A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

I almost feel that if I look hard enough I will see a fairy appear.

A place the wee folk would love to call home Sophie, the luminosity and sense of depth gives it a real other worldly feeling, love the scratched seed heads in the foreground really effective, another really smashing piece of work.

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An acrylic ink on canvas. I wanted to draw on childhood memories of playing in woods imagining a world full of fairies, elves and sprites. There is a lot of detail in this painting primarily from scratching into the ink and drawing with my knife blade

About the Artist
sophie penstone

I live and paint from my studio in Cornwall. I am largely self taught in watercolours and have been painting with them for 20 years. I am inspired many different things around me in the landscape but primarily trees, flowers and long shadows. At the moment I am also exploring the beauty of decay,…

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