Born in 1985 in Montpellier, Psico is the son of a piano teacher and grandson of a watercolor painter. He has always been rocked in an artistic atmosphere. After a baccalaureate literary option history of art and music, he goes to university, studying letter and plastic arts.
A few years later, at 24, Psico decides to pass a BTS in visual communication option publishing and advertising to open himself to the universe and the various tools of graphism.
Color plays a very important role in his work. It is not so much the use of the colors themselves, but the contrast and complementarities between them. Thus, the ideas of clumsy associations are swept away by a rather nice and unexpected result that works pretty well.
Psico has been working with the same material for years, the markers of the brand Posca © (markers with water-based paint), which push him to stay in this saturation rendering, bright colors and fluos thus creating a unity on the all of his works through the years …
Symbolism, tattoo code, mythology, he always works from these themes.
“The spectator who has the right keys will know how to translate, understand and appreciate winks and allusions. For the most neophytes I just give them the opportunity to see the world using a different color palette. “
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Psico is an artist who finds his inspiration by paying particular attention to what surrounds him. From his wanderings, he draws singular links that he transcribes in his works rich in messages and varied allusions.
Psico is a compulsive and spontaneous artist who evolves his works through his emotions and his research. In a bubbling work, he releases shapes and colors by creating a map linking each element. His paintings gain in thickness in a graphic at once abundant, hypnotic and colored.
The work of Psico instinctively think of comic characters mixed with the style of New York graffiti artists of the 80s. But it is what he observes in his daily life that leads him to restore – first with thick contours blacks, then bright colors – what lives around him.
An energetic and spontaneous touch expresses the mysterious universe of Psico, so often governed by the impulse of his feelings.