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The Last Airbender by Blue-Ten The Last Airbender by Blue-Ten
Based on this. More info and images can be found here.

I like how they added some articulation to his tattoos, and how they toned the colors down, but kept the basic Airbender scheme. It definitely makes it more suitable for live-action without straying too far from the cartoon. Also, they got a kid who actually does look a lot like Aang o_O.

I gotta say, I didn't know what to think about the Avatar movie(s) at first. But the recent shots of the characters they released changed my mind a bit. I'm definitely not getting a "Dragonball Evolution" vibe from it *shudders*. It seems closer to films like Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, visually (which is awesome).

This gives me hope that they'll take the source material as seriously as they have the presentation.

Basically, I've gone from skeptical to cautiously optimistic :XD:. Don't let us down, Mr. Shyamalan :|

Yes, the movie was terrible :P
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Katsurin3 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The movie was upsetting but I like the art :)
brianetaylor Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
19Rosalina15 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015
The last Airbender movie was terrible. But your art is very good
PouncingPandae Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I just wanted to say that the work here is good, and I wanna favorite it, but I cant. Because that movie is a blight on the franchise. >.>

good artwork tho!
Ninja-FormersJunkie Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I keep wondering when they are going the make the sequel!!!!!
crazyvv123 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
oooh very nice! 
Sobrancelia Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
This looks so right ... but then why was the movie so wrong?
LOOPIEGIRL Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
THAT MOVIE MADE ME CRYWaaaah! Waaaah! Waaaah! Waaaah! But yes this picture is nice i like how the colors flow together as one-
DragonDragoo Featured By Owner Edited Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god, that description made me day. XD

I haven't seen the movie, but I know how horrible it was. Though, the changes to Aang's attire are nice. 
Redzyz Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Student Artist
This is even better than the movie.
tokkashipper2 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014
Oh, please, this picture is nice but dont even remind me of the movie..
KrystalSerenity Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This image alone is better than the whole movie :P
285049 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
movie, well not so great i dont hate it but it could of done much better in my prospective. oh by way great art it dose look like aang.
ScarletLettering Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014   Artist
Half of us do agree that the movie did SUCK and that the bending was the worst part of it. HOWEVER, the theme of the movie did stay with the original theme of the cartoon and showed scraps of the show into the movie.

  In this drawing, everything looks great from the ground up. The pose goes great with the theme and the details on  Aang's tattoo is intricate, making this person seem like a true monk. Overall this drawing is excellent!Nod 
GoreyPsychoChick Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I actually liked the design that they did for Aang. I understand that some changes to his outfit had to be made, and I love how they changed his arrow tattoo a bit and made it more intricate. The movie was terrible, but Aang's design was pretty good.
IceStormy Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Worst movie, great art  
campHBHogwartsfan Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist
oh yeah, my friend's 6 year old little brother looks like aang and probably could act better than Ringer
Crystalgirl227 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i kinda liked the movie. yeah,they coulda done better... but hey, it was fine to me.
Sobrancelia Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
'fine' is just not enough! Whith such great source material they could have made something fantastic! Most of us were expecting a new "Lord of the Rings", Game-of-Thrones-styled and with bending! But we got a mostly half-assed kids film.   :(
Crystalgirl227 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, I never seen Lord of the rings so, IDK what that's like. And it's meant to be a kids film.
Sobrancelia Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
Well it should have been an all ages movie. Like "How to train your Dragon" and the original show. Most things targeted just towards children aren't taken seriously and that's just what happened.
Crystalgirl227 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
superwhomerlock100 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
if i watched the movie first i wouldn't have watched the show and that would have sucked!!!!
campHBHogwartsfan Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Way better than the actual movie
BlackReper Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
agreed, still I like this take on Aang's clothing and his tattoos 
campHBHogwartsfan Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist
I do too, but Aang in the movie was so pouty
KH-LoZ-er Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
at your description LOLOLOLOLOL xD
NeonStarling Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awful movie, Great art :P
DenisKuligin Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013   Interface Designer
Crazy comments, amazing drawing. I like it!
pandaora Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Student General Artist
I like ur pic anyway. xD
Chabit Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
we were all so optimistic...
this looks great.:]
MapleAndAnimeCrazy Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hahaha I love the description :p
strongbad-joe132 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
I actually like the Air Nomad Tattoo designs better in the movie than in the anime.
Bramblepatch12 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
That movie SUCKED!
A-shatered-heart Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
yes, yes it did
MissKingdomVII Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
Your description had me rollin. Because I was thinking the same thing before I saw it. And once I saw it I wanted my money back. lol! The best thing about that movie were the graphics.
MoonHitler Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The description was pretty much my own thought process.
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Nerdpuppet Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfectly said!
ButterflyLilly Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I love your description. The only thing that wasn't terrible were the costuming choices.
violaSkywalker Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
LOL on the description xD
ArtySpartyGirl Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This Picture is nice!
grettullka Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like it :) Maybe the movie wasn't like the cartoon (of course) BUT it's difficult to make a movie, which could be very good, when there's so much fantasy and the cartoon is so loved :) So we have to be happy that there is a movie and that this cartoon is soooo popular ;) In conclusion, your painting is great! :D
tazaethestormwolf Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
i personally think they should have just cleared up some things from the show like zukos mother, toph, aang and katara
grettullka Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
ye, me too :)
zodiacbunnyrabbit Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Absolutely, they barely got ANYTHING right!:nod:
MightyLemonade Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, the movie was awful. Get over it, this wasn't even inspired from the movie. It's the anime
pedroIV Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"The Effects Were Decent" overall the movie just sucked.
BubblyEllie Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i thought the movie was a little too serious compared to the series, i used to love the series! (still do, but i don't get the channel anymore:()
kyuubi-kid3 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
the movie was nice as far as i can say , but what i couldnt get past was the choice of characters for the fire nation , i mean , they could at least give them wigs
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