An Artist Shows What True Love Is Really About (17 Pics)

Love consists of many little things, and not all of them are always bright and shiny. Amanda Oleander, an artist from Los Angeles, knows a lot about these things, but she’s not afraid to show them to you. In her work, she illustrates all those little details like eating out or brushing your teeth that make up the everyday life of most couples. That is why her illustrations are so relatable for each of us.

The Elite Indian put together 17 drawings made by Amanda that show what love looks like behind closed doors.

17. If you love someone, you love every part of them, even the hairy ones.

16. Random sniffs are the best.

15. You’re ready to do anything just to make your loved one smile.

14. Near your soulmate, you don’t have to hide your real emotions.

13. When you 2 are together, the magic appears.

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Drawing 20/100 of the drawing a day for 100 days challenge. People would say “wait until the honeymoon phase is over”… then they said, wait until you move in together, it gets rough. Then they said wait until you are married. We are going into our 5th year and I am deeper in love with everything you are. You make everyday so fun, you are a light to every room you walk into. I’m so thankful I have the privilege to be in most of those rooms. I look forward to the magic you bring to every day, I love you. I will continue to tell you every day in words, made up songs, sleepily in the middle of the night when you leave just to pee and through my art. Thank you for existing @joeyrudman. —————————————— Title: Piggy Back Rides

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12. Even a cold and stuffy nose can’t separate you from each other.

11. Sharing stories about your scars can be a deeply bonding experience.

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Drawing 63/100 of the drawing a day for 100 days challenge. Scars are like secret road maps to someone’s history, those include the ones you cannot see. I feel that sharing scar stories is a bonding experience. Feel free to share below if you’d like. 💓 Happy Sunday! . . . Title: Show me your scars ——————————————————— Título: Muéstrame tus cicatrices ——————————————————— Título: Mostre-me suas cicatrizes ——————————————————— Titolo: Fammi vedere le tue cicatrici ——————————————————— Titre: Montre-moi tes cicatrices ——————————————————— Название: Покажите мне ваши шрамы ——————————————————— زخم هایت را به من نشان بده ——————————————————— العنوان: اعرض لي ندوبك ——————————————————— Just posted the Time-Lapse of this drawing on my Instagram story 🎨✨

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10. When you can’t decide what you want to eat for dinner:

9. Your house is full of hair, but you don’t even have a cat.

8. Just eating together at home can turn into a date night.

7. Love makes you feel comfortable everywhere.

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Drawing 79/100 of the drawing a day for 100 days challenge. We are back from Bora Bora! Whattt a trip!!! A lot of laughs, dreamlike filled days, beautiful sunsets, crazy fun adventures like swimming with wild sharks and stingrays, a plethora of vitamin D, a scary moment, a bee sting and lotsssss of croissants. After a boat ride and two plane rides we came straight home, took a really long nap and recorded our honeymoon podcast episode half asleep and loopy but it was really fun to document it while it was still fresh. Podcast episode is up! We answered all of your questions including the most popular question : price breakdowns. I came back so motivated and excited to work on the new drawings swirling around in my mind and fun projects I’m working on in the next couple months. I hope everyone is having an awesome weekend! Live streaming tonight for those that would like to hangout with us virtually. P.S thanks @joeyrudman for always letting me drool on you. 😊💧 ——————————————— Title: Flights With You

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6. That time when you find a goodie and just can’t resist:

5. Her hair vs His hair, in the morning

4. With your favorite person, you can let your inner child come out.

3. Even the smallest things can make you explode with love.

2. No matter how different you are, you can still make a great match.

1. You know that your body is not perfect, but you’re not afraid to show it anyway.

What is true love, in your opinion? Let’s discuss it in the comments!

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