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Avatar State by dCTb Avatar State by dCTb
Companion piece to Spiritual State that I did last year. Coloring and lining this was too much for me and my laptop. I really like how this came out but this style was very challenging so I know a lot of little things could've been better if I had some more experienece. Despite how difficult this was for me to do, I'm already thinking that I should do another similar piece for Aang!

Legend of Korra © Bryan Konietzko & Michael Dante DiMartino
Artwork © dCTb
All work done in GIMP
•Style inspired by Legend of Korra, Beginnings part 1 & 2
•Listened to "Spiritual State" by Nujabes feat. Uyama Hiroto on repeat again.  The song is too amazing.
•Used Chinese calligraphy font editor  to generate stylized Chinese characters. www.chinese-tools.com/tools/ca…
•About the Chinese Characters from the Avatar wikia and wikipedia: "the characters can be translated to: 降世神通 - the divine medium who has descended upon the world (e.g. the Avatar)."
shenling 神靈 "gods; spirits, various deities"




Related art:
Spiritual State by dCTbLegend of Korra Returns by dCTbTRON: Legend of Korra by dCTbAvatar Korra by dCTbKorra vs Chiblocker by dCTbKorra Waterbending by dCTb
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DraginKYle44 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Cool
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kimonokoyamatori Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
I just discovered your work courtesy of Reddit and can't wait to buy this, Korra and your eventual Aang print. They're drop-dead gorgeous. I've seen a lot of fan art in my time, but these are just... You should be proud.
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SocQA Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Beautiful art, really really nice :)
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Super1993 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student Photographer
Need one with Aang and another with Roku ;)
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Outspire Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
I just bought this print and the spiritual state. Hoping you make one of Aang to complete the trio. Great job!
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Dilbero Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my god this is amazing. You're so so talented Moon (Feeling love) [V1] 
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Kuaishu Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic work
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TheWatcherofWorlds Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014
one awesome avatar
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WilliamTRausch Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is some of the best avatar art I've ever seen in my entire life. Easily in my top 10.
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ThePandaran Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Student Artist
A nicely representation of the first avatar "bravo"
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