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Fashion drawing of the day (purple and red) / Modni crtež dana (ljubičasta i crvena)

                                                  Purple and red together? Why not?

Why not indeed? Life is full of surprises and that's the best thing about it. From those surprises, true love is the sweetest one. It is always unexpected, unpredictable and inifitely precious precisely because of that. Let's forget the modern cynicism. Can not two beings love one another? Yes they can and they will. That is the most wonderful thing.

Cannot a weak man love an ugly woman?( The Book of Laughting and Forgiveness, Milan Kundera )
Can not a spoiled woman love a cruel man? (Wuthering Heights. Emily Bronte)
Cannot the two most selfish people in history of literature and film love one another?( Gone with the wind, Margaret Mitchwell)
Cannot a broken man love a tomcat? ( The Door into Summer, R. A. Heinein)
Cannot a militant nihlist love an intelligent and independent woman? (Fathers and Sons, Turgenjev)
Cannot a prostitute love a student? ( The Woman of Rome/ La Romana, Alberto Moravia)
Cannot a student love his patron's mistress? ( U registraturi, Ante Kovačić)

Love is a miracle. It exists. It happens between two people or two beings who are imperfect and often quite flawed and it makes them better, it makes them whole. I believe in stories. Literature is my religion. I believe in love, in beauty, in meaning. I believe in what Toni Morrison wrote in her novel Jazz, I believe that laughter is more comlicated than tears and that love is always worth fighting for. I believe in happy endings, in attraction of opposites and mystery of union. I believe that red and purple go well together.

                                                     Ljubičasta i crvena skupa? Zašto ne?

Zašto ne doista? Život je pun iznenađenja i to je kod njega i najljepše. Od tih iznenađenja, najljepša je prava ljubav. Uvijek je neočekivana, nepredvidljiva i beskrajno vrijedna baš zbog toga. Zaboravimo moderni cinizam. Kada se radi o ljubavi, uvijek trebamo reći zašto ne? Zar ne može dvoje bića voljeti jedno drugo? Mogu i hoće, a to je nešto prekrasno.

Zar ne može slab čovjek voljeti ružnu ženu?  ( Milan Kundera, Knjiga smijeha i zaborava)
Zar ne može razmažena žena voljeti okrutnog muškarca? (Orkanski visovi, Emily Bronte)
Zar se ne mogu voljeti dvoje najsebičnijih ljudi u povijesti književnosti i filma? ( Zameo ih vjetar/ Nestali s vihorom, Margaret Mitchell)
Zar ne može slomljen čovjek voljeti mačka? ( Vrata u ljeto, R.A. Heinlein)
Zar ne može militantni nihilist voljeti pametnu i neovisnu ženu? ( Očevi i djeca, Turgenjev)
Zar ne može prostitutka voljeti studenta? ( Rimljanka, Alberto Moravia)
Zar ne može student voljeti ljubavnicu svoga mecene? ( U registraturi, Ante Kovačić)

Ljubav je čudo. Postoji. Događa se između dvoje ljudi ili dva bića koja su nesavršena, a često i puna nedostataka, te ih čini boljima, čini ih cijelima. Vjerujem u priče. Književnost je moja religija. Vjerujem u ljubav, u ljepotu i u značenje. Vjerujem u ono što je Toni Morrison napisala u svome romanu Jazz, a to je da je smijeh kompliciraniji od suza i da se za ljubav uvijek vrijedi boriti. Vjerujem u sretne završetke, u privlačenje suprotnosti i misterij zajedništva. Vjerujem da se ljubičasta i crvena dobro slažu.

coloured pencils on paper/ bojice na papiru


  1. Lovely post dear! Have a great weekend! xx

  2. This is beautiful, Ivana, sorry gotta dash today, just wishing you a happy and beautiful Friday, my friend.

  3. Loved the post! Everything can!

  4. Love is a strange thing isn't it? It makes us do things that we wouldn't do, it gives us courage and strength that we never knew we have...another beautiful post, Ivana.

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  5. If I were trying to be cool I would say love is chemicals+timing+justifying after the fact but instead I will smile and say it is rainbows and unicorns and candy hearts and involves much nudity.

    All Things Bright and Lovely

    1. rainbows, unicorns, candy hearts and nudity....that's a sweet definition.

  6. Such a wonderful drawing!
    have a nice weekend:)


  7. I like this post, I really like the drawing!

  8. You look great!
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  9. Same, my dear :D

    One more amazing draw. You really have a talent!

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  10. love your introduction, love is simply love nothing more nothing less, great drawing by the way :)

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  11. Wow! Love the sexy low-cut top! Hahaha! xoxo

  12. The drawing is lovely, the questions are smart...=)))


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