It took James Cameron more than ten years to return to the universe of incarnation and Pandora, but finally managed to release Avatar: Spirit of Water In December 2022. the movie was again A Revolution in Digital EffectsBut this time not so much for his use of water as for his recreation of the natural environment and facial expressions, with which he managed to achieve an unimaginable realism.
In addition to inventing a new technology, Avatar: Spirit of Water It also called for a new type of boatman with a tribe living in the water. Its inhabitants changed color, and their body shape changed, making them different jungle boat that we already knew. But it could have been very different in 2009.
The Na’vi in the first installment of Avatar were supposed to be bioluminescent
Joseph C. pepeartist who worked on the first installment incarnationRecently shared one of the first designs through her Instagram account boatman which he created to introduce James Cameron, but which was never used in the end.
in his work”boatman old man”, created in 2004, Joseph C. Pepe portrays a Na’vi with dark blue skin, yellow eyes, and a glowing head band. James Cameron gave his team 14 days to show him the new character designs and this was one of them.
at that time, to James Cameron wasn’t interested in that bioluminescent part Inspired by the sea snail, though he immediately recognized the animal’s scientific name as well: pelagic nudibranch, Philiro bucephala,
in future installments incarnation we will know the unexplored areas of Pandora and it is possible that they want to defend Old Abandoned Na’vi Design, For now, that’s all we know Avatar 3 will introduce a new type of Na’vi Which will be related to the fire element.