Anna-Carien Goosen


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MEDIUMS: Oil | Mixed Media
SPECIALTY: ✔ Technique

My work is layered, figurative and portrays an ambiguous space where interior and exterior reality merge.

I observe the physical and emotional space around individuals, fascinated that our minds shift seamlessly between various physical, virtual and emotional realities.
Intrigued by these blurred boundaries, I play on the border between dream and reality, strength and fragility, control and abandon.

Nature forms a huge part of my sensory experience and is used as a symbol for realities felt but not seen. I focus on light and movement, taking joy in the alchemy of oil paint and the ancient abandon of charcoal.

oil painting of children and a bicycle
oil painting tutorial of a woman under an umbrella
oil painting tutorial painting of a woman with flowers
oil painting tutorial of a woman in a kitchen
oil painting tutorial of two people
oil painting tutorial of a woman at a pool


Listed below are this Mentor’s specialty skills. Join this group if you want to grow in these areas.

Specialty: ✔ Technique



Technique Demos


Teaching How to Self Critique


Providing Art Critiques


Color and Composition


Supplies and Tools – what to use, where to save, and where to spend


Studio Setup for Art Production


Studio Time Management

“Mastrius has done wonders for my confidence. I have managed to step way outside of my comfort zone which has in turn given rise to so many more opportunities to further my art career.”
~ Deb, Emerging Artist


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oil painting tutorial of a woman beside water
Anna-Carien takes joy in the messy alchemy of oil paint, the dirty abandon of charcoal, and secretly filling sketchbooks with drawings of strangers.

Based in Sydney, she lives across bushland with a handsome Environmental Planner, three boisterous boys, and a menagerie of wildlife destroying her precious garden.