Many artists deal with depression in different ways. For artist Dawid Planeta, that fight came in the form of monochromatic paintings that serve as a form of therapy. The running theme of Dawid’s art is that of a small man dealing with this fears represented in the form of giant, seemingly possessed, animals.
Dark Paintings For Battle Depression
Here are some of the renowned dark paintings that dark battle depression.
The feeling of depression sets in as a giant rhino stalks his prey.
Giant fish swimming through the woods
David makes friends in the strangest places.
19 Dark Paintings That Battle Depression. Source: David Planeta
Facing one’s demons. This piece stirs imagery of King Kong.
Depression can be a whale of a problem.
Depression can sometimes go unnoticed. Sometimes it takes eagle-eyed viewers to notice.
When suffering depression, sometimes it’s hard to know WHO to turn to.
Sometimes the worst part about depression is not knowing how to handle it and the only thing one knows how to do is separate themselves from everything.
During depression, even symbols of peace can inspire terror.
Sometimes in depression, one loses the ability to see colors.
Even things one holds sacred can seem big and scary while in depression.
Even when one looks for a leader, they may find that they are long gone.
It’s hard to stay warm without getting burned.
When dealing with depression, someone is always dealing with a sleeping dragon.
Depression can blur the lines of the future.
One can feel minuscule no matter the circumstances.
Or it can give you so many options that the fear of choosing one overwhelms you.
Depression can deep a person on edge indefinitely.
Giant Ledge II
Depression can keep give you nothing to look forward to and only focus on what’s behind you.
19 Dark Paintings That Battle Depression. Source: David Planeta19 Dark Paintings That Battle Depression. Source: David Planeta
Depression is a hard thing to deal with. Some find comfort in a hobby. Some find it in their work. For Dawid Planeta, He found it through his art, and we are all the better for it.