art journal

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...

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,...

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...

11+ artists that inspired me over the time - Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

11+ artists that inspired my art journey

I remember when I started with art journaling..! So many pages, so many artists! I felt overwhelmed by the variety...

No excuses Art journaling by Cristina Parus @ CreativeMag.ro

No excuses Art Journaling

Don’t know what to journal about? You know that’s just a pathetic excuse for not doing nothing, right? 15 minutes of...

whimsical face in soft pastel by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Why I draw whimsical faces

Well, what’s with all these imaginary characters (whimsical faces)? They are a free and unhampered expression, with no expectations regarding...

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #27 by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #27 – a boy

Finally, face #27 it’s a little boy’s face! Graphite sketch, then Derwent Aquatone woodless crayons with final touches of Prismacolor...

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #26 by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #26 – little girl

A new face from the 29 faces September challenge is a toddler’s face this time. As you can see, part...

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #25 by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #25 – baby face 2

I seem to like drawing and painting (this time) child faces. And how not to love them, when they are...

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #20 by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #20

I am way behind with drawing and posting the 29 faces of September. But not to worry, I’ll be back...

Watercolor Orange Lilies by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor Orange Lilies

Sometimes I just want something clean and simple, and watercolors are just fabulous to play with. The orange lilies were...

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #10 by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

29 Faces September 2015 – Face #10

This one should be rather scared than amazed, but anyways, it’s the first time when I try expressions. And even...

Couple in love Mixed media by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Couple in love – mixed media page

Every love story has it’s own way of coming to life: just like this couple in my art journal. At...