The pic may be misleading as one which was displayed earlier has some sort of foiling effect.
I assume the viewer is supposed to be standing nearer to the one at the right side of the picture, looking diagonally at the scene.I still want someone to explain the perspective on the short pillars flanking the steps in the foreground. Just looking at them makes me dizzy.
You didn't like the Eberron alternate cover? I thought that one was gorgeous!This is the first time I actually like an alternate cover.
The way I saw it was the statue was already broken just not toppled yet and the tail nocked out the middle piece like a jenga puzzle.I have this one nitpick...
On the regular cover they have a blunt tail that cleanly cuts a statue in two, with a very flat plane surface resulting on the stone.
That bugs me. Sorry.
I hadn't picked up an alternate cover until Eberron, but it was just too pretty to pass on.
This will be the second alternate cover I get, I think, I actually really like the colourful psychedelic version here.
It's a shame there wasn't an alt-version of Ravnica (although I love the cover of that) and Wildemount, so that all my setting books could have a bit of consistency to them, but it's no biggy.
I like the normal cover too, don't get me wrong. I actually came across a thread on Twitter where the artist showed the artwork at various stages, even posted the written brief which was interesting to read.