Bryan Konietzko, co-creator for The Legend of Korra has shown off a special print featuring Avatar Korra and her partner Asami together in a turtle-duck boat. The piece will be featured as part of The Legend of Korra / Avatar: The Last Airbender Tribute Exhibition at Gallery Nucleus, California.
The print will sold as an exclusive piece at the exhibition and Konietzko has announced that 100% of his share from the sales will go to an LGBTQ suicide prevention hotline. 100 copies of the print will be available for sale.
The print which depicts Asami and Korra in a relaxed but loving pose highlights the bold move made by the creative team at the end of the season, outing the pair as lovers and highlighting the strength of LGBTQ people who take the brave step to come out.
Speaking about the print Bryan said on his blog:
“As for this piece, I used and modified Emily Tetri’s production painting of Harmony Tower (designed by Lee Jung-Su). Otherwise, I drew and painted the rest of it. I based the turtle-duck boats on the charming swan boats I saw while visiting Ueno Park in Tokyo.
“Gallery Nucleus will be selling the above artwork as an exclusive print, in a limited edition of 100, to be released on opening night (and I’m pretty sure I’ll be signing them). I will be donating 100% of my share of the proceeds to an LGBTQ suicide prevention hotline.“
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