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Protect me from what I want by AquaSixio Protect me from what I want by AquaSixio


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Protect me from what I want

I am a stronghold, I am a citadel,
I am what you can not collide, a walled rock with closed shutters.
I have no secrets, I have no passions,
I have nothing to share with you, across this ghost wonderland.
I don't need you, I don't hate you,
I am not dead inside, I am just afraid to live, love and lose.

French :

Je suis un bastion, je suis une citadelle,
Je suis ce que tu ne peux atteindre, un rocher avec les volets fermés.
Je n'ai aucun secret, je n'ai aucune passion,
je n'ai rien à partager avec toi, au parcours de cette terre fantôme,
Je n'ai pas besoin de toi, je ne te hais pas,
Je ne suis pas mort à l'interieur, j'ai juste peur de vivre, aimer et perdre.

Video of the first steps :…

Time : 12 hours
Software : Photoshop CS2
Tool : Wacom Intuos 4M

Work in progress :
WIP Protect Me by AquaSixio
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ArthurRamsey Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Professional General Artist
Vova5 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015
Hello Cyril!
I like your idea of the picture with umbrellas and the falling waters... :)
Additionally, the painting has a beautiful combination of colors... :)
I wish you a powerful inspiration and many new unusual ideas!
MrHynes57 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015
Hi there!

Would you mind if I used this wonderful piece of art in a video for my YouTube channel?
I would link you to the description of course, and sing your praises!

Many thanks! :D
windily Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015
I saw it- I liked it. BUT when I read it, I said- yes! The title is also a title of one of the Placebo songs!
Sugarchou Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
This is so beautiful. <33
SL-PhotographySWE Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Professional Photographer
That's so amazing! ♥

Feel free to drop my gallery as well! :D
Have a GREAT day and keep up the awesome work!
JNinelives Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not dead inside, but not living either?
UnbearableME Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
you draw the words out my moth :/
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for all your comments :)
Ai-te Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
mesmerizing. poem made me think. I'm in awe of your expression.
DarkRavenrulz Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The words you added in the author notes, I think I can really relate to them.
Fernezco Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
amaziing love the idea love the colors love the whole gallery...
athena4wisdom Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
love the colors!
ImLovingDN Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
Awwwww, that's so amazing!
pinklatex Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist
MinKurusu Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
The color, the light…all in this picture is amazing. 
Aristolea Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Gorgeous. The progression (W.i.P) is fascinating too; it is amazing to see the rough edges of the beginning all the way through the end...
 It's like...carving the David from a block of marble! Clap 
L-Williams Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Do you allow people to use you work on some blog without crediting you ?
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello :)

Yes, you have my permission !
L-Williams Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great then. ;)
L-Williams Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Because if you don't, I invite you to ckeck this blog : stories-are-made-of-this.skyro…
I recognize instantly your work and search for credit... D'ont find any.

Maybe you don't care, but if you do... ;)
StarklyIce Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't express how beautiful this is. The concept is amazing~~
fhdhfdfjk Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
so beautiful! 赞!<br / />
NaomiVanDoren Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I love your work! One of my favorite color combinations in this one!
Your use of color in your whole gallery is freeing, very daring too. Thank you for sharing your work with us! Can't wait to see more!
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your support =)
phantomme5289 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Student General Artist
cool concept with the waterfalls and umbrellas :heart: :aww:
Solemduur Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
This is the kind of drawings that make me think "Why didn't I try to learn how to draw when I was a kid!". The colors are stunning! Many congratulations, for whatever they are worth from an art noob. Cheers.
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your support =) It means a lot for me ! 
TheLadyLaura Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Professional General Artist
just unbelievable. this really inspires me. the colors you used are perfect and the rendering is beutiful. Congrats on making an original and amazing piece of true artwork. J'adore ça, c'est tellement beau! and i would love to see more. 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your warm support =)
MagikGlow Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
what kind of colors and brushes did you use? :c i keep searching for those and i cant find anything that gets similar to those T.T
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
For this one I used the very basic roung brush, nothing special :/ you can see the video here :…
sarkiya Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Student
I don't quite understand the title, but I love how you painted the water and the red umbrellas and the stony figure. It's such a beautiful picture! :)
Morgean Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Student General Artist
I just bought this, and im so happy that i own it ^_^
Its really more amazing and breathe taking up in person.
 i cant wait to put it in a frame for my new room.

AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your support :O
Morgean Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Student General Artist
your welcome 
innerviki Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
God gave us free will
so we are free to do whatever we want, wish, demand
but this path is deceiving
sometimes we realize too late that
our beautiful dreams and desires
have turned out to be something so opposite..
it leads us to depression, pain, suffering...
something we can not handle alone
then we need somebody else's shelter to recover
You surely know what I am taling about...
I believe You experience it so often
helping others...

An umbrella is an useless protection from the waterfall...
actually it's kind of ironic because
so many times we believe that
each of us is the master of one's fate
that we controll everything
but we don't, not at all
this is why there is so many of us here
so that we could help each other...
even when one becomes a danger for oneself
protect him from himself then :heart:

This is a very deep song
it's all about it...
Massive Attack - 'Protection' :music: [link]
Shizukawaiii Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love the colours !♥
Aychoo Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There's a person in this too?! Why am I so blind to these things x]
I absolutely love the detail, and the complimenting colors work so nicely in this piece!
I can't even deal with you not going to art school and being able to do this kind of thing :| You are so incredibly talented!
AquaSixio Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Were is waldo ? :p You get it =)
Thank you for your message !
manubete Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Simply Beautiful
mysage Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist
By far my fav of your works. Cant tell you why, you've done more detailed works, works that looks more spectacular, works that took longer and required deeper insight. But this is still my favorite.

Thank you for sharing this. Really really appreciate it.
AquaSixio Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you =)
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