Sketching at Cotehele.

After a cloudy start to the morning the sun came out and it certainly warmed up.  Here are some snaps of the session at Cotehele Quay.

Cotehele Sketch

If you fancy some sketching practice, next Wednesday morning we will be at Golitha.

Sketching ‘En-Plein Air’ Wed 24th May 2017 at Cotehele Quay.

If anyone is interested in sketching ‘En-plein Air’ with tuition next Wednesday morning 24th May, we will be at ‘Cotehele Quay’ Weather Permitting.  Just turn up!!  Details are as follows:

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Meet at ‘Cotehele Quay’ Car Park for 9.20am ish.  Session starts at 9.30am to 12.30pm.  just turn up, £8 per session.  Car Parking is free for NT members.

Materials and Equipment List:

  • A range of hard Pencils, i.e.  HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B.
  • A mechanical lead pencil with spare leads would be better than a pencil that needs sharpening
  • Drawing book of Cartridge Paper (not too thin, approx. 120 gsm weight or more) Preferably a Hard-Backed spiral bound pad.
  • Paper Blender
  • A normal white Eraser.
  • A Grey Knead-able Eraser (not the cream putty eraser)
  • Pencil sharpener or craft knife
  • A few sheets of kitchen roll.
  • Drawing Pens
  • Warm clothing and gloves, fingerless gloves are a good idea.
  • Sensible flat walking type shoes.
  • Collapsible lightweight picnic type chair or stool.
  • Sun glasses and a wet weather jacket just in case.
  • Camera
  • Money for a cup of tea/drink or bring a flask depending on where we are.
  • Change for possible car parking.
  • A plastic bag large enough to protect your work if it rains.
  • A suitable lightweight bag for carrying your art materials and equipment.
  • Sun Cream if we are lucky.
  • Elastic Bands to stop paper from flapping in wind (i.e. sketch book)

Sketching ‘En-Plein Air’ Wed 24th May 2017 at Cotehele Quay.

If anyone is interested in sketching ‘En-plein Air’ with tuition next Wednesday morning 24th May, we will be at ‘Cotehele Quay’ Weather Permitting.  Just turn up!!  Details are as follows:

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Meet at ‘Cotehele Quay’ Car Park for 9.20am ish.  Session starts at 9.30am to 12.30pm.  just turn up, £8 per session.

Materials and Equipment List:

  • A range of hard Pencils, i.e.  HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B.
  • A mechanical lead pencil with spare leads would be better than a pencil that needs sharpening
  • Drawing book of Cartridge Paper (not too thin, approx. 120 gsm weight or more) Preferably a Hard-Backed spiral bound pad.
  • Paper Blender
  • A normal white Eraser.
  • A Grey Knead-able Eraser (not the cream putty eraser)
  • Pencil sharpener or craft knife
  • A few sheets of kitchen roll.
  • Drawing Pens
  • Warm clothing and gloves, fingerless gloves are a good idea.
  • Sensible flat walking type shoes.
  • Collapsible lightweight picnic type chair or stool.
  • Sun glasses and a wet weather jacket just in case.
  • Camera
  • Money for a cup of tea/drink or bring a flask depending on where we are.
  • Change for possible car parking.
  • A plastic bag large enough to protect your work if it rains.
  • A suitable lightweight bag for carrying your art materials and equipment.
  • Sun Cream if we are lucky.
  • Elastic Bands to stop paper from flapping in wind (i.e. sketch book)

 

 

 

 

 

Sketching ‘En-Plein Air’ Wed 10th May 2017 at Sibleyback Lake.

If anyone is interested in sketching ‘En-plein Air’ with tuition next Wednesday morning 10th May, we will be at ‘Siblyback Lake’, this is a change to the original planned venue. Details are as follows:

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Meet at Sibleyback Car Park for 9.20am ish.  Session starts at 9.30am to 12.30pm.  just turn up, £8 per session.

