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Self Destructive Relief

January 22, 2022
By Oliviabranch, Santa Ana, California
Oliviabranch, Santa Ana, California
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I used a fountain pen to illustrate this. I feel an intense amount of pain and e anxiety in my day to day life, but I use my art to find a way to let that out. This drawing is about art as coping.


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This art has 23 comments.


on Nov. 27 2023 at 12:19 pm
eternalcinnamonn, Wilmington, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
Fortnite

is this by chance related to fortnite

on Nov. 21 2023 at 3:48 pm
FadedMusic64 SILVER, Bowling Green, Virginia
9 articles 2 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everyone has a warrior inside of them. just because you gave up on him doesn't mean he gave up on you"

Honestly, I'd have to agree. I love how it came out. <3 Keep up the good work

on Oct. 26 2023 at 9:49 pm
MrAbyss PLATINUM, Cincinnati, Ohio
41 articles 15 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Normality is a paved road, but no flowers grow on it.” -Vincent Van Gogh

I’ve never drawn with fountain pen, that sounds like a nice medium to try out! Incredibly well done, it portrays a lot of emotion, and it’s good for people to know they’re not alone. Thank you for making this.

on May. 26 2023 at 2:56 pm
SadieIsNumber1 BRONZE, Weatherford, Texas
1 article 4 photos 12 comments
The drawing is beautiful and it just gives a feel that many people can relate to.

on May. 18 2023 at 3:00 pm
popCannibal BRONZE, Somerset, Kentucky
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i love these hands! i love that knife!! most people can only draw one kind of knife (cough cough undertale fanart cough cough) so the fact that you drew a different sort makes the fact that this is a knife instead of a knife in a drawing like 20x more prevelant (if that makes any sense lol) awawawawa ur art is so pretty

Sayori BRONZE said...
on May. 12 2023 at 9:46 am
Sayori BRONZE, Somerset, Kentucky
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
They say conversation, rule a nation, I can tell
But I could never right my wrongs
'Less I write it down for real, P.S

- Kendrick Lamar

This piece is beautiful, It really portrays what message you're trying to give to your viewers
(To everyone who reads this I'd like to send out this message to those who are struggling)..

Your skin isn't PAPER so don't CUT IT
Your face isn't a MASK so don't HIDE IT
Your size isn't a BOOK so don't JUDGE IT
Your life isn't a MOVIE so don't END IT

on May. 3 2023 at 1:41 pm
Thecrazycatbookwormlady BRONZE, Fredrick, Maryland
3 articles 1 photo 2 comments
Your hands are beautiful. I absolutely adore them. Just remember everyone, permanent solutions dont fix temporary problems:)

on Mar. 27 2023 at 2:06 pm
Kris-Is-Here BRONZE, Pottsboro, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you don't get it right the first time just try try try again

How can you draw hands???

on Mar. 16 2023 at 5:14 pm
All-lives-matter, Colorado Springs, Colorado
0 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be kind to everyone, no matter how bad they are to you, you can't fight fire with fire. I belive in you!"

I think you did amazing on this, and it is a great message that you're portraying. Thank you for bringing us all this amazing art!

K4D0W BRONZE said...
on Feb. 20 2023 at 1:51 pm
K4D0W BRONZE, Ontario, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”
-Mark Twain

"It hurts to think you can love someone so hard, so deeply, only to have them suddenly pulled from you. It makes me wonder if love, in the end, is even worth it at all."
-page 139, Gaslight by Rachael Rose

I feel this one🖤

on Feb. 1 2023 at 8:47 am
lottieis_dumb GOLD, Hereford, Other
10 articles 3 photos 176 comments
Love it!!

on Nov. 15 2022 at 11:09 am
TessaDreamAuthor_3000 PLATINUM, Tomball, Texas
37 articles 2 photos 147 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." - Dolly Parton
" Balance your life with spiritual experiences that remind and prepare you for continued, daily ministering to others." - M. Russell Ballard
"Love is expressed in a smile, a wave, a kind comment, a compliment." - Thomas S. Monson

love love love <3

on May. 23 2022 at 12:30 am
Snake_Skullz SILVER, Pella Ia, Iowa
5 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Not in doing what you like, but liking what you do is the secret of happiness" - J.M Barrie

I love this! You're an amazing artist!

on May. 9 2022 at 8:39 pm
TheTaleOfGust BRONZE, St.paul, Minnesota
2 articles 1 photo 2 comments
tH15 15 MY T7P3 0F aRT1!1!!11

megan_y GOLD said...
on May. 8 2022 at 11:36 pm
megan_y GOLD, Cupertino, California
13 articles 9 photos 6 comments
It's very well-drawn, and the message is portrayed beautifully.

on May. 3 2022 at 6:02 pm
Galaxy-Cat08 SILVER, Mobile, Alabama
9 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"With great power... comes the great need to take a nap. Wake me up later" - Nico di Angelo
“It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Howard Ruff
"I am the one thing in life I can control! I am inimitable, I am an original." - Aaron Burr (Leslie Odom Jr.)

it's good that you're letting out your negative emotions in a safe and positive way. *clap clap clap*

on Apr. 27 2022 at 7:49 am
TrialKasai GOLD, Partlow, Virginia
15 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm not special, I'm just limited edition.

It's a beautiful drawing, and relatable as well. It hurt a bit, but made me happy. I love it.

on Apr. 18 2022 at 10:51 pm
living-dead-girl-666 PLATINUM, Coffeyville, Kansas
27 articles 1 photo 72 comments

Favorite Quote:
The roses are wilted
The violets are dead
The demons run circles
Round and round inside my head

Powerful meaning nd such a beautiful art piece to portray that, I love it

VieveeG1011 said...
on Mar. 10 2022 at 5:56 pm
VieveeG1011, New York, New York
0 articles 11 photos 3 comments
Amazing drawing! I love the shading and the hands are beautiful. So much meaning behind it.

VieveeG1011 said...
on Mar. 10 2022 at 5:55 pm
VieveeG1011, New York, New York
0 articles 11 photos 3 comments
Amazing drawing! I love the shading and the hands are beautiful. So much meaning behind it.