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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 semi-realism in the 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

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DaughterOfAeris Featured By Owner 5 days ago   Traditional Artist
someone is trying to put this as a adopt here:…
PurrPurrThunder Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
But what about onion tears?
Scared2dream Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
Beautiful, just beautiful...
psychobeauty4 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014   Artist should do more line arts of your awesome pics though i dont think anyone could compare to your work
RoseRedInk Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
The meanings behind you art makes them all the more wonderful.
Steinfliege Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
amazing and so sad...
luxpuella Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love your artworks :'D they're just amazing--
Cbshippochan Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Student General Artist
Your art is amazing :) if tears left scars just from yesterday, my whole face, neck and chest would be scar tissue.
Miss-Astronaut Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Student General Artist
If tears ever left scars... My face and neck would be like I have been through many battles and most of the weapons were aimed at my face. 

Still, very beautiful and inspirational art. :)
kissma2 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 22, 2014
Wow, this is amazing. And I don't just mean beautiful artwork, but it has a meaningful message, because if tears left scars then imagine how many people would have scars on their face from bullying, abuse, assault, and other, closer matters, like your parents getting a divorce, friends hurting you, and feeling like you've disappointed your family.
Doctor-61 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
i would embrace her and tell her to let it all out. my shoulder would be scared but i would help heal hers.
Mistwolf4 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Student Artist
If tears left scars most of my face would be scar tissue :(
Girl-0f-the-Night093 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
your pictures are beautiful and anyone can relate to them
MissTicci Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If they did I wouldn't have a face including the people I'm surrounded by.
AskSabertooth Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
xXArianaGrandeFanXx Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
iFanFics Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014

If tears left scars my face would be covered in them

IWubChoco94 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If they did,I wouldn't have a face.
I don't know if I already commented,though I think I did...Shrug 
Superinsanewolf Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Then I would know a lot of people with scarred faces. Including myself.
ImAwakeAndAlive Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love that your art a strong message.
LittlePrincess28 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I know this feeling
Demon57 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Truth can hurt :heart: heartfelt scene
LadyMechanikx Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student General Artist
i cant stop fave'ing all your work. its all so amazing, i love it <3
deathstarshotput Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
The title has as much emotional depth as the picture.
xXDarkNessXx209 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
im going to be making a slideshow of my favorite art and i wanted to use this is it ok? ill add a link to the vid once its complete but atm it is not also ill add credit to you aswell
LoZGamer316 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If I saw this girl, I'd give her a hug
caitlinc247 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this idea i could never make this on a computer or ipad i love the eyes to
OdracirO Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Tell me , whats the brush trick ? that's really good
PukingrainbowsArts Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Magnificent, absolutely beautiful concept!!
KairaNakune Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My face would be ruined....
bylinuu Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
Mine too
Gxxy Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
This is amazing! I love your drawing style. I hope one day I can be a better artist and draw even close to your beautiful artwork! Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (My kawaii plushie) [V6] 
AbiThePerson Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If tears left scars, my face would have lines and streaks all over it
crystal-anderson Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i love your drawings so much... so much feelings and emotion... im thinking of getting a tattoo like this... 
Geth270 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 8, 2014
Yep, and then tears of happiness would make you sad.

should probably read description before posting a comment, oh well...
DestinyofInfinity Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If I saw this girl, I would be terrified and run.
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In a way I agree because people are scared of scars and stuff, although in a way I would comfort her instead of run because we all cry and whatever it is she cries about left scars. I would run if I didn't know what it's like to be depressed; but since I know, I would risk everything to make her feel better. Agree?
DestinyofInfinity Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The way you phrase stuff makes you sound like a high-class person, but I get what you're saying.
I do agree that I would try to comfort her.
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha thank you, I want to be an author so I try to use extreme detail. xD
DestinyofInfinity Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see.
Well good luck!
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you
DestinyofInfinity Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*watch* Maybe you'll watch back and read my story "For The Sake of a Pretty Smile"
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DeviantArtist14 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Student General Artist
you know i'm just scrolling around the page looking for the DD award, but i dont see it >.>
micanikko Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
IssunKatanara Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful. If tears left scars, I'd have to wear a mask.
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd wear a bag on my head until I cried tears of joy! xD
stephiej789 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is such a beautiful piece, as are all of your pieces, however I think the scars are the most beautiful part, as I believe crying does leave scars, just scars that only the person who cried them can see. I find it hard to cry, to release my emotions. I will often get choked up at a sad movie, but never cry. And when I am brought to tears I often only let one or two out, which means my scars are limited however deep and I see them every time I look in the mirror. As always if someone had eyes as beautiful as the eyes you draw I'd find it hard not to be completely and utterly enamored.
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes. Although I am opposite to you; I cry if someone looses their hat and starts crying. I cry when I am sick. Basically I am a cry baby, but even if I cry a lot the mirror shows a ton of scars because of all I went through. I wish I was like you, where I never show my emotions; it would be easier to seem strong.
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