Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

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Taidenäyttely – Mesta Coworking – Helsinki

Taidenäyttely Helsinki Mesta Coworking - Akryylimaalauksia - Elli Maanpää: Mother Nature And Other Boss Ladies - 1.3.-30.4.2021

TAIDENÄYTTELY │ART EXHIBITION│ Mesta Coworking, Hiihtomäentie 18, Helsinki│ 1.3.-30.4.2021│ Elli Maanpään akryylimaalauksia “Mother Nature & Boss Ladies“ Rinta rinnan olemme osa naissukupolvien jatkumoa. Maalaan akryylimaaleilla muotokuvia naistaiteilijoita kunnianosoituksena heidän perinnölleen: Frida Kahlo, Coco Chanel, Ellen Thesleff, Yayoi Kusama, Astrid Lindgren ja Georgia O’Keeffe. Kruunaan heidät kukkasten muodostamilla sädekehillä. Kukkien joukosta piirtyy esiin myös maaemo. Maalaan toisiinsa

Printable Coloring Pages

Printable Coloring Pages Digital Download // Tulostettavia värityskuvia // Elli Maanpää 2021

Printable Coloring Pages for kids and adults. Print it OR color the lineart digitally i.e. in Procreate App. I have all together seven (7) nephews and nieces. I’ve been drawing printable coloring pages for them to give as gifts for birthdays and other holidays. Digital files are easy to give as gifts even from far away. They’re

Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery WABGNET Exhibition Open

WABGNET - "Shine The Light" taidenäyttely Jumbo-Flamingo Galleriassa 2021

”Shine The Light” WABGNET exhibition is now open near Helsinki Airport at the Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery – also known as Riika Anundi’s Art Workshop Flamingo – in Vantaa, Finland. See daily opening times here. This week the exhibition is open every weekday from 11am to 8pm. I’m happy to be exhibiting some of my latest figurative paintings in

Exhibition: Mother Nature and Other Boss Ladies

Exhibition - Elli Maanpää: Mother Nature And Other Boss Ladies - 1 Mar to 30 Apr 2021 - Mesta Coworking, Helsinki

ELLI MAANPÄÄ MOTHER NATURE AND OTHER BOSS LADIES DATE: 1 Mar – 30 Apr 2021 PLACE: Mesta Coworking, Helsinki, Finland Elli Maanpää’s figurative acrylic paintings with flowers of imagination. First part of the exhibition is dedicated to inspirational female artist like Frida Kahlo and Ellen Thesleff. The paintings in the silent room are reaching out

How To Draw From Reference

How draw from reference - 30 second tutorial by Elli's Illustration

This video tutorial is a 30 second Drawing Lesson that shows the basics of how to draw from reference. In the video I used as a reference my Cat Cocco sleeping in a basket. In this blog post I illustrate the same principles with more details with a green col-erase drawing of a Gecko. Before

How to Save Money as an Artist And as a Human Being

How to save money as an artist - 10 tips on saving money by Elli's Illustration

10 plus TIPS on SAVING MONEY as an artist I’ve become a master at saving money during the last year. After graduation I gave myself one year to proof myself that I can make it – I can live this way – I can stay as a freelancer artist and be my own boss. If

Koko Suomen Joulukalenteri

Joulukuun ensimmäisenä päivänä niitä alkoi ilmestyä, pieniä joulutervehdyksiä bussipysäkeille, ilmoitustauluille ja puiden oksille ympäri Suomen. Läpinäkyviin pussukoihin huolella pakattuja kortteja, koristeita tai pieniä taideteoksia. Kaikissa mukana kehotus ottaa joulutervehdys mukaan, sekä toivomus, että se tuottaa löytäjälleen iloa. Ilmiön takana on tamperelainen kuvataiteilija Giannetta Porta, joka halusi tuoda iloa keskitalven pimeyteen. Sympaattisista ja värikylläisistä eläinhahmoistaan tunnettu

Procreate Tutorial: Symmetry

"Granberry Girl", Procreate, Elli Maanpää, 2020

PROCREATE TUTORIAL: SYMMETRY TOOL Elli Maanpää 2020 // Procreate on iPad Procreate Drawing Guide tool Symmetry is handy tool. It’s perfect for drawing for example Christmas ornaments like snowflakes, Christmas trees and wreaths. See how to draw your own Christmas ornaments in the tutorial video below. SYMMETRICAL FACES & CHARACTER DESIGN You can also use

WABGNET – Pala Pinkkiä Hattaraa

Exhibition - WABGNET: Pala pinkkiä hattaraa - 14 Nov to 30 Dec 2020 - Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki Finland

WABGNET PALA PINKKIÄ HATTARAA DATE: 14 Nov – 30 Dec 2020 PLACE: Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland WABGNET – Pala Pinkkiä Hattaraa is an art exhibition featuring 16 Finnish female artists. It’s celebrates the WABGNET community and it’s curated by Rigulio Graak. My “Horisontin yli” // ”Beyond the Horizon” painting is part of the exhibition. The Art

Augmented Paintings in Animatricks 16.-18.10.

Exhibition - Augmented Paintings in Animatricks - 16 Oct to 18 Oct 2020 - Bio Rex, Helsinki Finland

ELLI MAANPÄÄ AUGMENTED PAINTINGS (ANIMATRICKS) DATE: 16 Oct – 18 Oct 2020 PLACE: Bio Rex, Helsinki, Finland My Augmented Paintings will be attending the Animation Festival Animatricks in Helsinki. Animatricks was supposed to happen in May last Spring but it was cancelled due to CVID19 situation. But NOW it’s really happening. The festival is filled with interesting animation