Hello Avatar lovers, I have some giveaways for you! icanbeCreative Media Design is offering 5 copies of The Art of Avatar: James Cameron's Epic Adventure Books.

f you're blown away by the visual quality of the Pandora, you'll be glad to see that majority of the art in this book are on the environments. There are also designs for the plants, animals, vehicles and the Pandora inhabitants, the Na'vi. In essence, the book is broken into sections covering specific design elements of the film (forest creatures, specific vehicles,etc.) Each of these sections features brief contextualization/intro material, but the rest is pretty much art. Lots of it, and most of it's well presented and beautiful. To enter the contest, simply post a comment in this post. The contest ends Feb 28, 2010.

How to win a free copy of The Art of Avatar: James Cameron's Epic Adventure Book?

  • Write a comment related to the Art of Avatar Book in this post.
  • One entry per person. Duplicate comments will be voided.
  • Winners will be contacted by email.

Comment entries will be accepted until February 28, 2010. Then five winning number will be generated randomly from the comment list. Each winner will get a copy of The Art of Avatar Book.

UPDATE: The winners are:

  • Jack G. Mark
  • Erika
  • Jermayn Parker
  • Andrew G.
  • Liv Madsen
  • Ferreira Dani
  • The winners will be contacted by email. Contest closed.

    AVATAR Movie Photoshop Tutorial

    This is a Photoshop tutorial showing you all the steps you need to take in order to photo-manipulate yourself into a Na’vi, based on the characters in James Cameron’s Avatar Movie. In this tutorialI will show you guys some simple but efficient techniques that will help you make your own Avatar movie poster from a portrait picture of yourself.

