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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 12 comments.


on Nov. 15 at 11:09 am
TessaDreamAuthor_3000 PLATINUM, Tomball, Texas
35 articles 2 photos 141 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 at 12:30 am
Snake_Skullz BRONZE, Pella Ia, Iowa
1 article 0 photos 5 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 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 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 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 at 7:49 am
TrialKasai GOLD, Partlow, Virginia
16 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 at 10:51 pm
living-dead-girl-666 PLATINUM, Coffeyville, Kansas
25 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

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on Mar. 10 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 at 5:55 pm
VieveeG1011, New York, New York
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Amazing drawing! I love the shading and the hands are beautiful. So much meaning behind it.

on Mar. 8 at 2:42 pm
valentinealeigh GOLD, Royal Oak, Michigan
14 articles 0 photos 1 comment
love love love

on Jan. 27 at 2:50 pm
emdotdot04 GOLD, Brooks, Kentucky
19 articles 2 photos 8 comments
sooooo dope omg

on Jan. 25 at 12:46 pm
ThespianChild, Carrollton, Georgia
0 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
You all have a gift, so use it. No one said it was going to be easy. - Tessa Reese :)

This is portrayed well. Great job! This is such a realistic, symbolic, and true drawing! =D