:
DownfallInDeath Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I really, really love this :heart:
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :hug:
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:iconshiniestlite:
Shiniestlite Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why is this so pretty! :O
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Maybe the colors? If you browse the most popular artworks in recent time, many of the top ones seem to have blue/purple hues :)
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:iconshiniestlite:
Shiniestlite Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Maybe~ :)
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:iconjavicart:
JavicArt Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very Cool
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconnikomoon2:
nikomoon2 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
A crown of stars!
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Ah, never thought of that! You're totally right :)
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:iconnikomoon2:
nikomoon2 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
All depends on perspective :)
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:iconururuty:
Ururuty Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017
lovely
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconwalkingindreamlight:
WalkinginDreamlight Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Universal love touches upon the heart of each of us, my friend :hug:

Such a beautiful artwork :heart:
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :rose:
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:iconxanderleonart:
Xanderleonart Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Impressive . the light so Beautiful !:la: Spin  
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! :glomp:
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:iconvanndra:
vanndra Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
A beautiful design and great colours!

Thank you for submitting too :iconsharpenededge:
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconkpekep:
KPEKEP Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017
very nice :w00t: 
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconjennyjinya:
JennyJinya Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017
Beautiful ♡
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :hug:
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:iconmikeymonkey1989:
Mikeymonkey1989 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, so beautiful! Lovely colors and movement. :) :heart:

Also, just my opinion, but officially coming out online is totally overrated.
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :) In my case it's definitely overrated and somewhat unnecessary since my art usually doesn't relate to that facet of my identity (it does now, so I'm mentioning it). At the same time I understand why would people want to be vocal about their sexuality, a lot of people find partners online so it may be beneficial to have that info out there.
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Mikeymonkey1989 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
I'm fairly open about my sexuality online, but I just don't see the point in rubbing the rainbow in everyone's face like many people do. Also, I tend to not care what other people think of me. I can see what you mean, though. :)
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PapierowySzczur Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017
There is a black-and-white comedy film entitled "Doctor Strangelove". Bittersweet
vision of beginning of WWIII and end of humanity. Some say it's the best comedy
of all times.
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lucid-light Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Oh, I've seen it years ago in film analysis class! :highfive: I have to re-watch it though because I don't remember much of it.
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