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Friends set you Free by DestinyBlue Friends set you Free by DestinyBlue
The cages we create can be unlocked, and the best people to do it are our friends. They can give us wings.

Sequel to: Trapped by School by DestinyBlue

This is dedicated to all my friends and supporters, you've helped me more than you'll ever know :hug: Thank you.

I enjoyed creating this, and especially like the fact that the cage she drew was rubbed out by her friend and has now become her glowing halo. Funny how things change :)

I had situations in my life where I had to paint my own wings, I drew about it in my piece: Paint your Wings by DestinyBlue but there are so many situations in life where we need to rely on others, teamwork is the backbone of society. Help you friends, they probably need you more than you realise.

Peace love and oldest friends,
~Blue x




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:iconmaxschnell1:
MaxSchnell1 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
I feel like this is my best friend and I. During Junior High, my best friend was NOT my best friend. She was teased and bullied, called a " Mexican, do you speak English?" I joined in, the attention was off me so why not? That summer she tried to commit suicide. That next school year during volleyball I got to know her more, and I reached out and pulled her out of the tar of depression. (Request for a piece like that? A hand stretching out to save you? Just ideas) before she moved a while ago, she left me a note in my locker. Telling me her story. Every time I read it I cry, thinking about how I saved her from killing herself.
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:iconartmyheart12:
artmyheart12 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
I wonder when/if someone will draw wings for me to fly away from my lonely cage
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:iconsomersummer:
somersummer Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ur awesome!!!!
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:iconyouarecool10:
YouAreCool10 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Student General Artist
This reminds me of Castiel for some reason!
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:icondoodle1976:
doodle1976 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016
<3 lovely idea
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:iconanna9191:
Anna9191 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
It's so imressive
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:iconbioteknos:
Bioteknos Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Professional General Artist
Wow!
To be honest, this work is gorgeous; i understand and identify your feelings and subtext but I've been under the same and the way you put all these tragic beauty is just wonderful (Believe me, there's tears in my eyes right now I'm also looking at the cage picture :heart: )

I must admit I've been a fanatic of your work sin a looong time! :love:  but  I didin't know all these works i love were from you :( but a friend told me about your gallery and is even better as I supposed :la:  is wonderful! :blackrose: :flirty: :heart:
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Alexingo Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2016  New Deviant Student General Artist
I love this so much!! Heart :happybounce: La la la la 
This amazing artwork and a great friend inspired me to write a poem called Friends set you Free. I hope you don't mind that it has the same title.
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C-Hillman Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice, love the hair.
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:iconrastarock8:
Rastarock8 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016
"friends are angels who put us back on our feet when our wings cannot fly"
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:iconfrozen-sol:
Frozen-Sol Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish I had friends like that...

Sorry for lamenting again :(  But this picture is nice :)  Wish someone could paint wings on me like that.
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:iconart3mis254:
art3mis254 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015
This is just so true! And amazing artwork as well...I truly wish I could draw like this.
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:iconpeilinsirpale:
Peilinsirpale Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015
Reminds me of when I was once crying after class and my friend was there though school was over and I could just hug her until my sorrow went over... I'm so thankful for her about that time :heart:
   Amazing art, Blue! 
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ilovenikkimaxwell Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Friends really DO set you free from immature, mean-stuff-gossiping kids!
(Dork Diaries!)
In real life, also!!
So I LOVE This!!
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:iconwagusad:
Wagusad Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i know it.
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:iconjulibugs:
julibugs Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know just how true this is. I really like this picture.
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:iconshadowbori:
ShadowBori Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015
Love itClap 
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:iconhuppyleon:
huppyleon Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
just only true friend
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:iconlen11999:
Len11999 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"friends" are jerks who criticize your every move and what your in to. 
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:icongarfieldcfcfc:
garfieldcfcfc Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
You need some new friends, if that's the case.
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:iconlen11999:
Len11999 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah but they'd either have to be older or younger than me. 
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:icongarfieldcfcfc:
garfieldcfcfc Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015
Then go out and find some new people to be around, sticking with people like that is really painful ;-;
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:icongamer156:
Gamer156 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Um maybe those are your friends? Theres many different types of Friends out there! 
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:iconkrabyplankton:
Krabyplankton Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015  Student Filmographer
this is cute 
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:iconmarshymalloowlolk:
marshymalloowlolk Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Student
Can you stop making such beautiful art

