Charity Art Exhibition 11th and 12th Nov 2017

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A Collection of Paintings, by Students of Yvette Wiltshire.

In Aid of ‘Cornwall Air Ambulance’

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November

10am til 4pm.

At Millennium House, Pensilva.

Refreshments will be on sale throughout the exhibition.



Charity Art Exhibition

Advert Picture


A Collection of Paintings, by Students of Yvette Wiltshire.

In Aid of ‘Cornwall Air Ambulance’

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November

10am til 4pm.

At Millennium House, Pensilva.

Refreshments will be on sale throughout the exhibition.

For more exhibiting details etc… please Contact Me.


Sketching ‘En-Plein Air’ Wed 7th June at Calstock.

If anyone is interested in sketching with tuition, ‘En-Plein Air’, this Wednesday morning, we will be at ‘Caltstock.

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Weather permitting of course, if wet it will be cancelled and a new date fixed.  Keep an eye open for a new posting or you can check for the new date on my website at

Meet at ‘Calstock 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)

Charity Art Exhibition 25th – 27th September in aid of CLIC Sargent

Cartwheels Craft Centre is holding a charity art exhibition to promote the work of local artists as well as raising money for CLIC Sargent, a very worthy cause.  Come to this tranquil and inspirational setting to view a range of artistic styles created in a variety of media.  Open Friday – Sunday 10am – 4pm.

The exhibition will feature work by:-

  • Yvette Wiltshire
  • Nicola Jane Rowles
  • Karen Farrington
  • Sarah J Perry
  • Sheila Holland
  • Paul Mallett
  • Jennie Bonniface

As well as original artwork, there will be prints, cards, stationary and homeware available to purchase.

There will also be:-CLIC Logo

  • Raffle in aid of CLIC Sargent
  • Refreshments

£2 admission – all of which goes straight to CLIC Sargent

Ample free off road parking, disabled access and facilities

If you have any questions about the event please contact either Julia on 01579 343675 or 340026

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Proud Learners from the Beginners Watercolour Workshop 1st Aug 2015

Despite the poor weather conditions on the outside, it was a great day in the workroom at Cartwheels Craft Centre this Saturday (1st Aug 2015), on the Beginners Watercolour Workshop, attended by 6 new learners.

After plenty of useful tips about materials and equipment etc…, we knuckled down to painting a typical moorland scene local to Cartwheels.

Step by step demonstration of the image was explained at each stage, from a ‘wet in wet’ Sky to ‘wet on dry’ Landscape and Buildings, followed by dry brush work in the foreground area, with some splattering to finish it off.

July 2015 (125)

To follow, we changed the scene to a simple seascape, in less than 45 mins they had completed their painting.


Using just 3 colours, with the use of some masking fluid for the figures, and some dry brush work, they finished it with superb results.

The workshop ran over time as it usually does due to my over planned schedule, finishing up with some Cling Film and Salt Work textural exercises.

And here are some of the proud learners from the day, holding up there finished paintings.

P1130217Well Done to you all that attended this workshop, I hope to see you again very soon.

For further workshops and courses Click Here Watercolour Classes in Cornwall with Yvette Wiltshire

Skies and Landscapes in Pastels Workshop

There are still some spaces available on Saturdays ‘Skies and Landscapes’ in Pastels Workshop.

This is a superb medium and is suitable for both beginners and improvers, this step by step workshop will not fail to have you wanting to paint in Pastels again and again.



Date: 21/03/2015
Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Venue: Cartwheels Craft Centre

Description:  Explore and develop basic techniques to create atmospheric skies, distant fields, trees and moorland textures in soft pastels.  Working from supplied images experiment with different compositions and colour themes with this beautiful medium.

If you have your own pastels and pastel paper please bring them along to the workshop.  However pastels and pastel paper will be provided by the tutor at a minimal cost.

Tutor: Yvette Wiltshire of Art with Yvette

Cost : £35

Refreshments:  Tea, coffee and cake will be provided but you are required to bring a packed lunch.

Week 4 ‘No’ Drawing Painting Challenge of Animals or People

Who’s legs are whose!

I really enjoyed doing this little painting with no drawing, it was less stressful than the portrait!!

I have used French Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Umber.

Who's Legs are Whose!!

Who’s Legs are Whose!!


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