Artist Rene Sepulveda tapping into his Native American Ancestral heritage crafts a special tree root art and recycled metal sculpture paying homage to the spirit of the Roadrunner.
Roadrunners are important spirit animals in Native American folklore, especially for Pueblo tribes. Hopi, Anasazi and Mogollon people have all admired roadrunners and believed these interesting birds have special powers. Pueblo Indians believe roadrunners chase away evil spirits. Roadrunner footprints come in an atypical X shape, which was associated with the idea of confusing malignant forces and making them get lost. Native American tribes have always had great respect for roadrunners. They believe this bird brings good fortune, while, at the same time, makes evil forces go away. Pueblo cultures used roadrunner feathers are a lucky charm. They would use these feathers to decorate babies’ cradles, in order to get magical protection from the Roadrunner spirit. In Mexico, seeing a roadrunner is believed to be good omen.
Roadrunners are known for their speed and courage. These fascinating birds are usually seen as positive symbols, fortune bringers and those that chase away evil. People admire and love roadrunners for their impressive skills and associate them with several positive ideas and concepts. These spirit animals are believed to have special powers, to be intelligent, sensitive and lucky.
- Speed and courage
- Instinct and determination
- Awareness and sensitivity
- Roadrunner spirit is a positive force that reminds people of happiness and joy.
They symbolize intelligence and courage, the ability to face dangers and difficulties with a positive attitude. These spirits radiate optimism and good vibrations, helping us achieve our goals by listening to both our instincts and mind thus this artist creation that he has titled " Enlightened Speed" as a Roadrunner Spirit Animal Sculpture. This creative sculptured work combines the art of metal with natural fallen woods, uniquely colored and crafted to look as if on the hunt in his natural environment. This is a delicate wood base with a metal crafted roadrunner. A unique one of a kind creation. Number and the owner will be registered in our database as a Rene Sepulveda original purchaser of fine art and registered for certificate of authenticity that this is an original and one of a kind piece of art by the artist Rene Sepulveda and as a part of his root art collection.
Root art is unique style of art using tree roots as a canvas or a base of the art. Few artist in the world work with tree roots as a medium. Prince Charles of England has the largest tree root art collection in the world. To learn more visit: