"I was coming out of a depressive episode when I was listening to the 'Firebird' by Igor Stravinsky. I found the music peaceful and inspiring and it occurred to me that coming out of a depressive episode is like 'Phoenix Rising', you are renewed until the next time. I then developed an image in my head of the 'Firebird' and after several attempts I was happy with what you are seeing now. I suffer from bi-polar effective disorder which has periods of depression and anxiety that can last for weeks or months. It is followed by manic episodes of extreme mood elevation, high energy creativity and little sleep required that can last for a week or weeks."