Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group

Monday Morning classes

Mondays from 10.00am to 12.30pm

Term 1

TUTOR:  Greg O'Leary

Fundamental Skills for all artists

Dates: Monday February 4, 11, 18 & 25. March 4 & 18

Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks    Course Code M1


To check availability of places in the classes and to book your place, email our Enrolments Officer at:  [email protected] 

To enrol in a term of classes, you must be a member of the Burnside Painting Group.  To find out about membership and to join, go to our membership page.  

Fees must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to the start of the term, by:

  • Cheque, mailed to Burnside Painting Group, PO Box 27, Kensington Park SA 5068, or
  • Electronic funds transfer BSB: 105073 Account No: 286 130 240.
          Please provide your surname, then first initial and then class code eg JohnsE W3.   

You can renew your annual membership ($60 per year) by EFT as well.  

All classes are held in the hall at 67 Bridge Street, Kensington.

2019 class schedule - Monday mornings

Please note:  Dates and details of classes and workshops may be subject to change.

Click here for information about Wednesday evening classes

Classes held in 2018 (Monday mornings)

Term 2 2018 

TUTOR:  David Braun 
Drawing in pen 

Dates: March 26 / April 9,16, 23 & 30 

Term 3

TUTOR:  Peter Findlay

Oil Painting: Paint what you love, and love what you paint

Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4 & 18
Cost:  $90 for 5 weeks    Class code:  M3

Lyn Robins at work

Roe Gartelmann

Term 4

TUTOR:  Lyn Robins - Line & Wash 

June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Class code: M4

Term 5
Roe Gartelmann - Acrylic Mixed Media 

August 6,13, 20, 27 / September 3 & 10 
Class code: M5

Watercolour by Gerhard Ritter

Term 6

TUTOR:  Gerhard Ritter

Watercolour My Way 

September 24,  October 8,15, 22, 29 November 5
Class code M6

Work by David Braun:  Waiting for Dawn

Painting by Peter Findlay

Work by Lyn Robins

Work by Roe Gartelmann

Classes held in 2017

Term M6  Rosemary Gartelmann
Mixed media and watercolour


Dates (2017):  October 9, 16, 23, 30.  November 6 & 13.

Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks.

This course will take a contemporary approach to watercolour and water-based painting (gouache and/or acrylics can also be used).

Design and composition will be discussed in relation to a variety of subject matter; from still life to working with photos.  Students will move from realism to a more abstract approach and extend themselves by introducing other media.

Term M5  Gerhard Ritter
Painting 'Ritter's Critters' in watercolour

Dates:  August 14, 21, 28. September 4, 11 & 18.  Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks.

In this course you will be shown how to paint engaging paintings of animals and birds, with plenty of vibrancy and character.  Bring along your watercolour paints and brushes, watercolour paper, water containers and your pencils and you can get started!

Term M2 Melanie Brown

Ode to the Old Masters (Drawing in Pastel)

Dates: March 27 April 3, 10, 24.  May 1 & 8
Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks.    

Term M3 Margaret Tuckey

The Magic of Watercolour

Dates:  May 15, 22, 29. June 5 and 12 
(5 weeks). No classes on 19th & 26th June.

Term M4 Philip David

Portraiture in acrylic/oil with model

Dates:  July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7.
Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks.

Philip will introduce a classic 1920s or 1930s modernist portrait by a prominent artist, to be studied, analysed and copied in a portrait exercise by all class members. 

This series of classes is aimed at building confidence at portraying character in the human face.   It promises to be fun and rewarding!!