Category Archives: Illustrations

Part of Nature (coloring)

Hi! I’m soon going to finish coloring this A5 sized drawing. It has once again transformed the original paper version to something totally different. Hopefully I’ll get this ready next week. :) -Micke

Part of Nature (coloring)

Hi! I’m soon going to finish coloring this A5 sized drawing. It has once again transformed the original paper version to something totally different. Hopefully I’ll get this ready next week. :) -Micke

Part of Nature Two (scanned)

Hi! Here’s the scanned version of this illustration. It’s made with black pens on an A5 sized paper – and bit of patience too, of course. :) Have a happy weekend! -Micke Ps. art prints available, click here.

Part of Nature Two (scanned)

Hi! Here’s the scanned version of this illustration. It’s made with black pens on an A5 sized paper – and bit of patience too, of course. :) Have a happy weekend! -Micke Ps. art prints available, click here.

Part of Nature Two

Hi! Here’s a drawing I just recently finished. It’s made to continue the idea of my previous “Part of Nature” illustration. This one is set in an underwater scenario. Remember to avoid eating any endangered species. :) -Micke

Part of Nature Two

Hi! Here’s a drawing I just recently finished. It’s made to continue the idea of my previous “Part of Nature” illustration. This one is set in an underwater scenario. Remember to avoid eating any endangered species. :) -Micke

Robot Rampage (B&W)

Hi! Here’s the black and white version with a bit more detail. I think the coloured one is more cool but anyway.. :) Tools used: Pencil, Sharpie and Micron 005. -Micke

Robot Rampage (B&W)

Hi! Here’s the black and white version with a bit more detail. I think the coloured one is more cool but anyway.. :) Tools used: Pencil, Sharpie and Micron 005. -Micke

Robot Rampage (in color)

Hi! Finished it finally! Colouring was a bit slow with this one but in the end it really brought the drawing to life. Next one to publish is the B&W (and more detailed) version. :) Tools used: Pencil, Micron 005

Robot Rampage (in color)

Hi! Finished it finally! Colouring was a bit slow with this one but in the end it really brought the drawing to life. Next one to publish is the B&W (and more detailed) version. :) Tools used: Pencil, Micron 005

Robot Rampage (colouring)

Hi! Here’s this robot-themed illustration with some color added. The final one will look a bit different, though. Probably I’ll get this done + the detailed b&w version during this weekend. :) Tools used: Pencil, Micron 005 and PhotoShop. -Micke

Robot Rampage (colouring)

Hi! Here’s this robot-themed illustration with some color added. The final one will look a bit different, though. Probably I’ll get this done + the detailed b&w version during this weekend. :) Tools used: Pencil, Micron 005 and PhotoShop. -Micke

Robot Rampage (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an illustration that I started drawing this week. I have also already begun coloring it in PhotoShop. I’ll probably continue this paper version and make a black & white version with more details and shading too. :) Tools

Robot Rampage (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an illustration that I started drawing this week. I have also already begun coloring it in PhotoShop. I’ll probably continue this paper version and make a black & white version with more details and shading too. :) Tools

Graffiti Santa

It’s xmas! I made this one for Stickerbomb this year. Have an awesome Christmas and remember to relax and enjoy time with your family and close ones. :) -Micke

Graffiti Santa

It’s xmas! I made this one for Stickerbomb this year. Have an awesome Christmas and remember to relax and enjoy time with your family and close ones. :) -Micke

Part of Nature

Hello! Here’s finally the finished version of this drawing. It took a while to draw since I used a Micron 005 for all the finest lines. It’s also drawn using a pencil, a black marker and a Micron 01. Next

Part of Nature

Hello! Here’s finally the finished version of this drawing. It took a while to draw since I used a Micron 005 for all the finest lines. It’s also drawn using a pencil, a black marker and a Micron 01. Next

Macrocosmos (in colour)

Hi! Here’s a coloured version of one of my previous drawings. It took quite a while to finish but it turned out pretty nice. Multiple dimensions meeting in this one. :) This drawing is also featuring on www.stickerbombworld.com where I’m a

Macrocosmos (in colour)

Hi! Here’s a coloured version of one of my previous drawings. It took quite a while to finish but it turned out pretty nice. Multiple dimensions meeting in this one. :) This drawing is also featuring on www.stickerbombworld.com where I’m a

Part of Nature (nearly finished)

Hi! Here’s my latest project nearly finished. It just needs some minor details and it’s done. Tools used: Pencil, marker, Micron 01 and 005. -Micke

Part of Nature (nearly finished)

Hi! Here’s my latest project nearly finished. It just needs some minor details and it’s done. Tools used: Pencil, marker, Micron 01 and 005. -Micke

Aztec Skull

Hi! I mentioned in my last post about colouring this one, so here it is. It was initially drawn with a Micron 01 into my little sketchbook. After scanning I did the colouring and small lighting effects in PhotoShop. Happy

Aztec Skull

Hi! I mentioned in my last post about colouring this one, so here it is. It was initially drawn with a Micron 01 into my little sketchbook. After scanning I did the colouring and small lighting effects in PhotoShop. Happy

My Little Sketchbook 16

Hi! Here’s (if I counted correctly) my sixteenth little sketchbook doodle. This one started as few lines on paper and then somehow it started to look something like an ancient Aztec artefact. I might colour this one to finalize the

My Little Sketchbook 16

Hi! Here’s (if I counted correctly) my sixteenth little sketchbook doodle. This one started as few lines on paper and then somehow it started to look something like an ancient Aztec artefact. I might colour this one to finalize the

Featuring on Monde Mosaic!

