Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Tag: self-portrait

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

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

Brand New Me

Sometimes it’s time for a change and this week was one of them. I chose to redo my profile picture. I used the old photograph loosely as a reference but I added some important  extra parts like my cat Cocco the Coconut Boy. Nowadays he does everything with me so he deserves some profile picture

I Am Ready 2016

elli-maanpaa-2015

The year 2015 is coming to an end. And what a year it has been. I got my first personal art grant. I held my biggest (so far) art exhibition. I started studying (my fervors) animation and film. I moved back to my home town Turku (even though half of me is still in my