Classes and Workshops

My courses for the 2023 / 2024 Academic Year

Short one day workshops I teach in London: 

  • New English Art Club Workshop  - Explore Imagination in drawing and Painting - 1 day Online Workshop with Neil Pittaway 

Date of Workshop is the 23rd March 2024 

Cost of the course is £80 for the day  (Including booking fee) 

An introduction to the fascinating world of imagination in art and practical activities as starting points to develop your own work. to develop your own work.

For more information and to book a place please visit the link: https://www.newenglishartclub.co.uk/events/133/


  • One-day Workshop: Light and Transparency Landscape painting in Watercolour 

Date of the course is 13th April 2024 

Venue: RWS Gallery at Whitcombe Street (Next to The National Gallery and very close to Trafalgar Square)

The cost of the course is £100/ 90 Early bird discount 

Times of the course is 10.30 am - 4pm 

In this workshop you will be given a comprehensive introduction to creating watercolour landscape paintings. You will learn how to use different watercolour techniques to create different colour-ways of light and transparency. You will draw inspiration from great landscape watercolourists like JMW Turner and John Singer Sargent, to plan and execute your own landscape watercolour painting.

Over the course of the day you will have learnt how to apply different washes using a broad tonal range. Understand some of the qualities of watercolour using a range of techniques including transparency and light effects, develop your understanding of composition, use a range of colours and understanding of colour mixing.

Suitable for all levels of ability including beginners and those willing to have a go.

For more information and to book a place please visit the link:
https://www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk/events/141/

Longer term Courses I teach in Yorkshire and London: 

  • I offer and teach  a   painting and drawing in person course at West Bretton Village Hall in West Yorkshire (Near the Yorkshire Sculpture Park)  

For more information about the next course which will start after Easter on the 9th April 2024 please visit the contact page on this site and complete the request form or alternatively you can email njpittaway@hotmail.com Il will then send you further details and prices.  This course is held on Tuesdays each week and the next course will start after Easter.


  • I also teach  drawing and  painting courses  at Working Mens College in Central London on Thursday afternoons and evenings. The afternoon course  is from 2pm to 5pm, Drawing Skills and techniques  and the evening course  is from  6pm to 9pm, Watercolour Skills and Techniques course. Both these course will give you the opportunity to learn and develop your drawing and or Watercolour skills (no previous experience needed. Next course start dates for both courses is  on 25th April 2024 (both are 5week courses)  for more information and to enrol please  email  learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk and or visit the links below: 

Link to information about the drawing skills and techniques course: 

https://www.wmcollege.ac.uk/course-detail/drawing-skills-and-techniques/18217/

Link to information about the  Watercolour Skills and Techniques course:  

https://www.wmcollege.ac.uk/course-detail/watercolour-skills-and-techniques/18232/

Feel free to contact me regarding any of my work, exhibitions and  courses I teach  by sending a message through the contact page on this site or alternatively you can reach me on:  +44(0)7507904846