The latest news and upcoming events out of Elena Parashko Gallery.

August 2021

In the August issue of the English art magazine Leisure Painter, I have written a step by step demonstration showing how to paint two figures wading in the shallows on a beach. This mother and daughter viewed from behind make for a very nostalgic scene that’s interesting to paint. Applicable for oils and acrylics.

September 2021

Behind the Scenes
Get a behind the scenes view into the painting process for my latest seascape. The challenge in this large painting was to create a sense of movement.
“Breaking Free”, by Elena Parashko, oil on canvas, 152 x 91 cm, $3790.
View the painting process …

October 2021

For the October issue of Leisure Painter magazine, I have written an article on using graphite pencils to draw flowers. I cover lots of do’s and don’ts of using this medium as well as tips on drawing water droplets on petals, flower anatomy, leaves, arrangement of flowers and handling white flowers on white paper.

December 2021

The December issue of the English art magazine called Leisure Painter, features a step by step demonstration of how I painted the very quaint All Saints Chapel on Hamilton Island. This tutorial is applicable for oils as well as acrylics.

January 2022

In 2022 I introduce a comprehensive series of articles on learning how to draw in the English art magazine, Leisure Painter. In the January issue I begin the series with an overview of drawing materials and then set the reader exercises to practice drawing highlights and shadows through various techniques.


Add a fun and creative dimension to your next party or corporate team building event under Elena’s expert instruction. Even total beginners can be guided step by step to create their own masterpiece.