Category Archives: Illustrations

Ornament Skull

Hi all! Here’s a piece I made for a friend of mine. It was meant to be a tattoo design at first but ended up with a bit more detail than was intented. I still finalised it to be a

Ornament Skull

Hi all! Here’s a piece I made for a friend of mine. It was meant to be a tattoo design at first but ended up with a bit more detail than was intented. I still finalised it to be a

Easter Bunny

Happy Easter, fellow bloggers and friends! -Micke

Easter Bunny

Happy Easter, fellow bloggers and friends! -Micke

Skull Doodle

Hi all! Here’s a skull doodle I drew this week. Found a Copic brush tip from my pen stash and put it to use. :) -Micke

Skull Doodle

Hi all! Here’s a skull doodle I drew this week. Found a Copic brush tip from my pen stash and put it to use. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 30

Hi! Here’s a new one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. An aquatic theme this time. :) -M

My Little Sketchbook 30

Hi! Here’s a new one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. An aquatic theme this time. :) -M

Mini Skull Doodle

Hi! Here’s a small doodle of a skull which I made lately. I’t quite miniature in size and was fun to draw. :) -M

Mini Skull Doodle

Hi! Here’s a small doodle of a skull which I made lately. I’t quite miniature in size and was fun to draw. :) -M

Diver Tattoo Design

Hi all! Been a while since I’ve posted. Been a bit busy lately with work and a newcomer at our home (a dachshund puppy). :) This is a tattoo design I made for a friend of mine. He’s a dive

Diver Tattoo Design

Hi all! Been a while since I’ve posted. Been a bit busy lately with work and a newcomer at our home (a dachshund puppy). :) This is a tattoo design I made for a friend of mine. He’s a dive

My Little Sketchbook 29

Hi all! Here’s the latest piece from my A6 sized sketchbook. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 29

Hi all! Here’s the latest piece from my A6 sized sketchbook. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 28

Hi all! Here’s the latest piece from my A6 sized sketchbook. It was made with Micron pens and a Sharpie. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 28

Hi all! Here’s the latest piece from my A6 sized sketchbook. It was made with Micron pens and a Sharpie. :) -Micke

Magical Forest (in colour)

Hello again! Here’s the fully coloured version of this drawing which I published earlier. It took a bit of time to colour, but now it finished. :) (Click here for art prints) -Micke

Magical Forest (in colour)

Hello again! Here’s the fully coloured version of this drawing which I published earlier. It took a bit of time to colour, but now it finished. :) (Click here for art prints) -Micke

Bearded Skull

Hi! Here’s a quick doodle which I also coloured afterwards. Just something I made to pass time. I used Adobe Capture instead of scanning which makes the lines smoother. Might experiment with that app some more. :) -Micke

Bearded Skull

Hi! Here’s a quick doodle which I also coloured afterwards. Just something I made to pass time. I used Adobe Capture instead of scanning which makes the lines smoother. Might experiment with that app some more. :) -Micke

Happy XMAS!

Hi all! Just want to wish you all a happy XMAS. Hope you have a good time with your friends and family. :) -Micke

Happy XMAS!

Hi all! Just want to wish you all a happy XMAS. Hope you have a good time with your friends and family. :) -Micke

Magical Forest

Hi all! Here’s drawing I finished recently. Some fantasy art for a change – been quite many scifi themes lately on my blog. This one is A5 in size and has been made using Micron and Sharpie pens. The next

Magical Forest

Hi all! Here’s drawing I finished recently. Some fantasy art for a change – been quite many scifi themes lately on my blog. This one is A5 in size and has been made using Micron and Sharpie pens. The next

My Little Sketchbook 27

Hi all! Here’s a scifi-themed one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. Been a bit busy again lately but I will have time to post more drawings (and paintings) during xmas holidays. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 27

Hi all! Here’s a scifi-themed one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. Been a bit busy again lately but I will have time to post more drawings (and paintings) during xmas holidays. :) -Micke

Darth Vader

Hi all! I felt the force while holding my Micron and Sharpie.. Here’s a Star Wars themed illustration from my A6 sized sketchbook. Living the hype. :) -Micke

Darth Vader

Hi all! I felt the force while holding my Micron and Sharpie.. Here’s a Star Wars themed illustration from my A6 sized sketchbook. Living the hype. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 26

Hi all! Been a while again since my last post. Busy autumn on my part but I do have some new art ready to be published. :) Here’s a recent one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 26

Hi all! Been a while again since my last post. Busy autumn on my part but I do have some new art ready to be published. :) Here’s a recent one from my little A6 sized sketchbook. -Micke

Rogue Robot (in colour)

Hi all! I finally finished colouring this robot themed illustration. A lot of details here so it became quite a slow process. The original is a pen drawing which I scanned and added colour in PhotoShop. You’ll find the black

Rogue Robot (in colour)

Hi all! I finally finished colouring this robot themed illustration. A lot of details here so it became quite a slow process. The original is a pen drawing which I scanned and added colour in PhotoShop. You’ll find the black

Freaky Halloween!

