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Fashion illustration of the day ( location Mostar lake)

I think that I already mentioned that I'm trying to get into location illustrating as well. This quick watercolour sketch is an example of that. Once again, I felt like adding a background to my fashion illustration. This background was inspired by my last visit to Mostar lake. Being close to any kind of a large water surface is potentially beneficial for our health. Do you like visiting lakes? My last post was all about sea therapy, but I guess a case could be made for lake therapy as well. Mostar lake is a truly beautiful location. It already inspired one illustration of mine.

Fashion illustration of the day ( location  Mostar lake) #fashionillustration

artificial lake Mostar

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Fashion illustration of the day ( location  Mostar lake)

Inspiration behind the painting here

The outfit I illustrated is a casual one. I've been seeing more and more mini skirts worn this Winter and I do like this trend. Worn with warm tights or leggings, mini skirts are a great way to refresh our winter wardrobe. So, I illustrated a nice denim mini skirt, paired with a  magenta top and a brown coat.  How do you like this outfit? I'm becoming obsessed with magenta (supposedly the correct name for dark pink). We live and learn. Have a great weekend everyone!

Fashion illustration of the day ( location  Mostar lake) #watercolour #fashionillustration


  1. Hi! This is a lovely representation of your outfit! I really like it. The outfit is lovely too. I've got rid of a few mini skirts recently but I do like them.x

  2. świetny autoportret! śliczna sukienka! :)

  3. Nice post

  4. Dear Ivana, I believe also in the effects of health that places with water give us! And Mostar lake for sure is impressing and I love both your look and your illustration, too! And yes, to magenta, in each case. I'm in love with this colour since a very long time. Enjoy the new week, dear Ivana!
    Much love from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  5. Gorgeous outfit and illustration, my love! xx

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  6. Oh very cute style darling
    Great outfit

  7. Wooow, you look fabulous! Stunning photos and I really love your blog. Thanks for sharing with us.
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  8. Baš dobra ideja. Fale mi tvoji modni postovi.

  9. This is marvellous, you did very well. Location illustrations will be fun and a good thing to stretch your talent. I hope you have a great new week :) x

  10. Belle le illustrazioni, mi piace molto il tuo abito

  11. I love magenta! Completely obsessed with buying accessories in that shade, haha! :)

    This is a lovely spot too, nice idea to add it into your illustration :)

    Hope that you are having a nice start to your week and you had a good weekend! We had a quiet one here.

    Away From The Blue Blog

  12. Gorgeous illustration Ivana <3

    Serene | I Am Serene L

  13. Sea/Lake therapy sounds so soothing, dear! Love those colours! xoxo

  14. I love lakes! Don't really have any pretty ones near where I live currently, but used to live quite near a huge lake in Poland which was super clear and so beautiful. I like being near the water in general, something very relaxing about it. :) Beautiful illustration as always beaut, that denim skirt is so pretty! Thank you for sharing xoxo


  15. Your backgrounds always add another dimension to your illustrations. Mostar looks so serene and beautiful. Another lovely illustration!

  16. Super post! Pratim te, volela bih da mi uzvratis jer sam nova <3

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  18. Io credo che sia salutare stare in mezzo alla natura di qualunque genere, che sia mare, montagna, lago o bosco, l'importante è passare del tampo all'aria aperta a contatto con essa. Poi naturalmente ognuno ha le sue preferenze (io ad es. amo soprattutto il mare ed i boschi), ma alla fine ogni posto naturale è sempre bello secondo me!
    Molto bella anche la tua illustrazione, credo che scegliere uno sfondo con un paesaggio acquatico sia un'ottima scelta: dà profondità al disegno ed allo stesso tempo mette in risalto la figura e l'outfit!:)

  19. Tutto carinissimo 💕 Sei graziosa Ivana

  20. Looved that amazing illustration, and the pose is the same! I loved your jacket and the skirt is lovely! You look very beautiful and always talented! The lake is really gorgeous and it seems it is good to be near water, for many illnesses. Doctors sometime recommend bathing in the sea! I need the sea for my soul, I love it! Or lakes or anything with water! So I loved your illustration even more! Hope you have a lovely week, dear Ivana, relax and enjoy it!

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

  22. I love these pictures! The view really is beautiful and I love the way you included both the outfit you wore and the one you drew. Both are lovely!

    Kathrin | Polar Bear Style

  23. cute illustrations!
    great post!
    IG @grace_njio

  24. I like the outfit, especially the coat, nice and cozy <3
    I adore the scenery, this lake is magnificent, would love to go there and make a picnic ^_^

  25. Hey Ivana, hope you're having a good start of the week :D I love that you're always creating and reflecting the chronicles of your daily life into art, as Frida Kahlo used to say painting and creating could be not only soothing but also a good therapy, is like a visual diary and I encourage you to keep creating 'cause your blog is one of my favorites!

    Love this girl and the way she's staring in front of the peace of water, my favorite element tho and the one that relaxes me the most!

    Best! Gonna check the posts I missed from last days!

  26. I really like how you mention that water is beneficial for our health to be around. I remember I once read how people who live by the sea are happiest, because it can calming and helps give perspective on your life :) I love how you've incorporating locations and scenery as backdrops into your fashion illustrations; it's unique :)

  27. Your illustration is great and you look really lovely Ivana! :) xx

  28. I haven't tried the mini skirt with tights look, I mean I tried it within the house and I felt like it looked weird as hell on me.

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

  29. Wonderul post darling, so nice,original and interesting!
    I just follow the blog, follow back?

  30. Backgrounds always bring out the subject. Very nice.

  31. nice painting of yourself Ivana - i like it! but also the "real" pics of you.

    nice post.



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