August 1572. The first galleon built for the royal Polish navy and for the king Sigismund II Augustus himself, the Dragon
, sets sail for its maiden voyage on the - for the moment - calm waters of the Bay of Gdańsk...
The image is purely fictional, as the ship, in reality, was never finished and - in addition - we don't know it's exact shape. In Polish history the ship is almost legendary because of the scarce knowledge available. However, it's nice to imagine, what if... ?
Done in Photoshop in about 7-8 hours, today.