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By dahlig
Hello everyone,

After a longer absence, again something inspired by mythology - this time it's Pandora. If you don't know the story, you can go here: [link]

For more details, some walkthrough screenshots and some tips on painting, please check my CGtalk thread: [link]

I hope you like it, any feedback as always appreciated :D
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sevese's avatar
Excellent work!
darkrose1988's avatar
you have lovly work your artwork is beauitful
ChaosAngelMoon's avatar
I remember seeing this years ago, but I never found out who made this! Fav :+fav:
Not sure if it was another site or I forgot to fav on this site.
RiusakiLawlieth's avatar
You make great pieces of art.
I'm writing a story related to this character and I needed a image for the cover, then I saw this picture and said "this is the perfect one"...
You can see the cover here:…
Thanks again for inspiring others with such beautiful illustrations.
All i can say is WOW! I'm building a site of all good news. The HOPE from pandora's box. My site is Can I use your image on my site? I will link the image back to any thing you want. Please let me know if it is alright with you. My email is
2000thcenturyLinda's avatar
I really like the legend of Pandora's box and this picture is fantastic :D (Big Grin) :) (Smile) 
kidknux's avatar
This picture is beyond amazing and incredibly detailed; the lighting and form are beautiful and the picture looks photorealistic. I wish I could draw like this... mostly because my art teacher is forcing me to try and duplicate this picture, shading and all, using colored pencils, and (as someone who normally does cartoons) I've got no idea what I'm doing. So, speaking as someone trying and failing to make such a beautifully detailed piece, WOW! Keep up the good work and rock on! ☆☆☆
allieduke's avatar
There's a bar in my town that is using your art as their logo. It's called Pandora's Box. And I notice your art is copyrighted. Wasn't sure if you gave permission or not.
Eliizabethx's avatar
I seriously thought this was a photo of a real person...
... Wow.. Well done.
lost-in-the-void's avatar
Excellent, as usual :)
aRainbowSmile36's avatar
When I first looked at this I went, "Oh that's pretty, but what else?" and then I actually LOOKED. I see the seemingly glittery gold form out into snakes, I see the patterns woven in the clothing and the background. What a beautiful piece, I can only imagine how long it took.
Sweetlylou's avatar
Very beautiful artwork ! :heart:
YozoraArashi's avatar
Awsome ! Love the details on the box !
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tokenpt's avatar
I had finally hit rock bottom this came at perfect timing for me this showed that money is power I had to share this with someone
TaniaART's avatar
Very beautiful :clap:
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Mykee25's avatar
I don't want to look at this... this just feels so real that I think I'll be pulled in at the art for its realism.... FANTASTIC ART THERE!
Breathtaking! I feel like I am there in the moment!
adbonobo's avatar
your such an amazing artist i love all your things and i love greek myths
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