Symbols can be letters, pictures or designs. Letters N, E, S, W. are used to denote direction. A compass uses these letters to point the way to something or back to home. Indian symbols are included in this compass. Dolphins are included in this compass as legends of dolphins claim they help people in trouble find their way.
Gallery 113 entry for July 2015 is Icy. This was an interesting challenge to get the look of cracked ice. It was hard to know when to stop working on this piece. I thought if I continued to add dark colors I would lose the cold feeling of the piece. A touch of warmth was added to contrast with the icy blue to add intrigue, drawing the viewer past the cold structures.
A door that is of the most importance to my dog. When it is closed she is confined and must rely on her human companion. When it is open there is freedom. While there may be more doors to be opened, at least she can freely roam the house and be a protector.