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Interview with Martina / Intervju sa Martinom

Today I'm sharing with you an interview. Preparing this interview with the wonderfully talented Martina, I had hard time selecting which of her works to feature. Everything she creates is so unique and magical, I'm sure you'll be as amazed as I'm. Stop by her blog to see more. 



Danas ću podijeliti sa vama intervju. Pripremajući ovaj intervju s jako talentiranom Martinom, bilo mi je teško izabrati koji od njenih radova prikazati. Sve što stvara je tako jedinstveno i magično, sigurna sam da ćete biti oduševljeni kao što sam i ja. Svratite do njenog bloga kako biste vidjeli više.


1. Kada si se počela baviti izradom nakita?

    Prije nekih 4 - 5 godina, onda sam i napravila svoj prvi blog ˝Tincha made u kojem sam predstavila svoj nakit, ali kako najviše od svega volim crtati odlučila sam se više posvetiti crtanju, i otvorila novi blog sa svojim ilustracijama. Osim crtanja na papiru, počela sam crtati i na ručno oblikovanim okvirima od DAS mase, što mi se jako svidjelo i tako su nastale moje zidne dekoracije. Imam stalno puno ideja i tako sam odlučila probati napraviti broševe od DAS mase i nacrtati svoje ilustracije na njih i to mi se isto jako svidjelo, sad radim na naušnicama od istog materijala.

1. When did you start to make jewelry?

Some 4-5 years ago and that was when I made my first blog Tincha made in which I have represented my jewelry. However, since I like drawing most of all, I've decided to focus on that and opened a new blog with my illustrations. Besides drawing on paper I have started drawing on hand made frames (made of DAS), which I really liked and so my wall decorations came to be. I'm constantly full of ideas and so I have decided to try to make brooches out of DAS mass and draw my illustrations onto them. I enjoyed that a lot, now I'm working on earrings from the same material.
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/04/kraljica-srca.html
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/society6-shop.html
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/aneo-cuvar.html

2. Koja su tvoja nadahnuća za modne ilustracije?

    Kad crtam svoje ilustracije moda mi nije primarna, više želim pokazati neki svijet iz mašte.
Svi moji radovi nadahnuti su bajkama. Volim boje i detalje, tako da kad crtam neku ilustraciju posvećujem veliku pažnju tome. Boje moraju biti vesele, kontrastne, mora biti puno detalja.
Po zanimanju sam osim grafičkog i tekstilni dizajner, tako da jako volim crtati haljine, zato možemo reći da su moje ilustracije u jednu ruku i modne.

2. What are your inspirations for fashion illustrations?

When I'm drawing my illustrations, the fashion is not the most important thing for me. I prefer to show a world of my own imagination. All my works are inspired by fairy- tales. I love colours and details so that when I'm making an illustration, I dedicate a great attention to that. I'm a designer by profession, both a graphic and a textile one so I enjoy the process of drawing dresses. In some way it can be said that my illustrations are also fashion illustrations.
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-will-never-go-away.html

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/u-ogledalu.html
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/02/zablja-princeza-proces.html
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/

3. Možeš li izdvojiti neki od svojih radova i koji bi to bio?

Svi su mi radovi jako dragi jer prilikom izrade svakome posvećujem veliku pažnju i puno vremena, ne volim raditi na brzinu. Od ilustracija na papiru bih izdvojila ˝I send you love˝ možete ju naći na mom blogu, a posebno draga mi je nova kolekcija broševa nazvana ˝Proljetno sanjarenje˝.

3. Do you especially treasure any of your works and which one?

All of my works are special to me because while making them I dedicate great care and much time to every single one of them. From illustrations on paper, I would point out ' I send you love', you can find it on my blog. Especially dear to me is the new collection of brooches called 'springtime dreaming'
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/proljetno-sanjarenje.html

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/proljetno-sanjarenje.html

4. Koliko ti vremena otprilike treba za nacrati jednu ilustraciju?

    Imam desetomjesečnu curicu, tako da si ne mogu na dan posvetiti par sati crtanja u komadu.
Ali uz dobru organizaciju, osiguram si barem jedan sat vremena za svoj kreativni rad i tako se crtanje ilustracije otegne na par dana, jer kao što sam već navela, ne volim raditi na brzinu, volim o svemu dobro razmisliti do najsitnijih detalja. Ali od idejne skice do finalnog proizvoda treba mi oko 6 sati.