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    • MelvinS
      2010-01-25 01:42:58
      great action, i like avatar a lot, saw the movie 4 times already! i like the concept of the movie hope i can get this book
    • 2010-01-25 08:30:36
      would love to get this book
    • 2010-01-25 10:44:00
      This book is amazing hope I win... still waiting for the full Photoshop tutorial I want to make my self into an Avatar... :)
    • 2010-01-25 10:51:18
      Wow! This is so generous of you. I absolutely love the new Avatar movie, its my new favorite movie.
    • 2010-01-25 10:59:12
      Loved the film and the book looks awesome as well...i would love to read about the creative processes and the amazing amount of work that went into making this unbelievable film
    • milad
      2010-01-25 11:14:24
      james cameron is beyond the Nowadays cinema! and Avatar was not just a movie! it was a masterpiece of Art
    • Erick
      2010-01-25 11:41:01
      Wow...incredible...i want one xD
    • Nick Faulkner
      2010-01-25 12:31:33
      Sounds like a must buy.
    • William Fitzgerald
      2010-01-25 13:31:46
      Hi everyone - I am from a little country called New Zealand which is the home of leading special-effects house Weta Digital. The world of Avartar has drawn inspiration from a variety of cultures and myths - The indigenous peoples of New Zealand are known as "Maori" (Mar-Or-Ree). When Jake and Neytiri press noses that is known as a "Hongi" (Hor-Ngee) which is the sharing of the same breath between two people and this "Hongi" is used in New Zealand as a welcome greeting. I am Maori, I am proud to see part of my culture hit the big-screen - Well done Mr Cameron and the countless crews that made Avartar what it is today.
    • H.
      2010-01-25 13:55:06
      Awesome :]
    • saar
      2010-01-25 14:07:05
      Katlanii = Awsome = Great = Love It =]
    • Nick ODell
      2010-01-25 14:17:52
      Avatar is an awesome movie! I need to get this book, seems like an awesome buy.
    • Jermayn Parker
      2010-01-25 15:12:05
      this site gets better every day, thank you for doing this!
    • Jungho Kwon
      2010-01-25 15:29:59
      Avatar is an amazing master piece. Every part is exciting and the graphics are beyond awesome!!! Hey! Cool Book!
    • 2010-01-25 16:08:59
    • 2010-01-25 18:31:47
      I have never been so blown away by a movie in my life. The visual elements, the lighting, the details in the CGI was stunning. James Cameron truly outdid himself. I would love to get this book so I could worship his genius even more :D
    • Bonnie M.
      2010-01-25 19:18:55
      I love the visual splendor of this film. This would be a great book to have.
    • 2010-01-25 22:39:32
      This was the most beautiful movie I have seen. A book on it would be a treasure.
    • Sonia Elliott
      2010-01-26 02:40:13
      At last I can move on from Lord of the Rings! Totally great stuff, thankyou
    • Liv Madsen
      2010-01-26 05:47:50
      Really, Reaaally insane… i want it!!!
    • 2010-01-26 06:49:35
      Hi, just yesterday saw the movie and I was blown away. I Really want this book!!!. Thanks
    • David
      2010-01-26 07:14:14
      Oh! That good, I love Avatar, it is impressively good, That goes out the second part!! Jeje Good luck to all:D
    • Xavier
      2010-01-26 07:31:22
      Wow, I really love to have this artwork! :)
    • 2010-01-26 08:00:04
      Avatar is the beginning of a new era. I really love to have this masterpiece.
    • marci
      2010-01-26 09:48:46
      I would love to own this book and see more behind the scenes info. Thanks for the chance to win!
    • 2010-01-26 11:54:28
      It sounds amazing! an avatar Art book. I would love to have it
    • cris
      2010-01-26 17:11:56
      i just love your site, is great ! about the avatar.. well, what can i say?! whan i saw the movie i realised is the beginning of a new world for us :X i hope ;)) and, i want the book ;;)
    • 2010-01-26 17:15:40
      Stunning imagery and colors
    • 2010-01-26 20:50:27
      xD Wowwww! Awesome!!! I love it!!!!!!! pd: Waiting the tuto ^^
    • Dan
      2010-01-26 22:36:03
      Really nice graphics. I really like it. High quality stuff. D
    • 2010-01-27 07:49:54
      Awesome! Nice ! Regards
    • Ferreira Dani
      2010-01-27 09:18:07
      thank you for the chance to win this book, I would love to have it!
    • meg
      2010-01-27 11:25:24
      Oh, awesome! I would LOVE to see all the artwork from this movie!
    • 2010-01-27 16:17:38
      I loved the movie! hope i win!
    • Hany Nasyr
      2010-01-28 04:22:24
      It was a great movie I enjoyed watching it. waiting for your Tutorial.
    • spongita84
      2010-01-28 07:42:53
      Super awesome movie, im holding thumbs for winning the book:)
    • DaSkyburner
      2010-01-28 09:47:27
      OMG! This would be soo sweet!
    • 2010-01-31 08:16:54
      Nice book, great giveaway.
    • 2010-01-31 08:26:48
      Would really love to see this book, I am already a big fan of the book i recently found with designs from the movie blade runner!
    • Taecoc2k
      2010-01-31 18:23:24
      just checked out the tutorial. Very nice, super detailed. Also I have read the Avatar survival guide, it has so much information on the world of Pandora. I would like to check out the art book as well, I have heard good things about it. Keep up the good work!!!
    • Marinozeta
      2010-01-31 18:36:49
      Ey!!, i love your website, i visit it every time i can, but this is really great, this book seem so gooooood!!!, well, i hope o can have it, one of the things i love of the movie was precisely this, the art direction, congratulations and keep walking!
    • Chuck
      2010-01-31 21:15:03
      Avatar = best movie ever!
    • 2010-01-31 23:49:14
      AVATAR is one of the best movies ever! Very beautiful graphics and special effects, indeed.
    • 2010-02-01 00:36:52
      Yes please, I am a huge fan of the movie I love the creativity I thought it was just breathtaking and amazing. Thanks for the chance to win something fabulous.
    • 2010-02-01 00:49:46
      Thanx for putting on this contest! Avatar is my favorite movie of all time, so I hope I win this amazing book <3 (fingers crossed) Oel ngati kameie ma tsmukan :)
    • 2010-02-01 00:57:08
      i love this movie and the book i saw it at the book store but i didnt have the money to get it :(
    • Mike
      2010-02-01 07:13:06
      Great job. Well done. I just love Pandora.
    • RCS
      2010-02-01 09:50:43
      Por favor me dica qual versão do photoshop vc usa para fazer esse avatar, pois tenho a verão CS4, e não encontro maior parte dessas ferramentes que usa
    • Sue
      2010-02-01 10:35:04
      Thanks alot for the avatar navi tutorial was very awesome provided some much needed fine tuning hints
    • ana
      2010-02-01 10:40:04
