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Follow Our Rules by AquaSixio Follow Our Rules by AquaSixio


- What’s wrong with you ? Why don’t you listen the Tree like everyone else ? Watch here - You take the paper, you read it, and you do it. It’s not that hard.

- But, Mrs. Sullivan, those things bore me… why do I have to learn them ? 

- These laws have governed us for ages, they’ve stood the test of time. Your parents followed them, just as your grandparents did, this how you succeed, it’s the same for everybody. Except if you want to live in the street or like an animal. You organize them neatly, you learn them carefully, and you practice them rigorously.

- But, who’s to say that other trees don’t exist? With other laws?  

- Other trees ? Other laws ? Do you realize what you are saying? Respect the TREE. Look at the strength of its trunk, much stronger than your head. This tree is the foundation of our society, protecting us from chaos and no one could hack it down. WHO are YOU to call into question our values ? 

- I’m a seed.

French Version

- Qu’est ce qui tourne pas rond avec toi ? Pourquoi tu n’écoutes pas l’Arbre comme les autres ? Regarde bien, tu prends le papier et tu lis, tu appliques. C’est pas si compliqué.

- Mais, maîtresse, ces trucs m’ennuient… pourquoi apprendre tout ça ?

- Ces lois nous régissent depuis des siècles, elle ont fait leur preuve. Tes grands-parents tout comme tes parents les ont suivis, c’est comme ça que tu vas réussir, comme tout le monde. A moins que tu veuilles vivre dans la rue ou comme un animal. Tu ramasses soigneusement, tu lis doucement et tu appliques rigoureusement.

- Mais qui vous dit qu’il n’existe pas d’autres Arbres, avec d’autres lois ?

- D’autres arbres ? D’autres loi ? Te rend tu comptes de ce que tu viens de dire ? Respecte donc l’Arbre. Vois comme ce tronc est dur, bien plus dure que ta tête. Cet Arbre est le fondement de notre société, il nous protège du chaos et personne ne pourra l’abattre. QUI es tu TOI, pour remettre question nos valeurs ?

- Je suis une graine.

Time : 18 hours
Software : Photoshop CC

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WIP of why don't you listen to the taleteller tree by AquaSixio

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Jassy2012 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Gold Cup by KmyGraphic Congraz you´re Deviation is featured by :iconeyecatchart: have a great day Roses-and-Butterfly by KmyGraphic
stellzz Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015
I love this. Thank you for creating such a beautiful piece. 
hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Cool piece! :)
joyeshaa Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015
A beautiful piece of art. The concept is great, the colors are amazing and the words are BRILLIANT.
FireEyedWolf Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
Spectacular art. I'm a seed
Y-s-a Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
LaughButts Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Icentaura Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ta tête est un monde entier, plein d'histoires et de beauté
Lyra-Evergreen Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
It realy is as it said "an image is worth 1 thousand words". And then, after that you put in words a message so powerful that resonate with so many. This is really a profund work
DracowormArt Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Beautiful concept! Clap 
PaperbackRevelations Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
So powerful!
Mentalisto Featured By Owner Edited Dec 2, 2014
Russian Version

-Что с тобой? Почему ты не слушаешь Древо вместе с остальными? Смотри: берешь лист, читаешь то, что написано и затем
выполняешь. Это не сложно.
-Но, Миссис Салливан, это ведь так скучно... почему я должен всё это учить?
-Эти законы составлялись веками, они проверенны временем. Твои родители следовали им точно так же, как и их родители, в них
ключ ко всему и они едины для каждого. Если, ты не хочешь жить на улице или уподобиться животному. Аккуратно разложи их,
внимательно изучи и строго придерживайся этих правил.
-Но кто сказал, что нет других деревьев? С другими законами?
-Других деревьев? Других законов? Ты понимаешь, что говоришь? Чти Древо! Посмотри на силу его ствола - она гораздо крепче
твоей головы. Это дерево - основа общества, защищающая нас от хаоса и никто не должен ломать его. Кто ты такой, чтобы
сомневаться в наших ценностях?    
-Я семя!
Mael-Shanti Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I really love this one.
Anacorreal Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
The use of colour is exquisite. I love your work!
Lihuenn Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
I'm totally in love with your work!
I wanted to ask you if you would allow me to use it for the banner of writing forum (aucoindevosmots.cultureforum.n…, obviously putting a credit :)
eternalwaves Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I wanted to let you know that someone uploaded this piece here:…

