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LIGHTS, COLOUR, ACTION – Sydney Fun !!!

By admin on June 2, 2017 in News

I’ve been planning this trip for over a month. Had a date/time booked and had to cancel. Last night my second date with Sydney resumed. Incredibly thankful for having the opportunity, to have a great driver, that took me directly to the Opera House!!!!! So so many reasons, too many to list, that I had […]

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Portrait Sketch with a Palette Knife

By admin on May 9, 2017 in News

A short video from a self-portrait sketch I played around with using a #paletteknife. #art #mirjanapsakis #portrait #wateroils

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Art Trail in Southern Highlands NSW

By admin on May 9, 2017 in News

The Art Trail Applications are now open until the end May, details at http://www.shaf.com.au/. For all the wonderful visitors that come down to the Highlands, lock in the dates for early November 2017. More open studio’s and artists to visit this year. I will not be opening my studio this year, however I will be visiting […]

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Easy Palette Knife Persimmon Painting!

By admin on May 1, 2017 in News

By focusing on using only primary colours (and in this case one extra colour Cadmium Orange) still Life can be captured easily, via the use of a Palette Knife, with the focus on mixing your own various tones. One tip (re-using the palette knife) focus on obtaining fluid motion and keeping the palette on your […]

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Do you know why persimmon is known as the Fruit of the Gods?

By admin on May 1, 2017 in News

Known as the fruit of the God’s, persimmons contain a large abundant fiber, antioxidants and protective compounds. They are a serious NUTRITION PUNCH! Beside the fact that I LOVE to PAINT them, I also love love to eat them. PS- just remember to eat them when they are ripe (soft when you squeeze the flesh). […]

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