Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Tag: painting on stuff

Helenen Peilikuva

"Helenen peilikuva" Acrylic on mirror. Close up. Elli Maanpää. 2020.

HELENEN PEILIKUVA // Eng. MIRROR IMAGE OF HELENE Elli Maanpää 2020 // Acrylic portrait painting on vintage mirror I painted a portrait of the Finnish artist Helene Schjerfbeck to little broken vintage mirror. Broken because we all are little broken but we are still bold and beautiful. This was my art work for the HELENE20 -project organized by

Mirror Selfie

Elli Maanpää: Mirrorselfie, Acrylic paint on mirror tile, 30x30cm, 2020

MIRROR SELFIE Elli Maanpää 2020 // acrylic paintings on mirror Bathroom selfies are a thing. I’ve taken more than one myself. This is for sure my most succesful mirror selfie up to date – double layer mirror selfie. I wanted to test out how acrylic paints behave on mirror surface before painting the official HELENE20

Party Animals

Elli Maanpää: Party Animal, Acrylic paint on sparkling wine bottle cork, 23x28cm, 2020

PARTY ANIMALS Elli Maanpää 2020 // 3 acrylic paintings on sparkling wine corks I do like sparkling wine but I did not drink the wine these corks accompanied. I got these corks (there’s still about 300 left) from a friend of mine who worked in the cafe of the Helsinki City Theatre. I’d like to

Memories From My E-Travels

E-matkadia: Pakasaivo. Akryyli dialle. Elli Maanpaa. 2020

MEMORIES FROM MY E-TRAVELS Elli Maanpää 2020 // 9 acrylic paintings on recycled dia slides I love travelling in IRL (in real life) but the price the Earth has to pay for it is too high. In this painting series I wanted to offer an alternative way to travel. We can still be inspired by exotic

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