Gwithian, Cornwall

Gwithian, Cornwall

You got this one right. It is a fabulous sky and the quality is literally reflected in the foreground. lovely watercolour painting.

does it for me, super

Great sky and those figures add perspective.

Don't avoid doing skies if they are like this. It's super!

Super sky and super painting!

Thank you all for your lovely comments, they are very encouraging ☺

Well this sky is to die for Sophie - lovely atmosphere and washes.

you have cracked it with the sky this time sophie ..keep up the good work

You have met your objective with this one Sophie. I also paint in wc and I know how 50% of the time they work and the other 50 not so. This one WORKS! To create a large dramatic one, it is one of the most immediate things we paint! The constant quick brush strokes and the "timing". A real beauty. Nice harmony in limited palette too.

Very nice work on the sky Sophie :)

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I struggle to paint sky in watercolour so I usually avoid it. I think it's because it is so exposed and you can't hide behind a bit of texture or a shadow here and there

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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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