Posts by Cristina, the Creative Mag

junk journal paint on whatever surface you find suitable mixed media face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Happy New Year 2016!

It’s been a wonderful year, and another one even more wonderful lies ahead. I’m more than happy and grateful for...

Charcoal portraits by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

And again, lovely charcoal

I drew this right next to the male face, with the intend to color her as I did with him,...

HIs blue eyes - mixed media journal page by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

His blue eyes mixed media journal page

This page is rather ambiguous. Is this a he or a she? Of course, it was intended to be a...

Charcoal, sepia, mixed media portrait by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Charcoal sepia mixed media portrait

Sometimes I love to work on loose sheets of paper, like Mixed Media Canson block, the 200 grm (120 lbs)...

My unborn baby artist painted 🎨 this - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

My unborn baby artist 🎨 painted this

Aww, this entry has less to do with art journaling and mixed media, although it involves brushes and watercolor. It...

In the shadow - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

In the shadow

Not all the pages in my journal come out so easily or beautifully from the first shot. Some of them...

Soft pastel portrait by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Soft pastels portrait on packaging paper art journal

Remember my brown packaging paper art journal? It’s time to draw again and fill in the pages! It’s been a while...

Limited palette - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro - Nov 2015

Portrait with limited palette

I began to love charcoal. Its smooth feeling on the paper and the marks that it lefts on the surface...

Watercolor splashes by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor – I’m not perfect

Another face builded up in watercolor only appeared in my art journal. This one was painted on my Canson ART...

Mixed media Pretty face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Pretty girl

So after having my junk journal base done, I’m now going to fill it in with all kind of embellishments...

How to make a junk journal ---- by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The Junk Journal Project

As the days are getting shorter and the time spent outdoors decrease, it’s the perfect moment to start a new journal,...

Baby with towel - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Baby with towel

Drawing baby faces can be overwhelming, especially if you do it after a moving child. But working after a photo...

Painting in nature - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Warm autumn days – painting in nature

While there is still warm outside, grab your painting travel kit and get outside to kiss the sun. As I...

autumn tree by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Days of November

It’s said that November it’s a sad, depressive month, but it doesn’t have to be like so if you don’t...

Whimsical portraiture on bag paper - autumn inspiration by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor Woman Portrait on wrapping paper

One of these days, when the sun seemed to warm the earth even more beautiful than he does in the...