DAZ|Studio Mythology posted on Aug 14, 2022
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Following on from yesterdays submission, and with the evidence of climate change all around us, I decided to start a series on spirits and protectors of the natural world. So here we have the Orisha Aja, the Yoruba patron of the Forests, the animals in it, and teacher of herb-lore and healing. Unlike most Orishas, she shares her knowledge freely with those who seek her out.

Comments (11)


UteBigSmile 4:37PM | Sun, 14 August 2022

Even they can do anythng against the climate change!!!!! Climate change has existed since this earth existed!!!!!

This is a very striking looking graphic dear Joe! I hope you had a not to hot Sunday in London and I wish you a good start into the new week! 🖐😀


Wolfenshire Online Now! 8:45PM | Sun, 14 August 2022

Whether climate change is a natural cycle, or human caused, it's clear something is happening. We really should start taking precautions to prevent loss of life; both human and animal. Maybe stop building stuff in historic flood zones, protecting and creating more animal refuges, and lowering our impact on the environment.

JoeJarrah 4:08AM | Mon, 15 August 2022

Couldn't agree more. I'd also add that our personal choices in how much and what we consume make a difference too...if enough people do it... a billion tiny changes add up to a fairly major one, and if the public appetite for over consumption was reined-in, then the wasteful over production of industry would be forced to reduce..


LilMichiganDevil 9:14PM | Sun, 14 August 2022

Sweet job !!


gaius Online Now! 3:02AM | Mon, 15 August 2022

My message to her is : water ! rain ! Pleeeeaaassse ! but no fire ! Superb creations.

JoeJarrah 4:12AM | Mon, 15 August 2022

I hear you! At least in the UK we are forecast some rain this week in the south; unfortunately after the prolonged drought most of it will just run off the land, and cause flooding rather than watering the fields...


Annerose 10:04AM | Mon, 15 August 2022

What a mystical goddess!


eekdog 1:53PM | Mon, 15 August 2022

Aja also a lp title and song by Steely Dan.

JoeJarrah 2:24AM | Tue, 16 August 2022

Indeed, and a fine one too, though I believe named after the Korean wife of an acquaintance (hence the photo of Sayoko Yamaguchi on the cover, I guess)... 🙂.


miwi 2:57PM | Mon, 15 August 2022

Fantastic scene,excellent done!!!!!!!!


RodS 7:46PM | Wed, 17 August 2022

Fantastic work on this beautiful image, my friend! I completely agree with you and Wolf. If we don't get our act together as a species, it's only going to get worse.


RRun 12:41PM | Thu, 18 August 2022

Hope she does better than Uahh the Hapless.. https://www.renderosity.com/gallery/items/2998900/uahh-the-hapless

JoeJarrah 4:38PM | Thu, 18 August 2022



android65mar 7:54AM | Sun, 28 August 2022

Another fantastic mythological post, loving your work!

JoeJarrah 8:11AM | Sun, 28 August 2022

Many thanks, much appreciated :)


MollyFootman 10:34AM | Sun, 30 October 2022

I like this one even better than the previous post, Joe. Again, the blending of foreground with background is seamless. As for the theme, a Yoruba priestess is not a common way of expressing concern for nature. I like it! =)


JoeJarrah 10:41AM | Sun, 30 October 2022

Thanks again. This one is lit purely with emissive and spots, so the backround is just a plain old photo backdrop. The camera is positioned low so that the foreground objects hide the horizon line and so there is no visible "join".

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