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.
Brass, hand-made engraving, 21x29.5 cm, 2008
Poems by Pushkin
Hand engraving on brass pre-coated with colored enamel, 29.5x21 cm, 2008
Figure of horse
Bronze, hand-made engraving, 23x19 cm, 2007
Cardboard, gouache, sharp-pointed nib pen, 36x16 cm, 2007
Rynda with Etching
Watch bell, 23*23cm
Font illustration to Pushkin’s poem of the same name. Cardboard, gouache, sharp-pointed nib pen, 28x25 cm, 2006
Family monogram "A.T."
Brass, hand-made mechanic engraving, vintage toned font, 9x5 cm, 2008
Brass, hand-made engraving, 9x5 cm, 2008
The Holy Scriptures
Gouache, coloured felt-tip pens, sharp-pointed nib pens, 44x30 cm, 2008
Glory to God in the highest...
Gouache, coloured felt-tip pens, sharp-pointed nib pens, 29x41 cm, 2009