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Mass Effect - aliens as humans by Enife Mass Effect - aliens as humans by Enife
Garrus, Liara, Javik, Tali, Mordin, Grunt, Thane, Wrex, Samara.

They belong to Bioware.

EDIT: Thank you all for your support, reading your comments nearly makes my eyes teary of joy! :hug:

While working on this, i mainly tried to merge their in-game appearances with the expressions of their voices, and then give them poses fitting to their personalities.
I'm more than glad to see, that either of them are to someone's liking! (it's so good to feel, that spending almost 12 hours on this wasn't a waste of time)
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ItalianEmpress1985 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 1, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Jaavviikk! MMM! <3  Makes me think of 'Khan' Noonien Singh (Ricardo Montalban) from when he was younger, on the original series of Star Trek…

Mordin looks very much like my grandfather, who is Italian and actually speaks quite slowly, :p, but they look very similar.  His appearance is very comforting to me, which I think matches how most of us felt towards him.

Really good job, honestly!
Enife Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015   Digital Artist
Thank you! I tried to make him look nimble as opposed to being still pretty old. I'm really glad to have found a way to make him look familiar and comforting to you :)
novafire6 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015
i like wrek's
Lich090 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Love this, its awesome. Though I was thinking isnt Samara older? Like near the matriarch stage of her life?
Enife Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015   Digital Artist
Yes, you're right. When I drew this, I was pretty much convinced that she turned out at least middle aged, but come to see her today, she looks a good 25 ys old at best (by human standards)...

Thanks for the compliment though!
FoxxyLover Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015
Garrus is my favorite character of Mass Effect. But I absolutely LOVE how Thane turned out!
NuttyNuti Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant! For some reason I like especially how Grunt turned out.
thegethinaitor Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015
tali looks adorable!!!!!X3 Emote :eeeee: 
Chocolate-Pyrus Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god. Garrus, Thane, Javik.... The bishounens!!!Yuruyuri - Kyaa 
AzuleneAroma Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Professional General Artist
Love them. But personally I see Liara as the 'smart' blonde type. Jarvik looks like a Ghengis Khan, which is perfect. Good job.
Enife Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   Digital Artist
Thank you!
ZachValkyrie Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Professional Writer
I read somewhere that Mordin was meant to be the salarian version of Clint Eastwood.
Napoleonbon Featured By Owner Edited Dec 18, 2014
Javik, Garrus and Wrex look like spot on! As for the others they could be better, especially Tali and Samara! I expected Tali to look like nerdy chic with glasses (a la bookworm)! As for Samara she should have different hairstyle (probably those that covers most of her forehead)...probably have longer hair or dunno...Thane also looks wrong, he looks like a person here, who would be cocky and disrespect others and call others "unworthy of his company" (thats pretty much what Javik is...)...Mordin is ok...i guess...though i would make him more of a "James Cromwell" type of guy...
musicluver4113 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014   Traditional Artist
This is amazing :D Great job!
Enife Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
Deemonef Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One of the humanzing I ever see. I so love it :clap:
Mordin and Samara....WOW!
dsivis Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Grunt looks like Captain America. 
MZies Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
God, that's exactly how I picture Thane a Human.
WhiteFoxKitsune Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Grunt reminds me of Connor Kent....
Count-KraumBurger1 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is pretty awesome! makes me think of my latest work; count-kraumburger1.deviantart.…
BlackDiamond874 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
For some reason I see Loghain as a better Javik. (If you have played Dragon Age, you will know who that is.)
Enife Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013   Digital Artist
I know who he is, and you may have a point :)
hexdarkness4 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
jesus i feel like these are on spot!
darkstar730 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
couldn't ever see these guys in human form until now Awesome
demondreamerblood Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
What I love most about this humanization is how each character captures the personality of the original alien design. Extremely well done. 
Enife Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013   Digital Artist
Thank you! 
Zonbiku-in Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Student Photographer
<3 Thane~
Glide08 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Do humans as aliens.
TolkienKnight Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Garrus is sexy (as always) and Mordin is prefectly adorable! :D
Ihateprawns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is beautiful 
arhiDavid Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Humanized ponies I can comprehend, but this... You dear sir went too far :D
Happylarry Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Have you seen the picture of Tali without her mask in ME3? She almost looks human.
Radzha Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Tali... Wear your helmet.
DigitalUnicorn Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is perfect, and thane doesn't look like he regrets every decision of his life :D
Page-Mistress Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
...Nope, I still think Mordin is attractive. Even if your human version is older than I picture him.
Glide08 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What about termiantor legion?
MrGrounder Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
Wow, the shapes of their faces are all perfect. So are their postures. Fantastic work
Chocolate-Pyrus Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hmm... :drool: Can I have Thane?
Desona Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thane looks great! Wrex looks great! they all look great!! well done!
Mottmatt Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
Mordin luks like ze mad german scientist.
eggfiggy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Garrus, Javik, and Thane are so ............. so........... COMPLETLY AND UDDERLY HOT AS PEOPLE (and Javik as a alien.......and thane........ and Garrus too......) ............*flops on bed* oh Javik *cuddles pillow* if only I could romance you......
Lol, anyways SUPER job on this! I also really like Mordin's look to him.
MisstressOfChaos Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
xD Your comment just made my day x3 I to wanted to romance all three of them and hated that I could only pick one lol
eggfiggy Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Lol! I'm glad I made your day and I know right! Lol
MrsAssassinGirl Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
Mordin looks great. ^^
Journei Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Yep, Garrus's a keeper xD
TheHugeSwede Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
The first time I saw this my first thought was "Where's the rest of them?" And then I realized.

I just went full retard.

Love the pic though. :D
Time-Raining Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
Wow! Great job! :)
Perahn Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
Garrus is so hot... *fans self frantically*
Actually, so is Javik. May I steal them both?

Hormonal reactions aside, I like this a great deal. The translations are wonderful - I love Mordin, and I love how you got Grunt's posture perfect.
Pastellblau Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'm surprised at how well Liara and Mordin work.
This is truly amazing work.
Juul2010 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is cool as all hell! Well done! The facial expressions are perfect; that's what makes them most recognizable. :D
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