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Fashion illustration of the day + outfit of the day (Buona domenica!)


Happy Sunday darlings! How are you doing? As you can see, I'm still working hard on improving my illustrating skills, always trying out new things and drawing more and more in the process. I do aspire to to polish my fashion illustrations. As much as I enjoy drawing imaginary outfits (i.e. designing clothes), I find drawing real outfits to be just as fun. In addition, I think that by trying to portray real clothing items, things we wear and actually know, we can improve our fashion illustration skills because you know- 'draw what you know'. Alright, I'm not sure is that actually a saying but  if there is 'write what you know', why shouldn't there be 'draw what you know'? 

So, here is an outfit I actually wore. I took these photographs to show you my new closet (I'm planning to do a series of post focusing on my new home and the interior designing I did) but this outfit seemed cute enough for an illustration. Plus, it will take me a while to prepare those interior design posts. The medium for this illustration is mixed, (coloured pencils and makers on paper). I really like how this fashion illustration turned out.

 I don't remember how long it took me to draw it, certainly not less than an hour.  Paradoxically, the more I practice, the more time my illustration take time to finish. When I first started doing Inspired by posts (remember that feature?), it sometimes took me just half an hour to finish an illustration, now I takes me about six hours, sometimes even more. I haven't gave up on my Inspired by series, though. I have some new ideas for that series and plenty of new art in the making, but all in this due time. For today, this simple illustration will do.




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Fashion illustration of the day + outfit of the day


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Fashion illustration of the day + outfit of the day




Fashion illustration of the day + outfit of the day
















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  1. Odlicno je iako si,kao sto sama kazes,pocetnik.Imaces dosta vreme da usavrsis svoje vestine,ali i ovaj rad izgleda zaista dobro.Zapratila sam te,nadam se da ces i ti moj blog.­čś│
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  2. That's a great outfit, and I like the peeks of your wardrobe i can see, definitely looking forward to your interior decorating posts too! :)

    Hope that you are having a great weekend! We started our weekend early with the Australia Day public holiday which was nice :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  3. Great illustration and great outfit! like your creativity.
    See you soon on my blog.
    https://clickbystyle.blogspot.in/

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  4. lovely illustration! and you finished it in less than an hour? fantastic!
    have a great weekend!
    x

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  5. What a cute cute look Ivana, definitely worthy of being illustrated. You look elegant and stylish. I look forward to those decor posts, I'm sure you did a fabulous job!


    http://www.fashionablyidu.com/

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  6. Credo che tu ci metta molto di pi├╣ perch├Ę curi i dettagli Ivana, infatti i tuoi disegni sono sempre pi├╣ belli!

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  7. Totally cool, babe! You look so slim! xoxo

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  8. Ivana, this illustration is wonderful! I definitely see how much your skills improved over the years. The more we do something we love, the better and freer we get, that's for sure. And yes, draw what you know - wear what you know - live what you know!

    Congratulations to your new home!!! How exciting! Now I need your new address, hehe! Hey, I have JUST recently framed your illustration of me - it took me a couple of years, I think, to get to it, but I did it! It is now on the mantel, I will snap a pic of it and share. So I am moving, just slowly. Sending books are a long process, but I'll get there. :)

    Love this adorable girly outfit with cool shoes and cute braids! <3

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    1. thank you Natalia. I'm happy to hear that you have it framed. :)

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  9. This is a lovely illustrated translation of your own outfit and the original outfit is lovely as well.

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  10. interesting: take a shot and painting later...;-)

    it´s january and i see you wearing no tights - it is so warm in your region?

    hugs
    Jennifer
    http://jennifer-femininundmodisch.blogspot.de/2018/01/unterwegs-mode-mieten-statt-kaufen.html

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    1. It can be quite warm, sometimes up to plus 10 but still I wear tights most of the time. I might choose an outfit like this if I know won't spend much time outside, but for a longer walk, I will always wear tights.

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  11. Jako lepo izgledaš, baš ti stoji kao saliven ovakav stil!

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