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1000 Words book is ready for order here at HERE at 4DE.com :D



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"1000 Words" was inspired by a comment on one of my other work "Tape it Back Together" . In the comment, this person told me when she first saw the drawing, she thought it was sad but couldn't connect with the situation. Three months later, her parents divorced and when she saw the drawing again, she began to sob. It made me wonder, had she shown something like the torn up picture to her parents, would it have made a difference?

This story also explores the purpose of art, what can be art, and what art means to me personally.

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:iconfanartist: made this beautiful tune for my story :D [link] :heart:

Woot! I finished my first ever one shot comic! :D It's 56 pages excluding the copyright page. I don't know how long it took me but it was a lot of work.

For all those who are curious, the little girl's name is Fantine, and the guy's name is Linus. I MIGHT continue 1000 W0RDS after I finish my other projects years from now :D

Drawn in Paint tool SAI, texture and editing done in Photoshop, web comic programming done in Macromedia Flash.

Please check out my other flash comic, Knite and interactive narrative, Rumination .
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Given 2009-06-24
1000 W0RDS by *yuumei - It's rarely you ever see an entire community support a single artist like this, and when that happens it should be a memory well kept. This art is worth it, its impact is incredible. It's my honour and joy to feature this piece of true art. Thank you community for your MASS number of suggestions, we hear you. :) Well deserved *yuumei. ( Featured by OneFreeInternet )
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SKIGZdoesART Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful~ Good job :')
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Day-dre-mer Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
that was sweet
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Thatpeachycat Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Truely beautiful.. 
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MoCHAai Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
This is truly amazing! ;u;
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Midnight-BitterSweet Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I just... the tears i.... !!!! ;_;
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Thildrin Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
Fortunately, I've got two parents that never divorced. But even so, I nearly cried seeing this. 
This Linus guy has really made a difference for this girl...Hug 
Thank you and well done for touching people like this, you artist.Clap 
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FireFriesian Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist Writer
This is so sad... And so touching...
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mayu17 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
This lets me cry omg...
Thank you so much for this story!!!
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sky99491 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
phenomenal!
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heartstar8 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
WOW this is truly wonderful!! :)
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