art journal

Purple hair - quoted pages by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Art in my journal: Whimsical Face with purple hair and the Quoted Pages

Hello dear creative soul!   How was your weekend? I had to face losing all my smartphone photos. The memory...

The Quoted Pages - Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature - Gerard De Nerval - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The Quoted pages – Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature

Today I stumbled upon a card illustrating blooming poppies. I said to myself that those would make a fine collage...

The quoted pages - She smelled of SUN and daisies with a hint of river water - by Cristina Parus @creativemag.ro

The Quoted pages – She smelled of SUN and daisies with a hint of river water

Today I went back to faces. I took advantage of the extra time I had when my baby was asleep,...

Quoted Pages by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The Quoted Pages Art Project

Just like The 29 Faces Challenge and The Flower Art Project, I want to start a new 30-days art project...

New Art Supplies by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

New Art supplies!

  The other day I was surprised to find that Auchan has extended its crafts and DIY shelves with more...

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...