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FFVII-Invisible by arvalis FFVII-Invisible by arvalis
I havent finished a picture of Tifa since 05, search my scraps to find it. Anyways, i wanted to show a weaker, more tender side of Tifa. Getting passed over for some chick in a stupid pink dress has gotta hurt right? I took away the ribbon, add more of an element of loneliness to the piece. I hope you guys dig it, i had fun with this one.

Cloud Strife: [link]
Sephiroth: [link]
Vincent Valentine: [link]
Detail of Face: [link]
Zack Fair: [link]
Chibis: [link]

Photoshop CS3: 12 hours
Tifa Lockhart©Square-Enix
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GypsySquid Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012   General Artist
Not only being passed over for some chick in a stupid pink dress, but passed over for a DEAD chick in a stupid pink dress.
Snowflower--Chan00 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012   Writer
WolfArchangel Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
its a nice idea, the same of i think about tifa....
fanglish Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
This Blinded is officially put of words... WOW.
nasiamarie88 Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
SeersSword Featured By Owner May 21, 2012   General Artist
Great picture of her :clap:
stephdumas Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011
Very nice fanart of Tifa :)
DexterLexter Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah Tifa, I will love you forever. Do you think she will stumble over her shoe laces?
dreamdrafts11 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
awww poor Tifa! lol this is amzing! love the way the lighting is on it
TlNr Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011
greatly done!
Do you think you could do one in her original outfit as well?
Vert8472 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
very nice
minilizard02 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
I like how you fused the AC and Game versions. Kudos!
chrislea Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
I like your portrayal of Tifa. Everyone gets so caught up in the scene of Aerith praying, they forget that it was Tifa who had the gentler personality of the two.
MyFantasiWorld Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice, I have always loved how you painted. =)
Sar05 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010
You did a really good job in catching the hurt that Tifa was going through--Cloud is cool, but he focuses a lot of what he feels.
rpmsauron Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010  Professional General Artist
Awesome devotion to Final Fantasy VII!
dayianimeaangel Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whit a chick whit a stuped pinck dress lol yeah the has to hurt good one i love it hehe ;)
dayianimeaangel Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
preatty kool ;)
Nico6688 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice. Love how her shoelaces are just blowing in the wind.
xtwisted-illusionsx Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I've always liked Tifa better then Aerith xD
dayianimeaangel Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
leonwoon Featured By Owner May 3, 2010
Until now Tifa still remains my favourite FF girl, for many reasons. The in-depth of her character's one of them, and you portrayed it nicely.
ava-angel Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, great! I love your art!! Will you draw Aeris also?? I like her sooo much @__@
Metatio Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
Gwah i hate her and her fighty ways
Kuroud0soturifu Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
damn- if i were tifa and got passed up for aerith- that WOULD hurt. man.

great job on the picture!
notolga Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2009
Love Tifa!
jsheaisaninja Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
love this piece! featured it in a recent journal entry :)
Xiao-Fury Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No love for Tifa. She need to drop that emo Cloud. xD
ChibiJenova Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2009
Very nice! Awwwwww, Tifa looks so lonely.
SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner May 16, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice work with Tifa. ^^ You should draw Aerith.
midgarelite Featured By Owner May 5, 2009  Student Filmographer
I have to say that these are all really, good nice job.
NaughtyBoy83 Featured By Owner May 3, 2009
Lovely work, i do like her but Aeris more, So which one do you like better?
ThexInsanexPyro Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2009
I love how Tifa looks so alone and distant, there's so much detail.

Really nice work!
DarkMage83 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009
Awesome work! :)

Very detailed.

The sentiment gets transmitted easily.

Great coloring.
EmberFalcon Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2009
The only thing that could hurt worse than getting passed up by a stupid girl in a pink dress is...getting passed up by a DEAD girl in a stupid pink dress lol.
But in all seriousness, you wanted to show a tender side to Tifa? You completely achieved that goal! :clap: :clap: :clap:
Xiao-Fury Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HA! QFT (Quoted for truth)
EmberFalcon Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009
exactly :nod:
arvalis Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2009
Thanks so much, i really liked the wy this one turned out =D
yuesbee Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
i'm a huge fan of your work. i'm loving this piece. How do you do your shadows and highlights? they always look awesome
arvalis Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
What do you mean, i kinda just paint in my shadows and hilights until they look right to me ;p
MakoServitor Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. Just wow. That is fantastic; the pose, the expression, everything. And may I say, THANK YOU for doing a serious piece with Tifa as a strong female character instead of the cheap whore look a lot of artists give her. Great job.
Erix19 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
The best part about Tifa was the fact she and Aerith didn't fight over Cloud. They were very good friends. I like them both about equal. I live tough girls like Tifa and very sweet, gentle girls like Aerith. They are the best examples of how girls should be in my opinion.
OspreySoul Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Wow. Nice job on this. You did a great job bringing out the loneliness in her expression, with a little bit of aggression, too. You also did awesome work on the overall anatomy. The rest of her is balanced enough so her chest doesn't look abnormal (like I've seen in other pictures). The shading and the colors are beautifully blended and very natural, along with the ribbons and folds.
Hopefully, Cloud isn't dumb enough to forget Tifa even after he picked thing.
DjangoX Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2009  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Cool, I like the whole presentation of the picture.
Skirtzzz Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
This is quite possibly the lovliest Tifa I've ever laid my eyes on!! >_<
Awesome awesome awesome work :dance:
AkaiSoul Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
One of the best portrayings of Tifa I've ever seen =D

Man, her is skin is just awesome. Especially in the legs, you did a really incredible job.

Love the feeling of this pic.
Mad-Maxx Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009
nice she looks a little cold and lonely
Night-mist Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
=/ she rly looks so sad D:!! poor tifa! D< *kick cloud where hurts* D: cloud is an emo!!!! aerith sucks ¬w¬
BlazingGanondorf Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Amazing work. You can feel the loneliness coming off her.
WarriorOfPurgatory Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2009
I like how you changed it back to her original hairstyle. I prefer kickass females like Tifa anyways.
Cloud, Tifa and the kids got to be a 'family' in the end so there's nothing to be sad about methinks. :)
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