Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter - Spreading joy with colorful creative creatures

Elli Maanpää

Tag: watercolor

August Favourites

1) Frannerd Illustrator and Youtuber – I actually stole this idea for monthly favourites from her. I hope she’s not upset 😳 (sorry and thank you). I adore her personal illustration style and charismatic Youtube artist persona. 2) Balcony – I’m moving to a new flat in September which has a balcony. 3) Taco Nitos

Lovely Ladies as Art Prints

ENG: Pssst. Still in time for Christmas. I have limited edition of my Lovely Ladies as A4 sized prints for sale. They cost 10€ a piece (+ the postal cost 4€). Three prints are 20€. Payment can be made trough Paypal. Each print is hand signed by me. Order by sending me email at elli(at)manpaa.com

Magic Is Something You Make

Taianomaista viikonloppua! Luotetaan siihen, ettemme voi vielä edes kuvitella kuinka mahtava se voi olla. Kuvituksena piirustuksia päivieni varrelta: Geisha, Venus ja Hipsterinörtti. Magical weekend! Let’s just trust that we cannot even image how beautiful it can be. Illustrations are sketches from past days: Geisha, Venus and Hipster Nerd.

Postcards Without The Project

Postcard sketch Elli Maanpää 2014-2015

Postikorttiprojektin jälkeen olen jatkanut postikorttipapereille piirtämistä. Olet saattanut nähdä osan näistä piirustuksista instagram-tililläni @ellimaanpaa aiemmin. After the Postcard Project I have continue sketching on the postcard papers. You might have seen some of these drawings in my instagram account @ellimaanpaa earlier. Jos minulla ei ole musteita käden ulottuvilla olen käyttänyt väritykseen myös puuvärejä, … If I haven’t had inks at hand

Hey Handsome 1st

Hey Handsome! He (the intellectual poem boy below) is the first out of two men portraits I painted in August. The two are going to be stars of my upcoming artsy-fartsy short film about relationships. But since it sometimes takes years before I actually finalize the film ideas I have I now thought It would

Pastel Story

This is a story about big package of oil pastels. And about the fact I love receiving new free art tools. These pastels belonged to my boyfriend who was cleaning the house and thinking about getting rid of them. He said: “I haven’t use them in 10 years so I’m probably not gonna use them