drawings

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...

Joyful Abstract Flowers by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Joyful abstract flowers

For today I went back into childhood when all seemed so easy and perfect and I created this simple page...

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...

Celebrating Birth Coloring Book - Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Celebrating Birth Coloring Book {free download}

There is an increasing interest for coloring books for adults meant to reduce stress and calm nerves. And there are...

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 straight to the future Mixed media Art journal page by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Looking straight to the future

Welcome, dear soul! It’s already February and we are starting a new month with much excitement and lots of creative...

Pencil sketch - Girl with flying hair by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Pencil sketch – Girl with flying hair

Once in a while I really feel I want to use just a pencil and my paper stump to draw...

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...

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...

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...

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...