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All's well that ends well (a canvas)/ Sve je dobro što se dobro svrši (jedno platno)




uljane boje /  oil paints












finished/ dovršeno


This canvas took me about two months to finish and to be quite honest I was starting to wonder if I'll ever get there. I did finish it sometime last summer and maybe I shown you a photograph of it back than. Nevertheless, I  decided to post these photographs to show all the different stages it went trough. As you can see, I made a lot of corrections in the process. The church portrayed is that of Saint Stephanus located in one of my favourite cities in Croatia, Stari Grad on the island Hvar. There is a very funny episode of Malo Misto that takes place in front of this church and I must had watched it a hundred times.

Bilo mi je potrebno oko dva mjeseca da završim ovo ulje na platnu i iskreno počela sam se već bila pitati hoću li ga ikada dovršiti. No, jesam tamo nekad prošlog ljeta, a možda sam vam ga već i pokazala tada. Odlučila sam objaviti ove fotografije da vidite različite faze kroz koje je prošlo. Kao što možete vidjeti, bilo je dosta ispravaka. Crkva koja je naslikana je crkva Sv. Stjepana u Starom Gradu na otoku Hvaru, poznatu  svim ljubiteljima Malog Mista kao crkva ispred koje se događa "borba" u epizodi Borbene Ponoćke (mislim da sam je pogledala sto puta).

Comments

  1. Hello greetings and good wishes.

    It is a marvel to see how the church went through the various processes to finally take its beautiful shape. I can see you have put in a lot dedicated, determined efforts inspite of the disappointments and frustrations you faced in giving the final shape which is lovely

    Your skill, determination finally succeeded in the end.

    Please accept my congratulations.

    Best wishes

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  2. Ahh so lovely of you to document the creation of this stunning piece. I love to see you in action...it makes me appreciate the effort you put into your amazing paintings even more!

    Jasmin xx

    http://www.whatdefinesus.com

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  3. such a great painting!

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com

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  4. Znaš kako se kaže da ono što je vredno zahteva vreme i strpljenje, a ovo je upravo dokaz tome. Predivno je ispalo a omiljena mi je slika ona kojoj se vidiš ti i radna atmosfera :)

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  5. Great job dearest!!!! I miss painting a lot, I love how you turn the sketch into a piece of art. That's a really lovely work you got :)
    love lots,
    Tin

    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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    1. thank you, I hope you'll take up painting again:)

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  6. Great work, looks beautiful :) hanging in a perfect place too...

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    1. actually it's not hanging on my wall anymore, I gave it to some family friends.

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  7. È stupendo questo quadro Ivana ed è stato bello vederti al lavoro!
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose - Valeria Arizzi

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  8. Izgleda divno! Imas dara za pokret kičicom! Savršeno! U bilo kojoj prostoriji da dobije počasno mesto izgledaće famozno :*

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    1. dala sam ju obiteljskim prijateljima, valjda će naći neko mjesto za ovu sliku:)

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  9. So interesting to see the many stages of it and so beautiful the result :) xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  10. I can only imagine the amount of effort you put into this painting which turns out splendidly! Such a beautiful illustration of the church, awesome!

    Prudence
    www.prudencepetitestyle.wordpress.com

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  11. You so talented!!!!
    I love your art!!!!!
    Amazing!!!!!
    Hugs,
    Shannon

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  12. I really love it! Great work!

    http://freshisyummy.blogspot.com/2015/02/inspirations.html

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  13. Čestitam na završetku! Trud se uistinu isplatio i platno je divno! Lijepo mi je vidjeti ovaj cijeli postupak stvaranja kao i tvoju radnu/kreativnu atmosferu!

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  14. You are so talented.
    Your work is lovely.

    http://momsturf.blogspot.com

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  15. Divno zaista divno, talenat je ocigledan <3
    http://lamiastoria018.blogspot.com/2015/01/koristim-trenutno-22.html

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  16. Interesting Pics ,love it to see how you work! Great Job <3

    kisses

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  17. wow those drawing are beautiful
    kisses

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  18. Marvelous painting ! You are a real artist ! <3

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  19. Ovo je pre-pre-predivno. Nemam rijeci. Bravo.

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  20. You are so talented!!

    ♥ carmen

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