Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group

Wednesday evening classes (7.00pm - 9.30pm)

What's coming up next?

Term 2, 2019     Trevor Newman:  Portraiture

Trevor Newman

Commencing Wednesday April 3rd at 7.00pm

Cost $90 for 6 weeks (finishing 22 May)

(Course Code W2)

Improve your portraiture skills, with Trevor Newman's term of classes.  You will work in charcoal initially and then progress to complete the works in acrylic paint or oils.

Trevor is a very experienced teacher in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Pastel and other media.

His professional experience has enabled him to successfully teach students of all ages and at a wide variety of institutions.

More information about Trevor's term of classes.

Above:  Work by Trevor Newman

Term 3:  Andrew Clarke - Advanced Drawing Techniques

Wednesdays 19 June, 26 June, 3 July, 24 July  (4 weeks)

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm

* Note change - previously advertised as classes by Janet Easom.


In this term of classes,you will learn drawing techniques applied to a range of subject matter.

Course code:  W3   Cost:  $62 for 4 weeks

About Andrew 

Andrew Clarke is an artist based in Adelaide, whose work considers the role of figuration and narrative within contemporary painting practice. 

He is a founding member and member of the committee of the artist-run studio and gallery, Floating Goose Studios Inc.

Course outline 

Term 4:  Patrick Hedges - Using Scratchboard 

Dates : Commencing 21 August 2019

$90 for 6 weeks

Class code:  W4

Scratchboard is a unique and versatile fine art medium.  Participants in this term of classes will learn about different tools and techniques to get the most out of their work. 

Low cost materials for scratchboard work will be available at the first class.

More details 

Term 5:  Katarina Bowyer

Dates : Commencing 16 October 2019

$90 for 6 weeks

Class code:  W5

More details to be provided soon


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 A/C 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.

Tutors' works

Work by Margaret Tuckey (Tutor in Term 3, 2018)

Still Life in Oil by tutor, Greg O'Leary (Term 5 in 2018)
Sheep: painting by Craig Bowyer

Charcoal drawing by Brooke Walker

Image:  Rod Bax painting 'Two Dogs, One Bowl'

Work by Uta Mooney (Tutor of Term 2 classes in 2018)

Member Julie Lane with her drawing of a dog done in Brooke Walker's classes 2017