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Nikolay Valchev
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United Kingdom
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Dragon Mandala by nikeyvv
Dragon Mandala

“Here Be Dragons”

Where the Silk Road crosses the Amber Road

In Persian, Chinese, Gothic and Viking style.
12 cm wide, egg tempera on vellum.
23.5 carat shell gold

Inspired by:
The Visconti Hours (Milan, Italy, 1395-1402 AD);
Spinello Aretino (Arezzo, Italy 1332-1410 AD);
Ulvik Church Hardanger (Ulvik, Norway, 700-1200 AD);
Urnes stave church (Ornes, Norway, 1330 AD);
The Khamsah of Nizami (Tabriz, Iran, 1539-1543 AD);
The Qianlong Emperor’s robe (China, Beijing 1736-1796 AD);
and a Chinese bone carving.
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Dragon Mandala WIP8 by nikeyvv
Dragon Mandala WIP8
12 cm wide, egg tempera on vellum.
23.5 carat shell gold
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Dragon Mandala WIP7 by nikeyvv
Dragon Mandala WIP7
12 cm wide, egg tempera on vellum.
Slowly progressing with the Persian backgrownd.
23.5 carat shell gold
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Dragon Mandala WIP 6 by nikeyvv
Dragon Mandala WIP 6
12 cm wide, egg tempera on vellum.
The
Gothic background is almost done
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Dragon Mandala WIP 5 by nikeyvv
Dragon Mandala WIP 5
12 cm wide, egg tempera on vellum.
The Norse background is almost done

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:iconsecretandrose:
secretandrose Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016   Traditional Artist
what unique work! very intricate and interesting subjects
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AreYouBush Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving "Eden".
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Tobi-ChansCookie Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, very incredible work! How can you possibly gather so much detail and implement it so cleanly in traditional art? You are amazing :)
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nikeyvv Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you a lot.
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KubusRubus Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
Немогу найти слов... просто красота. Вы реставратор по профессии?
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nikeyvv Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Спасибо большое. Я не реставратор, я бухгалтер по профессии. :)
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Sholosh Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Красивые работыы!!
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nikeyvv Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Спасибо большое!

Your art and craft are amazing!
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Sholosh Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
good;)
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BlueNightFire Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
your work is unreal I love all the colours!
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