Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group

Thursday morning classes
10am to 12.30pm

The following Thursday morning classes are scheduled for 2021:

Term 3: Rod Bax - General Painting, including option to use gouache medium

Rod Bax will be your tutor in this term of classes of painting in a range of media, with an introduction to gouache for those that are interested in developing skills in this medium.

You can work in oil, acrylic, or whatever medium you wish. Participants will be looking at composition, tone and the use of preliminary sketches to develop concepts into finished works. 

Bring current works that you are doing, or photographs you wish to work from to begin a new work in any medium. The subject preference is landscape or still life but Rod is happy to assist with any subject matter.

Download a flyer here, including materials list

Class Code: T3  Cost: $90 for 6 weeks

Rod Bax is an established artist who has been exhibiting professionally for over 30 years. 

He works in a variety of mediums but is best known for his gouache and watercolours of the wetland areas of the State’s southeast.

He has been a finalist in the prestigious Waterhouse Natural History Prize on numerous occasions, and his concern and compassion for the preservation of the natural world is always at the core and heart of his work

Note:  Any of the above class details may be subject to change.


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,
  • 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 ($70 per year) by EFT as well.  

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

Pictured:  Some of our members working on their paintings at Rod Bax's classes, 2020