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Phoenix Wallpaper by vissroid Phoenix Wallpaper by vissroid
In ancient Egypt and in classical antiquity, a fabulous bird associated with the worship of the sun.

The Egyptian phoenix was said to be as large as an eagle, with brilliant scarlet and gold plumage and a melodious cry. Only one phoenix existed at a time, and it lived no less than 500 years. As its end approached, it built a nest of aromatic boughs and spices, set it on fire, and was consumed in the flames. From the pyre was born a new phoenix, which sealed its predecessor's ashes in an egg of myrrh and flew to Heliopolis to deposit them on the altar of the sun god. The phoenix thus symbolized immortality.


100% photoshop 7

took me over 2 days(hour wise) to do; so alot of work went into this...I never worked so hard on something before

FULL VIEW IS A MUST!!!

Original(and soon print) [link]

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:iconthe-flame-phoenix:
The-Flame-Phoenix Jan 17, 2011
Oh my goodness! :wow: This is amazing! I certainly hope I can make something as beautiful as this in the future. You've inspired me. :D
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:iconsilverwingsoffire:
Gorgeous, I love the take on this mythological creature. Stunning and quite intriguing. :+favlove:
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:iconrevenant-frost:
Revenant-Frost Oct 28, 2008   Digital Artist
Sweet.
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:iconhunterki11er:
Stunning wallpaper, absoluttlely. *sets as wallapaper* ^.^
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Kabuki8888 Mar 27, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
It's awesome! OUTSTANDING!
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:iconphoenixtx:
that is utterly gorgeous!
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:iconl4dyph03n1x:
LOVE your phoenix wallpaper. It's AWESOME!
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:iconpegacorn:
pegacorn Nov 7, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's so creative. :+favlove: Very good form on the bird. :)
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