Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Tag: digital art

Take Me To The Sea

"Take me to the sea", Procreate, Elli Maanpää, 2020

TAKE ME TO THE SEA Elli Maanpää 2020 // Procreate on iPad “Take Me to the Sea” painting is based on a photograph by Vision Pic from Pexels. In the video I show my process when painting a digital image from reference photograph. First I paint with a large brush to get the color composition

Moon Gazing

"Moon Gazing", Procreate, Elli Maanpää, 2020

MOON GAZING Elli Maanpää 2020 // Procreate on iPad “Moon Gazing” digital painting is inspired by Halloween. It’s based on a photograph by Oleg Magni from Pexels. Speed painting of my painting process available below. Painted with Apple pencil in Procreate App in 6th generation iPad. 2020

Desert Landscape Krita

Krita Landscape, Elli Maanpää, 2019

DESERT LANDSCAPE KRITA Elli Maanpää 2019 // Krita I kept my very first workshop teaching Digital Painting to 10 eager students in early 2019. The workshop lasted for one weekend in Turku. We used a free open source painting programme called Krita. It’s a wonderful digital painting tool. This painting is one of the paintings

Sweet Procrastination

Elli Maanpää Digital Art 2018

Sweet procrastination. Days go by while thinking about the things that should be done some day in the near future. Not today but maybe tomorrow. After finishing my January goals I’ve now spent about a week in a state of mind where I’m productive without a clear aim. I’ve been drawing a lot with my

There Is No Rush – If We Decide So

Elli Maanpää illustration rush 2018 art

I wrote the first notes for this video already last December. I really needed a reminder that lot of the rush I was feeling was really up to me. Nobody would die if I couldn’t do weekly videos, finish Huevember or even complete all the classes for the Fall semester. I would survive nevertheless. And

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

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