Sundown, Falmouth


Lovely serene and peaceful painting.

Fabulous painting

Fabulous watercolour Sophie, the limited colour palette works very well

Stunningly beautiful!

Super Sophie!

A splendid painting.

Good choice of colours and the sky works very well

Lovely tranquil scene Sophie.

Beautiful watercolour and especially your palette Sophie.

Beautifully peaceful, Sophie.

Great atmosphere Sophie. Looks like rain may be brewing with the great clouds on the top left! Could this be the calm before the storm...

Beautiful soft palette Sophie.

Wonderful Sophie, really like your choice of colours

Gosh! Thanks everybody for your lovely comments. It's not the palette of colours I usually use and I normally avoid sunsets so I am thrilled with the positive feedback.

Sorry - meant the top right for the clouds! I'm going addled!!

Fantastic use of colour and composition, love how you draw the observer into the painting to the horizon, up, around to the clouds and down to the bottom line of the sea, which is actually the reflection of the clouds in the sky that the viewer was looking at previously, and then to the central line of the boats. Very cleverly put together and wonderful colours, very Falmouth!

Hang on Studio Wall

Starting to feel a little more at ease with painting sky, still only using 5 colours, this is the sun setting over Falmouth, Cornwall

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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