Epic Emotional Digital Art.

Deliberation - surreal epic emotional art by Mario Nevado. Anxiety, depression, heartbreak, chronic illness

Personal Illustration about critical decisions, winner of the Exposé MASTER Illustration Award in 2013. This epic emotional art depicts struggle and inner turmoil, concepts that can illustrate issues such as a breakup, chronic illnesses like fibromyalgia and mental health conditions like anxiety, among others.


Originally released as a Photoshop Tutorial,it was released on PSD Tuts by the Envato Network. Some of the key points of the tutorial were: image masking, texturing, composition and post-production. You can access the full Photoshop tutorial by clicking here.

The image was later requested by the record label Epochal Artists/EMI for the album “Another Life” by the rock band Empathic.


“Deliberation” has illustrated magazines such as like Mercury Magazine (Department of Business Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden), Speechless (Italy), the Medical Doctors Union Journal of United Kingdom or by Diario di Pensieri (Italy).

This artwork received the Master Award in Surreal Illustration on the 11th edition of Exposé in 2013, one of the most important digital art catalogs, and was used for the promotional campaign of the 7th Creative Pro Show in Rome (2014). This Making Of video was created for the event Photoshop Rockstars by Adobe in Callao City Lights (Madrid, Spain).

The license of non-exclusive editorial use is available. Keep in mind that “Deliberation” has already illustrated several book and magazine covers.

“Deliberation” is available as:

Museum Quality Prints

  • Wide variety of Materials: fine art photo paper, canvas, aluminium, acrylics and more.
  • Sizes up to 48 inches (122 cms).
  • Worldwide Shipping, free returns.
  • Custom framing available.

Premium Clothing

  • Heavy 180gr fabric, 90% cotton, 10% polyester.
  • Sustainable printing, minimal carbon footprint.
  • Worldwide Shipping, free returns.
  • Fair Labor Association approved.

Book Cover License

  • Up to 50.000 copies. Extended print runs available.
  • Worldwide, Timeless License.
  • Non-Exclusive, Non-Sublicensable.
  • Includes basic Typography & Layout.
  • Also available: Inserts from 149.95$