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 in my journal. I cut a few blooming poppies and a few poppy bods to match them together, and glue them down on the page, leaving some space for lettering. I misaligned the word “blossoming” …

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 with its gorgeous coloring. This flower does not serve as wonderful painting and drawing inspiration, but it’s also a bliss for the eyes. So why not draw and paint it in my art journal?  Exista …

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 also few that treat the joy of giving birth. I found one of them on the internet that is completely FREE to download and color your way! It can be found and downloaded here, together with …

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 not that friendly. But we can always work after a photo we took on vacation and capture the beauty of the building in our journals. A sketch has its charming look and will always be more interesting …

Watercolor splashes by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor – I’m not perfect

Another face builded up in watercolor only appeared in my art journal. This one was painted on my Canson ART ONE, which has paper suitable for sketching rather than watercolors. But I use this for art journaling, so perfection don’t come into equation. O altă față în acuarelă a apărut la mine în jurnal. Aceasta …

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 was saying yesterday, it will make a great difference later on, when the days won’t be that pretty anymore.  Cat inca mai este cald afara, luati cu voi setul de pictura si iesiti afara sa …