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Africal elephans (oil canvas) / Afrički slonovi (ulje na platnu)


oil for canves, not for sale/ ulje na platnu, nije na prodaju

This painting is a gift for someone. I thought I had finally finished it on NYE, but now I'm not so sure....maybe it needs a bit more work?

Ovo platno je dar za nekoga. Mislila sam da sam ga konačno završila na novogodišnju noć, ali sada nisam sigurna...možda  ipak treba još malo dotjerivanja? 

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  1. We think it looks amazing the way it is! :) Just love the elephants, too cute :) Another job well done :D

    http://floralsandsmiles.blogspot.ca/

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  2. i think this painting is already great Ivana! But if you really want to enhance it, perhaps you can add more details? But I really think this is very nice already. :) Anyway, in rely to your comment in my last post:

    awwww. you're the sweetest Ivana! Thank you for this comment. I really do appreciate your words. I will always keep this in my mind and heart. Well, we do no really control our life/time and it's just so sad that I only had 19 years to spend with my cousin. Everything will be different from now on and it will take a while before everyone in our family finally accepts that he's gone physically. We just miss him so much. But the memories and the love he had showed us will forever be in our hearts. Let's never forget our loved ones who had left us too soon. Thanks again Ivana and I wish you all the best this 2015. Continue sharing your art to the world! Happy New Year and God bless! :)

    xoxo, rae
    http://www.raellarina.net/

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    1. I will probably be adding some details tonight:)

      Yes, things will probably never be the same, yet we must always be grateful for the time with had with the loved ones and give them homage by trying to live a good and fulfilled life.

      Thank you for your sweet comment!

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  3. Great job! Have a very Happy New Year! xo

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  4. Oo, I like it. Very nice. Have a great day.
    http://www.fashiondenis.com

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  5. Oh well, I love this painting, I think it`s perfect now,
    happy new year :)

    http://dreamland1234.blogspot.com/

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  6. Lovely painting :)

    http://shannenandco.blogspot.ie/

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  7. Slika je super kako i jeste. Predivan dar za nekoga! :) xx Maja
    - http://modern-muffin.blogspot.com

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  8. Opa...pa ti si presla na ulja na platnu. Krasno. Jedva cekam vidit jos.

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    1. Naslikala sam prošle godine skoro dvadesetak ulja na platnu sveukupno:)

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  9. Per me è già perfetto così come è Ivana, è favoloso, complimenti! Tanti auguri di buon anno cara, che sia un 2015 ricco di felicità e creatività!:*

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  10. Che brava che sei!!!! (doppio, per il lavoro e che lo fai per qualcuno!). Anch'io sono per lasciarlo così, é già perfetto!! Bellissima composizione, il cielo mi piace tantissimi!!

    Rosa
    Styleyourselfinstyle.blogspot.com

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  11. Beautiful painting, dear!!!!!!

    Happy new year to you and your family!!

    Thanks for visiting my blog!!

    Keep in touch!!

    Marianna Papagiannopoulou BLOG

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    1. thank you for visiting mine Marianna:)

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  12. What a thoughtful and wonderful gift it will be. I am sure she/he will be over the moon. Great one, again, Ivana. I think it's lovely as is.
    ☆:*´¨`*:.•.¸¸.•´¯`•.♥ Happy New Year ♥.•´¯`•.¸¸.•..:*´¨`*:.☆
    kisses
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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    1. thank you Lenya, but as I'm a perfections, I will probably be working on it tonight.

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  13. Bravissima!!! Bellissimi i due elefanti!!!!
    Following your dreams and never giving up!!!
    Happy New Year Ivana!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

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  14. Sei davvero un'artista! Mi piacciono molto le tue opere!!! Brava!!!!
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  15. Did you draw it all yourself? It's very good!!! I think the picture is great, but it would look better on a wall, the tablecloth in the background makes it looks like it's too colourful when I am sure it's not.. Happy New Year, Ivana!!!
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    1. Well done! Looking forward to more posts and a picture of your pictures on the wall!

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  16. You did a great job! Those elephants are perfect.

