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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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B3Z4R1U5 Featured By Owner 7 hours ago
I loved it so much. I EVEN CRIEDDD D:
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marcobusoni Featured By Owner 13 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist
the story and the way it's displayed really touched me : )
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CoNiGra123 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Cry run 
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silvelily Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Beautiful
Thank you
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MustafaE3 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
My parents will never divorce, so I will never know the pain of a family tearing apart. But I do have my own gruesome set of problems, as does everyone. My story is sad, but not the saddest. My life is good, but not the best. Life is never perfect. This is an inspirational piece, to be gazed upon far and wide.
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RosesilkBeautiful Featured By Owner 2 days ago   General Artist
*crying so hard right now*
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AlexPotter77 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student
Its beatiful
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RokkiPoobieChan Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
This was beautiful..
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asiajb Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
I love this so much! ITS JUST SO BEAUTIFUL Pikachu Crying Plz 
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Wayfir Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
;-; THAT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL ASDFVGHJMNBFD I CANT :iconrazycryplz: I HAD TO HAVE CRIED ENOUGH TO FILL A TEN OUNCE CUP. ADIFAODSIFJ THANK YOU. IT MADE MY DAY. OR WEEK. OR YEAR DAMMIT. :iconcannotevenplz:
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disregard30 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
this is so beautiful, the drawing, the idea, the story it tells.. love it.
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monochromevoicestory Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Verry touching TTuTT

FEELS 
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Mrjam12 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Its amazing!! Very beautiful story! Go on with more!Clap 
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PianistArgenis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Professional General Artist
A half year ago my mom came to my room asking me to help her check my dad's phone... it never crossed my mind that since that moment my life would change so much. We discovered my dad's adultery with a girl even younger than me, and how he prefers to be with her because he blames mother over my brother being homosexual and me being chubby. After tears and a lot drama I remembered one piece of art that I saw in my younger days... Never in my life I though  I would understand it as much as I do now.

Thank you, really thank you... I can't explain it very well but your art helped me gain back a part of the peace I had lost.

Gracias.
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cribelia Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, beautiful!
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ihoK Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very touching, I really enjoyed how it was such a short story but filled with so much emotion.
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Yallinoee Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love the art and the story! this is beautiful in all kinds of ways. Keep it up! :D
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mochruu Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
Oh gosh.. this brought tears to my eyes
This truly touched me, it's really well done!
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lightup816 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This was one of the most touching comics that I've EVER read in MY LIFE
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Nerfedtroll Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Really Sad This is amazing...
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GoldenEchoes Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I almost cried. The skill and thought put into this one touched me. Thank you.
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Moonleaf1 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
;; Still can't...

HNMMMRNGGHHH
<3
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;'U

^The feels
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macroxed Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This reminds on me... a little, and it's really good. It touched my heart, well done :')
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AryaPanicArt Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this made me cry. art can be so powerful.
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trangtrang307 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  New member
this is so meaningful and emotional! you are so talented. i love your art!!
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Julzevias Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  New member Student General Artist
Even though I cannot connect to the scenerio, this short story brought tears to my eyes. The impact of your pictures and your words astound me every time. Thank you!
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Awesomely-Happy-Hero Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so, so sweet and meaningful. You should be very proud!
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QQI25 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
This is beautiful. 
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xra911 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.
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younger-it Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How could this not have been in my favorites? I remember a long time ago, when I first came across this, and it stuck with me. Truly beautiful.
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xenotalia4ever Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  New member Hobbyist Writer
I almost cried! :cries: It's so beautiful!
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Elmo505 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  New member
this sincerely touched me right into the heart :( :heart:
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Idrilee Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is no words to explain how amazing and awesome is it
It's just wonderful
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blackbloodnight Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
This truly touched me, as a young artist I love art, and writing.  My mother and real father never married, I lived with my mother,  She remarried when i was 3 i suppose, my step father, became mean and hateful, hitting me and pushing me around.  It soon came with that I lived with my grandmother, then Here I am now, reading this.  I thought of new beginning, there are no unhappy endings, Just the wake of a new challenge.  I accept my challenge but can you?  
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Panutha Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent,such a touching story
love this :D
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beytul Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014
You're really doing that. Your drawings mean 1000 words... Splendid work Love 
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DestinyTaken Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
is it wrong to ship them
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Jeeviaz Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist
I love your work too much *^*
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ratnendra Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
no words u r amazing 
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Jestereir Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Student Writer
This made me cry -- ;v;
Reminded me on how I tried to keep my family together, but eventually my parents divorced anyway 
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Justink516 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This was splendid.
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TheHMfreak Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist
How touching. :')
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RinneLin Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014
gorgeous!
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sigufaira Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*gasp*

good job (;v;)b
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mariaosen Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Noooo won't let me look at it
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SKAenjoyer Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This was really really good. REALLY REALLY REALLY!
Good.
:)
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aSheepyTrip Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen.
THIS. is art.
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somedudefromEARTH Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is absolutely beautiful and touching! Both visually and mentally! Wonderful job!
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Kitty-1234 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
>w<  .w.w.  awwwww.That was so beautiful Happy Tears .
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Brandoch-Daha Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, yeah, I had little teardrops forming in my eyes, too...
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