St Michael's Mount between Perranuthnoe and Marazion


Beautiful, harmonious palette

This is great work - love the colours.

Lovely sensitive painting with an almost Chinese feel. I particularly like the tall stems which balance St Michael's Mount.

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This is one of a series I have started using a very limited palette of only 4 colours, yellow ochre, prussian blue, burnt sienna and manganese blue. I wanted to challenge myself to paint with minimal brushstrokes and little detail whilst hopefully capturing atmosphere, mood and drama. This was a misty, overcast day.

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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