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:-) happy man aquasixio!
Sat Sep 20, 2014, 4:23 PM
super cake!
Sat Sep 20, 2014, 4:22 PM
Happy birthday :3
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Sat Sep 6, 2014, 6:55 PM
Happy Birthday
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happy birthday mr talented!
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 9:15 AM
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I love you Cyril!!! :heart: :happycry: :heart:
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 4:38 AM
Happy birthday!~
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 12:51 AM
Hopefully I'll be amazing like you someday. :)
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Cyril Rolando
Artist | Professional | Digital Art


Artistic approach :
My artistic approach is set between surreal and fantasy style... in one word : Otherworldly. I never took art course that's why I have few anatomy/perspective notions. I work with intuition to compensate for this lack of knowledge and venture into colors. I use only Photoshop CS2 and a Wacom tablet. I don't know how to draw on paper support.

Influences :
I'm aware my works don't come within the scope of a high artistic richness. I don't want to do beautiful things, but bringing out the difficulty to catch the emotional aspect in tiny, frozen, flat colored rectangles. Overall, I want to " tell something ", not only " show pixels ". Tim Burton and Hayao Miyazaki are both the roots of my own world. I like the surrealism movement, especially the work of Boris Vian and his Foam of the Daze (l'écume des jours). I like the absurdity, the creativity and the enchanting universes, where colors bring more emotions than thousand smiles or a million tears.

Inspiration :
I am curious of life. I admire the work of the time, the evolution of societies, the change of thoughts, the human drops after drops are born oceans. I choose the pseudo Aquasixio to put together my favorite element with my favorite digit. My characters are often lost children or in quest for their truth (and not THE truth). Their stories are quite sad but the darkness of life is more inspiring than happy and safe people, in my opinion.

Otherworldly world :
I " try " to avoid to go into cliches (emo-fantasy-surreal labels), that's why I often use animals, attempting to be original to speak about ordinary theme. I think humans are proud, mistrustful and self-centered (and I am human). I want to hand over to the animals, to critic or play human roles. They don't carry hidden symbols ; this is just a return to innocence, a naive vision of the world. This is a return to childhood, where animals can speak, dreams become reality and imagination rules the world.

Digital painter :
I am realistic and quite pessimistic. I try to remain authentic, I don't think myself as an artist, but a simple Photoshop user. Since I work as psychologist, I have more distance with my art hobby. The popularity makes me feel as ill at ease as the indifference. I am really impressed by the artworks of the young artists gathered on Deviant Art, I admire the job of janaschi, loish, and arcipello and many other. I am proud to be a member of the new generation but I can't invest myself more on this way.

Tutorials :
I am really interested when artists add a step by step of their drawing to reflect the slow evolution of the creation. As freelance artist, I learnt how to draw watching young artist submitting their artworks/oekaki. I add my work-in-progress to show how strange blurred strokes could turn into a face or a tree. I did a lot of tutorials for explaining my approach, not to say that my way of drawing is perfect but sharing the process, how a tiny spark can come on a gigantic dancing fire. You have to be persevering.
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Mapei - Don't wait

It is with a great pleasure that I announce the opening of my official shop ! ------>

What I propose today is a direct link with the artist, with the possibility to purchase high quality prints, with vivid and accurate colors. These reproductions are personally checked, signed, numbered then tidily packaged in order to reach you carefully. I have chosen the canvas format for giving you the possibility to frame it. 

Only six 12x18’’ artworks are available, in a Limited Edition of 100 copies. 

Moreover, to emphasize the «  official » dimension, I created « original and unique » artworks, non available in the regular shops (such as DeviantART, Society6, Curioos,…). These exclusive artworks are included in a Limited Edition of 100 copies. 

Furthermore, I will offer prints of my other artwork, upon request, which will be signed but not numbered. The available sizes are 12x18’’ and 20x30’’.

Do not hesitate to share feedback and wishes, in order to develop new artworks format.

Thanks again for you support, 



What kind of tutorial are you expecting from me ? 

1,552 deviants said Coloring
861 deviants said The Making Off a drawing
788 deviants said Light and Shadow
762 deviants said Water and Reflection
679 deviants said General Composition
250 deviants said Opacity/Flow


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Hertai1983 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Student Artist
très belle dessin :) ma fiancée elle aussi et psychologue :)
AquaSixio Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :p
saku-z Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Filmographer
Sympa, que j'aime其实我不会法语~~:D (Big Grin) 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
Graphix-Goddess Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Writer
You have amazing vision and grasp of color and light. Thank you for sharing your art with the world! It is GORGEOUS.
Karew Featured By Owner Edited 3 days ago  Student
Thank you very much for your amazing tutorials, they're so useful and clear!
9king Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
your art is too good.
Joydsupbro Featured By Owner Edited Oct 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Super intéressant tes tutos & tes illus' ! Bien que je débute dans le digital, sérieusement ça va vraiment m'apporter un gros plus j'sens ;), merci beaucoup mec !
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Je te remercie pour ton chaleureux soutien ! 
wimmaWIWI Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
very talented , wish i could b this goood one day :)
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :)
wlum Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
Like your artworks so much!!:D (Big Grin) 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :)
KarBello Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Me encanta tu trabajo!
Estoy realmente conmovida por la forma en la que generas la atmósfera en tus ilustraciones. La sensibilidad que empleas en el manejo del color, las luces, sombras, realmente es una maravilla! Te felicito!
Gracias por compartir tus conocimientos!
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Muchas gracias :p
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