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 Classes and workshops Taught by Neil                                                                                        

 

  • Below is a list of courses I will be teaching next.  
  • Please note for exact course start dates for course I teach in London please click on the purple links for more infomation and to enrol purple tab listed at the end of each course.

Courses in Yorkshire, UK:  


 

  • A Course in Watercolour Skills and Watercolour Skills and Techniques

If you are a beginner or want to improve your skills and learn new techniques in Watercolour painting then this course is for you

 

Course dates:

Autumn Term part 1:10th September 2019 to 22nd October 2019 - 7 week course -

Course fee:  £60

 

Autumn Term part 2: 12th November 2019 to 17th December 2019 - 6 week course -

Course fee:£50  

(Please note there will be no sessions on 29th October 2019 and 5th November 2019) 

Course Times: 1pm to 3pm 

Venue: West Bretton Village Hall, 24 Bretton Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 4LB

 

For further details and to book contact Neil by e-mail: njpittaway @hotmail.com or phone: 

Tel: 01924 274502 or mobile: 07507904846

 

 


  • A Course in Drawing Skills and Techniques

If you are a beginner or want to improve your skills and learn new techniques in drawing then this course is for you

 

Course dates:

Autumn Term part 1:  to 10th September 2019 to 22nd October 2019 - 7 week course -

Course fee:  £60

 

Autumn Term part 2: 12th November 2019 to 17th December 2019 - 6 week course -

Course fee:£50  

(Please note there will be no sessions on 29th October 2019 and 5th November 2019) 

Course Times: 1pm to 3pm 

Venue: West Bretton Village Hall, 24 Bretton Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 4LB

 

For further details and to book contact Neil by e-mail: njpittaway @hotmail.com or phone: 

Tel: 01924 274502 or mobile: 07507904846

 

 


Courses in London Starting this September


 

  • Approaches to imaginative drawing & watercolour painting -  1-day workshop

Join Neil Pittaway for this 1-day workshop that will immerse you in the wonderful mediums of drawing and watercolour through exploring imaginative ideas, processes, skills and techniques and will teach you how to approach and explore these elements through a series of mini skills set techniques leading to more sustained finished work(s).

You will be taught a variety of imaginative drawing and watercolours skills and techniques from the conventional to the more experimental techniques in a range of contexts. You will gain confidence in the art of imaginative drawing and painting in watercolour; explore techniques including abstract and romantic and or other painting /drawing styles, and be able to Investigate these creatively through accidents and intuition. As the day progresses you will be able to apply some or all of the techniques learnt to start to create and develop your own ideas in drawing and or watercolour painting ready for your own further specific areas of interest and artistic development later.

How will I be taught? The course will be taught through a series of mini demonstration supported by 1-1 tuition and group discussion. There will also be the opportunity to socialise with like-minded people with a chance to share ideas and discuss your work with a plenary session at the end of the day.

Is this course right for you: If you want to learn how to draw or paint exploring imaginative subjects in drawing and watercolour, learn new techniques and improve your skills, with supportive expert tuition, then this is the course for you. Complete beginners or continuers and those who have done some painting and drawing already are welcome!

 

Course fee is £60 + booking fee 

 

For more information and or to book please follow the link: 

https://www.newenglishartclub.co.uk/events/approaches-imaginative-drawing-watercolour-painting-1-day-workshop-neil-pittaway

 


  • Ten Week Watercolour Skills and Techniques Courses at WMC College 

This course is very good for students wishing to start painting with watercolours or those wishing to improve their watercolour painting in both traditional and none traditional ways. You will explore different ways of painting and drawing through using water based media on paper, critically looking at various ideas and concepts that are used to create still life’s, landscapes and general sceneries both observed and imagined.

 

For more information and to enrol please click here

 

Venue WMC (The Camden College) London 


  • Ten Week Drawing Skills and Techniques Courses at WMC College 

This course is the course for you if you want to learn to draw or improve your drawing skills and techniques.

All levels welcome including beginners and those who may not have done any drawing for a long time as well as well as those with more experience.

 

Through being taught a range of different drawing techniques you will have the opportunity to develop your skills further, in key areas such as perspective, observational still life, portraiture, and landscape.

Drawing is complex and it requires time to develop your skills. This course gives you an opportunity to consolidate your skills throughout the year.

