The first image I made using two rocks: a roughly "pointed" rock (awl) that was held a quarter-inch above the surface, and a striking stone (hammer). When the "awl" rock was struck, it hit the surface of the rock I was drawing on, often breaking. If the awl was a good one, I struck it about once a second, moving it slowly along the drawing surface. To get the petrograph deep enough and clear enough, this took a very long time. (Yes, eye protection was a "must have.") The "two rock" method took so much time and work that I moved to modern tools: a hammer and a marlinespike ("Nautical. A pointed metal spike, used to separate strands of rope in splicing."). The hammer and steel spike did a vastly better job.
Images of Sun, Snake, and three horizontal lines. After observving ancient "AmerIndian"
petroglyphs, I suspect that three like markings stacked on top of each other represent
the Under World (the bottom marking), Earth (middle), and the Spirit World
(top): but this suggestion may be totally wrong. This "three markings stacked"
meaning, if correct, may be true of lines, dots, and circles.
Start with the Universe / Sky, and half a Woman....
... add Sun, Snake, Turtle, Bighorn Sheep, two Three Worlds images, and finish woman....
... and add three Birds flying together, another Turtle, a Feather, Half Moon, three horizontal
lines, a Bow and Arrow, and a Migration square. I included my hat in the image to show the
relative sizes of the petroglyphs.
Start with a "blank" rock. I took "before and after" photographs to show
that the petroglyphs are modern art, and not ancient.
A stylized hand, and a hunt scene.
Another "blank" slate....
... add Flying Saucer, Sun, Three Worlds image, and Ursa Major.
Yet another hunt scene.
A Spirit, roughly katsina (kachina) in nature, as it is wearing a mask.
Spirit Hunter, with Bow and Spear, Birds, Snake, Sun.
North Star (So'tsoh). The Cold Man and his wife.
Road Runner, Desertphile version.
Crow, Desertphile version.