Elli Maanpää

Figurative Painter

Tag: summer

Summer Recap

Before we head into Autumn and the exchange studies in 3D animation in Toronto Canada I wanted to give my last tribute to an awesome summer in Finland. Weather-wise it wasn’t the warmest but otherwise it was one warmhearted summer with awesome people (and cats). Thank you summer for being so good for us. See


The time has come. My Elli Maanpää Art channel reached the 100 subscribers limit and now I got my own YouTube url ellimaanpaaart. To thank you I decided to do an art giveaway. So you can get this Aqua Marker Watercolour original art piece by commenting what is your favourite things to do during the

Coffee and Doodling

Dood Elli Doo 2016

I love to sit in nice cafes and doodle. That’s what I’m gonna do a lot this summer too. This weeks Dood Elli Doo was about coffee shop doodling. The main speed painting was sketched while sitting in the window seat of the wonderful Cafe Kokko in Helsinki while sipping tasty cappucino. Then the giant

Menu’ Turistico Venezia


We booked last minute flights to Venice – “the city of winged lions” – with my partner-in-adventure since traveling does good for your soul. I made these photo collages to illustrate our visit to the magical city. Some of the photos are taken by him and others by me. There are glimpses of the canals, gondolas,

Summertime And The Livin Is Artsy

kuvitus, keltainen villasukka, kesä

Kesä on täällä. Minun kesääni kuluu lomailun lisäksi kaksi innostavaa työ/taide/intohimoprojektia: Dyykkariprinsessa lastenkirjani kuvittaminen ja Uhanalaiset (Korkeasaaressa tarhatut uhanalaiset eläimet taiteessa) -maalausnäyttely, joka tulee elokuussa Korkeasaareen. Molemmista projekteista kerron teille myöhemmin lisää. Voit myös seurata edistymistäni reaaliaikaisesti instagramista: ElliMaanpaa. Ihanaa kesäkuun jatkoa ja Juhannusta, joka sekin on jo ihan oven takana. Summer is here. Besides