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Mother's Day 2008 by Isaia Mother's Day 2008 by Isaia
Again this may be late but:

I remember when I was small, I would come to you when I was sad, and you would make me feel safe and warm.

I'm glad I can still come to you even if I'm no longer a little girl.
Even if some of my problems may be deeper and more painful.

I love you mommy.
I'm glad we planted those night flowers together.

Thank you.
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:iconilotusofdeath:
ILotusOfDeath Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011
This is so lovely. It really touches me. Especially because I was having a rough week of classes and stressing and my mom just sent me a surprise box of earrings with a note "just because I love you" on it. I feel a million times better. It is the luckiest thing in the world to have a place of peace in the storm. Thank you for illustrating that so well.
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harichi-chan17 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This one really gets to me...
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looking-glass-pear Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2010
awwww, my eyes are all watery. A mothers love is so heartbreaking! *sob*
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TheFlufflyGreenKitty Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
aww
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agulhinha Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute!
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:icontanya56:
Tanya56 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2009   Artist
It reminds me of my mommy. :) (And we both enjoy gardening together too.)
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:iconaleaishikawa:
AleaIshikawa Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009
Your mom had to have had a very warm heart after this... :)
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GLfan Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2008
brilliant. so simplistic yet so poweful. a sketch in that coal style is the basic natural form of art. the relation ship between mother and daughter is the same. yet they are both very powerful and you captured that. bravo.
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ChibiHaruChans Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
This is really beautiful.
Made me a little teary actually XD
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UsagiLadyOfMoon Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
I love this comic, It reminds me of my mom. Me and her may argue but it shows blood is thicker than water....

It made me cry because now I realize I could lose my mom any day to her pulmonary hypertension.... But this comic shows me that I need to love her for the rest of the time she is here and cater to her needs....


I love this comic! INSTA FAVE!
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Isaia Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Student General Artist
Thank you very much.

We have to cherish our mommies.
I know because my mom also has high-blood pressure, and sometimes I worry about her, and what may happen if something occurs. :(
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UsagiLadyOfMoon Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
I agree... I hardly can sleep at night because I keep getting night terrors and they make me think that my mom has passed on and I go out there and I hear her voice and It takes EVERY thing in me not to break down and CRY

:hug:
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CaptainRabbitEars Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
This makes me think of my own mom so much. Even if I don't get to see her every day, I just think of her hugs.
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alaisiaga Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008
this was touching.. it made me cry (but in a good way).

you have a way with tugging at my heartstrings. simply beautiful.

:+favlove:
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Hate-Lynn Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008  Student General Artist
Beautiful.
the love of a mother is priceless.
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irethkalt Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Even though I've never met you, and probably never will, I don't think I'm alone in saying that through your art I feel like I do know you. You are so eloquent and confident in what you express, you say everything that I would want to say but am too shy or embarassed to. I've looked at your art a long time, and I just want to say thank you, and I hope that you are well.
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SylverEyes Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
This is why everyone loves you. You can evoke such strong feelings with your art, because you actually feel those emotions while your drawing it. And it shows. So sweet and touching. :)
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Devnt-child Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2008
:cry: AWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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lobstermagnetcty Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2008
Oh wow. I am crying so much. I miss my mommy.

This is beautiful. It evokes such strong emotions. Powerful. Thank you for sharing.
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marina-turner Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008
aw
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thanxturkey Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2008
Touching (:
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daisukeANIME Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008   Traditional Artist
oh wow. this is so deep. i love it. and i bet your mom did too :)
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Eternity-Peregrine Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008
This is truly a beautiful peice; the emotion you felt while creating it is very obvious and that is what makes it so special.

Whatever you've been through, I hope that you'll be alright. And though I'm not a close friend, I'm so glad that you had your loving, caring mother there to help you through it.
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tylee-fan Featured By Owner May 25, 2008  Student Digital Artist
awww to cute!!!
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BellsofShari Featured By Owner May 20, 2008
Wow this has so much heart in it it makes me cry. I remember seeing this days ago and I kept thinking about how sad it was.
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Tokogawa Featured By Owner May 19, 2008
Your mother must be such a kind and caring woman. This is a beautiful work and I can see how you were ableto come to her throughout your life and still find comfort. The night flowers are amazing, the only color on black and white.
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Kaede-chama Featured By Owner May 19, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
ohhh, so very sweet! a fitting tribute, I love the sketchy style :)
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:iconyael31:
yael31 Featured By Owner May 16, 2008
amazing! omg i ♥ it! :D
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:iconxcgirl08:
xcgirl08 Featured By Owner May 16, 2008
This made me cry.

The amount of emotion you can put into your works is nothing short of amazing. Seriously.
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:icongudruna:
gudruna Featured By Owner May 16, 2008
wow, it's beautiful both the text and picture
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:icondianalw:
DianaLW Featured By Owner May 16, 2008
You're making me tearbend. :heart:
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:iconreggietuesday:
ReggieTuesday Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
godAizendammit Isaia, why do you pwn so much?

♥. a thousand times ♥.
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Joeseph-Warlock Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Isaia, wonderful goddess of art that you are, this is very beautiful, and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside, just like the dedication to Iroh's actor, and the Disney artist. Your art always either makes me laugh or makes me divinely happy or makes me teary-eyed.
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explosive-toaster Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Student
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This is absolutely adorable and beautiful.
I love my mom too. :heart:
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CDS-03 Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Oh, that's so beautiful! Glad to see you're still drawing!
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Mutenroushi Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
so beautiful and full of emotion! <3 Great work!
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whitedloud Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
I think your drawings convey feelings really well. I almost cried after looking at the light grey section. When the girl was holding her head in her palms and looked like she had absolutely no idea what to do ... I felt as though her feeling of helplessness/despair just transfered over to me through the images. It's great. I also think you portrayed the mother's pain too. When their children feel pain, mother feel pain and do everything they can to ease it.
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eternalpuppy Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
Awh... :heart: Sweet! That's what I love about your work. Such heart. :hug:
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:iconoshibana:
oshibana Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
This is so sweet...:cling:
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Kopanitsak Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Student Filmographer
:happycry:
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:iconangelaart:
angelaART Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
This is gorgeous... :rose:
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:iconryanxcole:
RyanXCole Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
That's so sweet. It made me cry.
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ShuiYue Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Student Filmographer
Its beautiful, It really is. I am glad that you have your mom with you.
I'm sorry that life is hard now for you... All I can offer you is a :hug: and I hope things get better soon for you, I really do.
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Eladriewen Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow....this made me cry, and I don't know why...
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AngeJedudsor Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
owwnnn you make me cry :(
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:iconsky665:
sky665 Featured By Owner May 13, 2008  Hobbyist Filmographer
Wow! Thats really strong~ <3 Lovely
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Tempest-Lavalle Featured By Owner May 13, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I am always amazed at the depth of emotion you can put into your work. This piece is so beautiful and heartwrenching.
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roripapu Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
This is beautiful. :rose:
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AKuwaNeKo Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
That look, the one in the sixth panel, feels to me like every time I've had to face something painful since I became an adult. It seems like life is all about suppressing those powerful emotions from here on out, and I hate it. Just looking at this, even though I don't know what it's about and couldn't guess, makes me think about all the bad things that have happened since I became an adult; all the times I just wanted to be a child again. And through all of that my mother was there for me too, and I know that she'll never expect me to hide those true feelings. I can always cry on my mother's shoulder. I think everyone should be able to. And yes, I am crying now too.
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yuyufan13 Featured By Owner May 13, 2008
awww this makes me miss my mommy! <3
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