Have a nice Halloween all you freaks and friends out there! :) This happy one is available as art prints + more at my Society6 shop -Micke

Freaky Halloween!

Have a nice Halloween all you freaks and friends out there! :) This happy one is available as art prints + more at my Society6 shop -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 25

Hi all! Here’s a “weirdo” drawing from my little sketchbook. It’s made with Micron pens. Enjoy your weekend! :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 25

Hi all! Here’s a “weirdo” drawing from my little sketchbook. It’s made with Micron pens. Enjoy your weekend! :) -Micke

Artefacts

Hi! I decided to color this little piece from my sketchbook. Colouring gave it a new life and also more meaning to the artefacts. Originally I tried to gather as much stuff from the Medieval times as possible into one

Artefacts

Hi! I decided to color this little piece from my sketchbook. Colouring gave it a new life and also more meaning to the artefacts. Originally I tried to gather as much stuff from the Medieval times as possible into one

My Little Sketchbook 24

Hi all! Doodling again.. Was fun to come up with artefacts to include into this “ornament”. This is from my little sketchbook and was made with Micron pens. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 24

Hi all! Doodling again.. Was fun to come up with artefacts to include into this “ornament”. This is from my little sketchbook and was made with Micron pens. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 23

Hi all! Here’s the one I mentioned in my last post. It’ s from my A6 sized sketchbook. Tools used: Micron 01 & 005 + Sharpie. Happy weekend! -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 23

Hi all! Here’s the one I mentioned in my last post. It’ s from my A6 sized sketchbook. Tools used: Micron 01 & 005 + Sharpie. Happy weekend! -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 22

Hi! Here’s a little drawing from my sketchbook. Love making these small, A6 sized ones. Got one more in the making which I will publish soon. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 22

Hi! Here’s a little drawing from my sketchbook. Love making these small, A6 sized ones. Got one more in the making which I will publish soon. :) -Micke

Rogue Robot (b&w)

Hello there! Finished the black and white version of this scifi-themed piece last week. It was fun to draw and think about the details – especially in the “eye region”. Next step will be making a coloured version. Tools used:

Rogue Robot (b&w)

Hello there! Finished the black and white version of this scifi-themed piece last week. It was fun to draw and think about the details – especially in the “eye region”. Next step will be making a coloured version. Tools used:

Ant City (sand, pen and paper)

Hi all! Here’s new drawing which combines a pen drawing and natural elements. I finished it last weekend. There’s one more of these yet to be published, so “stay tuned”. :) -Micke

Ant City (sand, pen and paper)

Hi all! Here’s new drawing which combines a pen drawing and natural elements. I finished it last weekend. There’s one more of these yet to be published, so “stay tuned”. :) -Micke

Pebble Skull Two

Hi all! Back to work again after a few weeks of summer holidays. Haven’t gotten back to the “drawing board” yet but here’s something I made during a trip to Santorini, Greece. There are cool black sand beaches on the

Pebble Skull Two

Hi all! Back to work again after a few weeks of summer holidays. Haven’t gotten back to the “drawing board” yet but here’s something I made during a trip to Santorini, Greece. There are cool black sand beaches on the

Pens and Pebbles: The Chamber

Hi all! Here’s a new addition to my “Pens and Pebbles” art series. I make these during my holidays abroad because there are usually some beaches with round pebbles and I always carry my sketchbook with me. This one was

Pens and Pebbles: The Chamber

Hi all! Here’s a new addition to my “Pens and Pebbles” art series. I make these during my holidays abroad because there are usually some beaches with round pebbles and I always carry my sketchbook with me. This one was

It’s Vacation Time!

Hi all! I just started my Summer holiday today and the weather here in Southern Finland is also finally starting to feel like summer. Here’s a small holiday-themed doodle I made using pens, paper, Adobe Shape CC iPhone app and

It’s Vacation Time!

