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A digital painting of the Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Dennis Melling

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A digital painting of the Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by 

A digital painting in DAP Bierstadt, of my drawing in the vector format (no auto trace/copy} of the Sikorsky Ilya Muromets – the World’s First Four Engine Passenger Plane/ Heavy Bomber.

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The black and white PD reference photograph used (for the vector drawing) is A Sikorsky Ilya Muromets strategic bomber, operated by the Imperial Russian Air Force in World War I.and was obtained from wikipedia with the following information:

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighbouring rights

Sikorsky designed and flew the world’s first fixed -wing, multi-engined aircraft, the Russky Vityaz in 1913, and the first airliner, Ilya Muromets, in 1914.



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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDavies4 months ago

    Wow, awesome digital painting!!!

  • Thank you very much Angie :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Keala
    Keala4 months ago

    This is gorgeous work Dennis!

  • Many thanks :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayvelt4 months ago


  • Thank you very much Luda :)

    – Dennis Melling

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    Vitta4 months ago

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  • Thank you Vitta – much appreciated :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • TheaDaams
    TheaDaams4 months ago

    Great work, Dennis!!

  • Thank you very much :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • billfox256
    billfox2564 months ago

    A super creation!!!! Congratulations on being featured!!! Bill

  • Thank you bill – always appreciated :)

    – Dennis Melling

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