No excuses Art journaling by Cristina Parus @

No excuses Art Journaling

Don’t know what to journal about? You know that’s just a pathetic excuse for not doing nothing, right? 15 minutes of art journaling won’t take too much of your time. No matter how busy you are, you need to make room for yourself and your creative soul.   Try to sketch everything you see around you. It won’t come out as you want, but don’t you worry, keep on trying! And you are doing it just for fun, right? So enjoy along the process and don’t bother if …

Drawing with Oil Pastels - Art journal page by Cristina Parus @

Drawing With Oil Pastels

You have seen me using oil pastels here and here. They are a fabulous medium to use and now I can say I love them. It wasn’t love at first sight, because at first I wasn’t really drawn to use them. But in time things have changed a lot. As I’ve use them more and more in my mixed media creations, I better understand how they react and work with others materials. This page had a previous background, and if you look closely you’ll notice the spray …

watercolor flowers

Daler Rowney Pocket Sketchbook {video}

I wrote about this sketchbook some time ago and here you can find the post. There are many things to be said about this tiny sketchbook, but the most important it’s that you can use it for small rapid sketches on the go wherever you are. Just pick your sketchbook and start drawing. No drama

Art Journals I use and recommend

Art Journals I use and recommend

Buna si bine v-am regasit! Astazi vreau sa va arat majoritatea jurnalelor pe care le folosesc si recomand, si o sa va spun cate ceva depsre fiecare in parte! Unele au hartia foarte buna, altele aproape ca nu merita cumparate! Daca aveti intrebari, mi-ar placea sa le citesc in comentariile de mai jos! Psssssst! In video veti vedea si cateva pagini pe care nu vi le-am aratat niciodata pe blog! Iata si o lista cu jurnalele care apar in video, cu un link catre magazinele online …

Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker mini book review by Cristina Parus @

Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker mini book review

Hello dear ones! Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker book just arriver yesterday and I thought I should make a short flip though so you can see how amazing this book really is. In the video below you’ll also learn about some of the art materials used by Pam to create her portraits! Enjoy it and tell me what you think about it in the comments of this post. Looking forward to hear from you!