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Sketches of the day / Skice dane











I never underestimate sketches and doodlers. Sometimes they have a life of their own. They capture what I'm feeling at that moment. Sometimes they turn into paintings. Most often, they're tiny oasis of peace, composed of seconds but powerful enough to stop the time for on heartbeat and remind me ...Remind me of how hungry my hands are...burning to create, to wonder across that piece of paper free and inhabited. 

Nikad ne podcjenjujem skice i škrabotine. Ponekad one imaju vlastiti život. Hvataju ono što osjećam toga trenutka. Ponekad se pretvore u slike. Najčešće su pak, male oaze mira, sačinjene od sekunda, ali dovoljno snažne da zaustave vrijeme na trenutak i podsjete me koliko su zapravo moje ruke gladne stvaranja, žudne slobodnog lutanja po tom komadu papira.

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  1. Hello from Spain: I really like your photos.Keep in touch.

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  2. Beautiful illustration, Ivana. Keep them coming, girl.
    xox
    Lenya
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  3. Such lovely sketches Ivana, as always! I love them very much. I'm always amazed with your posts.
    Have a good start of the week dear.

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  4. "Remind me of how hungry my hands are...burning to create, to wonder across that piece of paper free and inhabited. " This sentence is so beautiful! I understand you so well!

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  5. I agree with you on sketches. You never know what they will become or where they will lead you. I find myself doodling all of the time.
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  6. Nice Inspirations

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  7. It's so true that sketches do have a life of their own just like any other artistic endeavors. It sounds like you can just settle into your own world when you're working on your art :) Have a lovely week!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  8. Sketches are another form of thinking, of expressing ideas or letting out mind wander. I went through a phase of doodling goth fairies and now, seeing your sketches today, I am rather missing them. Fashion illustrations are fun and I think they would make a cool print on fabric. Imagine a dress covered in fashion sketches. xoxo

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    1. I do not have to imagine it because I had already done it....cool that our minds think alike.

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  9. You are so amazing with faces dear! Welcome to Monday :)

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  10. Another set of gorgeous sketches. :)

    Stay in Style
    Karen @ Lookbook Store Blogspot

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  11. Beautiful illustration! kisses! Have a great week!!!

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  12. Lijepo napisano... sviđaju mi se majice golih ramena... koliko sam ih imala prije nekih deset godina... da mi je sada koja :)

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  13. So so very cute!! I love your sketches and letting them take you where they take you is best. My favourite is the last picture, the one on the left, cutest eyes :)) xx

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  14. Sjajne su i u potpunosti se slažem s tobom, ne treba podcjenjivati skice, često te baš one odvedu u pravom smjeru :))

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  15. Amazing sketches and another way to inspire our days. I really like it.

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  16. Ivana, Ivana, tri puta pisem komentar sa telefona sinoc i nista! Poludela sam. E sad imam svasta da ti kazem. Super su ti ilustracije i bas i lice na tebe. Samo nastavi tako, talentovana si. A sad idem da vidim onu divnu crvenu bluzu i suknju gde sam isto napisala komentar i nestao je u vazduhu (#$%^#@#)

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  17. Great sketches dear! and yes, I agree with you about them turning into oasis of peace. Most of the times when I feel down and blue, I turn into art and start doing something. No matter how simple it is, I also believe that any work of art can lift any soul <3

    love lots,
    Tin

    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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  18. Gosh, you make me wanna pick up drawing, my dear! xoxo

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  19. Belle illustrazioni come sempre!

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  20. But sketches gorgeous ... I loved the post !!! very well
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  21. Very cool photos!!

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  22. Beautiful illustrations!
    Have a nice day!
    Angela Donava
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  23. This post is absolutely wonderful!

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  24. Your sketches are lovely as always, Ivana. I wonder if you've tried sketching your own creation of shoes and clothes? That would be so cool to see!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  25. Looks lovely :) ,i always interested in your Work!

    kisses

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  26. Wow such lovely sketches, Ivana!
    I am a big fan of your iluustrations<3
    love
    Epsita

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  27. These illustrations are very pretty :)

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