Teen's Art Dream Shattered: Who's to Blame? 😢🎨

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A 17-year-old girl's excitement for art college takes a devastating turn when her younger sister ruins her prized Copic markers. The girl, who dreams of becoming a tattoo artist, had been gifted the expensive markers by her father and carefully maintained them. However, after a weekend away, she returned to find her markers destroyed, along with some of her artwork. When she asked her family for compensation, they refused, sparking a heated debate.

Art College Dreams 🎨

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Cherished Gift 🎁

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Protective Measures 🔐

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Lost Key, Unlocked Door 🔑

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Heartbroken Artist 💔

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A Mother's Response 😠

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A Family Torn Apart: Who's Right? 🤔

The young artist's dreams are jeopardized when her autistic sister destroys her expensive Copic markers and artwork. Despite her efforts to protect her belongings, her mother's misplaced key leads to disaster. When she asks for compensation, her family refuses, blaming her for the incident. The conflict escalates, leaving the family divided and the girl's future uncertain. What do you think? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Teen's art supplies destroyed by unsupervised sister, mom blames OP. Commenters agree NTA.

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Demanding compensation for ruined art supplies. NTA, with agreement.

No-Jellyfish-1208 | No-Jellyfish-1208

Report negligence to guidance counselor or helpline immediately 🚨

Exact_Roll_4048 | Exact_Roll_4048

Teen's mom loses key to special needs child's unsupervised room 😠

Srato | Srato

Heartwarming advice on repairing Copics and support for NTA OP 😢

ecapapollag | ecapapollag

A 6-year-old ruins all but three pens, who's responsible? 🤔

dontbanmeimavirgin | dontbanmeimavirgin

Teen's mom is the AH, dad is supportive but can't help.

fatfarko69 | fatfarko69

Mom lets uncontrolled toddler destroy art supplies, blames disabled child. NTA.

gold_dusted | gold_dusted

Commenter defends teen, blames parents for not taking responsibility. 💪

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

Teen's art dreams shattered by mom's mistake. NTA deserves reimbursement. 😢🎨

redditer181613 | redditer181613

Mom's broken promise leads to shattered art dream. 😢

azh88 | azh88

Commenter suggests reimbursement for shattered art dream. 👏

Far-Significance-672 | Far-Significance-672

Parents refuse responsibility for teen's art supplies, NTA 👍

haveitgood | haveitgood

Sibling with autism not at fault, but would parents blame others?

JohnRA21 | JohnRA21

Protect your art supplies with a lockable box or safe! 🔒

ijustneedtolurk | ijustneedtolurk

Teen's art supplies ruined by family's negligence. NTA. 😢

scrapqueen | scrapqueen

Advice for aspiring tattoo artist: skip art school, work counter first 👍

apollymii | apollymii

Teen's expensive art markers ruined by mom. NTA.

Je0ng-Je0ng | Je0ng-Je0ng

Hope for the Copic lover! Refill and save your markers! 👍

DioxPurple | DioxPurple

Artistic dreams on hold due to costly markers 🎨

Jay_Edgar | Jay_Edgar

Mom's two mistakes, teen's responsibility? NTA says comment.

SavingsSky0 | SavingsSky0

Dad's help needed to solve art theft caused by mom 🤔

krlrk | krlrk

OP's art dreams shattered by unlocked door. NTA blames parents. 😢

Great_Palpatine | Great_Palpatine

Unfair marker loss, but NTA. Family should replace them. 👏

BeLynLynSh | BeLynLynSh

Mom's unfairness in not replacing art supplies is unacceptable. NTA.

Aniram93 | Aniram93

Teen's art supplies ruined by sister, NTA for not compensating. 😢

ThrillDr1 | ThrillDr1

Parents should pay for destroyed gift, NTA not at fault 👍

Otherwise-Table1935 | Otherwise-Table1935

Mom's responsibility to replace destroyed art by sister. NTA 👍

Algebralovr | Algebralovr

Teen's art destroyed by mom, but NTA for being upset 😢

Inner-Nothing7779 | Inner-Nothing7779

Meet Kobe, the deaf Turkish angora with a donut obsession 😂

cattiemount | cattiemount

Sibling revenge with makeup? NTA strikes back. 😎

myglasswasbigger | myglasswasbigger

Teen's sister ruins art supplies, parents refuse to replace them. NTA

BreuckelenWoman | BreuckelenWoman

Autistic child destroys teen's art: NTA blames negligent parent

Jazzyfizzles18 | Jazzyfizzles18

Disabled sister destroys artwork, NTA wants compensation and accountability. 😠

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Mom and sister's dad are the AHs for not keeping a close eye on sister and not helping buy new markers. 😒

eugenesnewdream | eugenesnewdream

Grandma gives tough love advice to teen with special needs sibling 👥

Lyrina8 | Lyrina8

Teen's art supplies ruined by sister, NTA suggests dad handle it.

