Clear water gives calmness, and mountains bring clean air, grandeur and feeling of serenity.
There is mystery in the slow soft movement of fog. One minute you may see the cows and wonder if the farmer is out there too. If you look hard enough might you see him?
To me this has been a challenge for my paintings to show that mystery… “now you see it, now you don’t.”
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.