We all have read them--- Look Dick Look. See Spot. Picture Books.
There is a bedrock viability to this kind of image, despite Plato calling them shadows.
When lost, it can help to count the steps on your fingers. Okay, Shiva's fingers. How you got from the pictures to something not obvious, say the speed of light.
And yet, there are challenges to the picture book. For one thing it is endless. What is the picture of endlessness? Are holes, gaps, slippage in the bedrock, are such unavoidable?
Gaps, though, may make the sun brighter.