Autumn Brambling

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Beautiful watercolour, really like how you've perfectly captured all the different colours

Wonderful study of Autumn leaves, love it.

A dry good autumn painting, very effective use of the colours.

Oh a beauty Sophie, like the warm against the cool background.

Thank you all for your comments. I think Autumn is easily my most inspirational month for colour!

Beautifully done Sophie and love your soft background

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A soggy start to October but weather like this often makes the autumnal shift in colours pop in the hedgerow even more. This bramble plant caught my eye. To me it looked as if the leaves had been dipped in reds and russets to contrast with its sharp acid greens and yellows. I have kept the background loose to provide a contrast. Watercolour on Bockingford paper

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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