St Ives and Smeaton's Pier

St Ives and Smeaton's Pier

Lovely summery scene, Sophie, and great colours...

Lovely painting of one of my favourite places.

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I was stood to one side of the pier on a hot, hazy day last week. I painted the whole painting with an under tone of blue to give the distance a sense of this haze.

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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