It is airy, resembling the atmosphere, the colours part of the mass of air that proceeds from one's own vision. Surrounding the environment, layers of colour in the land and in the air lead forward and upward.
"...colors become visible in every object according to the nature of that object..."
Bound by water; its very definition is an island, a natural boundary unlike others that are just lines drawn in the sand. Contained by the sea yet the sea washes it away. We look outward -- not too far lest thoughts stray to other lands and other climates.