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Forever is over by DestinyBlue Forever is over by DestinyBlue
What do you do when the cracks come through? When what once was true is now just dust... When forever is over? 

Redecorate

Things we think will last forever fall apart. It's so hard, when foundations crumble, but you get to build anew from the ground up. You might not have noticed how ugly the wall really was till it's gone :)

Girl from: She's brOKen by DestinyBlue Really wanted to develop her story further, while keeping her with the 'words'. I like to think she enjoys reading. Her situation is more hopeful here, she is tackling the problem. Inspired by a real girl I saw (please read the description of 'brOKen') I send lots of love and thanks out to her. I know my 'brOKen' image has been shared a lot online and I can't help but wonder if she's seen it...

Mm, sorry it's kinda quick and not so colouful, I just liked the concept enough to finish and share :) It's a wallpaper... for reasons I'm sure you can imagine ;) heh


Sending out lots of best wishes for Christmas to all. Especially those for whom Christmas is not an easy day. Deep breath guys, just try and make the most of it :)


Imprint by DestinyBlueInspiration by DestinyBlueOrdinarily Extraordinary by DestinyBlueAbandoned by DestinyBlueGolden by DestinyBlue
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S-k-i-t-t-l-e-P-i-e Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Student General Artist
Beautiful...
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Cheshires-Palace Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Digital Artist
This piece hits hard for me in the sense of heartbreak...I recently got dumped by someone I loved so much...I thought we were going to last so long, and we didn't. I especially love this piece because to me I feel like although it may hurt, moving on and relieving yourself from the past, forgetting about forever and starting new, will eventually make you better in the end. It's better to open yourself up to the future no matter how scary than to hold onto pain. It's hard, and we all cry sometimes, but we're human, and I feel this piece, at least for me, shows that. I really love this. A lot. Amazing job. :heart:
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Titaniasworld Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015   Traditional Artist
The terrible moment of knowledge. When all the love inside us turns into pain.
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KenKimaru Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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idiotface Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
thats it. you win. game over is right
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JIGdaArtist6UN5 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
GREAT!
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SteGiArt Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
great concept, lineart and colours! love it
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melanthea Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
Brilliant! : )
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RufusMisser Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i found it cool that i found this on facebook multiple times!!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3
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eliyarainy Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
love ittt
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andyj76 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014
So Banksy has tweeted this (with the wrong title): twitter.com/thereaIbanksy/stat…
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QQI25 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love this so much. 
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kalista-jones Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Could I use this as my wallpaper?
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:iconbakasubaru:
bakasubaru Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
new wallpaper Racing Girl Emoji (Rolling) [V3] 
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honybunch107562 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
your artwork is simply amazing!
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soundbeats Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
WOW! Great idea :3
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dialex11 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This and "BR(OK)EN" are really clever ideas. Well done ;)
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AlliNix Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i really love words within words. "brOKen", "fOreVER", "beLIEve". it's really cool overlap in meanings that can run deep
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DestinyBlue Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional
Thanks, me too! I have an idea for the beLIEve, but no plans for get it finished yet XD
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AlliNix Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
oohhh, well i can't wait to see it whenever it wiggles its way into creation!
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mangasketchartist Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Student General Artist
looks good
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UrdnotWrex99 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is so awesome!!
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Whitenamed Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
It's sad, simply and amazing. Just amazing, it says what ppl feel sometimes. 
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Trinitystarlight Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
I love this. It's beautiful. 
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ArcoIris-Gato Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a tough reality to accept =/
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Elheym Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
It works with "Lover" too...
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tamagotchi127 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Student Artist
ANGER and DANGER... maybe you could do something with that.

I noticed it when I walked over a sewer that said danger but my foot covered the D and I read ANGER, which was ironic because I was walking about outside because I was fuming. XD
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BurningOrange Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014
I really love your work. The beautiful art and relatable messages that fit perfect together... Happy I found you on dev-art ! 
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DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this one. Here's an alternate story to it:

She was having a hard time getting over him, she was brOKen. She decided that their forever was over.
<3 it sucks I know.
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Wonderland-Rebel Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014   General Artist
This reminds me of the song Forever by Idina Menzel, it's on her album, I Stand. I highly  recommend her music as it inspires me so much. As for the art, well this kinda made me think that I'm not going to be like this forever and that thought has given me hope. Thank you.
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DustyWinds Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
Your works are so beautiful. This is thought-provoking, in the best kind of way. What DOES happen when forever ends?
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flora-deer Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
Wow, so meaningful ^^ You always seem to have a clever, interesting take on everything that makes people seem to think more deeply about things. I just scrolled through your gallery, and oh my, it's very inspiring.
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FictionalCreatures Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
i absolutely love this FREE flying hearts Icon i dont know why, its just so punny in a way i guess Fangirl Emote  but deep at the same time? :speechlesssearching:  i dont know where im going with this...
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Bamboo-CatPaw Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I WANT YOUR TALENT! :D
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JennySanchez2001 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful...just BeautifulLove 
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lilac-daisies Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student General Artist
That's amazing and so creative~! Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1]  I was wondering, would you consider people buying a wacom tablet if they were interested in doing digital art? or is there anything else they could use to do digital art?
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Mistikfantasy Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart:
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Tiancum Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, powerful word play. i love the way you did it. 
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a-seid-art Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
really awesome!!
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liselotteBerlin Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
forever cool
sehr schön
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fishieandco Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
Wow...
That speaks volumes.
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Biiiu Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
the hidden word
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DenisMassov Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
Oh cool!
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SkyaCaminhe Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
clever!
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Twilight16Master Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
you take the "Free" out of "Forever", and it's "ovr".
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Woodswallow Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, love it. So bittersweet but I like the "moving-on"atmosphere. I love your play with words!
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IndigoFaye Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey! I really love this piece and it even inspired me to write a poem for it!!
This poem is totally based on this art... I hope you like it:
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WhiteFireFlies Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
So true, people do seem to use the word forever a lot, some of them mean it (which even if they do most of the time they can't make it last) and others don't.
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akvallygirl Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Pleasing to the eyes and gives meaning to the heart. Bravo
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MarkSchwunk Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014
After brOKen this is my second lyric inspired by one of your pictures. I hope you like it and that it is ok, that I postet the picture together with the lyric on my homepage. I love your art.

fOreVER

Refrain
You said we are forever,
Now the walls are falling down,
I canīt believe itīs over,
Crashing to the ground.
Your love was not forever,
A lie behind your smile,
Pretending is now over,
I was happy for a while.

I donīt want to be, broken anymore,
Donīt want it to be, like it was before,
Want to paint my life, in all the colors again,
Maybe find new love, but I donīt care when,
Want to stand on my own feet, just for a while,
And want to find new reasons, for me to smile.

Refrain
My wallīs not black forever,
You could not hold me down,
The dark days they are over,
I build my life on brand new ground.
This fight will stay forever,
Have to live my whole life through,
The dark tunnel is not over,
But at the end there is light too.

I always thought, that I have to be strong,
But in the end, all my strength was far gone,
I felt weak and broken and was all alone,
Looking for my friends, but there were none,
Searching for my dreams, but they were gone too,
And only hope helped me, pushing through.

Refrain
My life is not forever,
But Iīm not dying anymore,
My fall is finally over,
I found a purpose to life for.
My life is not forever,
Iīm not broken anymore,
The dark days they are over,
Iīm a lion, hear me roar!
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