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Tokka Month 2012: Legend by Maivry Tokka Month 2012: Legend by Maivry
I've made it through three weeks of Tokka Month! Not much longer to go.

One of my first Tokka pieces was "in the style" of Oma and Shu's story. Back when the only thing sumi-e meant to me was a Photoshop filter and traditional painting was way outside the realm of possibility. So I made a really terrible attempt to replicate the style digitally. Then I went to college, got to explore different mediums and ended up falling in love with sumi to the point that I took a special class on it.

So, it's not surprising that I took this opportunity to give this style and story a real effort.

Sumi ink and brush, Photoshop and tablet
10/21/2012

Toph and Sokka are from Avatar: The Last Airbender

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drRONIN-93 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't ship Tokka, but this sumi-e is beautiful.
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Maivry Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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emo-princess2011 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
a-MAZ-zing!! Really awesome drawing but I want to know is Toph pregnant? It kind of looks like she's holding a pregnant belly..
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Maivry Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! Haha, no, that wasn't intentional. It's just a pointless hand pose.
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bearboymcg Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012   Traditional Artist
You did an amazing job on this:D Your drawing looks it's from the Oma's and Shu's story:)
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Maivry Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks. :love: It is such a lovely story/style.
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bearboymcg Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012   Traditional Artist
You're welcome:D

I agree,it really is:)
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SailorSilvanesti Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Student Writer
It's utterly beautiful... no other words for it.
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Maivry Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you. :)
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amam2217 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
I definitely like the similar style it has to Oma and Shu's story. I knew right away who the two figures were without even reading the title. It has a lovely water color feeling. Beautiful and powerful. ♥
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