;o;
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:iconadmiral-m-10k:
Admiral-M-10K Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015
This is a beautiful sequel to the first. Love it!La la la la 
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:iconseptuminous:
Septuminous Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice ass!
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:iconpuppyinabox:
puppyinabox Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
yes.
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:iconmarydontcare:
Marydontcare Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never seen more amazing picture than that...
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:iconepi-catz:
Epi-Catz Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Wow.. this is inspiring. keep on making art and inspiration!
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:iconcutecat213:
CuteCat213 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
This reminded me of the song Paint You Wings and it's so beautiful.
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:iconlittlemonster789:
LittleMonster789 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful concept and gorgeous artwork. I absolutely love this.
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TurtleLove2 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This and the first one man... I saw them and they hit me so hard. I'm normally very shy and very very quiet. I'm the girl most people don't really talk to because no one ever really knows what to say.
When I'm with my friends though it's different. They always comment on how much energy I have and how they don't think anyone else can see that about me and I've said before "It's because they don't know me." People that know me, know I'm the exact opposite of what I seem. :D (Big Grin) 
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CallingOfTheWolf Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015
This is so significant for me...
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swedishnovels Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you. You are the person who've inspired me to be brave enough to start practicing my painting again. <3
Your artwork is amazing!
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HopefulAlyx Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
holy ....

I found this pic a long long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away) and was wondering: who the fu*** created this. And now, I've got the answer! You!

*-*
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DonnieAndMikey Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You are officially one of my favorite deviants on this website. You put so much emotion in your work and it really shows. Just gorgeous! 
You definitely know what art truly is.
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CatrinaColeman Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Your insight makes your work incredibly compelling, and gives each piece a sweet and innocent beauty. Thank you for being you, and for sharing who you are with the world. I adore your work, I literally just signed up here yesterday and you're the first artist I saw, I was an instant fan. Now it seems my profile has prompted me to add "favorites" and of course I had to stop here first. You are amazing, inspirational, and, whew. girl. you made me cry. I hope to grow and learn as much as you seem to have. <3
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LoverofGames64 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
God Bless You, Destiny.
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:iconypplejax:
YppleJax Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Cry (Happy) Silly Emoji 
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:iconcartoonicus:
Cartoonicus Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Professional Filmographer
The funny part is, with the first girl there, we don't realize that the other girl was just trying to draw a fuzzy mustache.
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:iconcrystalliana:
Crystalliana Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a lovely piece of artwork!
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Rin-Kitty-Kat Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I love this so much I spent five minutes just staring at it. Its just... I don't have words for it... It's amazing LOL. Friends do set you free. :)
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:iconwh5:
WH5 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015
Gostei é um trabalho simples e belo o tipo de arte que eu gosto de ver  Clap +fav La la la la
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:iconlylacrystal:
LylaCrystal Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
The best moments are when you have someone to give to wings to fly. This picture is amazing.
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:iconcolonel-knight-rider:
Your work is truly impactful.  It's all the friends I've made on DA, plus my good friend Thanous, who have set me free from the tethers of my cyber-past.

Upon thee shall I bestow a llama. :)
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Sevgiflower Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
such meaning (your amazing)
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:iconedwardv17:
Edwardv17 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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:iconkeik173:
Keik173 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
*The angel spreads its majestic wings to show that its existence is reality*
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:iconkawa11angel:
kawa11angel Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wow your art is beautiful! *o*
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