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Tali'zorah by trpbootan Tali'zorah by trpbootan
Finished Mass Effect 3, loved 90% of the game. 5% I disliked was the ending and the other 5% is the reason for this painting.... I wanted to see a full rendered 3d face for Tail since 07 and all we got was a stock photo, bleh. I want to rant about stuff but no, the continuation of the series is much more important than an ending or a face...

This is my take on her face, I have my wild imagination to paint her face and add stuff to it. The skin looks dry and crusted because she sounds amphibious to me and I would guess removing that mask would cause her skin to get dry because of the lack of moisture from when her mask is on. I think Bioware made her eyes greyed as well because if the quarrians are in fact amphibious there would be a film over their eyes to protect it under water, dunno... imagination at work, lol

Hope you all Like it, left it original and without watermark if you want to download and print... here are links to Male and Female Shepard

Female - [link]
Male - [link]
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:icontonythekillerb:
TonythekillerB Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
alien megan fox? not sure though, but it looks fantastic.
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:iconabstractsuper:
AbstractSuper Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
Best Tali ever
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:iconimran911:
imran911 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015
Now this is Amazing
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:iconcharly-resvil:
charly-resvil Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student General Artist
love it,!.is amazing :O
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:iconart-vod:
Art-vod Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
One word can describe this: masterpiece! And let me tell you I like how your imagination is taking care of details, probably cause I do the same ahah! Well, good job!
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:iconeveryman117:
Everyman117 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
Saw this on Google images.  Glad it was here cause I really wanted to fav it.
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:iconpen6uin2000:
PEN6UIN2000 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
why bioware!!!
why???/
this is for me
her true face :)
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:iconcrucafix:
crucafix Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Probably the best version of tali i've ever seen <3
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:iconi-am-madbat:
I-Am-Madbat Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
I like it, your take on the character makes sense to me anyway.
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:icondragonricca:
dragonricca Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She's beautiful :)
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:icon6-aset-9:
6-Aset-9 Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
I love so muuuch this face!!!! :D This a perfect Art!
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:icondaramnel:
daramnel Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
Best of Tali art, wery nice :-)
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:icontipthepanda2864:
tipthepanda2864 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I Really love this picture and I'm trying to plan on doing a big time sculpture with mixed media by using actually cloth for the hood and what nots but I'll need more info to sculpt this face and have been trying to find a model with similar features with a portfolio as reference. If anyone stumbles upon someone who looks like this picture please let me know.
thank you and have a nice day. :)
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:icontientai1:
tientai1 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013
Absolutely amazing work. Just phenomenal!
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:iconkryptice:
Kryptice Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
A superb piece of art. Keep up the awesome work!
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:iconlilneup3:
lilneup3 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Love your piece here!!! And I couldn't agree with you more about a rendered Tali. I Think it was absolutely inexcusable about the way they showed us her in picture... They could have at least put some effort into the photo, but they just simply took a image from the internet, added two lines on her forehead and cut off two fingers.

Like your version much more.
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:icongrandhighpuba:
grandhighpuba Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
You did a great job man, well done. I made a quick animation of this face, If you want to see it check it out on youtube [link]
I'm going to clean it up and add a recording of her voice from the game for her to say. If you want me to have her say something in particular let me know? I made a link to your page in the description box for people to find you easier. I hope to see more of your work soon.
You're awesome,
Dustin
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:iconcrinos43:
crinos43 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Beautifully done.
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:iconzedrick775:
Zedrick775 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! Awesome work!
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:icontigerjojo:
TigerJojo Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Ooooo I think this is my new favorite Tali unmasked! Great Job!
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:iconkombatantn7:
KombatantN7 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
Tali'Zorah's true face. Spectacular!!
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:iconfritodan:
FritoDan Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
This is incredible. Very beautiful work.
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:icononlyclouds:
onlyclouds Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing - but a little thing, both of your links is for female Shepard (:


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I do a lot of fanart - so if you have any requests, let me know!