It's in a pretty high resolution, and I'm sure it's not what you intended!
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for warn me about it, I wonder how he/she could get this kind of resolution, I 've never shared my high resolution files :(
Aloisia7277 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
oohhh...I got goosebumps *.* this is really powerful, and inspiring :)
Warranty4 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Magnificent, is that your own story above or is there a source?
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
My own :) Thank you !!
yourmissingsock Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014
hey:) Your picture is really beautiful and it inspired me to write a little short story. (it's probably full of mistakes because I'm not a native yeah, sorry for that:p)

-The weeping willow-

In the beginning there was Adam and Eve and weeping willow tree. The tree was only small and feeble, but with time it grew stronger, its branches thicker but instead of green leafs, it grew notes. And on these notes, two names were written; Adam and Eve.

Adam and Eve wondered about the curious tree that couldn’t grow leafs. However, neither of them considered it of much importance.


The following year, Adam and Eve built themselves a small hut near the arm of a river at the foot of a hill on which the willow tree grew. As time passed, Eve gave birth to sixteen children, and sixteen new notes appeared on the tree’s branches; Each bearing one of the children’s names.


As these children grew older and had children of their own, they started to move away farther and farther from their home, spreading across the untouched land that lay before them. In the end, only Adam and Eve remained where they had always been since the beginning; Next to the willow tree.


One afternoon, the sun was burning down on the earth, Eve sought coolness in the shade of the weeping willow. The tree’s shade was big and dense for its branches were full of notes. She sat down beneath it, leaned against the dry bark of the trunk and closed her eyes. She opened them again when something light brushed her face. In her lap lay a note that had fallen from the tree. Written on the piece of paper was the name of her youngest son and she wept and wept and wept.

AquaSixio Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This is a really interesting story, thank you so much for sharing it with us !
yourmissingsock Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
thanks!:)....I didn't think anyone would actually bother to read it
steelstrokes Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
very nice ... 
Shadowelve Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh this is wonderful :love. I am really in love with all your ideas!
bobba88 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Memy-chan Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
amazing ^^
JiaJenn31 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Professional Photographer
:heart: :heart:
Il est trop antipathique l'arbre des lois.Je préfèrerais aller son un cerisier en fleur.
Au départ j'ai cru que l'arbre symbolisait l'histoire du monde.
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ca aurait pu en effet :)
Salaisuusa Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Student General Artist
That's wonderful
theartvoyeur Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
You´ve a FABULOUS work! Love your touch
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :)
TheSaleem Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
Would love to see your vision of the other tree.

AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Interesting question ! I could be a nice serie :)
blumilein Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014   Photographer
I can't stop watching your pictures. WOW!! Another master piece!!
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :)
lojo934 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
I'm a seed!
riverotter7 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
"I'm a seed".  We all have the seed in us as I've told my Children at the Library. We just have to let it sprout and then grow. :happy: 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Totally agree :)
MrTeQuila Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
can I use it as paint for a render, please ???
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Tell me more about it :)
MrTeQuila Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
what do I tell you? I'm doing a rendering as that… ( 3D) and I would like to use your image for an interior design.
Can I use  it?? :)))
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
If you credit me there is no problem :)
hijaack Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
tatlntael Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's beautiful but I don't understand it.
BlerghBlergosn Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
at first i thought it was money and the tree was all like "AAAAWWW YIIIIS MAKIN IT RAAAAAIN!!" but it was just normal paper with stuffs on it :)
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