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Lado (drawing of the day/ crtež dana)


Hello everyone! Have I ever talked to you about my love for folklore? I've always been keen on exploring folklore dresses and costumes, mostly because I find them to be very inspirational. In my view, folklore is one of the best fashion inspiration out there. The diversity and the beauty of international folklore dresses and costumes is enough to leave anyone impressed. Here I illustrated one of Croatian national costumes ( we have a lot of them), worn by Croatian national folklore dance ensemble Lado. As a reference for this drawing, I used a photograph from Lado's official catalog. The medium is coloured pencils on papers.

Zdravo svima! Jesam li sa vama ikada pričala o svojoj ljubavi  prema folkloru? Uvijek sam voljela istraživati folklorne nošnje i kostime, većinom zato jer su mi toliko nadahnjujući. Po mome mišljenu, folklor je jedno od najboljih modnih nadahnuća koji postoji. Raznolikost i ljepota međunarodnih folklornih nošnji i kostima je dovoljna da svakoga ostavi zadivljenim. Ovdje sam ilustrirala jednu od hrvatskih narodnih nošnji (imamo ih puno), kako su ga nosile djevojke iz hrvatskoga ansambla narodnih plesova i pjesama. Kao referencu za ovaj crtež , koristila sam fotografiju iz Ladovoga službenoga kataloga. Medij su bojice na papiru. 


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  1. Adorabili!
    Buon Ferragosto Ivana!
    Kisses, Paola.
    Expressyourself

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  2. Hello,

    So lovely !

    Sarah, https://sarahmodeeee.blogspot.fr/

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  3. Gorgeous drawing, Ivana, I loved how you managed to make the braids look almost 3D like. Respect!
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  4. You always share some lovely and beautiful illustrations. Kudos!

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  5. Marvelous drawing ! How are you dear Ivana ? Kisses :)

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  6. Lovely post dear! Have a great week! xx

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  7. Love the beautiful braids, dear! xoxo

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  8. Oh, such a cute drawing! Love it so much! Hope you'll be fine now <3
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  9. The movement and energy you created in this drawing is really lovely. There is something really fascinating about the history and tradition behind folklore.

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  10. Ma che belli questi costumi folcloristici!
    Anche ame piacciono moltissimo i costumi tradizionali, soprattutto nei dettagli come ricami ed accessori! bellissima illustrazione Ivana! :)
    Baci!
    S
    https://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  11. This illustration is really lovely Ivana! :) xx

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  12. I have been so busy with a paper to the uni lately, that I am so sorry that I couldn't comment before, dear Ivana! But I have to say that this is the best illustration I have ever seen here! I love folk clothes and I remember once I was wearing a skirt similar to a folk costume of a country, and a guy approached me to ask from which country it was from :) I really loved this illustration! Many hugs!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  13. Questo disegno è splendido mi sembra di vedere dal vivo le danze
    Un bacio

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  14. Sećam se da si stavila crtež na IG i mislim da mi je jedan od tvojih najdražih. Verovatno nema lepše i živopisnije inspiracije od narodnih nošnji :) Fenomenalno! <3

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  15. Dear Ivana, oh, I know about your love for folklore and the drawing you show here is perfect not only in this context! I love that I can see the movements of the beautifully dressed ladies. Thanks a lot for sharing!
    Liebe Grüße, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  16. Questo disegno mi ricorda la Primavera di Botticelli, con la danza delle tre grazie! Bravissima! ^-^
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  17. amazing work babe! you def have talent!! I hope you continue to share more with us xx

    XO, Jessi

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  18. How brilliant! I completely understand what you mean, the mass of inspiration that can come from this historic style of dressing is amazing. And of course, I adore the long braids throughout your illustrations too, haha :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice x

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  19. I haven't visited your blog for some time, Ivana and it's good to see that you are still illustrating. xx

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

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  20. Oh, Ivana, this looks very nice - and it reminds me to a wonderful event some years ago. Look here and scroll down: http://rostrose.blogspot.co.at/2014/08/spielts-auf-zum-tanz-lockenhaus-teil-2.html
    (It was an Hungarian dancing group.)
    Hugs & happy weekend,
    Traude
    http://rostrose.blogspot.co.at/2017/08/anl-20-apfelmarmelade-bananenkuchen.html

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  21. I love folklore, too. Very beautiful drawing, Ivana.
    Enjoy the week-end dear.

