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She's brOKen by DestinyBlue She's brOKen by DestinyBlue

OK? Broken? Both?

Are we strong putting on a brave face or weak covering our problems?...

I saw her on the London Underground, she was crying quietly into her hand. Her vest top it read "YOLO" the new phrase, 'You Only Live Once' apparently. I noticed the top before I saw her sad. It made me think of how many slogans and things we wear that are a front, what if our t-shirt said what we really felt...
She inspired this... I handed her a tissue as I got off next stop.

If this is you; Thank You.

Update: well that went viral XD heh, mostly without my watermark on though >.>
I love people sharing my art, but please do give credit and a link back if you do! If you see this posted without credit/watrmark you can be awesome and help by commenting on it pointing people in the right direction. Thanks! :heart: 

Peace, love and words within words,
~Blue x

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jsgknight Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2018
Thanks for the inspiration! Here is my take on your concept:
Broken by jsgknight  
guns-for-truce Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2018
Hey! Would you mind if I did a colour edit to this? I really love it and your art style is really amazing, keep it up!
Al-Capone86 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018  New Deviant
Well thought through and great talent.. keep up the good work!
Applewood1 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018
would it be O-K if I post this to a subreddit?
MagnifyingFrick Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
i drew something on paper based on this-- eep--

i can't really show anyone because i don't have a good camera so--

LilBawnBawn Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2017  Student Digital Artist
I'm already brOKen inside
Applewood1 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018
aren't we all?
RaiinbowCats1253 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2017  Student Digital Artist
still me
nightowlrising Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017
Your art work really speaks to me. I suffer from a disease called Lupus that is in my nervous system and has caused multiple issues and made me very sick. Because of it I've suffered from depression among other things. It's a type of illness that doesn't really show on the outside. Basically My body is revolting from the inside out. Your work is beautiful and it really illustrates internal struggles. Thank you for doing what you do 💜💜💜💜
Deivy31 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
well shes ok thats good
busygaljax Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2017
LaughingBudda Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Have so felt this way .....too many times
MeltingMelody Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2017  Student Digital Artist
This is so relatable oml ;w;
Lolgaleo Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2017
VanillaMilk-san Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017  Professional Artist
My girlfriend loves this photo!! I love it more than she does x3
flameslavier Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2017
You have created an amazing piece of art
tomolok110 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Know where your coming from! Great art work. If ever any way I could help out, feel free to holler back! :-) I'm not really a Prometheus Engineer, LOL... Wish I were though! ;-)
crazyman5291 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2017
what does it say on the wall?
ruby2sh0es Featured By Owner May 1, 2017
So weird this is yours and I just found your work on here and loved it because I'd googled something relating to saying I'm fine when I'm actually broken and I saw this and took a snapshot of it because I liked it so basically you're my new favorite
StarshineFlight-X2 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Poor girl
RealRogerYT Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She's ok with being broken
l-chara-7 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
This is a lot to relate to...
emperoric Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017
I relate to this alot
krlvorster Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2017
Love it
StarshineFlight-X2 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Student Digital Artist
I wonder if this girl has a name.
Loladescaer Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice ♥ 
rhunel Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2016   General Artist
Your incredible, touching art is featured here: She's brOKen by DestinyBlue  Have a truly blessed week, Blue!
Kid0fChrysalis Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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
kitty2katniss Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist
are you kidding me
JacoboBlandonPineda Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This chain is so fucking annoying. Just stop, you look like a fool.
MeggieTheWaffle Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This was extremely disrespectful. Why do people like you do this kind of thing?
LuminaCT Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2016  Student General Artist
Sorry, Bloody Mary will kill me already tonight.. :/
KionaAura Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
If you're going to do this, do it on my crappy art. Not on THIS. 
WaffleMaker9000 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2016  Professional General Artist
Nobody cares.
PassingPaints Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2016  Student Filmographer
This doesn't have anything to do with the picture..
bleedingrainbow15 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Love it💜
FvonJ Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Your pictures are really beautiful.  I showed this one and others to my girlfriend.  She loved them.  They inspired a picture idea which she asked me to draw for her.  It's called "Secret Identity".  We thank you for the inspiration.
Dominantweasle Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Broken? Did she lose her V card?
daddysgirl554 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Not cool.
asketchyfellow Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016
so she'd just be okay if she left the house
OmeModnar Featured By Owner May 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how deep and meaningful all of your art is! It's amazing!
JoshuaKrause Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
being tough.....must not shed tear.......
MidnightisLove Featured By Owner May 21, 2016  Student Artist
Waaaah! Sad Fluttershy MEMEME - Hana Reaching + Sad 2 MEMEME - Hana Reaching + Sad 2 MEMEME - Hana Reaching + Sad 2 Sad Rainbow sad 
Queenofdarkness10 Featured By Owner May 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it so true.
CaldoRosa Featured By Owner May 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
EdgeScar Featured By Owner May 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
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WaffleMaker9000 Featured By Owner May 12, 2016  Professional General Artist
I normally don't do this, so talking about this is kind of odd. I had a friend once and he and I were closer then family. Not boy friend girl friend. Just close.
Then one day he decided to lie about me to cover his own ass, I chewed him out for it, but then his mom got involved and he stood by while I was shouted at and belittled by his mother. Now before you go on and say I deserve it, just remember I was a minor then, and she was a forty six year old woman.
 My friend stood by and watched as this happen to me, not saying anything, not caring. I Went home shell shocked and I still have PTS from that. Mom found out soon after and called up my friends mom and things just descend into hell from there. My friend totally cut me off, and what worse is he started to make my other friends tell lies to me.
 I was always putting on a brave face through all of it, I wouldn't cry, I wouldn't talk about it. They were my feelings,  I had to deal with them on my own. but underneath that strong, "Nothing can touch me!" shell, I was broken. I was on a wild, never ending roller-coaster of emotions, me and my mother. I still haven't gotten closure for the whole thing, and my friend and I still aren't talking.
He's even here on DA and he won't contact me. I just need him to say goodbye, or even I hate you, and I never want to see you again. That would be better then nothing. I am happy to say I'm doing better, it doesn't bother me as much. However the pain is still there, and it comes with stupid things, like needing to tell him something, or being reminded of him by a movie, or TV show. It sucks, and this beautiful painting is exactly how I felt, and how feel at times now.

