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Depression by JenniferHealy Depression by JenniferHealy
Part 1 in a series called My Empire.
Why am I making this series and sharing it with the world? Because there is something great in reaching out. Someone somewhere feels less alone when finding that they can relate to something. Mental illness can feel extremely isolating.


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:iconmotleydreams:
MotleyDreams Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
This is gorgeous. I mentioned it here: Mind Over Matter
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:iconembryoon:
Embryoon Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
love it
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:iconamzimme:
amzimme Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the symbolism here--it really does capture the feeling of depression. Falling to pieces, coming apart, isolated, losing your shape and scattering.... Clearly, you've felt it, and I appreciate you opening yourself up to vulnerability by depicting it and sharing it. You're right--it's healing to find something you can relate to, and know that someone else has felt the same. 
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:iconmadinina-ruff:
Madinina-ruff Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
Delicate and beautiful!
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:iconwadwood:
wadwood Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
awesome
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:iconwinry34:
winry34 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Student General Artist
it's beautiful!!! I think I've fainted. 
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:iconsylgrace:
Sylgrace Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love everything about this piece. The contrasts, the technique, the subject; it all makes for a stunning work! Thank you for sharing.
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:iconnpavusa:
NPavusa Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I hope some day I'll be able to draw at least with a small amount of skill you posses. Once again thanks for sharing your work with us.
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:iconamaranthineart:
AmaranthineArt Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful and it's great to see people being open about Mental illness, it all helps break the stigma and isolation. Great work!
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:iconchristiabuch:
Christiabuch Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
This say so mutch ! beauty , sadness, resolution,despair. this is fantastic work !
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:iconsaaally:
Saaally Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Amazing <3 this is a perfect representation of depression. 
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:iconjeremy-day:
Jeremy-Day Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Striking.
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SipaMongaweh Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
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ELECTRICSHEPHERD Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous.
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:iconbirmaluna:
BirmaLuna Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Very beautiful!
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:iconbluleone:
BluLeone Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Really awesome :O You are genius :)
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:iconushioo-chan:
Ushioo-chan Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student General Artist
this is amazing... Little Pixel Heart 
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:iconninja-girl999:
ninja-girl999 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this describes the feels during a depression so...originally...
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:iconesoterik-designs:
esoterik-designs Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014   General Artist
<3
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:iconcolin-bentham:
Colin-Bentham Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Professional General Artist
nice concept. like everything is falling away. :)
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:iconbrown-turtle:
Brown-Turtle Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful :heart:
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:iconelh000:
ELH000 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
beatiful artwork... it really hits the core
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:iconart-an:
Art-an Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
this is perfffffffffffeeeeeectttttttttttttt
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:icongreatdaneart:
GreatDaneArt Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Student General Artist
really awesome artwork, nice gallery ;)
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:iconjj-was-here:
JJ-Was-Here Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
Oh man I can relate to this. You are definitely not alone.
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:iconnaurahalwani:
NaurahAlwani Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Student General Artist
it's.. it's.. so beautiful.. I'm falling in love with this beautiful artwork!
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:iconuntuox:
untuox Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Absolutely beautiful concept
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:iconartimate:
artimate Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Just BEautiful!!
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:icontheheek:
theheek Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
yep exactly what it feels like thank u for making this
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:iconwchywomn:
wchywomn Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
I've felt that... But you made something beautiful out of something so debilitating.  Thank you for sharing.
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:iconsuperartcraft:
SuperArtCraft Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Can i draw this ? JenniferHealy 
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:iconstahppp:
stahppp Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
No... Lol.
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:iconcheechy:
cheechy Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is this regular A4 paper?
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:iconcheechy:
cheechy Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg amaaaazing
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:iconnomnom6398:
nomnom6398 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Gorgeous ♥♥♥
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:iconjedimasterelio:
jedimasterelio Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool!
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:iconbadandmadgirl:
BadAndMadGirl Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist
Amazing ! Clap 
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:iconblackartist2003:
Blackartist2003 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
Niccce
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:iconangluvdeath:
angluvdeath Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love this, the shattered pieces look so realistic, and the concept is awesome. great piece.
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:iconlordsia:
LordSia Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014
Gorgeous work, really captures the feeling. If you don't mind a suggestion, a follow up piece about others helping you put yourself together again?
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:iconluckynr1:
luckynr1 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Gorgeous work!
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:iconclefairykid:
ClefairyKid Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Beautiful, and meaningful c:
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:iconaashild06:
aashild06 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
incredible!
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:iconaerwenna:
Aerwenna Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Amazing! Clap 
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:iconderek-of-spades:
derek-of-spades Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can definitely relate.
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TheHiddenDandy Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
WoW! Amazing ! : )
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:icontheonlybriman47:
theonlybriman47 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is amazing
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:iconclouds-of-ecstacy:
Clouds-of-ecstacy Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Such emotion expressed through this!
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:iconpatrick0312:
patrick0312 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow.. It's so beautiful and emotional :) (Smile) 
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