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Video of the first steps: [link]



I am not shy but I can't stay in one place any longer.
Often, you don't notice I am already on your shoulder,
But when I leave you, you may feel a bit heavyhearted.

My feathers are sweet and soothing like a fresh water,
You can collect them, as a photo or words in your dairy,
However you will never capture me in a tissue or a flask.

A lot of people don't believe I exist, they get over this.
Some of them think I am made of gold or colorful drugs,
Others can run away or attack me when I am approaching.

Many are those who are looking for a moment with me,
But they easily head for a wrong way, even if I call back.
I saw a lot of persons endangering their live to find me,
Several of them called me Death, War, Power or God.

Mostly time, if you catch me, you want more so I vanish.
Like for candy, the expectation is a hard moment to live,
Once consumed, the sweet things end tasteless, useless.
The best moment was the desire, a journey for the hope,

I exist when you pursue me, I disappear when you get me.


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

Work in progress : [link]
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:iconmeykame:
Meykame Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2017
C'est magnifique ! Que se soit l'image ou le poème, tout est beau ! D'ailleurs ce n'est pas seulement le cas de cette image, j'adore l'ensemble de ton travail, la beauté de ton art, le sens derrière chaque image... Je suis fan ! <3

Une petite question : Est ce toi qui écris les poèmes ? Si non, quelles sont tes sources ?
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Everas Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016
Wow- the poem- the art! I can't this is my type of stuff!
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Tena360 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Student Artist
Wonderful and heaveny
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PURPLEJACKET444 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Perfect.
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:iconsofjae:
SofJae Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I love the colour scheme in this - gorgeous work!
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:iconstated2:
STATED2 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfect!
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:iconluckybunny10678:
LuckyBunny10678 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist
This is very beautiful I'm enjoying it so much! Onto my favorites!!! :)
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:iconchrishamner:
chrishamner Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really like the motion you've captured.
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weightlessx Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist
i saw this pic in youtube on  a song...
Great picture man, so great. Love it.
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:icontrinhminhthang:
trinhminhthang Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Student Photographer
Beautiful Picture :)
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:icon699taha:
699taha Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student Photographer
Cool keep it up man !
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MikeYeager Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just figured he'd be black. :| (Blank Stare) 
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3terenity Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
wo0oww~Clap Love :happybounce: :happybounce: +fav 
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:iconmeew3:
Meew3 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
Yes yes yes, love it!
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RedVibe Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A piece of peace....such an great and inspiere work!! :happybounce: Heart Heart 
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yugisalliue Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
omg this is so beautiful , may i download it to put it as my wallpaper ? i love pictures like this ^_^
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AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Of course you can :) Thank you for your comment !
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ImZircon Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work is very inspiring! I like how every art piece tells a story behind it's concept, your art makes me want to keep going forward at being a Graphic Designer. I started a design portfolio for me & my girl we're going to start posting Digital Art , 3D-Dimensional & her Photography soon. Keep up your amazing talent my friend, I love seeing amazing art like yours.
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AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello, thank you for your message, 
I am glad to read that my artworks can share so much energy and motivation :p 
I feel really inspired by some artworks from DA artists too :p
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SarathkumarC Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Superb effort. Great artwork
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ericbernut Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is  a beautiful artwork.I m fan.Best Rgds and   Happy New Year by kmygraphic ERIC
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:icondaramon:
daramon Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love this artwork and the poem! 
Great job. I am thinking of buying it!!
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your support :O

Merry christmas !
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:iconkarinta:
Karinta Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Student General Artist
So poignant!
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yamihina Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
I can see that you've already been told this, but you are a magnificent artist. All of your art speaks loudly yet subtly. The Poetry paired with it magnifies it to a level that pulls at the heart and compels the soul. Thank you for taking the time to have depth of thought in your art. It is wonderful
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Pikapetey Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
nice
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Gotaynks Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Can I use this photo as an icon for a G+ online community and add some text to it?
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hello =) If you credit me there is no problem, thank you for asking the permission !
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Gotaynks Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Thank you very much!
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Ali-C-05 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Student General Artist
this is amazing! :O wow
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artizanharby Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
 . i love it.great story that inspires
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Wiedesignarch Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
beautiful... really love the words behind it... so amazing...

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SSJ-Videl Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist
Awesomeee :)
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Ke11en Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
...
amazing
:o (Eek)
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:iconkseksaka:
Kseksaka Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
so fantastic !!
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cyrus4erika Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
Hi I've been a fan of your work since I was in High School, your a great artist. 

This piece helped me write this: cyrus4erika.deviantart.com/art...
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for sharing your art too :) and thank you for your support!
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raresunshinegirl Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
'I exist when you pursue me, I disappear when you get me.' TRUE!
The purpose of our lives is to be happy. Hats off . I make a bow for this work!
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for all your messages :)
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Sunjinjo Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're so right, I've used the analogy of a bird before as well. It doesn't need to be fed or groomed, but it makes a terrible pet nonetheless. It only works if you set it free.
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your comment =)
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:iconraunwynn:
Raunwynn Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This one made me cry. You're chasing it but all it leaves for you to catch are the feathers.
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Calitha-Lena Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so beautiful colors!! :3
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katorade Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student Photographer
I love this! great job!
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peregrintook17 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
it is like walking on water, isn't it?
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Snow*
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:iconaquasixio:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sbow, water, oil, what you want =)
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:iconovermood:
overmood Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the concept a lot and enjoyed the elaboration of your words. Great work! :clap:
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:iconzsanjani:
zsanjani Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing
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OmriKoresh Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
it looks like he has four weird fingers in each hand, something's a bit off with the hands
i loved the colors though!
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