Give a llama get a llama.

:damphyr: Envy is the truest form of flattery.
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:iconmesscat:
Messcat Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
Made of Win!!!
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:icongamermutt:
GamerMutt Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like it. I was surprised just how human they made Tali'Zorah look. I've seen some concept art that makes her look more alien like the Asari and Turians. I like this piece though cause of the detail and how real it appears to be. It's a wonderful piece
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:iconthejabawack:
thejabawack Featured By Owner May 10, 2012
I've just gotten to the point where Tali's face is revealed and while it is a nice photo the one you get in the game, this one is much better.

It's really beautiful.
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:iconjustanotherwebsurfer:
They're not amphibious, though. Canonically, they evolved quite like humans, from primate-like tree climbing creatures. Of the aliens, despite the appearance of the Asari, the Quarians are the closest to humans in physiology.
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SproutIllusion Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
impressive :)
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:iconfantasyworld-ajoba69:
fantasyworld-ajoba69 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She has beautiful face :)
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Exile-Outfitters Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
I think the gray layer to her eyes makes sense - they're apparently bioluminenscent and would probably be a dull gray layer when the aren't glowing. The dry/chapped skin makes sense too - being in a suit and/or adapting to dry air exposure afterwards would probably do this to your skin. And I love the facial features you gave her, much better than the lame job they did with the photoshopped stock image (bleh).
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:icongust4vm:
Gust4vm Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012
Awesome.
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:iconbezaliel82:
Bezaliel82 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Professional Artist
This is epic, great work
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:iconhardnocks:
HardNocks Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012   Digital Artist
nice dude
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:iconkittyhmommy:
KittyHMommy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel your pain. I was sad you don't even get a shot of your face unless you romanced her. As a femshep I didn't have that option. I love this art of her. Thanks for the wonderful vision of Tali.
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:iconuserok:
userok Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BEST!!!
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:iconcwpcreator:
cwpcreator Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
Yay! I love Tali! This is great!
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:iconumbrielfr:
Umbrielfr Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Just "Wooowwwww". Really impressive !!
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:iconxyz-dbz:
xyz-dbz Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
tali looks good what about ashley
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:icontali0zorah:
Tali0Zorah Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012
That's seriously impressive.
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:iconfuneral-of-joy:
Funeral-Of-Joy Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012
holy fucking garrus on a batman cracker, this is..breathtaking.
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:iconwrysleet:
WrySleet Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012
They should have hired you to draw Tali than put up that photoshop.
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:iconsirissac:
SirIssac Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
Tali's face is so beautiful!!!
She is my favourite character in Mass Effect and like quarian.
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:iconwynnel:
WynneL Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
I really love this! It's a far better interpretation of the photo we saw; she still looks close to human, but genuinely alien now in a subtle way. If you ever get the urge to do a Kal'Reegar, I'd love to see what you think he'd look like, especially since we didn't even get to see him in ME3. :/

You are extremely talented, my friend. This is gorgeous.
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:iconjynx16:
jynx16 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012
Amazing job, this is her real picture as for as I'm concerned. Thank you!
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:iconthebrowncoat:
TheBrownCoat Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
excellent job, especially given what you had to work with.
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:icondeadcobra:
DeadCobra Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
Shes so beautiful
Gorges
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:iconichigokurosaki77:
IchigoKurosaki77 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Student Artist
Epic!
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:iconbaileyclothband:
baileyclothband Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
Best Tali-face that I've seen. Truly amazing. In my mind, this is now the face behind the mask.
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:icononiyogi:
oniyogi Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
THIS is by far the best image of tali ever!!!!!! great work dude!!!!
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:iconjmk1999:
jmk1999 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
look on the bright side, the stock photo gave the ability for a whole slew of reference imagery since we know there's more pics of that girl. :P

anyway, her voice, i always just figured it was a distortion from talking through a radio communicator... thingy... since the mask must be fairly thick to protect her. but nice work on your version of her. :)
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