4. How much time does it take you to draw a single illustration?

I'm a mother to a ten month old baby girl, so I cannot find time to draw for hours non stop. Nevertheless, with good organization, I ensure at least one hour for my creative work and so the making of an illustration can stretch for a few days, because as I have already said, I don't like to work hastily. I prefer to think thoroughly about everything to the minute details. From an sketch to the final product it takes about 6 hours.

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/01/snjeguljica.html

5. Koji bi bio tvoj savjet za nekoga tko želi napraviti nešto kreativno, a ne zna od kuda bi počeo?

Hm, pa kad ja imam pomanjkanje inspiracije, uzmem papir i olovku i crtkaram.
Tako se rode neke ideje, koje onda razrađujem.

5. What would be your advice for someone who wants to do something creative but isn't sure from where to start?

Well, when I lack inspiration, I take a pen and draw and doodle. In this way some ideas are formed and than I develop them further.

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/

http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/na-putu.html
http://martina-visnjic-art.blogspot.com/2014/03/bros-djevojka.html

Comments

  1. nice drawings!

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com
    xx

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  2. This is beautiful, she makes wonderful art pieces. I like them very much! Super interview doll xx

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  3. Baš jako lijepo, sviđaju mi se ilustracije :)) Moram joj skoknuti na blog sad :D

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  4. Bellissime queste illustrazione! Gorgeous!

    www.saucysiciliana.blogspot.com

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    1. talento unico, sono contenta che ti piaccia:)

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  6. Non la conoscevo, è davvero bravissima!


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  7. Ciao Ivana, complimenti per l'intervista, sei stata bravissima. Non la conoscevo, le sue crezioni e disegni sono stupendi, è davvero molto creativa. Un bacio e buon lunedì!:*

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  8. Ma che belle queste illustrazioni, è bravissima Martina!
    E complimenti a te per l'intervista! :D
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  9. fantastic !!!

    http://lamodalena.blogspot.com/

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  10. Very interesting interview, what a talented lady!

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  11. Interesting! Love all the Art :)

    kisses

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  12. Her artworks are really amazing, each of those drawings look so original and simply magical;) She must have a great talent)
    Thank you for sharing, Ivana!

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  13. Jao obozavam Martinu i njene ilustracije.
    Super za intervju :)

    Hvala ti na komentaru!!

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  14. Wonderfulllllllllllllllll
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  15. her drawings are just fantastic!

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  16. beautiful illustrations like fairytale <3

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  17. Wow, what a talented lady she is. I am in awe. Beautiful interview. Well done!

    http://www.thefashionstirfry.com

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  18. What a fantastic interview. Her works are magical. She got great talent.

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  19. Divne ilustracije! Dobro si se spremila za intervju, dopada mi se posebno 5. pitanje hehe :) x

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  20. so beautiful draws, great talent!

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  21. Wow, these illustrations are so great!

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  22. Cool!
    http://afinaskaterblogspotcom.blogspot.ru/

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  23. Thanks a lot for this interesting interview and showing her great work! It's really impressing and so unique. Obviously she buring (I hope that you know what I mean as I'm not sure if in English this word is also used if someone is really excited about something) for her work as she enables it to continue her work although she has her baby.

    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

    www.dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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  24. She's so talented!!! Thanks for sharing this infos with us!!!
    xx

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  25. Beautiful work, these phone covers are adobable and I love her illustrations.
    Thank you for this interview :)

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  26. Oh, wow, wonderful illustrations, such an inspiring woman!
    BTW, sorry, Ivana, that it took me so long to realize that you are a blogger too. Been reading your comments on mine, and have never tried to click your name so get transferred to your amazing blog. From now on I will definitely be a regular :)
    Anami, xx
    www.anamiblog.com

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    1. :) No problem, I guess that happens because I always forget to leave the link to my blog when I write comments.

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