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Sew Closed my Soul by DestinyBlue Sew Closed my Soul by DestinyBlue

...So I can't be hurt again.


She gave her heart to someone and they gave it back to her. She's trying to repair the damage, and wants to hide her soul away so no one else will be able to hurt her again.

Second in the seires of drawing of Paige Open my Heart to You by DestinyBlue

While creating this, I was also musing on how it mirrored my artistic situation. I put my heart into my drawings and then offer them on the internet for all to scrutinise, it can be really daunting thing. A lot of the stuff I draw is personal and is never seen by anyone else, so I appreciate the overwhelming support I get when I share with you guys. Sometimes you just want to hide away. This piece isn't born of current guy troubles for me (I have a wonderfuly supportive partner) but from discussions with other people about shared experiences... and bleh, other stuff..

Been enjoying exploring this style more, I know it's another portrait, but I wanted to keep it intimate, like the viewer is close with her and feeling what shes feeling.

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:iconprincesswhisker:
PrincessWhisker Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
How do you even make art? Like, do you do it online? I'm sorry, just curious
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SamyGamer Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago  New member
Looks like Takanashi of the anime Black Rock Shooter Meow :3 because the Heart Cut Wink/Razz Oh, and great job! very beautiful *Free Icon/Emote* Totoro ( Heart) 
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Rosenaa Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member
Hello .. Super image, it's a picture you can buy a poster of sorrow ..? Regards Daniel from Denmark
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Bandit-The-Wolfess Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I really love it but something doesn't work for me... Sorry :(
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:iconm-a-d-i-s-o-n2003:
m-a-d-i-s-o-n2003 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
Your art is incredible!
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jjozsa Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's depressingly beautiful
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LilCrumb Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I must say: I'm amazed! The feelings and the shading of your artwork is incredible!!
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kippesaveryj Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Student Artist
awww now iam crying
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StyleatArtemis Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  New member
I love your work! kind of reminds me of rapunzel from tangled.  But totally different style. 
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GoVinnie Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015   Digital Artist
<3
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Mariart73 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  New member
Very beautiful.
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:iconlumlum122:
Lumlum122 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Reminded me instantly of the song "Begging For Thread."
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drwho4everandafter Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  New member
What do you color your pics with? They are so good!🎨
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KingdomAvatar333 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like the lighting in this. It's just . . . it makes her look softer somehow. It almost makes me miss the fact that she's sewing into her own chest.

Very cool and sad. Toy Chica blushing 
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Mreeoww Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love the stories behind your art <33
But your art is more awesome <33333
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:iconluca13:
luca13 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015
wow i love the lighting here
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:iconkarontrix:
Karontrix Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
Amazing work!!!!!
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:iconwrecklesskiss:
Wrecklesskiss Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
Wow I love your art it's amazing
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:icondavisjes:
DavisJes Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These are so amazing!
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naruto-uchiha1 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
amazing pic
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dreaming4abetterday Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
stunning and sad
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PeterNTange Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
The lighting and shading in all your works are so well done!! You work really well with luminance effects! 
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Glitterwater Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so strong!! Great work!!
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:icondisneynumber1fan:
disneynumber1fan Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
She really looks like Rapunzel...! This is amazing :love:
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psychobeauty4 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014   Artist
:O wow amazing
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:iconcaldorosa:
CaldoRosa Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Incredible
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:iconbatkrom:
Batkrom Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the first Draw of you! nice one!!
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:icondebsten:
debsten Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing!

lol, I can see the brazilian flag in her eyes... what's wrong with me 
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Crimson-Buterfly Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i love it 
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IWubChoco94 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's amazing.Anybody listening to mayday parade?Now this looks just like an image to illustrate their song "Save your heart".
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LotusThePirate Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautifully tender and sad x
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LadyMechanikx Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student General Artist
beautiful.
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brad0898 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
There is a beautiful tenderness to your work that makes me think of their story. X
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deathstarshotput Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
At first glance I thought, "Stitching my heart back together again."
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:iconlozgamer316:
LoZGamer316 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
😯 I just realized I have that same hairstyle as her
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TheNerveOfMe Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
This is so deep... Wow
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Cityneon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
perfect work !

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Tumblr blog

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OcarinaLink24 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You're art is so beautiful omg *o*
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haimokochan Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Student General Artist
I love the lighting and colors. They're so soft I could just pet them.
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is it okay if i use the base of your art in a book im going to make? i mean the messages in the art i was thinking with the what if tears left scars one.The girl has scars under her eyes and its a secret please respond i would love to do it
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PrettyGirlYaYa Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
this person used your work without permission taffy-bases.deviantart.com/art…
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jellyroll95 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Student General Artist
someone's trying to steal your art on Instagram, @disney.anime.art
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hippypagan Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your style. and the way you capture there pain is remarkable, you can feel for them. keep it up.
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gibird Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
i just did makeup like that :o
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shika1234 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
OMG SO BEATIFUL
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Hinaru1 Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
OMFG!! this is just perfect! I love your colouring!
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UmbreoNoctie Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Student General Artist
I just fall in love like I never be since years.
Why... Why I'm not the one for him.
I kiss him, he kissed me, but it wasn't enough. He falls in love with an other girl.

It hurts so much.
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Beltizar Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What's been broken, can be fixed. But it will never be the same...
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naseem-art12 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice concept!!!
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NaxishMunir Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
love it...
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