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Emergency Induction Ports by OchreJelly Emergency Induction Ports by OchreJelly
An alternate version of this I whipped up last month for submission to BioWare's PAX East fanart thingie. I sent it in, but I have no idea if it was displayed at the convention. But I figured I'd finally toss it up here instead of having it languish as a link elsewhere. I've done some slight editing since then.

Anyways the idea is the Normandy is in for repair and restock at some hub port, and Tali and Shep got some drinks at the bar while waiting. The title is a joke from the game. Wanted to add Garrus but I ran out of time, and I no longer feel like spending a few more hours on it just to have a terribly-drawn Garrus in it.

This is actually the first time I've drawn Commander Shepard in any form. \o/ Though I wasn't really trying to be specific, she resembles my first character (an Infiltrator) that I played and eventually ran through the series.


:bulletgreen: Painter 9, didn't keep track of time.
:bulletgreen: Uploaded wallpapers in 16:10 and 4:3 ratios. Feel free to print either size for personal use, though try not to start a megaconglomerate supercorporation using them.

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ala33 Featured By Owner May 20, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
this looks very quit
imran911 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015
sauravs911 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
marcio-castro Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
The best Tali ever made!
BertrandKarl Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
I'm not the first to tell you that; but it's beautiful. Good Work.
MillaTora Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow! beautiful work!
VaneFox Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Oooooooh Tali's faaaaaaaaaaaaace <3 <3 <3
AmnesiDC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
First time ever someone made Tali's visor transparent enough to see her face and I reacted with a pleasently surprised "huh." instead of a dreadful "wat r u duin? staaahp!"... The atmosphere in this picture is incredibly nice and natural.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013   Digital Artist
I tried to keep it as "neutral" as possible. I'm not really a fan of things that cater only to the artist's personal taste with established characters (though some of that is inevitable seeing as how I am the one drawing it.)

Opinions may change if I decided to draw her in entirety, though. \o/
H4WK07 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist
Very well done, absolutely incredible!!!
meenoy6 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
aww so beautiful
Gaston25 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
This is awesome!
Emergency Induction Port....
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Digital Artist
:no: That's a straw...
Emergency Induction Port....
tarekshamas Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
hello new background :D
mollyinmeguro Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
I've seen a lot of ME fanart, but I love how candid this piece is. In the game I like the quiet moments between friends and I feel that by not adding Garrus you really captured it well.
Cypher11 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012   Photographer
This is truly beautiful. Fantastic work!
Rebecca-Bloat Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
I'm sure you've been asked several times, but will prints ever be made available of this piece?
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012   Digital Artist
Actually, you're the first (I think.)

I can't really sell them via DA, as it is a fanart image. I might look into a few other options, however.
BelovedofTHEKING Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist
Love this, it's so cute. I especially love that you didn't hide Tali's face behind her mask, makes it feel like she's not fogging her mask when she exhales but that the technology is actually good enough to make something that you can live in. Foggy windows are bad haha. great job!
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012   Digital Artist
More difficult to draw hearts inside masks, too. \o/

Thanks. :)
OmegaManLegend Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Shepard and Tali look great!
sawtooth117 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautifully done. I love it!
AfroAngel Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Very Nice!! Female Shepard is the best! Mine Shepard was also a Redhead but an engineer all the way.
I'm so faving this :D

By the way, that's an adorable avatar/icon you have! x3
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012   Digital Artist
Thanks. :la:

Never actually played as Engineer, but if I find the time to make another run through the series I probably will give it a shot.
Neytiri789 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
Wonderful work !!
RottweilerRage Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
999demons Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful, really gives me a feeling of nostalgia although my female Shepard looks far more like a mean killing machine. =)
Patriarch2 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Awesome work.
ScotchNvl Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I just have to say it... That's a straw Tali. D:

I don't know why they WOULDN'T show this at PAX. This fanart is amazing at least. Great work.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012   Digital Artist
I have no idea if they did or not. I submitted it in time, but never heard back if it was included in the showcase. :<

Anyways, thank you. :D
The-Allusive-Man Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
WAT. How did I not find this until now? I love it!
Cedarville Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012
This is a beautiful picture. I can't quite put my finger on what it is, but when I saw your Shepard, I instantly thought, "THAT is what a hero looks like."

*Can't remember if we're still supposed to differentiate between hero and heroine...oh well.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012   Digital Artist
I can't help but feel I should have drawn her a little more fit than she is but, perhaps it's okay because A) it's 1 year later and she's not saving the galaxy, and B) an adept, not a soldier.
Cedarville Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
I don't know, I think she looks great! I think it's her expression and pose that are so striking to me. :D
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012   Digital Artist
Oh, I replied thinking you were talking about my recent pic of Shepard, not the spaceport one. Sorry about that. \o/
CharlieWilcher Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012   General Artist
This is amazing. :D
writer-jm Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Wonderful! Thanks for the smile!
ilikeshinyobjects Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist


I love this

OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012   Digital Artist
Phew, that ellipsis had me on full alert for a second. :noes:

Thank you. :paranoid:
ilikeshinyobjects Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :D
CrazyGreggy Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012
This The reason I write is because I can't draw worth a damn, but art like this is still an immense source of inspiration to me.

So very very well, nay exquisitely, done.

I'm in awe.
OchreJelly Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012   Digital Artist
Really kind of you to say so, thank you very much. :worship:
drakenimmortal Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
This is spectacular work...great expressions, love the coloring....thanks for sharing
hmsnike Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Now this is a good one. This is the kind of picture I wish I could draw.

Also, last line before info... *sniff*... see what you did there.
umbraculum Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
Emergency induction port <3
mayzorai Featured By Owner May 26, 2012   Filmographer
Didiher Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
I love when artists can capture moments so precisely.
This is amazing!
Great work!
Spielodia Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Professional
Jeebus, your skills!!! It's amazing >___< I don't even like "space elf Tali" face (it's just one more thing I pretend didn't happen), but this looks perfect! The luminosity contrasts so well in all the right places. Your whole gallery is breathtaking.

And.. gosh.. ridiculous how people come to your art to tell you HOW YOU CAN'T HAVE YOUR OPINION LOL. People are sick! You are a very, very patient person, I admire that you never told people off, congrats, I couldn't do that XD
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