Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Tag: art

HELENE20-Taidetukiprojekti

Elli Maanpää, Kuvaaja: Fabrik 2020

HELENE20-taidetukiprojekti tallentaa korona-aikaa taiteen avulla. Koronakevät on ollut ahdistava, jopa lamauttava. Se on silti tarjonnut myös inspiroivia mahdollisuuksia. Niistä yhtenä on Helsinki Hospitalin HELENE20-taidetukiprojekti. TULEVAISUUDEN TAITEILIJAT Kuusi nuorta taiteilijaa valittiin 114 hakijan joukosta HELENE20-projektiin. Minun lisäkseni taiteilijat ovat Emilio Mäkipää, Janne Jääskeläinen, Aura Latva-Somppi, Marika Schulze ja Alma Peltola. Me teemme kesän aikana itsenäisesti taideteoksen

Objects Reimagined

Elli Maanpää: Spiky Power, Acrylic paint on wooden fork and recycled frame, 27x36cm, 2020

OBJECTS REIMAGINED Elli Maanpää 2020 // Acrylic paintings on stuff I’ve collected these treasures from recycling bins all over Helsinki. These little canvases are both inspirational, ecological and budget friendly. That plexiglass on “Behind the Window” I dumpster dived on the day the Museum of Finnish Architecture was moving to a new location. I painted

World Anew

Elli Maanpää: There’s Not Such Thing As Free Bucket, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

WORLD ANEW Elli Maanpää 2020 // 3 acrylic paintings on board With these paintings my aim was to invite people to see the world anew. Dog ball can be the size of the Moon. Maid IS the meadow. Playing with the point of view is something that is often done in 2D animation. Finland has

Unfinished Hues

Huevember 16 - Elli Maanpää 2017

Even though I didn’t complete Huevember – which I talked about in this post – I’m still pretty amazed of the 18 digital paintings I was able to create in November-December 2017. The Penguin In The Sky (3rd from top) is probably my personal favourite. It’s based on a sketch I did earlier in ROM: Royal Ontario Museum

Home Away From Home

Do you remember last summer when I was looking for a room to rent from Toronto for the Autumn? I do. It felt like a hard task since the real estate market is booming: everybody want’s to move to Toronto. But thanks to good luck angels I found a room before I it was time

Learning Digital Painting – Huevember

Huevember 04 - Elli Maanpää 2017

Do you know those people who do everything with mouse – even graphic design and illustration? Or even worse: the people who use only the trackpad of their laptop? Well. I was one of those people. I’ve been doing all my computer graphics using the trackpad of my macbook for the last 10 years. Now

Classmate Sketching

Sometimes I get shy when sketching people in public. People often sense that someone is looking at them. If they catch me staring at them I get embarrassed. Some people smile and that smile I love. That means they give their approval. They are ok that I’m inspired by their appearance. But if they seem

Blind Contour Self Portrait

This was one of the exercise we’ve done for Beverley Ransom‘s wonderful Drawing for 3D Modelling and Animation -course. Blind Contour is a drawing technique where you draw the contour of an subject – in this case my own face – while you’re not allowed to look at the paper. You can look at your drawing

Art Is Not For Ninnies

“Hard work beats talent every time.” – Jake Paul I noticed the art related tee print design challenge by Jazza – from Draw With Jazza YouTube channel – week ago and remembered this tee print design Art Is Not For Ninnies I’ve sketched couple of months ago but never finished. Now I got the perfect

Piece of Cake

Plenty of things to celebrate. 1st) There was the channel’s birthday last week. 2nd) Today we are officially over 100 subscribers. 3rd) It’s Midsummer – Juhannus this weekend. So this week I illustrated a cake using Adobe illustrator snd Photoshop. Thanks for the idea Shankar. Enjoy! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKbShMZ9AfM?rel=0&w=640&h=360]