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If tears left scars... by DestinyBlue If tears left scars... by DestinyBlue

It would be hard to hide behind a smile...

Most of time time no one sees you cry, you can wipe the tears away and carry on like you're fine. Just wondered what it would be like if tears left physical scars on you. Awful I suppose, as then everyone would know... but perhaps then you might get the support you needed. What would you do if you saw this girl...?
I imagine sad tear scars would fade over time, and happy tears would restore the skin like new :)

Yep, another piece of mine about what we show and what we hide. Things are much better for me now thanks, although what I've gone through has given me new perspectives I'm keen to get out of me and into my art. Hope this one isn't to dark or sad a drawing, just a concept I wanted to express :) Explored a bit more shading with an anime style face, similar to my Last Piece by DestinyBlue piece; was very fun to colour, think I probably need to push shadows deeper and loosen up without being scruffy XD

Peace, love and inner strength,
~Blue x

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Pizzajunky33 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Wanna know what also gets you support? Telling parents who love and care about you. OH WAIT! Parents are evil.
killerghost561 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is beautiful and means so much to me. I have been following you (not stalking :)) you for a long time. The way your drawings speak to people and bring out their emotions is amazing. I hope that your art can be found by amaxing people who can help you spread the amazing tenderness to everyone!
vediis Featured By Owner Edited Nov 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
someone copied this concept and won a Scholastics Gold Key.…
Artist: Megan Meadows
Title: If Tears Left Scars
Grade: 8 School: Brier Terrace Middle School
demxn-cyborg Featured By Owner 3 hours ago  New Deviant
heyyy a concept does not necessarily belong to one and only one person
if we could sue for every stolen idea, then a lot of hollywood, shops, advertising agencies and even fellow artists will be doomed
i think megan did a p good job in her artwork actually! while concepts are same, she at least didnt steal the artwork completely )
Wolfrage76 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015
I try to help her ta de best of my abilities or try ta get ta find professional help in order ta assist her. But when I see dis picture, It makes ya feel de urge ta find the bastard(s) and grind 'em into lumps of broken bone and torn up flesh.
Pingurules Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2015
If tears left scars I would be dead at age 7.
If I survived, I would die age 10.
If I survived that I would die age 12.
And if the planets align and I actually manage to survive that I would die age 13.
My problems are a bit too concentrated, and I'm barely living on.
But there's more to life than what you think.
Generic advice is good advice: Think of something you like and do it. Do it until you calm down (unless it's physical harm) and then get rest. Then when it's a new day, attempt to deal with your problems.
I'm bad at words, so I'm really sorry to those who are offended with what I say.. I didn't mean it, I'm bad at words but would like to help. Thank you.
sarah718b Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015  Student General Artist
If this was true, my face would be so ruined, but at least then people would be able to see that something was wrong...
MoonSpiritTheWolf Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
If tears lefts scars, my face would be ruined, completely ruined...
sketchy-rainbow3 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
if tears left scars... i'll probably already be ded u ded by now
ApplinaCay Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  New Deviant Student
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning!
Once there was a little girl called Clarissa, she was ten-years-old and she lived in a mental hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died.
Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on a monday night at 12:00a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you and watching you bleed to death.
Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if u copy and paste this to ten comments in the next ten minutes u will have the best day of ur life tomorrow. u will either get kissed or asked out, if u break this chain u will see a little dead girl in your room tonight. in 53 mins someone will say i love you or im sorry
FlamingDildo Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll wait for Monday to smoke with her
smoke weed everyday (Snoop Dogg) 
ApplinaCay Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  New Deviant Student
Star-candy-catxx Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
. Not true.
ApplinaCay Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015  New Deviant Student
lol i know
Star-candy-catxx Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Then why'd you post your annoying little chain mail in here?
ApplinaCay Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015  New Deviant Student
Because I didn't know what else to draw, Gosh
Star-candy-catxx Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist

What are you, 11?
ApplinaCay Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  New Deviant Student
no I'm 13
Star-candy-catxx Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
If you're thirteen, why would you post that?
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Niaboctruk Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015
I've actually been a few of these girls. I first noticed your awesome talent when I seen: "Sew Closed My Soul". Then: "If Tears Left Scars". I've lived most of my life like her. So, I really identify with her, also. During a difficult time in my life, I was accused of being "toxic & negative"; like your TOXIC artwork (for no longer hiding things, and speaking out). Your artwork really touches my heart. Keep up the great work! You're touching peoples' lives more than you could ever know!!!
 P.S. Is it okay if I use a few of these pics on my twitter/facebook pages headers/profile pics? I promise to link them back to you!
DestinyBlue Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2015  Professional
Thanks so much for your encouraging comment, it's amazing to hear my artwork touches your heart :heart:
Please do feel free to post them on your social media with a link back to me :)
Niaboctruk Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015
You're very welcome, and thank you!!! :) :heart:
Gwynie101 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
id walk up to her and hug her. tell her to tell me whats wrong and that i understand her pain and i care. 
Katchat26 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think I have ever cried happy tears
Nasca99 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  New Deviant
It gives me beautiful..:'c
aiyanalewis Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
if tears left scars my face would be covered in scars
izupen10 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
ikr ;;
Navijunior Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015
This is truly a beautiful piece. Amazing job!
TwilightSolistce Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such a creative idea! 
lorefachin Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I loved ,beautiful work
ArcSpartan009 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
If tears left scars…. This piece is both beautiful and haunting. You know you've done a good job when the Paternal of the viewer are kick started into over drive. Well done.

Now who do I've to deck to stop all those tears from falling?
spicybrownz Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015
I come back to your gallery all the time! This is my favorite! I am not an artist but love art!! Is your art painting, drawing? Pardon my ignorance but how do create these? They are so beautiful and touching. Cynthia: )
natsdacat Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015
Shes so pretty! 
I love how you color eyes! 
KathrynTheHedghog Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
* Rainbowmote  OMG DIS IS SO GUUUUUUUDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD         Its like ice cream u always want more :O Kepp it up! :D ice cream icon (F2U) 
GlitchyPSIX Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bloody hell...
It's... Perfect.
spicybrownz Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015
This really moved me. You are truly talented. ...
Meadowlark555 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015
If tears really did leave scars, 


my face would be all….

really bloody
CosmotheSpaceNerd Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Artika666 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Student
love those eyes <3
Sandhiyudha Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Not only your drawings are pieces of art, also the text with it are wonderful.
Azorawing Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the first time I commented on any deviantart piece but I just had to say that I love this piece more then I can describe.... I'd be terrified if I woke up one day to find out that tears now leave scars. :)
BritneyOctave Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i never had happy tears D: just almost crying sadly until im happy and then it wells out while im laughing, does that count?
FUNartCREATIONS Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Same as pilotofmoya, your art is really good and I wish you luck through the dark times
pilotofmoya Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my entire face would be cracked.
passingships Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I understand the message behind this somehow. It's understandable to us all, I think.
Coco853 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
If tears left scars, my cuts would be deep.
If tears left scars, I wouldn't look human.
If tears left scars, my skin would be gone.
If tears left scars, I would be alone.
If tears left scars...
If tears left scars...
freddyXfoxyXbonnie Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
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