The quoted pages - She smelled of SUN and daisies with a hint of river water - by Cristina Parus @creativemag.ro

The Quoted pages – She smelled of SUN and daisies with a hint of river water

Today I went back to faces. I took advantage of the extra time I had when my baby was asleep, and painted this face. I’m still using “fast” art supplies – those that can be used anywhere, anytime, and are fast-drying, since I don’t have time to wait for the paint to dry before I …

ENTHUSIASM is the stream that drives the engine -- Napoleon Hill - - quoted pages by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The Quoted Pages – ENTHUSIASM is the stream that drives the engine

  Although I like drawing faces, my journal pages are sometimes just filed with random drawings of flowers, leaves or simply circles, like the one today. I was struggling with the desire to draw a face, when I decided to go for this simple circling surrounded by leaves, if I may call those leaves. And …

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 but loving this mix between charcoal pencil and acrylic paints more and more. It created a beautiful layer on the face and there are no rules regarding what you are allowed to use or not. …

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 to me. But that doesn’t mean I cannot sketch just for the sick of it in my art journal: it doesn’t have to be perfect and it isn’t. Schitarea cladirilor nu a fost niciodata unul …