 

For more information and to enrol please click here

 

Venue WMC (The Camden College) London 


 

  • Ten week Printmaking Courses at WMC College 

You will learn about and use a wide range of print making processes to produce your own original prints.

Print making processes and techniques will include mono printing, etching, lino printing, dry point, soft-ground etching aquatint, and collagraph printing. You will begin to use a range of print making techniques to generate immediate creative results, extend your skills and develop your own ideas. New starters are welcome at any time of year.

Level: Beginner and intermediate 

For more information and to enrol please click here

Venue WMC (The Camden College) London 

 


  • 5 Week courses:  Sketchbook on location at WMC College   

Want to learn to use a sketchbook to draw on location in London, both outside and in museums. This drawing class is for anyone wanting to use a sketchbook to develop and extend their drawing skills on location. You will go out and about to a range of locations around London to practice drawing from a diverse range of subjects. There will be an opportunity to explore techniques and processes drawing from the landscape and the hustle and bustle of London to working in museums. The course will introduce you to different ways of approaching drawing using a sketchbook on location as part of a friendly supportive group of like-minded people. You will be taught by one of the country’s leading professional Artists Neil Pittaway a member of the New English Art Club and be given
guidance and one to one support at every stage of the course on how to approach and use a variety of subjects and drawing materials to produce your own drawings.

 

For more information and to enrol please click on the link below: 

http://ebs4portal-live.wmcollege.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ng=PublicProspectus&na=ReloadCourseList&m=41&state=TOPIC_CODE$Z223|DESCRIPTION$Advanced%20Drawing:%20On%20Location%20Sketchbook

 


  • 5 Week courses: Advanced Drawing at WMC College  

This course is an opportunity to develop your drawing skills. We will undertake activities addressing perspective, foreshortening, textural effects, depiction of light, mark making and other drawing techniques, but the sessions will also be directed by the interests of the group and support individual development and projects.

 

For more information and to enrol please click on the link below:

http://ebs4portal-live.wmcollege.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ng=PublicProspectus&na=ReloadCourseList&m=41&state=TOPIC_CODE$Z487%7CDESCRIPTION$Drawing:%20Advanced%20Skills

 


  • Saturday courses: Watercolour From Scratch at WMC College

This course is very good for students wishing to start painting with watercolours or those wishing to improve their watercolour painting in both traditional and none traditional ways. You will explore different ways of painting and drawing through using water based media on paper, critically looking at various ideas and concepts that are used to create still life’s, landscapes and general sceneries both observed and imagined.

 

For more information and to enrol please click on the link below:

http://ebs4portal-live.wmcollege.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ng=PublicProspectus&na=ReloadCourseList&m=41&state=TOPIC_CODE$Z357%7CDESCRIPTION$Watercolour%20from%20Scratch

 


Learn to use: oil painting mediums at City Lit 

Course Dates: 14/12/19  
Time: 10:00 - 17:00  
Location: 
1-10 Keeley St, Holborn, London WC2B 4BA

Explore the different effects that can be created when oil painting mediums are added to the paint. Learn to use a range of oil painting mediums to expand the possiblilities of oil painting, such as texture and glazes.

Course Fees:

Full fee:£79.00 

Senior fee:£79.00

Concession:£48.00

For more information and to enrol please click on the link below:

https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/learn-to-use-oil-painting-mediums/vm015-1920

 


Painting sketchbook at  City Lit 

Course Dates: 24/06/20 - 08/07/20  
Time: 10:30 - 16:30  
Location:  
1-10 Keeley St, Holborn, London WC2B 4BA

Develop your ideas for paintings in a large-scale sketchbook. Explore the process of visual research, idea development, material experimentation and image manipulation to create a personal resource to inform your painting.

Course Fees:

Full fee:£179.00 

Senior fee:£143.00

Concession:£109.00

For more information and to enrol please click on the link below:

https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/painting-sketchbook

 

   Links                                                                                          

 

 

 

  • The Victoria and Albert Museum, London:
  • You can view the works that the Victoria and Albert museum as of Neil's by visiting the Prints and drawings study room at the museum. 

 

 

  

Italy in Britain                                                                        Britannia Square 

          

 

  • The Bankside Gallery, London -  The Gallery of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers http://www.banksidegallery.com

 

                                                                 

 

  • Eastern Daily Press, UK King's Lynn Arts Centre relaunch article and presentation of Neil's etching to Actor Brendan Coyle.