So I was bored one night and decided to make this little Doozy. See what some creative editing and music can do to a scene. Who are the good guys now? Music: Heart of Courage - Two Steps From Hell
Borra week- Day Off
“I’ve got your back.”
day off? hah! or so they thought. just some korra & bolin from my cadet bolin au, whoo! borra week yeah!
okay random and i meant to post about this fucking weeks ago but
is anyone else super disappointed Korra didn’t retain the scars?
i mean… i was really looking forward to that.
EDIT: max you’re just a h8r.
dipyourselfintheriver answered: bolin uses his ~earthbending prowess~ to catch korra in a lie
bahaha i’m so lazy, i didn’t feel like drawing the bedroom door she was blocking.
borra you will live forever in my heart as the perfect married couple ;;
wow i cant believe i got the lineart done before work, in like an hour
phew. is it spoilers if its a fan comic? this will probably be painted and used as the chapter image for the part where Bolin graduates, and Korra dances with him. psst at this point things are still a little platonic… awww…. can’t wait to start this and have everything together. <3
I’m not going to go into the problems in Korra’s storytelling, because other people have already touched on that issue brilliantly. But in spite of everything I really do love Asami. Somehow, despite being a side in this ridiculous love square she rose above as a rational human being with a legitimate character arc that was never compromised in order to push forward a plot. I really wish that each character could have been treated with the consistency and care that she had been, and I wish that we could have seen more about her personal growth
instead of being treated to a fucking cavalcade of shipping and ridiculous flashback related reveals. But I will say that Asami, and everything about Asami, was utterly, unabashedly, and enormously brilliant, so, at the very least— thanks for her, LoK.
UM YEAH I THINK YALL NEED THIS ON YOUR BLOG
aksjfhaksf this is so badass, seriously, oh my science, YES!!
just posting some older art from before i had this blawg.
that first one was back in July, when we first saw Korra’s face. *sniff* back in the day… ahh well. she’s using the “Needle at Sea Bottom” Yang Tai Chi form.
i really wish i had a decent camera. i really prefer drawing on paper, like, a LOT. and i miss watercolor. mmmf. soon, budget…. soon.
you know, i didn’t catch this the first time. it kind of pans through the room quickly while everyone waits on Katara and Korra, from Pema and the baby all the way around to Lin.
but i really wanted to post this, ‘cause i follow too few people and haven’t seen it yet. personally, i am a sucker for characters being introspective. i think expressions and demeanor in those quiet moments can say just as much as an internal monologue, sometimes it says it better. but…
look. look at Bolin. i don’t think i’ve ever seen him so upset, not in a while. it’s a kind of upset that seems more than just worried to me, maybe a combination of factors overwhelming him. he looks insecure, almost frustrated with his body language. for some reason i’m really surprised he’s hugging his leg- like he needs something to hold on to and just can’t sit back and relax. out of everyone in the entire pan, he seems the most tense and expressive, perhaps seconded by Lin. it seems as though they’ve been waiting for a while, even Korra’s parents are resting against each other. Mako seems exhausted, staring at the ceiling and occupied by thoughts. Asami’s staring down into her lap, probably going over the traumatic encounter with her father (…and whatever they did with him…) and is sitting next to the boy who just broke her heart. she’s composed, but understandably sullen. i’m sure she’s hoping the best for Korra, but i really can’t blame the girl for taking a moment to work through all that emotional pain.
but Bolin’s eyes are trained on the door where Korra is. he certainly doesn’t look comfortable for someone who’s been waiting for a while and completely stands out. i think this a genuine moment where the hurt and frustration is written all over his face. maybe he just feels like he gets in the way, and has bad timing. maybe’s he’s just worried and sad that Korra’s had three elements taken away and he wasn’t there to stop it. maybe he’s realized that Mako “broke up” with Asami to be with Korra. but what can he do, but just withstand it? mentioning that she unlocked her airbending was exactly the kind of thing Bolin would think to say- he’s an optimist, he searches for the bright side of things, that silver lining to keep the spirits up and moving forward. that’s a part of his core self, what’s seen him through and kept him from becoming bitter.
while everyone else in the shot seems rather collected, if not tired and exhausted, Bolin’s churning over there on the edge of the bench.
i think he really, really loves her. and i don’t think it’s always so easy for him to hide it.
(sorry for over-analyzing the shit out of this…. but it kind of startled me and needed to be done. i’ve been waiting for something like this)
thedancinggallifreyan asked you: Can you make that ask you just answered about your opinions on the episode into a rebloggable version?
not sure this is even worth reblogging… but hey whatevs anything for you gallifrey!
THANK YOU FOR 800! it means so much to me that you guys put up with my crap. i want to pinch all 800 of your cheeks and affectionately smush your faces.
-FANDOM GROUP HUG- we’ll get through this.
enjoy the finale!!!
and illustrations by oreides 6/23/12
Rating: so canon your little sister could read it, but she’d probably find it boring (K+)
Summary: Bolin-centric past (14yo), headcanons ahoy, an OC, undertones of Borra… Bolin goes back into his mind to the moment he gained two new friends, one of them being Pabu. Meant to be read prior to season 1 finale, not sure how it will hold up after.
Notes: I’m not quite sure where this came from. I’m not even sure what to say about it, other than it really hurt to write, and I cried several times. That’s honestly never happened before. Sorry if there are mistakes or typing errors or run-ons, I’m trying to rush to get this up in the four hours before the finale. I love you, fandom. You’re amazing and it’s been a really fantastic season together. xoxo oreides