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Drawing of the day (Capitoline Venus) / Crtež dana (Kapitolinska Venera)

Today I'm sharing with you an drawing, only a sketch really, inspired by Capitoline Venus. This statue has an interesting history, but isn't that true of all great art works? I wondered what she might look like today, you know,  if she came to life and we saw her on a street. So, it ended up inspiring me to make a fashion illustration. The medium is coloured pencils on paper.

Danas dijelim sa vama crtež, zapravo više skicu, nadahnutu Kapitolinskom Venerom. Ovaj kip ima zanimljivu povijest, ali zar to nije slučaj sa svim umjetničkim remekdjelima? Zapitala sam se kako bi izgledala danas, znate da oživi i da je slučajno sretnemo na ulici. Tako da sam dobila nadahnuće za modnu ilustraciju. Medij su bojice na papiru.


  1. Draga Ivana,
    znam da nisam prva koja ti ovo kaze ali imas inzvanredan talenat i za crtanje i za modu!
    Obozavam tvoje crteze jer su jako inspirativni i jednostavno prelepi!Nemam reci...
    Sve najlepse u daljem blogovanju. :)

  2. I love the way you see things out of the box :)


  3. You are gifted person ♥

  4. Amazing drawing doll! It looks beautiful colored or not x


  5. Lovely drawing! x

    Have a great week,

  6. look super amazing...thx for sharing Ivana...:-)

  7. Beautiful!!! I love your drawings Ivana. It makes me feeling inspired on drawing)) Thanks for sharing dear))

  8. Que maximo amei o croqui, obrigado pela visita volte sempre.

  9. Ivana a me piace tanto il disegno in bianco e nero ****bravissima ❤

  10. Ivana a me piace tanto il disegno in bianco e nero ****bravissima ❤

  11. Awww....she's a bit shy. Ha!! Another great illustration here, Ivana dear. Hope you're fine and all is well at your end. Happy weekend in advance. :)

  12. Nice job Ivana !!!


  13. I'm not familiar with the Capitoline Venus statue but I'm so curious now after seeing your pretty sketch. Cool that you came up with this concept to do a modern take on her :)

  14. You are super talented :) xx

  15. Great <3


  16. bellissimo Ivana, sempre più brava
    buon giovedì
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    un bacione

  17. Great! You're very gifted, I must say that!:)

  18. It is very beautiful you draw very well!

  19. You're very clever my dear!! I never thought this way -I don't know why.. Very nice drawing, Have a lovely weekend :-)

  20. Thank you so much for your lovely words my dear :D I'm glad to know this!

    You always have an amazing draws and have a talent! Keep it up :D

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  21. Kakav je izvor inspiracije, takav je i rezultat. Da, kada bi oživela, bila bi baš takva. Divno, prelepo, ma čarobno! <3
    Želim ti lep vikend :)

  22. Predivno crtaš! Ja iskreno nikada nisam znala da crtam portrete, sve mi dobro ide osim njih. Imaš veliki talenat i trebaš ga iskoristiti! Samo tako nastavi, uz tebe sam!♥
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  23. Such a lovely post <3
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  24. Ma che bella idea che hai avuto Ivana!
    Bravissima cme sempre! :)

  25. talented drawings <3

    im following you right now.. pls come back and follow me <3

  26. Bas mi se dopada kako si je ti zamislila i prikazala! Sjajna inspiracija Ivanice

  27. I love how you've drawn inspiration from a statue to create something modern and fresh. Your illustrations are lovely and I particularly like the beginning stages where she can be seen in black and white pencil. Wonderful!!

    1. thank you dear, pencil sketch turned out better, I should have kept it as it was and not colour it with colour pencils, but I guess we live and learn, right?

  28. Your Venus is very pretty, dearest Ivana, and I love the idea, how she would look like today ;o)
    Hugs from Austria, Traude
    PS: Yesterday I saw a TV thriller, which played in Split. I watched it mostly because you live there - so I have some kind of a "personal relationship" to Split ;o))

  29. love this sketch, your style of drawing is so evident :)

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  30. Gorgeous drawing. Kisses and have a lovely week dear Ivana :)


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