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How to create new pages in your art journa

How to create new pages in your art journal

When you’re out of ideas and nothing seem to come together, it’s important to remember there are simple yet efficient...

Blue shades

It’s been more than a year!

Hello dear creative soul!   It’s been more than a year since I last posted here! It’s been sooo long!...

Embracing imperfections in your creations: the perfect imperfect

Here is a little bit of what I call “gorgeous call of creativity”, when you leave out your perfectionist self...

Junk journal face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

What I’ve been doing + New Art Projects

It was great to #painting again. I even created a short #video while doing it, and I’m pretty sure you’re...

Drawing Fuchsia Flowers in my art journal - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro >>> Mixed Media and Art Journaling

Fuchsia in Bloom

With about 110 recognized species, Fuchsia flower looks like a ballerina with many legs. It’s gracious and delicate, hanging upside down...

The Lotus Flower - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro - Art Journaling and Mixed Media

The Lotus Flower

Drawing with colored pencils is just so much fun! I was inspired by a photo found on Pinterest for this...

Messy watercolor profile face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Messy watercolor profile face

To me, watercolor paintings seem pretty hard hard to complete, especially because I don’t care for the rules, but still...

Charcoal mixed acrylic paints - dive into mixed media by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Mixed media page – messy pigtail braids

I have already started a series with these charcoal faces that keep appearing in my art journals. I cannot help...

Portrait in colored pencils - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Portrait in colored pencils

Remember the January 2015 colored 30 portraits in 30 days project I post about here? Some of the faces were...

The junk journal project - leaflet painting over by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The junk journal project – leaflet painting over

YOU have to silence your mind in order to listen to your intuition.   As I told you before, I...

Purple pen face sketch by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Purple pen face sketch

Today I’m back in my Canson Art book one sketching art journal. I started this face as a play, sketching...

Heart sunglasses watercolor face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Heart sunglasses watercolor face

Hello dear artist soul! Today I found a page I did last year on Christmas day and it never got...

Looking over my shoulder - Mixed media portrait by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Looking over my shoulder Mixed media face

Similar to this one and this one over here, these paintings have become a beautiful way to express my creativity...

Watercolor Portrait inspired by Pam Carriker's book - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor portrait – Pam Carriker inspired

I wrote about Pam Carriker’s book here and also posted a video on YouTube about her book. Here is a face inspired by a...

Barcelona Buildings Quick Sketches

Barcelona Buildings Quick Sketches

I should sketch buildings more often, but I guess it’s hard to capture them on location if the weather is...