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Illustration of the day / Ilustracija dana



watercolour / akvarel

Don't be overly proud! Your thoughts are not yours alone!
They live in others
We have all crossed the same paths in the darkness,
we have all wandered equally in the sign
of searching and all are equally admired.
With everyone you share something and many of you are the same.
And rememeber it has been so since the ancient times
And we all repeat ourselves, even the great and the pure ones,
like children that still don't know their names.*

                                        Tin Ujević, excerpt from a poem Brotherhood of Faces in the Universe  *my translation


Ne gordi se! Tvoje misli nisu samo tvoje!
One u drugima žive
Mi smo svi prešli iste putove u mraku,
mi smo svi jednako lutali u znaku
traženja, i svima jednako se dive.
Sa svakim nešto dijeliš, i više vas ste isti.
I pamti da je tako od prastarih vremena.
I svi se ponavljamo, i veliki i čisti,
kao djeca što ne znaju još ni svojih imena.


                                                  Tin Ujević, dio pjesme Pobratimstvo lica u svemiru

Comments

  1. Love this drawing! You're very talented!
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  2. interesting :)


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  3. Jao...Tin Ujevic...koliko dugo nisam citala nesto njegovo. Ovo me sad bas oraspolozilo.

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  4. Bella! Buona Domenica Ivana!

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  5. Stunning drawing! So cool!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
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  6. Molto carino! ti auguro una buona serata!

    Rosa

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    Rosa

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  7. Ciao Ivana, ma che bello questo autoritratto! Io poi amo gli acquarelli!
    Baci,
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  8. Wow, that looks so beautiful! Great job.

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  9. Divna je, baš je super ispala! :)

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  10. Beautiful drawing and love the quote too! xo akiko
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  11. You have so beautiful hair !!! ;)
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  12. Dear Ivana, what a wonderful and especially really true poem! This is exactly what I believe: sometimes we tend to believe we are the only one which are suffering but if you ask your counterpart then he/she will tell you also about really difficult and painful periodes in their lives ... I try always to keep this in my mind. Love as usual your illustration of today and your confidently strokes of your brush <3 Wish you a really good new week ahead!

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  13. So beautiful!! You are really talented.
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  14. You have a wonderful eye for drawing and a real great sense of colors. Great quote as well. Reminds me of one of my older poems :) xo

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  15. Love the pretty plaid and melancholic expression in the eyes of the lady in your illustration! She looks beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  16. bellissimooooo, ma sei un artistaaaaaaa! ;)
    Buon 8 dicembre!
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  17. That's great!

    hugs
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  18. Good job:)
    xoxo
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  19. You're so talented, dear friend! Love this picture and your creativity, I would draw as well as you. Lot of kisses from Spain.
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  20. Another great drawing. Your illustration are so uniquely you and I love that.

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  21. Yet another great one, Ivana. Have a great start into your week, girl.
    xox
    Lenya
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  22. Gli occhi sono molto espressivi!

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  23. Beautiful!!
    Greetings.


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  24. Very cute dear! :)
    Kisses
    Svetlana
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  25. Lovely illustration!!!
    Have a good week, dear Ivana!! my g+ for you!!!:)))

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  26. I pre i posle mi je svidja crtež/slika. Takodje hvala za pesmu što si je podijelila sa nama- volim nešta ovakvo što ti da za misliti. xx Maja
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  27. Thank you for translating the poem, Ivana. It's a very good one. xx

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  28. So amazing! Love it ;)

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  29. Striking eyes! I love the side braid and flowers.
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  30. I ilustracija u obe verzije, i pesma <3

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  31. I wish I were as talented as you!! :)
    I've always wanted to learn how to paint with watercolor before! Maybe someday in the future I will learn how.
    Very amazing art work Ivana! Keep up the great work!

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  32. Beautiful eyes. You are talented Ivana.
    Kisses :)

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All your comments mean a lot to me, even the criticism. Naravno da mi puno znači što ste uzeli vrijeme da nešto napišete, pa makar to bila i kritika. Per me le vostre parole sono sempre preziose anche quando si tratta di critiche.

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