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8 Illustrations That Will Help You Understand the Fight Against Depression

November 29, 2017

Nicole López

Dawid Planeta is a Polish artist that explores your darkest fears.

Dawid Planeta is a Polish artist who fights against depression by painting dreamy images that show us the mysteriously beautiful world inside his mind. The main characters in his pictures are mostly oversized animals with shiny eyes and small human silhouettes. The characters, the many shades of gray and the smokey background create an equally dreamy, magical and creepy atmosphere. All of his pictures are accompanied by a famous quote that can also help you cope with depression or anxiety.


Check out some of the images among his work and explore the jungle of the mind.



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“If you’re reading this…

Congratulations, you’re alive.

If that’s not something to smile about,

then I don’t know what is”.

Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“Allow the power to flow through you. Don’t try to capture it. You wish only to borrow it”.

G.G. Collins



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“The deeper I go into myself the more I realize that I am my own enemy”.

Floriano Martins



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“Great leaders have three things; inner light, inner vision and inner strength".

Amit Ray



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“The most important thing is this: to sacrifice what you are now for what you can become tomorrow”.

Shannon L. Alder



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“One challenge at a time, I try to turn into the face of fear and tell it 'you are not my master, you are the product of my self and I am your master'. I look into the monster’s eyes until it disappears. Then I am free”.

Rohvannyn Shaw



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, both dark and bright, and they will ensnare your soul”.

Robert Beatty, Serafina and the Black Cloak



art by ©Dawid Planeta



“Fear is the ghost of ancient.

It consumes faithless human”.

Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut



Source: Dawid Planeta Tumblr


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TAGS: Psychology Depression illustrators
SOURCES: minipeople

Nicole López



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