Thanks for listening, Waffle.
DemonFox889 Featured By Owner May 13, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm really sorry to see this.. seeing you type this must really show you are hurt and still. I've hadn't have this kind of situation but I have been in that bullied faze and I could never understand it. Over till now have I learned to let these things go and honestly it helps. You don't need a shell to hide but at least know when enough is enough. Being open isn't bad and this is actually what you typed here, you were open cuz you were hurt and feel like you need someone to talk to.

Waiting on his reply won't fix or solve anything. What was done was done. And your friends being turned on you. That's just messed beyond messed. I'm sorry for the trouble you and your mother had to go through and losing a friend that close can bring a series of depression (also would like to point out that his mother indeed had no right to talk down on you and only you)

Sorry if it seems rude of me typing a reply its just when I read these kinds of things, I feel I always have something to say and just can't type/say it out right.

Maybe what i'm trying to say is, the best way is to just let it go, move on, and don't let it faze you. It may hurt but if he doesn't want to be part of your life. Fine. That's his loss. And that goes for other enemies you meet. They won't be there in your future.

P.S. Assassins Creed is my favorite game <3 love the icon choice <3
WaffleMaker9000 Featured By Owner May 13, 2016  Professional General Artist
No, it's not rude at all, I really thank you for you kind words, and your absolutely right. I shouldn't wait on him, I just want closure I guess, it's hard to know someone for that long, then just have them up and leave. Even if he said he hated me, it would be better then silence. He's not the worst part though, it's his mother, she's been playing little passive aggressive games with my mom and her friends. So it's not just me who is being affected by this, and that just makes it worse.
Thanks again.

PS. YESH!!!! who's your favorite assassin?
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