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

Heartfelt support for OP's destroyed art markers. 😢

bequietbecky | bequietbecky

Sibling ruins art supplies, but parents don't take art seriously 😢

Rural_Bedbug | Rural_Bedbug

Empathetic NTA comment suggests affordable marker alternative. 👍

SnarkyGoblin85 | SnarkyGoblin85

Expensive art supplies + unsupervised sister = NTA

dodulinka | dodulinka

Expensive markers destroyed, NTA suggests filing police report for damages.

Barracuda00 | Barracuda00

Commenter sympathizes with OP and suggests marker repair options. 🙏

FetusFawn | FetusFawn

Fellow artist sympathizes with destroyed tools, calls for replacement. 😢

Kaz404 | Kaz404

Commenter receives support, demands compensation for shattered art dream 😢

Responsible-Seat1082 | Responsible-Seat1082

Supportive comment suggests living with father to resolve conflict. 👍

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Teen's art supplies ruined by sister, mother deflects blame. NTA.

mochaluvr1 | mochaluvr1

Mom blames teen for sister's art mishap due to autism. NTA.

Sims177 | Sims177

Protect your art! Lock the door before leaving 🔒

Radiant_Cat618 | Radiant_Cat618

Sibling revenge gone too far? 🤔🐶

BobsUrUncle303 | BobsUrUncle303

Don't lose hope! Refill and replace nibs for cheaper Copics. 👍

liss_meliss | liss_meliss

Teen's art dream shattered by mom's irresponsibility. NTA.

ConsistentCheesecake | ConsistentCheesecake

Expensive markers ruined by sister, NTA. Hope you get replacements. 😢

whitecloudesq | whitecloudesq

Saving money on art supplies: helpful tips and tricks 👍

SleepyPrinter | SleepyPrinter

Refilling Copics may be cheaper than replacing the whole set. NTA.

butchsasquatch | butchsasquatch

Irresponsible parenting leads to NTA verdict for devastated teen 😢

SolisticSpike | SolisticSpike

Negligent mother blamed for sister's damage. NTA.

oldcreaker | oldcreaker

Mom lost the key, NTA asks for compensation for damages 👍

UniTacoCrn | UniTacoCrn

Teen artist vindicated! No one to blame 👏

Tamstrong | Tamstrong

Save money and reduce waste! Refill ink instead of buying markers. 👍

CookieCakesAreShit | CookieCakesAreShit

Mom's mistake, mom's responsibility. NTA gets rightful compensation. 👏

scoutingMommy | scoutingMommy

Teen artist not at fault? Tell us more! 🎨🤔

Featherymorons | Featherymorons

Heartbreaking story of lost art dreams due to burglary. NTA.

herecomesaspecialrat | herecomesaspecialrat

Design school markers cost $160, NTA expects them replaced. 👏

whowearstshirts | whowearstshirts

Negligence or innocence? NTA comment defends cumpet caretaker.

Ahh_my_toes | Ahh_my_toes

Commenter sympathizes with teen's shattered art dream. 😢

Due_Pomegranate_9286 | Due_Pomegranate_9286

Secure your privacy with a lock and key 🔒 NTA

YandereCareBear_-_ | YandereCareBear_-_

Resourceful solution for art supplies storage and replacement nibs.

Stervrucht | Stervrucht

Save money on markers with Copic ink refills! 👍

JoustingDragon | JoustingDragon

Expensive markers ruined by sister, blame unfairly placed on commenter 😠

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Fellow artist sympathizes with destroyed markers, suggests showing mom comments. 😢

FormerMechanic9762 | FormerMechanic9762

Protect your art supplies at all costs! NTA 💪

LorianGunnersonSedna | LorianGunnersonSedna

Refillable Copics could have saved shattered art dreams 🤔

ampearl | ampearl

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