Line work done with a Pilot Fude-Makase Color Brush Pen, Sepia color on aqua colored Fabriano Tiziano paper.
The saying came to my head--I was thinking I didn't get the values quite right to imply distance between the trees, but I didn't want to make things darker, so I left it as it. That lead to me thinking about tall trees.
I think there may be a traditional saying the starts the same way. Something about leaves falling to the ground.