FEBRUARY/MARCHFEBRUARY/MARCH by Delice1941
Happy Valentine's Day
February 14th 2015
Multifaceted Moments from the World of Art
We4e-2 by Placi1 003 2m1a by Placi1
Dryad by J-u-d-a-s
*The Guardian**The Guardian* by Delice1941
At one with Celtic landscape
The Covenant Artwork
The artwork is all my own original design inspired by the story
(though the couple were inspired by some royalty free clip art).
The sun is on one side, and the moon on the other, and the leaves of
the rowan tree range from autumnal oranges and yellows to summer
and spring greens to try and encapsulate the timelessness of the story.
I especially like that the apple tree spirit was not purposefully drawn in
by me, but appeared of his own accord. The text "shoot" has a little
shoot of a rowan tree growing out of it.
The couple in the tree is an homage to our previous Triptych
The symbols on the top left are the ogham symbols of
The CovenantA Fable - The Covenant
The rowan tree stood between a gnarled apple and an errant hazel in what had once been an orchard. Later, left to its own devices, the orchard tried its best to revert to the wild but in time became appropriated into part of the large back garden of a small stone house.
The rowan, the mountain ash, had been planted by Alan’s grandfather and was now surrounded by a wooden seat built by Alan in his youth as a first project in woodworking.
His granddad, then nearly at the end of his term of life had advised him, told him the about the joints and the most appropriate wood to use. Alan fifteen and full of strength expected to finish the job in a day and became irritable if things didn’t go right straightaway. Granddad advised caution.
‘You’ll never make a good job this way, Alan. You must address yourself to the material in a loving frame of mind. You see, this piece of wood never wanted to be a seat. It was qu
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The Covenant Artwork