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Mon Amour (illustration of the day/ ilustracija dana)

watercolour/ vodene boje



“When I was little, my ambition was to grow up to be a book. Not a writer. People can be killed like ants. Writers are not hard to kill either. But not books: however systematically you try to destroy them, there is always a chance that a copy will survive and continue to enjoy a shelf-life in some corner on an out-of-the-way library somehwere in Reykjavik, Valladolid or Vancouver.” 

                                                                                    Amos Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness

“Kad sam bio dijete, nadao sam se da ću kad odrastem postati knjiga. Ne književnik, nego knjiga. Ljude se može pobiti kao mrave, pa ni književnike nije teško ubiti. Ali za knjigu, čak i ako je sustavno unište, postoji šansa da se neki primjerak spasio i da će nastaviti živjeti na polici, živjeti nijemim životom na nekoj od zaboravljenih polica u nekoj zabačenoj knjižnici, u Rejkjaviku, Valladolidu ili Vancouveru.” 

                                                               Amos Oz, Priča o ljubavi i tami

Comments

  1. this picture is so emotional in some way

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  2. Beautiful painting.
    Great post!
    www.lenparent.com

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  3. Yes, this is a true :Art continues when we are gone...So we should create more that kind of things. Great painting Ivana<3

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  4. That picture is so different from the others that you usually draw, Ivana...it's so sad but at the same time beautiful.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  5. Beautiful and very sad paint :(
    yes, its true Ivana, this words...its so true... you are amazing woman !!!!

    have a wonderful evening dear
    Kisses

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  6. sei sempre brava! Un bacio Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  7. What a beautiful saying and your drawing, so emotional!

    Tanya
    www.StripesNVibes.com
    BlogLovin

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  8. Interesting this wish of a kid and honestly not directly senseless :) Dear Ivana, the illustration you show here is wonderful and absolutely impressing! I really love the power I can see through this picture and also the colours you have chosen. Thanks for posting!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. yes, children often see things very clearly!
      thank you for your kind words.

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  9. I really like this one as I can feel the emotion resonating from it. And the words you chose are very thought provoking as well.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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    1. thank you Rowena...there is a lot of emotion of it.

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  10. I have never read "A Tale of Love and Darkness". I love the quote and I love your illustration, Ivana! That's really cute!

    http://fairyland111.blogspot.com/

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    1. it is an autobiographical novel but very poetical.

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  11. Wonderful art. *__*
    New post is online...

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  12. A wonderful a fitting quote to accompany your beautiful tribute. Bravo!

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  13. Hello!!!!
    Your illustration is featured in my blog post this week....
    You're so talented!!!!!
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!!!!
    Hugs,
    Shannon

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  14. Divna ilustracija i pravi odlomak uz nju. Kako volim da dođem ovde i uvek se iznova inspirišem <3

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    1. hvala ti puno:) drago mi je kad mogu nekog inspirirati.

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  15. This painting is really beautiful, and somehow quite emotional! Thank you for sharing, Ivana. <3

    Kay
    http://shoesandglitter.blogspot.co.uk/

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  16. This is wonderful...love the emotion it engulfs...so talented. Happy Thursday my dear xx

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  17. bellissimo questo disegno!
    www.alessandrastyle.com

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  18. Oh what a wonderful thought!!

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  19. Beautiful and so emotional !

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  20. <3 - love the painting and the quote - great post Ivana!

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  21. Premoćna knjiga i premoćni citat!

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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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