Hi all! I just started my Summer holiday today and the weather here in Southern Finland is also finally starting to feel like summer. Here’s a small holiday-themed doodle I made using pens, paper, Adobe Shape CC iPhone app and

My Little Sketchbook 21

Hi all! Here’s another bird-themed drawing from my A6 sized sketchbook. It’s made with a Micron 01 and a Textmark 500. Happy weekend! :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 21

Hi all! Here’s another bird-themed drawing from my A6 sized sketchbook. It’s made with a Micron 01 and a Textmark 500. Happy weekend! :) -Micke

Rogue Robot (in progress)

Hi all! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I’m currently working on. This is still in it’s early stages but let’s see how it turns out after adding a bit more elements and details to it. -Micke

Rogue Robot (in progress)

Hi all! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I’m currently working on. This is still in it’s early stages but let’s see how it turns out after adding a bit more elements and details to it. -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 20

Hi! Here’s again one from my little A6 sketchbook. My Micron 01 has been put to the test again. I’ve been drawing these small pictures lately but have also started one that’s a bit bigger in size. Have to post

My Little Sketchbook 20

Hi! Here’s again one from my little A6 sketchbook. My Micron 01 has been put to the test again. I’ve been drawing these small pictures lately but have also started one that’s a bit bigger in size. Have to post

My Little Sketchbook 19

Hi! Here’s a recent one from my little sketchbook. It’s made with a Micron and Sharpie. I have one more of these small pieces ready, so there’s more to come in the next post. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 19

Hi! Here’s a recent one from my little sketchbook. It’s made with a Micron and Sharpie. I have one more of these small pieces ready, so there’s more to come in the next post. :) -Micke

The Landscapist

Hi all! Here’s a black and white drawing I finished just recently. It’s A5 in size and made with Micron pens and a brush tip pen. Many strokes in this one.. as usual. :) -Micke

The Landscapist

Hi all! Here’s a black and white drawing I finished just recently. It’s A5 in size and made with Micron pens and a brush tip pen. Many strokes in this one.. as usual. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 18

Hi all! Here’s one more from my little A6 sized sketchbook. It was drawn with Micron pens and a bit of patience. :) -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 18

Hi all! Here’s one more from my little A6 sized sketchbook. It was drawn with Micron pens and a bit of patience. :) -Micke

Mutated (in progress)

Hi! It’s been a while since I posted. Been a bit busy for the last few weeks. Here’s one piece I began drawing earlier this year during a drawing course. I’ve used pencils in this one. Trying something new instead

Mutated (in progress)

Hi! It’s been a while since I posted. Been a bit busy for the last few weeks. Here’s one piece I began drawing earlier this year during a drawing course. I’ve used pencils in this one. Trying something new instead

My Little Sketchbook 17

Hi! Here’s a new one from my A6 sized sketchbook. We just had an election here in Finland so this one was inspired by that. Some colourful “characters” were elected again to the parliament but I’ll leave out commenting more

My Little Sketchbook 17

Hi! Here’s a new one from my A6 sized sketchbook. We just had an election here in Finland so this one was inspired by that. Some colourful “characters” were elected again to the parliament but I’ll leave out commenting more

Eagle Head

Hello! Here’s the finished version of this one. It’s made combining watercolour with black pens. Hope you enjoy this one and feel free to share! Also available as art prints and phone cases at Society6.com. -Micke

Eagle Head

Hello! Here’s the finished version of this one. It’s made combining watercolour with black pens. Hope you enjoy this one and feel free to share! Also available as art prints and phone cases at Society6.com. -Micke

Eagle Head (in progress)

Hi! Here’s a mixed media piece I started this week. Made with watercolours and black pens. -Micke

Eagle Head (in progress)

Hi! Here’s a mixed media piece I started this week. Made with watercolours and black pens. -Micke

Chop Shop

Hi all! Here’s a car themed illustration I finished recently. Not my usual topic but was fun to draw. This one is drawn with Micron pens after sketching it first with a pencil. Then I scanned it and coloured it

Chop Shop

Hi all! Here’s a car themed illustration I finished recently. Not my usual topic but was fun to draw. This one is drawn with Micron pens after sketching it first with a pencil. Then I scanned it and coloured it

Drawing Course: Live Model

Hi! Here’s one from the drawing course I participated in recently. This is made with charcoal and with a live model. I have some challenges what is comes to realistic proportions (maybe because my art usually is the total opposite).

Drawing Course: Live Model

Hi! Here’s one from the drawing course I participated in recently. This is made with charcoal and with a live model. I have some challenges what is comes to realistic proportions (maybe because my art usually is the total opposite).

