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A painting, an outfit and a DIY project (dark blue) / Slika, odjevna kombinacija i napravi sam projekt (modra)


I love how this painting turned out. The medium is acrylic on cardboard. Speaking of acrylic, I have done quite a few DIY projects using this kind of paints recently. In this post, you'll see one of those projects.  I painted over a pair of old boots with a dark blue acrylic paints. The same paint I used to paint the hair on this illustration. Long story short, my old boots are now dark blue. DIY projects are always fun. For me they are often more about practicing our creativity then about the end result. Was it really sensible to use acrylic paints on low quality shoewear? No, it wasn't. In some cases (albeit not in this one, these boots were sadly overpaid ) the paints themselves cost more than the shoes. However, the fun element has its value and so does the opportunity to practice our creativity. Sometimes that is what we need. As Tijana said, sometimes we can learn from baby pandas (you can see what she meant by there here).

Sviđa mi se kako je ova slika ispala. Medij je akril na kartonu. Kad smo već kod akrila, u zadnje vrijeme sam se dosta  bavila s napravi sam projektima koristeći ovu vrstu boja. U ovoj objavi, vidjet ćete jedan od tih projekata. Obojila sam par starih čizama s modrom akrilnom bojom. Istom bojom koju sam koristila da bi naslikala kosu na ovoj ilustraciji zapravo. Ukratko, moje stare čizme su sada modre. Napravi sam projekti su uvijek zabavni. Kod mene se oni često više svode na vježbanje kreativnosti nego na krajni rezultat. Je li stvarno bilo razumno koristi akrilne boje na obući niske kvalitete? Ne, nije. U nekim slučajevima (ne i u ovom, ove čizme su nažalost preplaćene) akrilne boje koštaju više od same obuće. No, element zabave ima svoju težinu, kao i prilika da vježbamo svoju kreativnost. Ponekad je to sve što trebamo. Kao što je Tijana rekla, ponekad možemo učiti od bebica pandica (vidjet ćete što je to točno mislila s time ovdje).



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#outfitoftheday #fashionblog
jacket/jakna: Umbro
turtleneck/dolčevita: Terranova
skirt/suknja: Zara
boots/čizme: old+DIY, stare+ DIY









Comments

  1. Cute photos!

    http://iameleine.blogspot.com/

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  2. Hello dearest Ivana,
    your painting is wonderful - full of charisma! And I am happy that you painted your shoes, too. In my new post you can also see two pairs of boots that I painted with acrylic colours - the red ones and the blue ones.
    Lots of hugs and thank you for your nice words to the cheetah-project. I'm glad about this place, too!!!
    Lots of hugs, Traude

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    1. thank you dear, I can't wait to see your shoes:).

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  3. I loeb your amazing paintings, dear Ivana and I love your beautiful outfit! The pairing of the pink jacket and the grey skirt is geourgeous. You look wonderful!

    Have a great eastern! xxxxx Nadine

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  4. Like I said, great idea, nice legs ;-)

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  5. nice to see you smiling in the garden - so cute...,-)

    your diy projects looks interesting...shoe works, hmm.. why not.

    Jennifer
    http://jennifer-femininundmodisch.blogspot.de/2017/04/mein-3-blog-geburtstag-my-3rd-blog.html

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  6. What colour were the shoes before? The lustre of that girl's hair is excellent, it looks real!!

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