A delightful technique on the background, the palette is superb Sophie.

Thank you very much Alan 😊

A stunning piece, the composition and the textures of the backdrop are beautiful.

Beautiful work Sophie! The background colours and textures are perfect to show off the cow parsley.

Gorgeous work, Sophie.

Corks! You are all very kind :)

Love the subject and colours in both this and Teal Fields, just lovely. Technique is inspiring.

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The architecture and structure of a plant fascinates me, especially one found in the Cornish hedgerow such as Cowparsley. Although I appreciate gorgeous, colourful big blooms I am drawn to the unusual plants, even 'weeds'. This is my interpretaion of Cowparsley that has finished flowering and is going to seed. This is a delicate watercolour that illustrates the fragility of the plant but also it's beauty found in it's dying form.

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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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