Lada-kresby

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Pattern Designs - finished outcomes and evaluations

For the Cath Kidston pattern designs i made a set of 4 pattern prints with the theme of wildlife and nature. I have 2 samples of each pattern, the original pattern image and one digitally duplicated and put together to make a bigger pattern than can fit to any size. I painted the original illustrations with watercolours, scanned in and cleaned up on photoshop where i multiplied it into a bigger pattern. Here are the finished designs. Badgers and Strawberries Hedgehogs and Leaves Squirrels…

Josef Lada: Easter

Josef Lada is tightly connected to the Czech Easter traditions as he painted some of the most favorite Easter postcards we have here in the Czech Republic. Here are some of this paintings - they often show us a caroller (or more carollers) with pomlázka (a braided whip made from pussywillow twigs), a women giving him an egg or girl(s) running away. I wrote a blog post about Easter Monday traditions three years ago, here it is: Easter Monday. The next picture shows mixture of spring and…

Random Stuff and Whatnot

This season, I've seen articles on Krampus on both Way Past Normal and on Topless Robot. Krampus, if you haven't heard of him, is the Christmas demon who accompanies St. Nicholas on his rounds, punishing the bad children with something far more horrific and traumatic than a mere lump of coal. Krampus, a folkloric figure in Austrian, Bavarian, and other alpine areas, seems to be enjoying an internet-driven surge in worldwide popularity lately. Lesser known to Americans is the Czech version of…

Sbírky - GHMP

Sbírka Galerie hlavního města Prahy se soustřeďuje na umění 19., 20. a 21. století a roztříděna je do pěti podsbírek (malba, plastika, kresba…

Josef Lada Calendar: September

josef lada. illustration. calendar. czechoslovakia. september

Not A Comic. Not Flemish. Then What The Heck Is it?

I was asked whether I could identify tow comic strips today. The problem is that they were not in English and the person asking thought text was in Flemish. Here are the 'comic strips' Although sequential they are not from a comic strip but a calendar and the language is recognisible as Czech so it's from what we used to call the Czech Republica -since 2016 (I think) known as Czechia -the country appears regularly in stats. The artist was Josef Lada and I quote Lambiek here: Josef Lada was a…

Sbírky - GHMP

Sbírka Galerie hlavního města Prahy se soustřeďuje na umění 19., 20. a 21. století a roztříděna je do pěti podsbírek (malba, plastika, kresba…

Sbírky - GHMP

Sbírka Galerie hlavního města Prahy se soustřeďuje na umění 19., 20. a 21. století a roztříděna je do pěti podsbírek (malba, plastika, kresba…

10 Czech Christmas Traditions | Prague Extravaganza Free Tour

It's Christmas. It's time to slow down, recharge batteries and spend some time with the closest ones and have fun over some Czech traditions and superstitions! Some of them are rather weird,

Sbírky - GHMP

Sbírka Galerie hlavního města Prahy se soustřeďuje na umění 19., 20. a 21. století a roztříděna je do pěti podsbírek (malba, plastika, kresba…

Saint Nicholas Day, his legend, and our modern day’s prematurity, EDD calculation, gestational age, problem with LMP

Could high prevalence of prematurity be a consequence of motherhood not being the top job held by society in high esteem? A modern paradox. December 5 is the eve of St. Nicholas Day, the patron Sai…

Příběhy, knihy, lidé

Citarny.cz. Knihy, lidé, příběhy na nejstarším českém portálu o knihách. Od roku 2001 propagujeme knihy, literaturu, knižní kulturu a vzdělávání.