sketchbook

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...

Sketching buildings in watercolor - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Sketching buildings in watercolor

Sketching buildings has never been my best skill. I never took classes on drawing and perspective always seemed so complicated...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pencil sketch - little girl - by Cristina Parus @ creativemga.ro

Pencil sketch

Sometimes this is all I want to create: a random pencil sketch from my own imagination… Cateodată, asta e tot...

Drawing and painting shells - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Painted Watercolor Shells

I haven’t got the chance to see the sea and probably I won’t this year. But even so, I wanted...

One sketch a day - Watercolor eye shadows

One sketch a day – Watercolor eye shadows

You don’t need to sketch something complicated. I sketched this one last year on my way home from the seaside,...

One sketch a day - coffee break by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

One sketch a day – coffee break

Next time when you go out for a coffee, make sure to take your sketchbook with you. You never know...

Watercolor face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

One sketch a day – girl in watercolors

Going back to faces today. And because I don’t feel like painting mixed media, I’ll stick with watercolors. First thing...

One sketch a day - my cell phone - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

One sketch a day – my cell phone

There are things you own now, but they won’t be yours forever. They break, become useless and are replaced with...

Sketching eyes - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

One sketch a day – eyes

Eyes, all kind of eyes. When you don’t feel like drawing a whole face, draw parts of it! These eyes...

One sketch a day - The moon, the stars - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

One sketch a day – bald thinker

You can say I have a thing for bald heads. It’s definitely an influence from another artist work I got...