art journal

Art journal pages by Cristina Parus @creativemag.ro

20 minutes art journaling – blue sky

I kinda like working in this little sketchbook turned into an art journal with the use of collage paper, inserts and most of all, gesso! When you gesso thin pages you instantly create a new waterproof layer ready for new art work. Some might prefer to draw directly on paper, but I'm a fan of gessoed paper. I'm halfway through this gorgeous journal and I can't wait to add more drawings to it!

Acrylic painting - girl with turquoise eyes - @ creativemag.ro by Cristina Parus

Acrylic painting – girl with turquoise eyes

After finishing filming the non-dominant hand class, I was left with some extra acrylic paints out of the tube, so I thought it would be nice to quickly draw a new face and paint it with the colors I had on the table.

Textured flowers by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Adding flowers and texture

After drawing and painting this face over here, I’ve realized that the other page of the spread was looking incomplete...

Painting old pages - working with Posca markers - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Painting old pages – Working with Posca markers

I'm working in my journal-book on a page I started long time ago and never knew what exactly I would like to paint on it. But what other better subject than a face?! You know me, I love faces! They are so captivating and you cannot create two alike!

Drawing with wax crayons

Drawing with wax crayons

It can be hard to find time and space to draw and paint with a little one, but not when...

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