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  22. Little nostalgic and love the ode that I can hear from the illustration!

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  23. This is a beautiful drawing! You captured the movement of the dresses so well, it's lovely! :) One of my favourites of yours!

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  24. Wow this Illustration is so amazing,
    You are gifted with a huge Talent.

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  25. So pretty!
    xoxo

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  26. This drawing is beautiful ! Kisses :)

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  27. Really interesting! Thanks a lot for sharing)

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  29. Have a happy new week, dear Ivana!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  30. Really interesting post! Thanks a lot for sharing)

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  31. Hey Ivana, hope you are doing well <3 So long..
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  32. That's so cool! I love what you did with the hair, it looks so real!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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  33. Thanks a lot for sharing) looks very interesting!

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  34. So so so nice!
    xoxo
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  35. As usual looks very interesting! Have a nice day)

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  36. So cute! I like your drawings.

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    Come say hi ;)
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  37. So cute! I like your drawings.

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  38. It's beautiful dear :)

    have a nice day
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  39. Thanks for the interesting post! Have a nice day)

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  40. I really hope you are fine, dear Ivana! I know you said you had some problems, just passing by to say hi and wish you a great time!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  41. These are such beautiful illustrations, Ivana! I love your drawings- always.

    xo
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  42. Super cute illustrations!
    thanks for sharing!
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  43. Ocaravajuce! Divno je sto si uslikala folklorne igrace u pokretu. Originalno i prelepo.

    Ljubim te puno

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  44. Great Post<3
    You have a really nice Blog.
    Follow for follow?
    Let me know.
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  45. Hey Ivana, I love folklore too. Our new reading program has folktales embedded and I just love and enjoy reading it them to my students. They too too. I like how you showed the beginning of the costumes and then the finished product. I can see even through the image how much fun it must have been for them.
    But darling how are you doing? it's been a while. I hope all is well.

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  46. Wow very beautiful illustration, nice work.

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  47. Very cute dresses, dear Ivana! I love folklore too and I love especially our Austrian Dirndl.
    Your drawing is beautyful.

    xxxxx Nadine

    http://nadinecd.blogspot.co.at

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  48. Aw this drawing is so cute, I love it! And I really love the way that you've done the hair, it looks brilliant. The movement of the women in this sketch is nailed also, you did it so well :)

    Amy;
    Little Moon Elephant

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  49. Great post. Thanks for sharing.

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  50. Hello Ivana! I apologise for not visiting for such a long time! I have no excuse, just not been so good recently! This is a WONDEFUl drawing- I adore the national costumes and the way you captured their pose, motion and the delicate plaited hair! So good!!x

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  51. Liebe Ivana, sending love and all the best to you <3
    xx Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  52. Well done! I like the movement in this art piece! Very lovely, Ivana and wishing you a great weekend! Happy September as well! x

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  53. I am so sorry Ivana, I had no idea. Hope you are feeling much much better by now. Don't stress yourself, just get a lot of rest and do what doctors told you. Take it slowly and one step by another. Get well soon, girl.
    xox
    Lenya
    new look: Striped Charme

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  54. Hello darest Ivana,
    I miss you already! First I thought you are on holidays. But now I've seen in some comments that they mentioned health problems (??) - so I hope you are much better now!
    Lots of hugs,
    Traude

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  55. Hello Ivana, hope everything is going well with your health, first of all I send you my best vibes so you can recover soon!

    And thanks for telling us stories in the best way you know... with illustrations! I adore how you created this drawing for a very lovely tradition!

    Stay safe and my best regards from Spain
    Pablo
    Hey Fungi Blog

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  56. Bellissimo il tuo disegno di questa rappresentazione folcloristica!

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  57. oh this pic reminds me of ''Sound of Music''!!
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  58. Amazing folklore

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  59. As usual very interesting post! Thanks for sharing)

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  60. Dearest Ivana,
    I am sorry to read that you are sick and that you were in the hospital! I hope you get a good treatment and feel well again. I send you very warm wishes!
    Hugs from here, Traude
    http://rostrose.blogspot.co.at/2017/09/anl-21-thema-mikroplastik-infos-und.html

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  61. This design and the dresses are beautiful, you're such a talented drawer! Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog! Stop by anytime, xoxo
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  62. Looks really interesting! Have a nice weekend)

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  63. Bellissimo!!

