Sundown over the graveyard

Sundown over the graveyard

This is absolutely lovely. I like the dandelion clocks in the foreground giving the scene a concept of time, and of course all those wishes...wish I'd done that, but when we're in there, too late for the living and the deceased. The write up read like the start of a story, nice touch.

Posted by C Jones on Fri 08 Jun 05:44:06

The blue under painting works well. A real sense of evening: still, quiet and peaceful.

Beautiful light and shade.

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It was a glorious early Summer's evening and the sun was setting casting the most striking light across the gravestones in the graveyard, The cottages behind were all in deep shadow, as was the grass and flowers in the foreground. The cottages were rendered with an underpainting of blue.

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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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