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

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  17. yeaaahhh nice painting! I'm not sure if I can do way better than this. hahaa

    xx
    http://sony-ann.blogspot.com/

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  18. Wauw, you are really good in painting! I loved seeing them

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  19. Wow, so artistic. How I wish I also have a talent in painting. Cute stuff :)

    *I'm now following you on bloglovin. Hope you'll do the same :)
    Have a nice day, Ivana! :)

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    http://www.missdream-girl.blogspot.com

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  20. Makes me want summer to come right now! Very nice!

    Rachel
    http://alamodest.com

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  21. The colors are vivid and lovely! Wish I could visit this beautiful place :) xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  22. Very beautiful African painting!
    love it!
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  24. The elephants are so adorable and sweet, so much talent.

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  25. I think it's awesome like that! One lucky person will be super happy to get this painting :)

    Jasmin xx

    http://www.whatdefinesus.com

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  26. I love them! :) Happy new year, btw! :D

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  27. I love this painting!
    www.alessandrastyle.com

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  28. Did you paint these? Love pieces of artwork, Ivana! I'm following you now at G+. Do let me know if you're following me in any of the social media sites, & I'll follow you back right away. xoxo
    Luxury Haven

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  29. What a pretty gift to give :) that must have taken some time to do. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    http://steph-g.blogspot.com/

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  30. WOW!!!!! These gifts are just fabulous !
    Perfect pieces to see everyday!
    xoxo
    http://fetish-tokyo.blogspot.com/

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  31. Marvelous illustration ! These elephans are perfect ! :)

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  32. Baš lijepi poklon, super su ti slonovi ispali :)

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  33. Che bello!!!! A me piace molto già così com'è, sono sicura che farai un figurone con un regalo del genere! :D
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  34. Dear Ivana, what a wonderful gift! I can imagine that the person who will get it will be absolutely happy about your impressing art! And for me it looks finished but I don't have they eye of a realy artist like you :) It was such a pleasure for me to read that you had a good and optimistic feeling on the first day of this New Year. Hopefully you feel still in that way <3 For sure I wish you still the best for the New Year and that all the issues in your life will be solved very soon.

    xx from Germany/Bavaria, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  35. Beautiful work
    Happy new year

    Love Vikee
    www.slavetofashion9771.blogspot.com

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  36. Meni je crtež divan i iskreno nzm jel mu treba dotjerivanja jer se ne kontam u to područje umjetnosti previše :) Svakako hvale vrijedan poklon i svaka ti čast! :*

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  37. Beautiful!!

    I am following you on gfc, would you like to follow me back so we can stay in touch?

    http://mypetitecorner.blogspot.com

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  38. Hello Ivana, the painting looks complete to me and I wouldn't have known which oart was incomplete if you hadn't mentioned that it was incomplete. It is nice to gift someone a handmade gift coz that takes time and effort and is definitely very valuable. Thank you for your long comments and sharing with me more about food culture in your region. I've not been visiting blogs for so long that I feel like I'm missing out on a lot. I will be catching up on your posts now.

    Jo
    Jo's Jumbled Jardinière

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  39. Io capisco pochissimo di arte anzi, quasi niente. Ti posso dire che mi piacciono. Ottenere un regalo fatto a mano è una cosa bellissima! Se ti va, dai un'occhiata al mio blog: oggi è il suo primo compleanno!!!! Baci (e grazie della visita),
    Eni

    http://eniwherefashion.blogspot.it/
    https://www.facebook.com/eniwherefashion

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  40. Great job!
    Have a nice day! :)

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  41. E' stupendo questo dipinto, bravissima!!

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  42. You can always do a little more, the trick is to know when to stop.

    / Avy
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  43. Splendido il disegno! Sei molto brava!
    Alessia
    THECHILICOOL
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    Kiss

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  44. very nice!:))

    www.kkaasia.blogspot.com

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  45. Oh my goodness I love this! Elephants are my favourite.

