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your gallery is more than awesome, beautiful art!!!
Fri Dec 12, 2014, 8:08 PM
you put a big smile on my face! thanks!
Fri Nov 21, 2014, 6:28 AM
You have a awesome gallery man :3
Sun Nov 16, 2014, 2:19 PM
I love you
Mon Oct 27, 2014, 5:09 PM
:-) happy man aquasixio!
Sat Sep 20, 2014, 4:23 PM
super cake!
Sat Sep 20, 2014, 4:22 PM
Happy birthday :3
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 7:25 PM
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 6:55 PM
Happy Birthday
Sat Sep 6, 2014, 11:26 AM
happy birthday mr talented!
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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, 



When the moon is closer by AquaSixio
When the moon is closer

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If the moon would get closer,
The Earth would be light-hearted.
Enamored, she would observe
The world with less of gravity.

Time : 14h00 hours

Software : Photoshop CC

Tool : Wacom Intuos 4M

Video :…

WIP : 

 WIP of when the moon is closer by AquaSixio

Fall Get up and Move by AquaSixio
Fall Get up and Move


Please, make the phoenix thing again :
Fall like an autumn leaf to have a rest.
Get up like the sun, warm us ! smile !
and Move, you are not afraid to fall !

Time : 14h00 hours

Software : Photoshop CC

Tool : Wacom Intuos 4M

Video :…

WIP : 

 WIP of Fall Get up and Move by AquaSixio

WIP of Fall Get up and Move by AquaSixio
WIP of Fall Get up and Move


Not finished at all 

Battle pose from : 

Battle Pose- Dodge and Pwned by ElementJax

Time : 7 
h00 hours
Software : Photoshop CC
Tool : Wacom Intuos 4M

Video (2H00) :


What kind of tutorial are you expecting from me ? 

1,574 deviants said Coloring
871 deviants said The Making Off a drawing
795 deviants said Light and Shadow
772 deviants said Water and Reflection
688 deviants said General Composition
253 deviants said Opacity/Flow


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Atrixfromice Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
MON DIEU Tes ouvres d'art sont incroyables!! :wow: :excited: :iconawwwplz: Bon courage continuez avec ce magnifique travail! Je te donne un watch! :D
You're the best digital artist ever !!!
thecrayonsoup Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  New member Professional Digital Artist
So I'm very active on pinterest and follow a few popular drawing/tips boards. I always find myself pinning to my boards the artwork I love the most. After a while, I realized I loved and appreciated the saturated, color aware, whimsical, thought provoking artwork the best, and just now after spotting your Adjustment Layer tutorial in my feed, I saw some examples of my favorite artwork; YOU and YOUR masterpieces are my ***most*** favorite out of every other digital drawing/painting artist out there that I have seen to this day. I should have known that my favorites were all linked to the same artist, then maybe I would have found you sooner. Thank you for everything that you create and teach, it's does the art world good.
flyingbluerabbits Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're my favorite artist, big fan of your work:)
valenciaCheng Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
your works are soooo imaginative! i also love the colors! you must really take a lot of joy in playing with colors XD great! 
BorislAva33 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work! So inspiring! I even write in my blog about you -… :) (Smile) 
itsjekko Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
You're work is astounding,
Breathtakingly beautiful
FuryStorm Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  New member Hobbyist Interface Designer
You do some very Great Work! Thumbs up dude!
MattiaCremonini Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
Hi, Can you help me? I bought a wacom tablet of intous and I can not draw well.You can give me some advice. pleaseeeeeeeee. thanks in advance. :omgomg: :omgomg: :omgomg: :la: choir :la: choir :la: choir Llama Emoji-39 (Eager) [V2] Kitty begging :iconlabeatplz: 
VZdrawART Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Just came to say Thank you

You and your artwork are such a great inspiration for me and others <3
Your mind, ideas and vision is unique, keep being this amazing person!

Thank you
SarahMyriaCarter Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Professional Writer
Want to win 200 Points and a Free book:D…
rosiemayB Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Just thought id say, your work is absolutely stunning and so inspiring, i love the scenes you create and the detail you use, thank you so much for sharing! 
FadedPaper Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Student Writer
And you're telling me you never had art class
SatiricalEulogy Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I've been seeing your works on Pinterest and just... wow! You're so cool! I think it's really nice how you make tutorials. It helps other people a lot and, well, it's amazing to see a few shapes turn into a masterpiece. o w o
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