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SRU - Two Worlds, One Family by Destiny-Smasher SRU - Two Worlds, One Family by Destiny-Smasher
A commission I designed, brought to life by the ever-amazing :iconhoodsun: (he drew this picture based on my design concept as a commission) Depicting a young Avatar Aang and his canonical world on the left, and the college-aged, SRU interpretation of Aang and his modernized world on the right.

While they live in two separate worlds with separate stories, their core 'family' of characters are linked together in spirit, I guess is how I think of it.
(Note: I specifically wanted that street post there, the names on the signs are the last names of Bryan and Michael, the series co-creators)
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn
You'll find your place beside the ones you love
And all the things you dreamed of: the visions that you saw
The time is drawing near, now; it's yours to claim it all

Son of Man look to the sky; Lift your Spirit, set it free
Some day you'll walk tall with pride; Son of Man, a man, in time, you'll be

- Phil Collins
:icons-r-u: The extensive SRU art gallery can be found here:

'What I Learned at SRU' is my Avatar AtLA/LoK based alternate universe story and art project that tells an original story about a group of college students growing up together and doubles as a tribute/homage and giant narrative reply to the canonical Avatar series. You can start reading the story here: -- or if you're more of an FF dotnet person, you can read it here:

Other SRU works:

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When i first saw this i was amazed by the originality of this deviation. I love the fact that the image is split into two different aspects of the drawing by Aangs staff, and then the traditional tattoos displayed on the flag. The backgrounds play a big part, the green lands and the mountains, complementing the original aang with his robes while on the other hand the roads and buildings, and the way Aang is dressed in this aspect show a more 'common' and 'modernized' , looking up to today's generation. What you could have done better was maybe adding in some of the modern technology to emphasize on the while, like a car, motorbike, or even more people. The work is very neat and there are hardly any mistakes.

On the whole this deviation has received positive feedback and has been done excellently with good use of colour and originality is spot on. :) Moreover, I love the Momo touch XD
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EstiTerri1 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Artist
What is ”SRU” ? 
DarkMirrorEmo23 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
Its scary how much our world and theres are differnt
airbender97 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014
I like both of Aang but I would have to say that my all time fav is Avatar Aang. He h a cutie and I love on Momo.
DarkBlackArcanine Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He kinda vanished didn't he?
Destiny-Smasher Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
DarkBlackArcanine Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The creator of this. He still comes on DA from what i can tell but....he hasn't responded to anything in a year or three
Destiny-Smasher Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, the artist Hoodsun. Yea, he hasn't really been around too much, but I've exchanged the occasional e-mail with him. Last I heard from him was the summer, and we were going to do more work together but there wasn't a means for me to be able to pay him.
DarkBlackArcanine Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Huh...wonder why he disappeared off here basically.
pixel-ARCADE Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
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