In the January issue of Leisure Painter magazine, I contribute an article all about how to effectively use photographs as a useful reference for paintings.
Behind the Scenes
Get a behind the scenes view into the painting process for my latest landscape that was a commission for a client.
“Mountains over Queenstown, NZ”, by Elena Parashko, oil on canvas panel, 50 x 40 cm, SOLD
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The March issue of the English art magazine Leisure Painter, contains my step by step demonstration of how to paint a lovely sandy path leading to a beach. Applicable for oils as well as acrylics.
In the May issue of Leisure Painter magazine, I take readers through a step by step demonstration of how to paint a very atmospheric seascape with a lighthouse on a clifftop overlooking a stormy sea. Applicable for oils and acrylics.
The July issue of Leisure Painter magazine contains my step by step painting demonstration of an underwater scene featuring tropical fish (the Moorish Idol) swimming around coral. This is an interesting split screen composition with the underwater world visible below the waterline and a distant island and sky visible above.
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.
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.
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.
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