Messy watercolor profile face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Messy watercolor profile face

To me, watercolor paintings seem pretty hard hard to complete, especially because I don’t care for the rules, but still I am working with watercolors which are transparent and need extra care when it comes to layering color. But I’m working in an art journal, so I’m not worrying too much. Pentru mine, pictatul in acuarela mi se pare destul de greu, in special pentru ca nu-mi pasa de reguli, dar totusi folosesc acuarela care e un mediu transparent si necesita mai multa atentie cand …

Portrait in colored pencils - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Portrait in colored pencils

Remember the January 2015 colored 30 portraits in 30 days project I post about here? Some of the faces were painted using mixed media, some in watercolor, but lots of them were drawn using colored pencils.¬† This face you’re seeing today was inspired by a photo I found on the web and I thought it would be nice to try to draw it in colored pencils. It was a little hard for me to stick with the proportions, because I tend to draw bigger and …

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 beautiful birth positive affirmations to inspire this magnificent process of giving birth to a new human being. Exista un interes crescut pentru cartile de colorat pentru adulti, carti menite sa …

Purple pen face sketch by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Purple pen face sketch

Today I’m back in my Canson Art book one sketching art journal. I started this face as a play, sketching it with a purple pen I carry around in my hand bag all the time. And because it started to look beautiful, I had to add some color, too. Part of her face was painted with acrylics, like her neck and certain areas on her forehead, and some of the face was painted in watercolors, like her cheeks. Astazi lucrez iar in jurnalul de la …

Heart sunglasses watercolor face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Heart sunglasses watercolor face

Hello dear artist soul! Today I found a page I did last year on Christmas day and it never got on the blog. So I thought why not post it? This time I got inspired by a photo I found on Pinterest, and because it was Christmas I wanted to draw/ paint something quick, so I chose to use watercolor pencils for that matter. Buna draga suflet de artist! Astazi am gasit o pagina pe care am desenat-o in ziua de Craciun, dar care nu …