Each time I visit the southwest, I never cease to be amazed and inspired by the color and magic I encounter. One of my favorite spots is Canyon De Chelly. Here are a few photos from my trip a few years ago and recent work inspired by it.I am intrigued by the marks left behind by ancient people who once lived there. In the 2nd photo are 3 marks that I am most drawn to: a circles-in-circles glyph, a 4-way glyph, and a scorpion. I am told that the circles represent the start of a journey, and the 4-way glyph, a turning point. In my other (art) blog, I explored imagery related to these fundamental archetypes - the journey and the turning point: The Wheel ImagesWhirl GlyphGlyph 5EquilibriumInterlocking WorldsShield, and Mishepeshu, among others.


dia sobin

K., So happy to find this blog; I wondered what you'd been up to and where you'd been! The photos in this post are absolutely gorgeous (wish I was there)... and so are your amazing creations - the colors are perfect!Best to you (and Starry Road Studio) always,D


Thank you Dia! So good to hear from you! :)

dia sobin

Actually, K., you know what these canyon-inspired colors really remind me of? The colors of Mars! :-)D


Me too! Shhhhh!

dia sobin

Hmmm... okay, I'll say no more... but, those hearts... How did that song go again? "I left my heart in Chryse Planitia"?;-)


Beautiful pieces inspired by the canyon! I, too, love Canyon de's much more accessible than the Grand Canyon, less pollution/haze, and better to get photographs of because of that. I just love the's been awhile and I need to get back there soon! Love your blog and love your work. It's inspirational!


Thank you Cindy!

Michael Fallon

We can be inspired from the beauty of nature. Also by professional essay writing services uk we can visit wonderful places and can see amazing views there. We can click beautiful photos and can send to our friends to impress them.

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