Art Teachers & Groups


Karen Burns
Oil Painting class for beginners  
Every Wednesday from 09.30am to 12.30 pm at the Newlands Scout Hall (next to "Forries".)
Phone: 021 671 4049
Email:   082 412 6695

Lesley Charnock   
Oil painting one day workshops. (Always from a live model) 
Phone: 021 433 1079 
Email:  (To be on the mailing list please send request)

Melanie Meyer
BalARTki  ~ Creative Process Art Facilitated Classes 
For beginners to advanced artists (old and young)
For individuals to small groups (max 6 per group)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday mornings .
Private studio in Kenilworth
Phone: 082 874 2393        

Lyn Northam
Oils for beginners
Place: Newlands Scout Hall
Time: Thursday 9:30am to 1:30pm (Starting January - Beginners course for one year)
Phone: 072 3804209

Christopher Reid
Workshops in Hermanus and elsewhere
Place: Hermanus
Phone: 072 626 9945

Penny Steynor
Teaching painting in watercolour only
Small classes on Weekday mornings from Monday to Thursday.
Class time 9.30 a.m. - 12-30 p.m.
Private studio in Rondebosch
Phone: 021 6856105

Joe Hurter
Oils and Sculptures
Specialising in Portraits and Imaginative Sculptures done in clay and cast in fibreglass
2 Poplar Avenue
Phone: 021 715 8188

Lucinda Suckling
Specialising in Portraits and Imaginative Clay Sculptures and cast in fibreglass
Mobile: 083 955 4064

Valda Preen
Preferred Media: All drawing tools, mixed-media and oil paint.
Phone: 021 7833976 


Heather Ward
Phone: 021 557 4412

Paul Birchall
Instruction on perspex painting in acrylics
Place: Woodstock
Mobile:  082 3622 046

Marion Langton 
Instruction in watercolour only
Place: Rotary Hall, Lourensford Rd, Somerset West
Friday mornings 9am - 12noon
Phone:   021 851 5687

Ferina Visser 
Place: Velddrif
Saturday once a month
Phone:   022 913 2046 

Laura Wenman
Oil Instruction
Place:  Parklands
Phone: 021 556 3131 

Judy Wheeler 
Drawing and Painting in Mixed Media
Place:   Fish Hoek
Phone: 021 782 8755 

Izak Vollgraaff
From beginner to advanced - drawing and/or oils
Monday evening and Saturday morning
Phone: 021 558 5140 or 
Mobile: 082 468 4794

Belinda Macleod Smith 
Oils for beginners
Small classes Wed, Thurs and Friday 9.00am – 12.00pm (± 9 to 10 weeks sessions)
Place: private studio in Tokai
Mobile: 083 3272675 

Ryno Swart
Ryno will continue to take artists to Venice, Greece and other destinations for intensive 14 day workshops. 
He will post details on the web at and in his newsletters,
Phone: (021) 786 3975

Jill Trappler
Place: Woodstock.
Details on my site

Annette Kieser 
Small classes - watercolour, acrylic and oil
30 years experience teaching
Small groups mornings and afternoons
Place Diep River
Phone: 021 712 7032
Mobile: 083 651 3207

Sonia Jacka
Classical Drawing Classes
Phone: 021 785 4600 for further information

Glenda Chambers
Oil classes and Watercolour classes
Place: Chambers Art Studio, Bloubergrand
Phone : 082 2222 820


There are a number of art groups that you can join, some with teachers guiding the group, and others a social painting session where you can do what you want to do.

Sculpture Group
Tuesday Evenings Group  
This group meets every Tuesday evening for an informal, fun, relaxed & creative sculpture session.
When:     Tuesdays from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
Address: 14 Sanatorium Rd, Claremont.

Cost:       R70 per session for the model.

You would need to commit to 3 sessions doing the same pose.

You can buy clay from us at cost price.

RSVP: Tania 081 270 9292 or 021 674 0553

or Burton 078 1551 388
Peter Clarke Art Centre
Monday Watercolour Group

Originally started as an outlet for "older" artists, the Monday group is one of the first groups to start at the Frank Joubert Art School.  
They meet every Monday from 9.30am, but if you would like to join them, please first phone Colette Thorne on 021 685 5167 to check space availability. 

Friday Peter Clarke Group
Gets together every Friday morning at the Peter Clarke Art School, during term time. Cost is R130 per term.  If you would like to join, phone Liz Pearson on 021 671 8941 or email