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The Legend by Phil-Sanchez The Legend by Phil-Sanchez
I love the Avatar series. So when I heard about the Korra Nation Fanart contest (judged by the show’s creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, where the winners will be featured at the San Diego Comic Con panel on the 19th), I knew I had to submit something, and—after many hours or work—here it is!

I toyed around with several different compositions before choosing this one. At first, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do: a lot of Korra pieces seem to be just a portrait with her doing some bending in it--which is great--but I really wanted to push myself to do more than that. I toyed around a bit with a more graphic design/styled approach, but I realized I really wanted to “tell a story” in my piece.

Ultimately, I settled on the composition you see above, and I was able to finish it just in time. (Actually, I would've liked to include a few more details and what-not, but my work time was cut short: the day the piece was due, I found it was due at 5PM EST, not 5PM PST--those last couple hours were pretty rushed!)

Anyways, hope you enjoy! Bring on Season 2!!!

Other Avatar Art I've done:
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JeanaAidebie Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 I didn't watch the movie but the story behind the piece seems really compelling. And I love the composition, it is both balanced and dynamic. And coloring. And perspective in terms of human body. Awesome piece!
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Phil-Sanchez Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you; I appreciate it! I put a loootttt of work into this piece, and I'm pretty happy with the way it came out. So again, thank you!
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JeanaAidebie Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are welcome, its amazingly done :) (Smile) 
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Dr4z3 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
reminds e of media-copper.cursecdn.com/atta…

great korra artwork btw :)
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Phil-Sanchez Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
huh, you're right, it does look a little like that, doesn't it! I'd never noticed that before!

And thank you! Glad you like it! :D
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macygrace123 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
Wow, beautiful!
I also love how Korra looks smug like she KNOWS shes gonna win and Amon just looks majorly PISSED!
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Phil-Sanchez Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
haha, that was the overall goal for the piece! Glad you like it! :)
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macygrace123 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
ur welcome hon! It's amazingly done. :)
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Phil-Sanchez Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well again, thank you! :)
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Marikunin Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
Why does Korra look so pale? And like a white girl?
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