Blue hair and scribbled collage @

Blue hair and scribbled collage

Because this art journal has thin pages of only 80 gsm(~54lb), any collage will help build the page thickness so you can use more water if ever needed. I plan on adding more collage in this journal and play around to see different results. I prepared a stash with faces from magazines that would also go well as collaged pages in this B6 art journal.

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

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 as you can see, lately I started to digitally edit my journal pages. If you wonder, I’m using PicsArt for the editing part, so if you want to try it, …

Quoted Pages by Cristina Parus @

The Quoted Pages Art Project

Just like The 29 Faces Challenge and The Flower Art Project, I want to start a new 30-days art project called “The Quoted Pages”. And as the name suggests, those art journal pages are going to include an inspirational quote each day of the month. The quotes I chose to use are personal development, self esteem, happiness, creativity and some lettering might even be thoughts that come by and are *suitable* to go on a journal page. For this project you don’t need a journal …

The Lotus Flower - by Cristina Parus @ - 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 lotus, and again I’ve used Prismaclor pencils to complete this drawing. Only that this time I haven’t blend the color with oil, leaving the drawing as it is. I don’t have photos in stages with this flower, as it was a fast drawing and I completed in no time.  Desenatul in creioane colorate e atat de distractiv! Pentru aceasta floare de lotus am fost inspirata …