Materials and Equipment List:

  • A range of hard Pencils, i.e.  HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B.
  • A mechanical lead pencil with spare leads would be better than a pencil that needs sharpening
  • Drawing book of Cartridge Paper (not too thin, approx. 120 gsm weight or more) Preferably a Hard-Backed spiral bound pad.
  • Paper Blender
  • A normal white Eraser.
  • A Grey Knead-able Eraser (not the cream putty eraser)
  • Pencil sharpener or craft knife
  • A few sheets of kitchen roll.
  • Drawing Pens
  • Warm clothing and gloves, fingerless gloves are a good idea.
  • Sensible flat walking type shoes.
  • Collapsible lightweight picnic type chair or stool.
  • Sun glasses and a wet weather jacket just in case.
  • Camera
  • Money for a cup of tea/drink or bring a flask depending on where we are.
  • Change for possible car parking.
  • A plastic bag large enough to protect your work if it rains.
  • A suitable lightweight bag for carrying your art materials and equipment.
  • Sun Cream if we are lucky.
  • Elastic Bands to stop paper from flapping in wind (i.e. sketch book)

 

 

 

 

 

Sketching ‘En Plein Air’ at Minnions Today.

What an excellent morning sketching, although a chilly one, lots of super work was done.P1030786

Minnions

Buildings and challenging Perspective, plus lots of moving sheep to sketch.  If anyone is interested in joining the group next Wednesday morning, we will be at ‘Siblyback Lake’.  Further details will follow shortly.

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Sheep at Minnions P1030801

 

En-Plein Air Drawing Session at ‘Minnions’, 3rd May 2017.

The first of the En-plein air Drawing sessions commence this coming Wednesday Morning (3rd May) If you are interested in furthering your sketching from real life, the details are as follows:

‘Pay as you go’ (9.30am to 12.30pm), just turn up, £8 per session.

Meet between 9am and 9.20am at the Engine House Car Park at Minnions.

Further dates and venues to follow.  (See Website)

Materials and Equipment List:

  • A range of hard Pencils, i.e.  HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B.
  • A mechanical lead pencil with spare leads would be better than a pencil that needs sharpening
  • Drawing book of Cartridge Paper (not too thin, approx. 120 gsm weight or more) Preferably a Hard-Backed spiral bound pad.
  • Paper Blender
  • A normal white Eraser.
  • A Grey Knead-able Eraser (not the cream putty eraser)
  • Pencil sharpener or craft knife
  • A few sheets of kitchen roll.
  • Drawing Pen
  • Warm clothing.
  • Sensible flat walking type shoes.
  • Collapsible lightweight picnic type chair or stool.
  • Sun glasses and a wet weather jacket just in case.
  • Camera
  • Money for a cup of tea/drink or bring a flask depending on where we are.
  • A plastic bag large enough to protect your work if it rains.
  • A suitable lightweight bag for carrying your art materials and equipment.
  • Sun Cream if needed.
  • Elastic Bands to stop paper from flapping in wind (i.e. sketch book)

 

Sclerder Abbey – Sketching and Painting ‘En Plein Air’

I am pleased to offer a 2nd Date for

‘Sketching & Painting’ at

‘Sclerder Abbey’.

14th August 2015

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Sclerder Abbey is a beautiful former Carmelite monastery located between Looe and Polperro, it is a perfect place to relax and enjoy some undisturbed peaceful sketching and painting en plein air.

Painting outside can be a very daunting experience when the passing public could be looking over your shoulder, especially when your new to it.   At Sclerder it will be just you, the artists and the wildlife.

Come and join me for a day at this lovely setting and kick-start your working outside experience.

The price includes Tuition, Refreshment Drinks and an indoor area to work in if weather is inclement.

Date: 14th August 2015

Price: £20

Time: 10am to 4pm.

Please book your space as numbers will be limited, a deposit of £5 required to secure your place.

Contact me via email: yvettewiltshire@sky.com, through my website click here or by telephone (07886 343621)

Please bring a pack lunch, collapsible chair and a reduced amount of drawing and painting materials & equipment.

There is plenty of car parking available.

Other items to consider depending on weather are:  warm clothing, wet weather jacket, practical shoes, sun cream, sun glasses, bottle of water.

Directions and Material/Equipment List will be available on booking.

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