BlizzardFont illustration to Pushkin’s poem of the same name. Cardboard, gouache, sharp-pointed nib pen, 28x25 cm, 2006
Glory to God in the highest...Gouache, coloured felt-tip pens, sharp-pointed nib pens, 29x41 cm, 2009
Viktor Saliev was born in 1940. He Received higher technical education, worked at a defense plant as senior engineer, and was also engaged in design consumer goods development.
With the advent of perestroika, providing legal basis for free choice of occupation, Viktor plunged into calligraphic handwritten script studies, mastering lettering flourish techniques, as well as the art of engraving and etching.
Today Viktor works in Rostov-on-Don. His best pieces are posted on his personal website. Some of his works were published in a collection “Russian Calligraphy” (USA) by L.I.Pronenko, Honoured Artist of Russia.