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Dark Passengers by DestinyBlue Dark Passengers by DestinyBlue
We carry them with us, wherever we go, invisible to others, ever present to ourselves. They are our Dark Passengers. Our troubles, our fears, our anxietys. You don't know who travels with them unless they wish to tell you.

They manifest when we go though tough times and weigh heavy on our shoulders. But it's not hopeless; we can harness them.
As we get through the hard times and come out the other side, our dark passengers turn to light. Our light passengers stay with us to give us hope that there is sun after rain, they give us knowledge that things will get better and appreciation of what we have.
This image represents the transformation of the girls dark passengers, while they're not completely light yet, there is a strange beauty about there transformation. She is getting better and holding onto hope.

I explored a similar concept in my piece. You become stronger rather than weaker by getting through tough things.
I am pleased to have many light passengers now, but this is only because I have had the dark. Drawing helps me transform mine, and all the support I get when I post art here is wonderfully uplifting. I always enjoy realising concept like this :D

I haven't seen Dexter, but he calls his inner darkness and urge to kill as his 'dark passenger' as well :)

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Lil-Miss-Scribble Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the way you draw light and how they glow.. you are truely amazing <3
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angelsanddemons34 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG I WAS BORN IN AUGUST AND SOO TRUE! :iconpervysoulplz:
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angelsanddemons34 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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angelsanddemons34 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this 'm soo getting this for my pic :iconbaniiwantitplz:
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poppey40 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014
oh my god, I'm watching Dexter and I just clicked this.  Dark passenger...
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Charmed-Ravenclaw Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Intriguing. You are a fantastic concept artist!
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catucker001 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
They're the manifestations of the darkest parts of us.... yet somehow...they're kinda cute. O: xD
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MsCookieBot Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
Is 'The Dark Passenger' a reference to Dexter? :3
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RowmonNya Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
I saw you on FACTS, great work. Love the light you put in your paintings 
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DaBlOcKs Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
they look like the monsters from the new game beyond2souls
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