Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Tag: portrait painting

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

Tove And Tuuti

Elli Maanpää: Laughing Tove, Acrylic paint on cotton canvas pad, 21x 29,7cm, 2020

TOVE AND TUUTI Elli Maanpää 2020 // 2 acrylic paintings on cotton canvas pad After I painted the first Tove Jansson I got requests to make another one. This time she was hoped to be accompanied by her life partner Tuulikki Pietilä. Tove and Tuuti were both artists. Their atelier apartments were in neighbour buildings

Portrait of Tove Jansson

Elli Maanpää: Tove Jansson, acrylic on cardboard, 21x30cm, 2019

PORTRAIT OF TOVE JANSSON Elli Maanpää 2019 // Acrylic on cardboard I painted a portrait of my art idol and a national hero: Tove Jansson. She was a Finnish fine artist, painter, writer, comic artist and much much more. True creative jack of all trades. She has enlighten the world with her creative storytelling. To celebrate