It's important to know where you're going

It is more important to know where you are going

It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly.” – Mabel Newcomber   I love this quote and the message it sends. It’s true. We need vision and clarity to know where we are going before putting the foot outside in the big world. I wanted to keep this …

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” …

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 …

Blue shades

It’s been more than a year!

Hello dear creative soul!   It’s been more than a year since I last posted here! It’s been sooo long! I have somehow (like completely!) neglected posting on the blog, but all this time I continued to create art in my journals, especially in one journal in particular – the one that allowed me to …

Japanese Quince and Baby's Breath Spinea by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Japanese Quince and Baby’s Breath Spinea

Almost April? Already? I can’t believe how fast March went by! And because I love my Japanese wall calendar, for this page I got inspired from the March calendar illustration, some beautiful blooming red Japanese Quince flowers. Aproape aprilie? Deja? Nu-mi vine sa cred cat de repede a trecut luna martie! Si pentru ca iubesc calendarul …

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 …