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This was my first idea I had to paint for an Avatar piece, but I went with the Jake version first and decided to do this one later.

Based off a screenshot (from Avatar-Forums.com). Once again, putting a different spin on it and this is how it came out.
David Nagal's skin texture and highlight brush pack worked amazingly well for this too!

Photoshop CS3. About 10 hours on and off over the last week.

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The-Elegant-Machine Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
One of the things I love about Neytiri's character design is that she features some very inhuman traits - the huge yellow eyes, long pointed ears, feline nose and oversized canines - yet manages to convey a wide range of emotions, and to do it so convincingly that the viewer can't help but empathize with her as a person, human or not. You've captured that beautifully here. You have done an excellent job capturing the texture of her hair and skin, including the bioluminescent spots. I especialy like the flames reflected in her eyes - you don't need to see more than her face to know that whatever is happening, it's bad, and the way you've captured her expression carries her emotions straight to the viewer. Fantastic job!
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
I absolutely adored Neytiri! :D You are spot on about her here!
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AlexSkullUterna Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
Cool!
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :)
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joeker22 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
your art is beautiful.
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embem95 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014
that scene in the movie... so horrible :'(
beautiful drawing!!!
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Empress-Maat Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Wow! So it's very... awesome! :D
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Tandenfee Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this. Very beautiful! At first I thought it was a screenshot lol
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oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist
Beautiful, powerful moment!
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SIDFan1 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The eyes are amazing.
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FireflyTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I t looks like the real thing ISH LOVE!
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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FireflyTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
No problem Have you seen the new movie they made it is the one called the "Life Of Pi"?
It is such a good movie!;p
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I've got a copy of Life of Pi, and been meaning to watch it soon! It looks amazing :clap:
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FireflyTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
it is i cried at the end you shall soon see why
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Alrighty, think I'll pop it in tonight :D
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FireflyTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Good Idea!
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duzetdaram Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Perfection.!!!!!!!
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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VampireDemiGod13 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
this is sooo good (:
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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TheBlondDevil Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful! You are so good ^^
I love her eyes.. sooo prettyyyyy :D
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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cherryboom10 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's wonderful
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Torazola Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Beautiful, that's all i've got to say. :)
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Felixuta Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Spectacular work :wow:
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Wolf783 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DUDE!!!! THIS LOOKS AMAZING!!!
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BirdVision Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
it was a very sad movie
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TomFraggle Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
Totally amazing! Your detail in this is so awesome.
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worldnomaad Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MY INITIAL REACTION WAS 'ERMAHGERD' AND THEN STUNNED SILENCE. THIS IS SO AMAZING I DON'T EVEN. GAH.
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Haha, Thanks so much :)
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Portosilva Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Student General Artist
So damned awesome.
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Noaaa7 Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You are so amazing ! I can't believe it !
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much :D
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NatashaErdeiDrawings Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
great!!!
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YaruCookie Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow this is a-ma-zing! :wow: Paintings like this pushes me forward to try myself in digital painting. Never did it before but I soooo want to learn it. Though I know it's utopian for someone like me who's a hobbyist photographer I want to give it a try.
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much :) That means a lot to me!
And good luck with it! :D
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JellyBeccaBean Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student General Artist
This deserves to be every where like one of the best ever
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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JustANoobInDrawing Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
This deserves a Daily Deviation.

No, I seriously DO wonder why this isnīt one yet. The colors are astounding and the realism is amazing.

Why in the wornld isnīt this a DD yet?
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Because nobody has suggested it yet :XD:

But thank you :) I really enjoyed painting this one!
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Charlotte-Stone Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOVE IT! :la:
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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Paulo-Bert Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
perfecttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt....
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JeffreyMartin Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
i love ur portraits esp this avatar one...i tried doing an avatar eye a while back but i am not that good at portraits...though i haven't really tried...i assume u colour pick from the reference?
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much :D
I do color pick from my references as a base, then add more vivid colors and highlights as I go :)
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JeffreyMartin Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
true...gray scale then adding colour is never as vibrant...i also prefer to paint directly in colour
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yep. But I suppose it depends on what you are doing. I've seen those uber concept artists paint a landscape scene in total grayscale, then add splashes of color afterward and it looks awesome...but I could never grasp that technique when I try it myself :XD:
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CannibalxGoats Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
My hair stands on end when I look at this. How are you so good? :iconjackiechanmemeplz:
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Sheridan-J Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
Lots and lots of work :D
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