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Samus Aran by juliedillon Samus Aran by juliedillon
I felt like drawing some Metroid fanart between other projects. And I wanted to draw Samus Aran in her armor (although I took a few liberties with the suit design), to help counterbalance all the other art with her wearing that ridiculous "zero suit" or some other revealing outfit. Which... that's fine and all (who doesn't like a little cheesecake now and then?), but not every single female character in video games has to be reduced down to how good they look in skimpy clothing. Samus is a badass. She's one of the few female characters out there who gets to wear armor that has a purpose aside from showing off her figure. Let her have her big awesome armor. ;)
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Samus Aran by *jdillon82

The suggester said: "The reason I like this piece of art so much is because the concept is very simple, but it's just done so wonderfully - the lighting, shading, and all the little details. " ( Suggested by princessmidna8765 and Featured by TommyGK )
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TriforceChampion Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  New member Student Writer
This is by far my favorite Metroid piece! Everything about it is so perfect, it's just flawless.  It's so detailed from the great lighting to her lit up arm cannon and even cracked visor. Absolutely amazing job on it! Plus, I totally agree with your comment
Hamtaro Mouse Emoji-02 (Kawaii) [V1] EPIC!!!
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otherworldmedia Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Gorgeous gorgeous work!  Like you and everyone else here, I agree that there is far too much zero suit samus butt on deviant art.

This is beautiful, and brings to mind the atmosphere and tone of Metroid Prime for sure.  At this point, I can see the camera panning behind Samus and zooming into her helmet as some giant, unknown creature towers over her and roars threateningly. 

Bravo!
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KeplerNova Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, this is epic! Amazing!
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legoland5254 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
HOLY SHEET!~!!! SAMUS ART THAT ISN'T PORN?!!?!?A Real o.O 
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Ganonstadt Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist
Now THAT's Samus as she should be.
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KingZ18 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
badass illustration cant wait for a hd metroid that would be amazing like this.
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bbgrifball Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
This is EPIC!
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4095 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
Samus: Gunship scan for tactical advantages.
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miletich2 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Nice painting! Thoroughly detailed!

anybody wanna Metroid reboot?
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legoland5254 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
EPDCIVSAERs
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