    Lindsey. x
    www.elegant-chaos.blogspot.com

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  46. Great drawing I wish you a great year 2015!

    http://ladyparisienne.fr

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  47. I think it's coming along quite well. Good work. Happy New Year!
    Tweed & Leopard Style 

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  48. Predivno Ivana...bas su mi slatki ovi slonici ;-)

    http://www.fashionpumpkin.com

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  49. Cute :) M&MFASHIONBITES mmfashionbites.blogspot.gr

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  50. This is amazing, I love the art <3 :)

    Serene xoxo

    http://www.imserenel.wordpress.com

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  51. Love the painting with the adorable mother and baby elephant, so heart-warming and endearing! The greenery is so well presented too with gorgeous shades of green and brown, love these earthy tones!

    Prudence
    www.prudencepetitestyle.wordpress.com

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  52. Ivana, you're so so talented!!! Such gorgeous painting that is!! So artistic, and professionally done!!! Absolutely love it, and love the colour palette that you went for! :)

    http://anshul90.com

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  53. Ahhh...this is so cute doll, love the painting and no doubt the person who it's for will love it too :)) Very talented...Happy New Year. I hope it's absolutely marvellous for you Xxx

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  54. I think it looks great. I wish i could paint like you. The African Elephants are so cool. I would happily have these painting hanging in my apartment. Have a nice day

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  55. Kao prvo, srećna ti nova godina! Od srca ti želim da ti bude najlepša do sada :)
    Meni je slika predivna, mislim da joj nisu potrebni dodaci, ali ako se i odlučiš za njih, sigurna sam da ćeš uraditi pravu stvar! <3

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    1. hvala i tebi sve najbolje u ovoj godini:) dodaci su već napravljeni i zadovoljna sam.

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  56. Svaka cast,bas si talentovana! :)

    http://doityourselflady23.blogspot.com

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  57. Wonderful drawing, Ivana! Happy New Year! I hope all of your dreams come true this year :-)

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    1. thank you dear Lera, I wish all the best to you too!

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  58. It looks finished to me!:D So cute <3 <3 <3

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  59. Your painting looks great, leave it as is :) Thank you for the visit!

    House of Illusions

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    1. I already made some changes, but I'm happy with them and I guess that is what is important.

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  60. Great start of the year with some new paintings :)

    Lu | www.balgarka.co.uk

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  61. This painting looks amazing, dear, you did great job :) I just love colors of it and if I were you, I wouldn't add anything to it :)

    crafty-zone.blogspot.com

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  62. I may be a little late to this post but I think it's a lovely painting and I do envy your talent. To be able to paint and gift it to someone is really special and it's something that I can never do so good job on this, Ivana. Hope you had a lovely weekend too. xx

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  63. Someone is very lucky to receive this painting as a gift. The scene looks very charming and I really like the colors you used Ivana!

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  64. Oh no, don't add or take anything away from this gorgeous painting. It is PERFECT! Happy New Year darling!

    http://www.thefashionstirfry.com

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  65. Ivana, like I've mentioned before, you're super talented!! Love this painting! And love the colours!! <3

    http://anshul90.com

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  66. Ovo mi je jedna od najdražih ikada... stvarno je divna i ja ne bih apsolutno ništa mijenjala! :)

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    1. ne mogu ja mirovati, dosta sam je promijenila, ali nadam se na bolje.

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  67. I have to say the same as the others: Don't take this painting away! Don't! I just discovered your blog! Love it! :)
    Big kiss to you from The Netherlands.
    xx Frederique
    http://fablefrique.com

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  68. Thanks for your kind and interesting words, dear Ivana, hope you had a good start into this first week of the New Year. xx Rena

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  69. amazing! beautiful work hun. love the elephants! xx. gigi. www.gigikkitchen.com

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  70. Great post!!!!
    You are so talented!!!
    Have awesome week!!!!
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  71. I ja uvek imam taj osecaj kao da uvek moze jos da se doradi, jos nesto da se prepravi, to je valjda sastavni deo kreativnosti ;) pozzz

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  72. This is a beautiful paint. You are very talented.

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  73. Very nice painting

    New post in
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