Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter - Spreading joy with colorful creative creatures

Elli Maanpää

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Moments from the UHANALAISET Opening

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Yesterday was the opening of the UHANALAISET (Eng. Endangered) art exhibition in the Karhulinna in Korkeasaari Zoo. Here are photographs from the event taken by my beloved V. Kuula. Enjoy! Hey! It’s my painting and name in the poster. Cool.It was easy to smile. All ten paintings I did during this summer were here and

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.

Uhanalaiset – Endangered

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UHANALAISET -taidenäyttelyn valmistelu on mennyt kovaa vauhtia eteenpäin. Näyttely pidetään Korkeasaaren Karhulinnalla. Avajaiset ovat perjantaina 31.7. klo 16-18 ja näyttely on auki 14.9.2015 asti eläintarhan aukioloaikoina. Taidenäyttelyinfo löytyy myös facebookista. ENDANGERED -art exhibition preparation are coming along beautifully. The exhibition is in the Karhulinna in the Korkeasaari Zoo. The opening is on the Friday 31st of