Artist: Elena Parashko becomes a QPuzzles Contributor QPuzzles

Elena’s unique artwork is represented in private and corporate collections throughout Australia and internationally. With a unique painting style that does not restrict itself to one genre, Elena enjoys experimenting with different techniques and mediums to explore subject matter – from traditional landscapes, still life, botanical illustration and seascapes to contemporary compositions and abstracts. Elena finds inspiration in the natural world’s colours, textures and patterns, and her style celebrates attention to detail.

Elena regularly contributes articles and painting demonstrations to numerous art publications such as ‘Australian Artist’ magazine in Australia and ‘Leisure Painter’ in the UK. Her artwork has been featured in lifestyle magazines such as ‘Ocean’ and ‘Honestly Woman’, tourism magazines including ‘Hotelier Maldives’, and she has written art-related features for home decorating publications such as ‘Modern Home’, ‘Home Ideas’ and ‘My Home’ magazines in Australia. For 8 years, she wrote inspirational articles for fine artists in the American business magazine ‘Professional Artist’. Elena has also published an empowering book for all creative people wanting to live the life of their dreams - “Survival Guide for Artists: How to Thrive in the Creative Arts”.

As a trained teacher with a Bachelor of Education and a Master’s in Adult Education, Elena’s painting workshops are in high demand. She is an international tutor with regular artist residencies and exhibitions in locations such as Hamilton Island, Fiji, Tahiti, Bora Bora, the Maldives, and Norfolk Island.

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Examples of her work that's available as jigsaw puzzles includes:


Rainbow Lorikeets (Panorama)