Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Elli Maanpää

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+- Pihka Is My Name

Elli Maanpää: +- Pihka Is My Name 2020

+- PIHKA IS MY NAME Music Video: Elli Maanpää // Music: Pihka Is My Name – Henna Helasvuo and Lasse Turunen // Length: 02:23 min // 2020 // Pihka is an imaginary friend of a boy grown out of needing an imaginary friend. The single ‘+-‘ and video are about Pihka discovering the beauty of northern nature

Augmented Paintings in TAFF

Augmented Paintings in TAFF Turku Animated Film Festival @ Elli Maanpää 2019

Next week my Augmented Paintings and I will be attending the awesome TAFF – Turku Animated Film Festival.  Here is the official festival 2019 trailer done by the talented Sanni Lahtinen for you to Enjoy. The festival starts on Wednesday the 21st and continues until Sunday 25th of August in Manilla Turku. See the whole programme here. P.S. If

Augmented Painting in Summer Yard of the National Museum

Augmented Painting in Summer Yard of National Museum in Helsinki on Tuesday the 18th of June 2019 from 3-6pm

My Augmented Paintings goes to Summer Yard of the National Museum. The pop-up exhibition is on Tuesday the 18th of June at 3 pm to 6 pm in Helsinki. If you’re near Helsinki next week I welcome you to come experience the painted AR -magic. The event is free of charge. You can download the

Triumphant Week

Musamation: Kaikki laulaa tavallaan // Animated music video for Loiskis, Elli Maanpää, 2017

Last week was a triumphant one. On Monday I got the news I’d won the Musamation contest by the Loiskis orchestra. On Friday I got email saying I was accepted to the The Finnish Illustration Association.  The Musamation animation competition is held annually by Finnish children music orchestra Loiskis. I made an animation for their song Kaikki

Motion Graphic: L’Opéra de Lille

Elli Maanpää motion graphic illustration

MOTION GRAPHIC: L’OPÉRA DE LILLE In the Spring 2017 I had a chance to participate in the Euranim Videomapping workshop that took part in Lille France as a part of Fête de l’anim animation festival. During the workshop over 50 students over the world created visuals to project onto the front wall on to the L’Opéra de

Pikku Kakkonen

Here it is as promised. My masterpiece = the first 3D animation I’ve done. It’s a TV broadcast identity for the Finnish children TV channel Pikku Kakkonen. The name means Little Two… and that’s where I got the idea. I have lot to thank to our wonderful instructor John Lee back at the Centennial College 3D animation

Trip To OIAF

Last weekend I hopped on a school bus and travelled to Ottawa International Animation Festival OIAF. I was so happy I went. I saw amazing animation feature films and short films all over the world.  Especially I enjoyed attending the talks where the artists shared their behind the scenes stories for example from such films as

I Am An Animation Animal

Dagen efter puppet animation 2018

You remember the puppet animation short we were working on in Turun Taideakatemia last Spring? Well I just noticed I never showed you these funniest still photographs we took on the last day of shooting. My idea was to finish the sound design and post production this summer – but life happened. Good life: apprenticeship

What Do You Think About Tracing?

On this week’s video on Elli Maanpää Art I ponder aloud if tracing in art is ok. What do you think? I’d love to hear your comments. While talking about it I speed paint the painting for our puppet animation. The painting – both 3D and 2D version – is inspired by Picasso and Mondrian.