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Never Seen Stars by DestinyBlue Never Seen Stars by DestinyBlue
The night is thick with light; like every night since she was born. A neon ooze contaminates the sky, and drowns the stars.
She could tell you every constellation, their ages, moons and stories: But she has never seen one star.
She's learned so much about them, and desire to see them burns inside her, like a million tiny suns.



This drawing is for the travelers, for those who want to see beyond their own four walls.
I know I try to travel as much as I can with my work, and chose conventions in places I would like to see. I thought I'd seen stars till I went out outback Australia, where the sky drips with them. While there I learned many people from Australia have never seen snow, which makes sense when you think about it :) (being English I've barley seen sun ;)) Mm, I know there's still so much more I want to see and experience. 

Where do you want to go, and what do you want to see? :heart:

I'm not content with a lot of elements in this, but sometimes you just have to let it go #thankselsa




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~Featured Artwork~
WARPAINT by DestinyBlueNot Alone by DestinyBlueInspiration by DestinyBlueImprint by DestinyBlueTOXIC by DestinyBlueYoung Universe by DestinyBlue There will be a followup image for this, so do watch me to be updated of it :heart: :icondestinyblue:
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mlolcherry Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much what medium do you use for your art ^-^
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Riahhhh Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Artist
I love the way you draw faces and the eyes especially 
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chloebani Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, the little stories behind these paintings make me want to write a little short story or something! I LOVE YOUR ART !!! La la la la :happybounce: 
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Kate246 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love your art! It's so unique, awesome, and colorful! ^.^
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cuymamarina Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member
Lovely Twilight (Squee) Plz 
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KawaiiNinjaRose22 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member
You have an amazing gift.
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Kayanya Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I want to go and see the northern lights in a clear sky! Occasionally some are said to appear even down here where I live, but we've got so much light pollution I can't even see the Milky Way on a clear day ... last time they said the northern lights would be visible I stayed up all night and nothing happened. So my dream is to go to Norway some day with my camera!
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Mousebird-Cassidy Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
This is my absolute favoriteHeart +fav :squee: Star!Star!Star! 
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4nittie Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
dear fellow nomad... Heart +fav 
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Mousebird-Cassidy Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
This is my favoriteHeart Heart Heart 
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Cr0wfl0wer Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
This looks like my cousin lol. :) Beautiful work!
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RakiParra Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I never comment, but I really love your work. Hope you don't mind I used this colours to practice on this:

Magic by RakiParra
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Kyebu Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
I love the colors, and I especially love how you managed to capture a sense of curiosity and wonder in her expression!
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KawaiigamiTreasures Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
very alluring piece
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WDIII Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome colors.
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WhiteFleur Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist
Your choice of colors and how you color makes this beautiful
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Yeslipoi Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
The colors make it so... magical. Amazing artwork. ; )
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fangirlX5 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
Luminous and inspiring !!!!!     I love deviantART! 
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KikiAbraxan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
cute! reminds me of Rapunzel in Tangled and her love of "stars" (aka floating lanterns) lol!
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imikaya Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She looks pretty innocent and lovely in a way.
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IWantToBeEmmaPeel Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
Hi, you probably don't remember me, but I certainly remember you. I met you at Glasgow MCM last year, and bought this print. I was the girl dressed as Black Widow who asked if the "Not Alone" print was about recovery.
i also chose this print because it reminded me of a book I had when I was very young called "Laura's Star". I've attached the Laura's Star Book Cover so you can see it. I remembered the art as being better than it was, but the sentiment is still there.
Anyway, I'm not really sure why I'm telling you this. I suppose I want to remind you that your art has a real impact on people, not just because of your technical talent, but because of the feeling that you put into every piece. And I want to thank you for reminding me at a low point in my life that sometimes, things don't have to be complicated. They can be as simple and innocent as a star.
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11ForcedSmile11 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I literally can never say anything bad about your art! It's always just so captivating and beautiful!
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Dark-Phoenix-452 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Such captivating colors :o I love it. Great Job!
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GoldenPichu Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohhh my god this is great!
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bubblybumblebee1 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Wow, I get so many feels from this.
The style reminds me of Coraline for some reason.
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Quimpoop Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
Pretty
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Roby2301 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Student General Artist
So beautiful!!
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PoshoRikoh Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  New member
Perfect.. :'D *claps*
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bendateddy Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
This artwork is by far my most favorite one I have ever seen! I LOVE all of your beautiful work, keep up the amazing art!!!Love HeartGIF Adventure Time - Dancing  :rainbowfrog: Toy Chica blushing Free Baymax Icon Purple Hearts - Free to use pixel Kimberly Sad Cutecookies Mascot Erizz winking Dolly Cheering Ana laughing Rosy cute stare Scarlet clapping Sparky headphones icon Think Pink .:Gift:. Oshawott Spazzflail Plz Pikachu And Gift Plz Kawailly liking the screen and Foxy The Pirate.  Raver Kitty Icon Wiggle - emote form Huff-Puff Piggy my brand new icon! :llama favourite: Five nigths at freddy's Bonny -Icon-emoticon Anna Icon - Free to use Five Nights at Freddy's 2 - Toy Freddy - Icon GIF Oshawott Faboo Wink Plz Bounce little Azi! Vane Icon 
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xVanessaRx Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014
gorgeous!Heart +fav 
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kitonifade22 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014
this is such a lovely imagery, i wish that she sees all the stars she wants one day
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SCvanAlphen Featured By Owner Edited Dec 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love this one so much! I printed it so It's hanging on my wall. LOVE IT! Thank you so much  Yuuki Smile Icon you make great things!
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December-Queen Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
Very pretty! :heart:
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Emsiepop Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is beautiful.Love 
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DrawnByDark Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Adorable. Love the expression on her face. It's heartwarming <3
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Axe-Canabrava Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*munches on them delicious colors*
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Willdabeast-0305 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your use of color and lighting is just amazing!

Also, I agree with your note in the description. I always love to see new places and cultures. In fact, my fiance is from Thailand, and has never seen snow before. But we're going on a trip this December, so she'll get to see snow for the first time in her life : )

(I think artists are rarely as satisfied with their own works as other people are)
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CaptainQuirk Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
I love love love the colours.  I had already faved this picture before I read that lovely story. :)  Now I want to see the stars in Australia too.  I live in a big city with a lot of light pollution, so I can only see a couple of constellations from home.  One time, I went camping and WOW!  The sky at night looked like black paper covered in glitter.
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Slahwrael Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your colors area amazing.  :)
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Annetjeehh Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist
And again you manage to draw the most perfect little face i've ever seen.:flirty::love:
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gillegun Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
One of the three artworks I bought on F.A.C.T.S ! 

amazing artwork!
amazing artist 
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MEW-tiful Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Professional General Artist
your colour pallettes are always perfect
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Sayina Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The idea and the coloring and just all of the drawing... it's and amazing work, good job! 
I really love it! *o*
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MikaylaDeVill Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
The city lights behind her are so well done. The concept of this is so lovely as well.Steven Universe Steven (Dancing)  
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TeriRose Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is my favourite one <3 :3 love it! 
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Ripplingwaves Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
I can renosate with this so much! LOVELOVELOVELOVE
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Angie-Laura Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Student General Artist
I love the way it ~~glows~~.
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Henna-Coco Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student General Artist
This is really pretty. :)
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Ammika-wind Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student General Artist
So pretty, love it <3
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pixarviolet Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love this
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