      love those dry sketches that show on one page of the book.
    • Sue
      2010-02-01 10:45:28
      Thanks alot for the avatar navi tutorial was very awesome provided some much needed fine tuning hints. the art of avatar books looks like it have somee awesome pix inside more visuals galore. would love to have that to be able to try and see if my photoshopping skills can be improved by working with to recreate those effects
    • Drazen
      2010-02-01 12:18:44
      This is great, thank you for this opportunity.
    • Steve Capell
      2010-02-02 08:00:10
      I am an artist and I am amazed that the artistic talent that is exhibited throughout this blockbuster film. Cameron has not only created a blockbuster movie in Avatar … but he now holds the title of top two highest grossing films of all times … Avatar and the Titanic. I guess you can tell I am very much a fan of Avatar. Thank you for the opportunity to win The Art of Avatar book.
    • Maxi
      2010-02-02 08:28:58
      I love the film. The quality of Camerons work is amazing. Pandora is a rich nice and very unfriendly environment. I love the film. Your tutorial is very good btw. Thank you for this!
    • 2010-02-02 08:56:07
      I have heard that despite the Art of Avatar book being thinner than some art books, there are giant fold out pages of the conceptual artwork that makes it all worthwhile. For a total experience I would really appreciate this book in my bedroom at night to set me up with some amazing dreams.
    • Aurume
      2010-02-02 13:47:34
      Thanks for this opportunity!
    • Julia Glenn
      2010-02-02 17:23:28
      Beautiful book... perfect for the avid Avatar collector =) Would sure look lovely on a coffee table!
    • Sh3rry
      2010-02-03 19:40:10
      Avatar is the best movie EVER! I lovee everything related to Avatar! <3 I hope I win this gorgeous adventure book! <3
    • Vasilij
      2010-02-04 18:35:58
      Very interesting. I would like to own this. Can be delivered to Ukraine?
    • 2010-02-05 13:22:38
      I really want to have this great AVATAR book. The movie was great too. OFF: Imi plac postarile tale Alex.. tine-o tot asa ;).
    • foxii
      2010-02-06 15:48:33
      The Avatar Movie was amazing!!!! I would love to own this! -Foxii
    • ByGToM
      2010-02-07 02:41:48
      Awesome movie! I neeed this book :D
    • Pricillia
      2010-02-07 03:11:24
      I really love this movie! and i really love the photoshop tutorial! its my birthday this month. it would be a great 19th bday present :) i hope i win this book!
    • 2010-02-08 15:21:54
      Avatar was visually stunning, an experience that will last with me forever. To have the Art of Avatar Book would be another amazing addition to this unique world that is still so vivid in my mind. Not only has it sparked my imagination but it has made me appreciate ever more so, the beauty that we all can explore on this wonderful planet we are living on - Earth. - JoDo
    • Rudy
      2010-02-08 19:22:41
      amazing work... i thought 300 was the best movie editing until i see avatar... can compare it... realy work of art....
    • Kym
      2010-02-09 17:51:24
      I have been dying to see this book! I live in a really small town and the store has been sold out! The world of Avatar is amazing. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to win!
    • 2010-02-11 10:34:36
      i need it, i ve been waiting for 4 years when it was project 880, the works of neville pages and the others concept artists, (included james cameron) i love and i neeeeeeddd it. plisssssss
    • 2010-02-11 11:35:49
      I would love this book! Great site.
    • heather y
      2010-02-13 18:28:48
      Thanks for hosting a great giveaway! :) The artwork in this book looks amazing...
    • 2010-02-16 10:27:58
      My students really love this site. It has helped them learn more about photoshop than I could teach them in the time it took them to do the activities. Awesome site! Thanks, edk
    • Marianna
      2010-02-16 20:35:43
      Thanks for all the photos - this book looks amazing and I know my son in particular would realy enjoy it!
    • 2010-02-17 06:58:17
      This book is like a glimpse of all the talent in the movie ...I want it!
    • Andrea
      2010-02-20 01:55:09
      Ya know a lot of people got post traumatic stress disorder from watching this movie. Perhaps it is a reminder that our world will never be that beautiful and I will never be 10ft, blue and have a tail. Maybe I should get some cosmetic putty and paint myself blue just to see what kind of looks I get. Though the concept of the movie was what really moved me. We need more love an togetherness.
    • Ahmad
      2010-02-21 11:22:57
      Really Enjoyed the movie,James Cameron always gives a hit which is different from oder Epics,Will Luv 2 get the book, and Tried the Tutorial 2 times till now n created 2 avatar Master Pieces.....
    • Amy Delong
      2010-02-21 17:06:21
      looks like an excellent book,would love to read it! ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com
    • Dara
      2010-02-22 22:28:05
      The artwork in this movie was absolutely stunning, I would love to have a copy of the book!
    • Zbranca Marius
      2010-02-23 08:14:38
      love Avatar! great website!
    • Dan T
      2010-02-24 12:05:43
      Loved it in Real 3-D!
    • kimon e
      2010-02-25 02:02:48
      CANT WAIT i watched the movie 3 times in 3-D and 13 times in 2-D i So WANT THE BOOK!
    • Mona
      2010-02-25 23:12:32
      Great giveaway. Please count me in.
    • Steven
      2010-02-27 20:23:41
      i love this film and i gotta make my own avatar its gunna look awsome. i cant get enought of how this film was made and the art of book looks amazing
    • Kaitrin
      2010-02-28 12:50:49
      *swoon* this site is awesome.
    • 2010-02-28 15:54:25

      UPDATE: The winners are:

      • Jack G. Mark
      • Erika
      • Jermayn Parker
      • Andrew G.
      • Liv Madsen
      • Ferreira Dani
      The winners will be contacted by email. Contest closed.
    • Jermayn Parker
      2010-02-28 16:38:57
      Thank you, Alex! Thank you so much!!!
    • Mohammed
      2010-03-16 01:58:52
      Avater it is one of the most creative movies that I saw in my life:)
    • 2010-03-18 14:34:48
      Yeah !!! Wonderfull site web ;)
    • Victor
      2010-07-26 02:56:00
      creo que este taquillazo como ha sido avatar lo tenian que haber echo antes, porque ha sido bestial la pelicula esto deseando ver los 8 minutos demas que han puesto en cines dentro de poco y en 3d. Y este libro para mi seia estupendo ver y analizar las imagenes que en el estan de todo detalle de esta mundo creado por james cameron que creo que es un gran director de cine. Espero las dos siguentes continuaciones de avatar
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