Earth is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It was commonly associated with qualities of heaviness, matter and the terrestrial world. Due to the hero cults, and chthonic underworld deities, the elemental of earth is also associated with the sensual aspects of both life and death in later occultism. In alchemy, earth was believed to be primarily cold, and secondarily dry, (as per Aristotle). Beyond those classical attributes, the chemical substance salt, was associated with earth and its alchemical symbol was a downward-pointing triangle, bisected by a horizontal line.
• Cardinal direction: North • Season: Winter • Time of life: Aged • Time of day: Midnight • Regent Planet: Saturn • Colors: Brown and green • Feminine energy • Other: strength, stability, abundance, structure, dependability, structure
It is very interesting that you credit Saturn as the regent planet here, but it has animal life similar to ours. Eg, the horse or the small forest animals. I recall that Robert E Howard adapted the horse in Mars for his John Carter stories--i.e, a thoat was a horse-like animal with six legs instead of four. As a rendering of Earth life, it is very well-presented; but again, for another planet, and some are perhaps uninhabitable, a slight adaptation would be better. The general photographic technique is good nonetheless. The lighting and color scheme is very natural. The association between the animals is amusing too.
It's ridiculous that you had to resubmit these with a different signature/watermark. I just don't understand why people steal or repost artwork without credit to the artist. I just wanted to comment and let you know that the description says "water" instead of "earth."
You know, it's fine with me when they post it on, let's say, a facebook page dedicated to art, as long as they keep it as it is. But many times I've found my name removed completely. I don't like to have a huge watermark in the middle of my artworks, that's why I just put it in a corner, but some people don't seem to respect that. I just hope that the new signature would be a lot more difficult to remove and they just won't bother.. By the way, thanks for the observation, I shall change it
Letting you know that this image has been uploaded to the phone app called ZEDGE as a wallpaper - presumably not by you (the description states the uploader is from Germany), and without your permission.
Only just found out you can see them online too @.@ That's even more annoying. All those images came up under a simple "horse" search so you can imagine there will be loads more under different tags/searches.