Drawing Course: Beacon

Hi! I went to a two weekend drawing course which ended today. Among other topics we did a few studies on how to draw people with pencil and charcoal. This is what I made during the first weekend.. the pencil

Drawing Course: Beacon

Hi! I went to a two weekend drawing course which ended today. Among other topics we did a few studies on how to draw people with pencil and charcoal. This is what I made during the first weekend.. the pencil

Online / Offline (in colour)

Hi! As promised, here’s the coloured version of this one. The original artwork is A5 in size and made with black pens on paper. After scanning I coloured it in PhotoShop. -Micke

Online / Offline (in colour)

Hi! As promised, here’s the coloured version of this one. The original artwork is A5 in size and made with black pens on paper. After scanning I coloured it in PhotoShop. -Micke

Online / Offline

Hi! Here’s a weirdo-robot drawing I made this week. It’s made with Micron pens and a Sharpie on A5 sized paper. I’m also in the process of colouring it (with PhotoShop) and will post a coloured version tomorrow. :) -Micke

Online / Offline

Hi! Here’s a weirdo-robot drawing I made this week. It’s made with Micron pens and a Sharpie on A5 sized paper. I’m also in the process of colouring it (with PhotoShop) and will post a coloured version tomorrow. :) -Micke

At the Edge of the Woods

Hi! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I finished recently. I might colour this one to make it more lively. :) Tools used: Micron 01 + 005, Sharpie and pencil. Available as art prints here: Society6 -Micke

At the Edge of the Woods

Hi! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I finished recently. I might colour this one to make it more lively. :) Tools used: Micron 01 + 005, Sharpie and pencil. Available as art prints here: Society6 -Micke

LEGO Skull

Hi all! Decided to try out something different this time. One of my older sketches found a new life through this LEGO art. The LEGO’s used in this skull date back to the 80’s when I was a kid –

LEGO Skull

Hi all! Decided to try out something different this time. One of my older sketches found a new life through this LEGO art. The LEGO’s used in this skull date back to the 80’s when I was a kid –

Android Assembly

Hi all! Here’s finally the finished version of this drawing featuring an android in the making. Was fun to draw this one. :) Tools used: Sharpie, Micron 01 and 005.

Android Assembly

Hi all! Here’s finally the finished version of this drawing featuring an android in the making. Was fun to draw this one. :) Tools used: Sharpie, Micron 01 and 005.

Pens and Pebbles: Eyes from Below

G’day! I’m back to Finland now after a three week trip to Australia. I drew this one during the trip. The photos were taken on a beach in Hamilton Island that is close to the Great Barrier Reef (picture of

Pens and Pebbles: Eyes from Below

G’day! I’m back to Finland now after a three week trip to Australia. I drew this one during the trip. The photos were taken on a beach in Hamilton Island that is close to the Great Barrier Reef (picture of

Android Assembly (more progress)

Hi! Here’s the drawing with some more progress made. This photo was actually taken in Finland but now I’ve been travelling for a few weeks so I’m putting it “live” abroad. Will post some pictures from my trip too. :)

Android Assembly (more progress)

Hi! Here’s the drawing with some more progress made. This photo was actually taken in Finland but now I’ve been travelling for a few weeks so I’m putting it “live” abroad. Will post some pictures from my trip too. :)

Android Assembly (in progress)

Hi! Started this new drawing some while ago. Scifi-theme again but why fight inspiration when it hits you.. It better to embrace it than not to start drawing. So, I picked up my Micron 005 and here’s the result so

Android Assembly (in progress)

Hi! Started this new drawing some while ago. Scifi-theme again but why fight inspiration when it hits you.. It better to embrace it than not to start drawing. So, I picked up my Micron 005 and here’s the result so

Part of Nature (in colour)

Hi! Here’s the final coloured version of this A4 sized drawing I made earlier. The process was quite slow but it turned out pretty nice in the end. :) Happy rest of the week! -Micke Ps: Art prints of this

Part of Nature (in colour)

Hi! Here’s the final coloured version of this A4 sized drawing I made earlier. The process was quite slow but it turned out pretty nice in the end. :) Happy rest of the week! -Micke Ps: Art prints of this

40.000 Views!

Wow! Today my blog has hit a staggering 40.000 views in total! It feels really amazing and I can’t thank enough for the interest people have taken in my art. The support I’ve gotten from friends, followers and fellow bloggers

40.000 Views!

Wow! Today my blog has hit a staggering 40.000 views in total! It feels really amazing and I can’t thank enough for the interest people have taken in my art. The support I’ve gotten from friends, followers and fellow bloggers