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Shifting Earth - Toph by Isaia Shifting Earth - Toph by Isaia
Yeah.. it's Toph. and my concept for older!Toph (it's just an idea)

There are many ideas for how Toph might be when she's older, and this may just be one in a squillion ideas that everyone's already done, but eh, I had fun drawin it. Relieved stress and nervousness.

Kind of thought that maybe as she got older, she became determined to train with how much metal she could bend, how far she could bend it, endure it, and how powerful she would become, or how maybe she would teach other (maybe even other blind or disabled) earthbenders her style of mantisgungfuearth/metalbending or supahawesomes.

or something.

Tried my best to use the opportunity to practice with the pen tool and found out that merging layers EXISTED on photoshop lol. XP

Unlike mostly everyone and their mom in the avatar fandom, In the beginning, Toph wasn't exactly "my omg favorite character!!!!!!!!!!11:heart: :rose: :love: :excited: " when she first appeared, ( "*gasp* Isaia how could you?") but ahhhh she grew on me in the later episodes as she developed more, especially when she shows her vulnerability as a kid and as a fighter in different situations. A very cool contrast to the other female characters, and a kickass unexpectedly fresh character design.

Before, I didn't want to go and draw Toph all over the place, because I figured what would be the point if everyone was already doing it, and I couldn't even think of something..different for her, or if I couldn't get a feel of her character. Y'know?

Never knew how fun she actually was to draw, and this may just be the first part of something I'll draw of Toph. Mayybe. ^___^

Though after a while all the layers and inking and stuff really drove me up the wall @__@;;

So yeah guyz, this was just for fun, it's just an idea. I know it may be not what some people would expect "TOPH is supposed to look like later OMG" but then again, do any of us really know?

We'll just have to wait and see, yeah?

Because I sure don't know either ^^

Toph (c) Nickelodeon
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:iconespioartwork31:
EspioArtwork31 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
M NIGHT SHYAMALAN
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OxRedxPandaxO Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is very acurate compared to the other ones i've seen...
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AnimeLoverAimz Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
:clap: :clap: :clap: Very Well Done :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Evolet9x9 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
None of Toph's personality is lost in her future self. :)
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SuperAfroSamurai Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THis is AWESOME!
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Draco-Kohakunushi Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
omg. that's exactly how i picture her
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:icondraco-kohakunushi:
Draco-Kohakunushi Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
naaa. I loved toph since the first time i saw her
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Draco-Kohakunushi Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
=D
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Thunder-Darkness Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Student General Artist
wow Toph looks AWESOME!
I'd vouch for this being the true future Toph any day
great work
I especially love how her face seems to have matured
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xlovelylightx Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009   Writer
One of the best older!Toph's I've ever seen! The design is great!
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Wavestorm101 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2008
Cooly-o!!!!!
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AnnieSmith Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
i love older Toph!

Melissa
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ChibiHorsewoman Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
I think she looks really pretty older. Let's all just face it: Toph PWNS!
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:icondeviatefish:
deviatefish Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2008
i liked her better young... as a loli...
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:iconisaia:
Isaia Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008  Student General Artist
Have a seat over there :iconchrishansenplz:
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:icondeviatefish:
deviatefish Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008
...I can't read those small yellow letters...
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Wolvenfire86 Featured By Owner May 30, 2008
Found her! Very nice ^_^
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LibertyRenegade Featured By Owner May 20, 2008
This is awesome. All throughout the series, up until she broke out of that cage, I was thinking, "Why isn't anyone bending metal???"
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RosalieMinnie Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
oh my gosh, she looks so beautiful! I love the design of her outfit, it suits her very well :)
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rosegilmore Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2008   Writer
She looks awesome!! great job!
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RageTH Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I just thought I might go gallery diving.

You have a ton of cool stuff! And I love Toph. She's awesome.

And I think you did an excellent job with this design as an older form of her. Definitly seems like her!
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San-chanReincarnated Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2008
God, I just wanna hug you. This is more than just AWSOME... I had never really thought that a Sexy!Tough!Toph was possible, but you did it! And it makes her look IC! Incredible!

