Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter - Spreading wonder with colorful creative creatures

Elli Maanpää

Tag: Finn

Virgin Snow

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Here is the making of -photographs of the painting Virgin Snow which is part of the UHANALAISET art exhibition. I was inspired by the great Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt’s painting of her French lover and muse Virginie from the year 1883. My muse was the very endangered and beautiful animal Snow leopard. Below you can see my progress

Elonaali

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Let’s continue with the Uhanalaiset / Endangered painting progress stories. For now on I’ll keep it mostly visual. This one is called Elonaali (in the picture below in right) and it was inspired by famous Finnish oat meal brand Elovena (the package in left). The original Elovena girl illustration was made by Joel Viktor Räsänen in 1925.