Clear water gives calmness, and mountains bring clean air, grandeur and feeling of serenity.
In the artist’s language, cold is expressed with blue and green. In this subject the leaves are gone and the limbs and twigs make a pattern of lace against the sky. The cool colors suggest that it is winter, thus setting the scene for ones’ imagination.
Such a wonderful pleasure are the smells of the high desert. The Sage and Chamisa and Apache Plume sweeten the dry air with delicate fragrances. The desert comes alive in the early fall when the Chamisa sweeps the hills with it various shade of yellow.