And I know what you mean... I didn't care that much about Toph before «The Serpent's Pass», but she was kinda cute in that episode and... well, I'm a Tokka fan to death and beyond =D
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samnoonan Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do the others, this is real cool.
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SuperSilkie Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wait...you DID do one -feels stupid- And i've seen THIS before. Haha yeah sorry for the moment of brain...laps...fart...ness -_-
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saraistarr Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2008
I was in your gallery and MaryCatherine saw the screen -- she ordered me to "look more picshaa," and I think this is her favorite (she kept saying "click this one!").

She's like "Toph, Toph mommy!" and I had to explain, "No, that's Toph as a little girl, and that's Toph as a big girl!" XD
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RookieBlossom Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2007
I just love the parchment paper background. It makes look all the more authentic. I could totally see toph looking like that!(Man, how will she walk around in all of that metal.)
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ander-s Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2007  Student General Artist
okay so like i already though you made a picture of an older toph, but could you make a timeline like you did with the others? cause i would like to see her as a baby too ^_^. or perhaps i'm asking too much of you, in that case i'm sorry.
oh yeah before i forget (i mean that was he whole point of sending this) the picture is awesome!!!!
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Isaia Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Student General Artist
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Random-Gal930 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007
Nice older Toph!
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Carlio95 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2007
Wow! this is really amazing! nicely done! You Should do this for all the Avatar gang! now that would be very cool!
:D
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Jonathan-Teatime Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2007
Metal? That armor's not metal... it's made of pure concentrated BAD ASS. Just like the rest of Toph.
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gianthulk1 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
OMG watch the people that created avatar are going over your idea's and might use them.

Amazing Future look for toph. :#1: :love:
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altoYlanky Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2007
so awesome!xi havent watched that show in sooooo long! i miss it! lol :-)
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Daxtah Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2007
Wow, Toph looks hot and more awesome older. Nice idea and drawing!
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Shonso Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007
kewelz =D
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iTiffanyBlue Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007
I like the design it looks like her Season 3 look kinda very cool!!!
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Moriakii Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2007
Thats really good! I really think thats what she'd look like older.
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Katara360 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2007
WOW. I adore this picture! I could definantly see her looking like that when she is older!
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swan-swan Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2007
I went through the same thing with Toph. :)

But now, she rules.

EXCELLENT design, very unique. I like it.
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sleepindarkness Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2007
That's awesome! I love the outfit and form of the face the most. <3 :)
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Match25 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2007
Toph only gets better as she grows up
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mon-mothma Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2007
Love it!

Love Toph! She ROCKS....(get it? ;) )

~M~
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jetphantomflame Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2007
Hawt! ^^
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Mean-girl05 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2007
Thats cool. She looks awesome!!!! : )
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Regreme Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007
I figured she'd be more developed, considering she's already developed at a young age. HOWEVER, everything else is simply perfect. Attitude, appearance, even incorporating her metal bending into the mix. Sheer brilliance! Well done.:D
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Hate-Lynn Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007  Student General Artist
OMG! I love when you do the people and what you think they will look like when they'er older! Over all, YOU ROCK!
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IceQueenRex Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2007
Ah Toph. My favourite character of all time on Avatar! :D You did an excellent job! She still looks the same yet...well as you drew it, older! I really like how you did it. The colours are perfect and sue me for being girly but I love the hair ^_^ Awsome job!
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Tee-San Featured By Owner May 2, 2007
Toph looks brilliant~!
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tamaragranger Featured By Owner May 2, 2007
Isaia,how could you?? the blind bandit is one of the best episodes eeeeveeeerr, i understand toph attitude because im like her, not very touchy feely but gotta love the fight in the chase "sugar queen" and something else: excuse me, does anyone has a razor cause i got some hairy pits?? lol
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SailorPhantom Featured By Owner May 1, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
WHOOOO! Toph looks awesome. Like she's ready to earthbend at someone.
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