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The Element of Freedom by nymre The Element of Freedom by nymre
This was inspired by the episode 'The Guru'. One of my favorites.

Always thought that airbending had to be the biggest reminder to his people. Not as a reminder of his loss, but I imagined that airbending would make him feel a little less alone and more closer to Gyatso, his life at the air temples and how much fun he had playing airbending games.
Like being one with his element, is being with his people.

yea.. Having a lot of Aang feels lately.;.; It's impossible not to love him.
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This is absolutely beautiful. The technique is perfect; the clothes, the wind, the background, Aang's expression. All perfect. I love the fact that the background is and orange-yellow instead of blue. Everyone likes to give Aang the color blue or gray. But people don't realize that wind doesn't always have to be a cold blue-gray, it CAN be a warm yellow-orange wind. You capture that beautifully. The shading is absolutely excellent. His tattoos are flawless. I could never draw clothes that well! The Guru is a great episode and you drew Aang as being thoughtful, gentle, and free. I have to say, this is one of my favorite Avatar works. Well done.
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The idea, freedom, Indomitability air, air nomads displayed in drafts.
Aang, the center stage is the last airbender, the person that all of the people come together, giving all his power, converging on him the strength of the winds. The sense of balance and time of complete chaos in representing air, Indomitability and purity.
Describe this work is impossible, perhaps because like drafts, you feel all your spirit but you can never describe.
Simply, all the power of the elements of the room together in the last person able to conjure his presence, to control, to hear the voice of the air.
Save all the secrets of a culture that has disappeared, living with all its glory in the past for their children, the last airbender, Avatar Aang.
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Fantastic and magnificent work. One of the bests I have ever seen in Deviantart and in real life. The brown and white background color matches with autumn's harmony and calmness. The whole painting is already been set on rythmic movement as the Aang seems dancing along with the passing of autumn's musical melodies. Making Aang enjoying the blowing wind and autumn's music makes me feel like I am somewhere here with Aang watching him along with some other Airbenders while wind hits my ears making me all calm and sleepy. Reminds me of 2012 Autumn where I was in school with my girlfriend sitting on a beanch and enjoying the wind close together after school for a while. Good times.

As I said. Magnificent work. Keep it up.
Kaijere Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is an absolutely beautiful rendition of Aang. I'm loving it. So, so much.
This is beautiful <333
SueaNoi Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is one of the best Aang art ever!
Amazing. :love: Well done. :thumbsup:
this is one of the best avatar aang(I have almost seen all) beautiful. Mostly people draw him silly. I hate that. I love him also he is hero:D. like the boy with aang´s voice said how cant someone love aang!!
MenollySagittaria Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Like Katara's discussion with Haru!
nymre Nov 26, 2012  Student Filmographer
oh that's right haha !
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