Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group

Thursday morning classes
10am to 12.30pm

The following Thursday morning classes are scheduled for 2021:

Term 1

Tutor:  Margaret Tuckey
Topic:  Painting Landscapes in Oils / Acrylics

Starting Thursday 4 February and ending 11 March 2021

Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks

Class Code:  T1


Term 2

Tutor:  Jan Brown
Topic:  Abstracting the Ordinary

Starting Thursday 1 April and ending Thursday 6 May

10am to 12.30pm

Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks

Class Code:  T2

This course is suitable for beginners /experienced. 

Course Outline: In this short course you will explore how to compose and paint on canvas, an abstract artwork based on your own mark making exercises on a variety of 2D materials such as corrugated cardboard, paper bags, discarded envelopes etc, the ordinary things of everyday. 

What can come from contemplation of an assemblage of such things is an appreciation of the beauty found in the tension between imperfection and simplicity. 

This course will be adapted to all skill levels. Acrylic paint on canvas to be used for initial ground work followed by either oils or acrylic to complete the exercise.

Download a course outline

Term 3

Tutor:  Jess Mara 
Topic:  Drawing in Charcoal  

Starting Thursday 17 June 2021 and ending 22 July 2021

Cost:  $90 for 6 weeks

Class Code:  T3

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, 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 ($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