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  64. Wow this is so cool and a different illustration I've seen here, Ivana. You are so good at drawing these fashion illustrations. Keep it up Dear!
    Hugs,
    Epsita

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  65. Nikada nisam gajila ljubav prema folkloru ali mi je nekako lepo da vidim sve te ljude koje okuplja takvo interesovanje. Mnogo putuju i druže se i to mi je odlično :)
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  66. Oh very cute darling
    xx

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  67. Haven't seen a post from you in a while - hope you are well!

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  68. Dear Ivana, you are in my thoughts, sending you all the best!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  69. Still hoping you are fine... hugs!

    DenisesPlanet.com

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  70. Bello come sempre!!

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  71. Amazing illustrations!
    Have a nice day!
    Gil Zetbase
    http://www.gilzetbase.com/

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  72. beautiful painting! I really like it A lot! It reminds me of galleries, I just love folk dances painted. very well done!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  74. Amazing illustration <3


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  75. Hello, this is not Lenya but her boyfriend, I use Lenya's account on her behalf. Lenya sends her love, she is terribly sorry for not being around lately. I posted an explanation on her blog. For more information please visit her blog.
    best regards
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  77. this is so nice

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  78. Ivana, it's nice to see you are still drawing, I have been away from blogging for awhile, it will be good that I can catch up you now xox <3

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  79. Non dirlo a me..sono lauearata in antropologia con tesi su tradizioni e costumi della mia regione. Bellissimo il racconto attraverso il disegno

    LaLu

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  80. Dear Ivana, you are still in my thoughts and I hope you are well. Sending you love.
    xx Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Dear Ivana, I just read your comment you left on Lenya's blog. Wishing you all the best for your operation and I hope everything will go fine. In love, Rena

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  81. Dear Ivana, same as Rena, I read the comment on Lenya's blog. I was going to write to you anyway, because I was and am worried about you. I really hope you do fine, have a good operation and soon recover! You have good vibes being sent from blogger friends! Hugs!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  82. How are you, Ivana? I am worried!

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  83. Hope you are getting well soon,my dear! Hugs, Traude

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    1. Hallo dearest Ivana,
      I am so glad that you "survived the operation" and now recovering at home :):) Thank you so much for you sign of life!
      I wish you the best - get well soon!
      Hugs, Traude

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  84. Ciao Ivana sono bellissimi questi costumi tradizionali e vedo che sei ancora bravissima a disegnare anzi ti sei migliorata!
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  85. Questo disegno è meraviglioso, sempre più brava cara Ivana!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  86. Dear Ivana, you are still in my thoughts and I'm so sorry you have to go through that hard times ... I'm still sending you love and that you will recover very soon.
    All the best to you my dear friend, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  87. Your artwork is colorful and charming. Wonderful job all around here.

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  88. My friend was actually talking about these yesterday so it's nice to be able to see what she was referring too. Thanks

    Sxx
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  89. Dear Ivana, I hope you are feeli ng better soon after your operation :( Take your time, just to recover! Wishing you a nice weekend! Hugs!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  90. Dear Ivana! I hope, you recover well after your surgery.
    I am with you in my thoughts. All the best,
    xxxxxx Nadine

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  92. ciao Ivana, come stai?
    sempre bellissimi i tuoi disegni
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  93. This is so beautiful:* can't wait for next posts:)
    kisses:)

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  94. This is so beautiful:* can't wait for next posts:)

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  97. Love these beautiful illustrations, you're so talented! Thanks for your lovely comment, xoxo Laura
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  99. Such an Amazing Post. thanku for sharing this wonderfull post with us....keep posting dear
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  100. Just to wish you a very nice time for Christmas, may your health gets better and I really hope all the best happens to you! Hugs, dear Ivana!
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  101. nice drawing Ivana, so traditional. it looks like that these girls wearing ballet flats - right? i like such details!

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    1. they are wearing traditional shoes called opanci but these shoes do fall into the category of flats. Thank you!

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  104. I absolutely love your drawing! Such an intense feeling of joy and beautiful movement! <3

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  105. I DID remember that you liked Folklore! I do think that the costumes, hair, dance and music of traditional are excellent!

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