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Painting and outfit of the day / Slika i odjevna kombinacija dana

Inari (a painting/slika)

Painting of Inari/ Slika Inari

Oil paints on paper/ Uljane boje na papiru

I don't always paint on canvas. Sometimes I'm feeling inspired and obviously the art shop isn't open at midnight so I just grab whatever comes in handy ( a piece of wood, paper, cardboard... whatever) because paintings sometimes have a life of their own and are very impatient to come into this world. They don't care if I have time or energy, they want to come to life  as soon as possible. 

There is no  correlation between this painting and the outfit but I'm posting them together because it is convenient for me to do so, it gives me an illusion of having some kind of rhythm in my blog's life.

 As for the painting itself, it represent Inari. Usually I'm inspired by Slavic mythology, but this time it's Japanese mythology. Inari is the only character from it that I've attempted to draw or paint so far, but I've been coming back to this subject for years. I guess I'm kind of under her spell and I do imagine this kami as a she...foxy lady.

Ne slikam uvijek na platnu. Ponekad osjećam nadahnuće, a art dućan očito nije otvoren u ponoć, pa zgrabim što mi god dođe pod ruku ( komad drveta, papir, karton, bilo što) jer slike ponekad imaju svoj vlastiti život i jako su nestrpljive da dođu na ovaj svijet. Nije ih briga imam li volje ili vremena, žele se oživotvoriti što prije.

Zapravo ne postoji neka veze između ove slike i odjevne kombinacije, ali objavljujem ih skupa jer mi je tako zgodno, daje mi neku iluziju ritma u životu moga bloga.

Što se tiče same slike, predstavlja Inari. Obično me nadahnjuje slavenska mitologija, no ovaj put to je Japanska. Inari je jedini lik iz nje koji sam do sada pokušala crtati ili slikati, ali vraćam se ovaj temi već godinama. Pretpostavljam da sam neki način opčinjena njom i da zamišljam ovaj kami (duh, božanstvo kako ga tko definira) kao nju. 




Funny how the rain isn't visible on these photographs, but I assure you it was there. I wore this outfit last Monday and planned to join in Share in Style with it . As  I wasn't at all happy with the photos, I decided to post some old (and sunny) ones instead. I guess I just had enough of rain at that point. On the contrary, today rain doesn't bother me at all. I'm feeling quite optimistic and energized and as far as I'm concern it can rain cats and dogs all day. On second thought, this pink and blue combo looks quite cute so here it is--- I'm finishing this week with the look I started this week with....and really looking forward to the weekend.

Čudno kako se na fotografijama ne vidi kiša, ali uvjeravam vas da je bila tu. Nosila sam ovu odjevnu kombinaciju početkom tjedna i planirala sam ga pridružiti Share in Style-u ali nisam bila zadovoljna fotografijama te sam objavila neke stare ( i sunčane). Valjda mi je u tom trenutku bilo dosta kiše. Danas me naprotiv, kiša uopće ne smeta, osjećam se energično i poletno i što se mene tiče može padati kiša kao iz kabla cijeli dan. Zapravo mi je ova plava i roza kombinacija nekako slatka pa evo je, završavam tjedan s odjevnom kombinacijom s kojom sam ga započela...i zaista se radujem vikendu.

Comments

  1. Ma che bello questo look Ivana!!!
    Mi piace moltissimo come hai drappeggiato la sciarpa sul cappotto, e che carini gli stivaletti! :D
    Stai davvero molto bene!
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it/

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  2. Great pics!
    Want to follow each other on GFC and bloglovin'? Let me know :) x

    www.frederikkes.com

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  3. Love your boots Ivana. Hahaha, i am sure Mr. rain got your message. Wow, the lady in your painting is gorgeous. Great job girl.

    http://www.thefashionstirfry.com

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    1. it seems he got the message indeed:)
      thanks!

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  4. You look so adorable!
    kisses! Have a great weekend!!!

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  5. This Inari sounds fascinating. Another great painting!

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  6. Ciao dolce Ivana, che bel ritratto! E tu sei carinissima sotto la pioggia!

    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose - Valeria Arizzi

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  7. It's raining cats and dogs where I live too, Ivana and have been raining for days now. Yesterday there was a break in the weather and the sun peek its head a little so we went shopping. I wore plain thin white shirt and after an hour in the mall, we came out to rain, AGAIN! I had no umbrella, no coat so had to run to the car without any. By the time I arrived the car, I look like I just came out from a wet t-shirt contest....horrible really. LOL!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. at least you can laugh about it now!

