Thursday, April 12, 2012

Battle Marines In Dazzling 'Avatar' Concept Art

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - by Maurice Mitchell 2

K is for Kasra Farahani
The best scenes in Avatar (2008) are the scenic and lush views of Pandora, but there's no denying the battles between the evil marines and the native Na'vi were thrilling.

Thanks to this concept art you can get some dazzling views of the scenes where Jake and other Na'vi lays the smackdown on the Marine AMP suits.



Official Synopsis
In a distant future, humanity discovers the planet 'Alpha Centauri B-4', and for those scientists and astronauts who've traversed the gulf between neighboring suns and arrived on its alien soil know it as 'Pandora'. A world filled with an incredible diversity of beautiful and deadly ammonia-breathing lifeforms. Its also a world that harbors treasures and resources almost beyond price. But just as the original Pandora's Box wrought devastation on those who would use it for their own gain, so too this world may destroy not just the Pandorans home, but ours as well.
Avatar is the story of a wounded ex-marine, thrust unwillingly into an effort to settle and exploit an exotic planet rich in bio-diversity, who eventually crosses over to lead the indigenous race in a battle for survival.

Kasra Farahani, who also worked on films like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Spider-Man 3 (2007) has a few samples on his site of "scene 234." This is near the end of the film so, SPOILER ALERT!!

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Can you seeeee what the Na'vi are cooking?! You can see more of Kasra Farahani's portfolio at www.zafron.com.

What do you think of the illustrations? What was your favorite part of Avatar?



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2 comments:

  1. The scenes are great that you have above. Just to see art of the scenes. Yes the fight is probably one of my favorite parts of the movie. The whole movie was great and visually rich. Great post. Keep up the great work..:)

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  2. Geeky Daddy, it's very memorable. I had chills when Scully and Neytiri met for the "first" time. Subject: [filmsketchr] Re: Film Sketchr: Battle Marines In Dazzling 'Avatar' Concept Art

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