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  8. Thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog, Ivana. I am looking forward to exploring yours now. I love the self portrait and particularly like the feeling of movement in the paint. I also love your outfit and think the coat is so pretty. I would love a coat in that colour as I always end up with dark coats for the dark season. It is raining cats and dogs and buffalo here. I can relate.

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    1. thank you Shawna...I do recommend getting at least one light coat. If I wasn't on the budget, I would get one in every colour but for now this baby blue one will do.

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  9. Inari je odista posebna, volim kako si je predstavila, baš ima neku duhovnost u sebi! Taj plavičasti kaputić je mnogo divan, a volim i čizmice, prave kišne! Sjajno!
    Uživaj u vikendu :*

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  10. Such a beautiful painting! Her expression is lovely. I feel the same about paintings having a life of their own, regardless if it's a convenient time for me! I love your outfit too. I wish I could look that stylish on a rainy day. Usually when it's raining here, the wind is also blowing, so often my umbrella turns inside out and I get drenched! LOL Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only one that feels that way about paintings.

      Here we also have our rainy plus windy days, in fact if you look carefully you'll see that my lovely umbrella is already damaged because it got turned inside out too many times:)

      http://modaodaradosti.blogspot.com/

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  11. Amazing pics!!

    www.dresstoimpressibiza.com

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  12. Bellissimo il dipinto e poi che bello il tuo cappottino!

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  13. Great post, you look lovely! <3

    I have a new outfit post up on the blog, would love to know your thoughts:

    * Electric Sunrise - Fashion and Lifestyle Blog *

    x

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  14. Beautiful outfit! :)
    http://judymuhely.blogspot.hu/

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  15. I like the painting and your outfit! This coat and boots are awesome!

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  16. Great outfit

    New post
    Www.miharujulie.com

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  17. ale masz super buty! :)

    http://lamodalena.blogspot.com/

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  18. I love the palette of colours you've used for the hair. Amazing.
    Sometimes I feel similarly about poems - being impatient for me to find time to sit down and write them.
    Great coat too, enough to cheer up any damp day!

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    1. thank you dear Rosalind:)
      everyone thinks creative work is so relaxing, but isn't it positively tiring and draining sometimes???

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  20. You are a talented painter :)
    rebecca // rebeccamariee.blogspot.com xx

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  21. Such a beautiful painting! I love its colours!

    XO IMKE

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  22. Hi there! you are such a talented painter and a beautiful woman! what a combination! I rather like the rain too, I think it's incredibly cleansing x

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  23. Jako mi se sviđa crtež i kombinacija boja :)
    Što se tiče vremena, ja samo želim sunce i da vjetar i kiša nestanu, totalno su me dotukli zadnjih dana. Jučer gotovo čitavu noć nisam spavala koliko je puhalo, imala sam dojam da će mi sve prozore pokidati, grozno.

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  24. great post!
    want to follow each other on GFC? let me know :)

    emiri-desu.blogspot.com.au
    x

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  25. I understand what you mean about doing art whenever it hits you. Sometimes I get an idea for a poem sometime when I cannot write the whole thing and I will email it to myself or write it on a piece of paper to remind me later. Great art is impatient :) Very lovely painting! xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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    1. I do that too sometimes or write on whatever comes handy...

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  26. Beautiful foxy lade - what fantastic eyes and bright hair! You look lovely under the invisible rain. Love the colours of your coat and scarf.

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  27. Me encantan tus dibujos tienes mucho arte!!! Me gusta tu look!!!

    Besitos!!!!

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  28. You know, this painting is fantastic! Art is always nice in its beauty :) You look beautiful in outfit-photos, and it is really weird that we can not see the rain :):)
    Kiss, Sily

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  29. Lovely pictures! you look great!

    x Karen
    http://dressinginlabels.blogspot.com

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  30. Love your painting and you look really cute!

    Ash,
    www.AshleyTamarra.com

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  31. Beautiful - outfit & painting :) xx

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  32. Beautiful painting, the color of her hair is so special and does remind me of a fox! Love the dark red lips too, it's very sensual!

    Prudence
    www.prudencepetitestyle.wordpress.com

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  33. Slike je divna... baš nekako drugačija od svih dosadašnjih... bravo! Kaputić mi je predivan!

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  34. Nice post! Kiss
    http://chocolateglass.blogspot.it/

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