Hi all! My work is featuring on Monde Mosaic’s blog! Monde Mosaic is a melting pot for artists, illustrators and photographers. They are active in promoting the work of rising artists from around the world. I was really happy that they

Featuring on Monde Mosaic!

Hi all! My work is featuring on Monde Mosaic’s blog! Monde Mosaic is a melting pot for artists, illustrators and photographers. They are active in promoting the work of rising artists from around the world. I was really happy that they

Part of Nature (in progress)

Hi! It’s been a while since I’ve posted any new A5 sized, detailed drawings like this one. I am currently working on some new pieces and here’s one of them in progress. :) I’ll post some more stuff soon! -Micke

Part of Nature (in progress)

Hi! It’s been a while since I’ve posted any new A5 sized, detailed drawings like this one. I am currently working on some new pieces and here’s one of them in progress. :) I’ll post some more stuff soon! -Micke

The Resistance

Hi! Here’s a new drawing featuring a bunch of “post-apocalyptic beings”. It has seemingly been inspired by all the zombie+scifi series I’ve been watching lately. :) Tools used: Black marker, Microns and Photoshop (for colouring) -Micke

The Resistance

Hi! Here’s a new drawing featuring a bunch of “post-apocalyptic beings”. It has seemingly been inspired by all the zombie+scifi series I’ve been watching lately. :) Tools used: Black marker, Microns and Photoshop (for colouring) -Micke

Monument One (some progress)

Hi! Here’s one of my long-term projects with some progress made. Making a 70 cm tall drawing with this much detail is something not to do in a hurry. Here are some pictures on how this one is looking at

Monument One (some progress)

Hi! Here’s one of my long-term projects with some progress made. Making a 70 cm tall drawing with this much detail is something not to do in a hurry. Here are some pictures on how this one is looking at

Stickerbomb: Dia de los Muertos

Hi all! I was invited to be a guest blogger at http://www.stickerbombworld.com. I’ll be posting some of the stuff here on my own blog too – and vice versa. As my first post there I posted an illustration related to

Stickerbomb: Dia de los Muertos

Hi all! I was invited to be a guest blogger at http://www.stickerbombworld.com. I’ll be posting some of the stuff here on my own blog too – and vice versa. As my first post there I posted an illustration related to

Tabulaland Pop-Up Exhibition

Hi everyone! I went to an art exhibition opening this week. It was organized by Tabulaland, a Finnish online art store and artist collective. I am really happy that these kind of collectives are emerging because they can help rising

Tabulaland Pop-Up Exhibition

Hi everyone! I went to an art exhibition opening this week. It was organized by Tabulaland, a Finnish online art store and artist collective. I am really happy that these kind of collectives are emerging because they can help rising

Rainman (b&w + colour)

Hi! Here’s this film-noir “slash” autumn-themed drawing finally finished! I made the original version with black pens on paper and the coloured version with a little help from Photoshop. I might start colouring these more again, because they turn into

Rainman (b&w + colour)

Hi! Here’s this film-noir “slash” autumn-themed drawing finally finished! I made the original version with black pens on paper and the coloured version with a little help from Photoshop. I might start colouring these more again, because they turn into

Rainman (in progress)

Hi! Here’s one pen drawing I started this week. Still needs some minor details before it’s done. I might also make a coloured version of this one. :) -Micke

Rainman (in progress)

Hi! Here’s one pen drawing I started this week. Still needs some minor details before it’s done. I might also make a coloured version of this one. :) -Micke

Falcon City

Hello there! Here’s a new drawing I finished last weekend. It’s the final part of a series I’ve been working on. I have to make another post about that subject and the whole series when I figure out the best

Falcon City

Hello there! Here’s a new drawing I finished last weekend. It’s the final part of a series I’ve been working on. I have to make another post about that subject and the whole series when I figure out the best

The Observer

Hi! Here’s a drawing I finished last weekend. Maybe I’ve been watching too many scifi series lately. :) The orange is actually neon orange but scanning the picture didn’t quite do the colour justice. In addtion to that I used

The Observer

Hi! Here’s a drawing I finished last weekend. Maybe I’ve been watching too many scifi series lately. :) The orange is actually neon orange but scanning the picture didn’t quite do the colour justice. In addtion to that I used

Macrocosmos

Hi all! Got this one finished! The top part of the big circle was the most time consuming. I used a really thin pen, a Micron 005 for details which makes this small A5 sized drawing look a bit “bigger”

Macrocosmos

Hi all! Got this one finished! The top part of the big circle was the most time consuming. I used a really thin pen, a Micron 005 for details which makes this small A5 sized drawing look a bit “bigger”

Macrocosmos (in progress)

Hi! Here’s a new drawing I started recently. Just a bit more detail needs to be added to the top half and then it’s finished. Tools used: Pencil, black marker and Micron pens. -Micke

Macrocosmos (in progress)

Hi! Here’s a new drawing I started recently. Just a bit more detail needs to be added to the top half and then it’s finished. Tools used: Pencil, black marker and Micron pens. -Micke

The Fallen Leaf

Hi! Here’s a new detailed A5 sized drawing I finished this week. I used a pencil, Micron pens and a black marker to complete this dark(ish) scenario. :) -Micke

The Fallen Leaf

Hi! Here’s a new detailed A5 sized drawing I finished this week. I used a pencil, Micron pens and a black marker to complete this dark(ish) scenario. :) -Micke

Stickerbomb Skulls Book

Hi! I finally have copies of the new Stickerbomb Skulls book! Unwrapping it was a really exciting moment. I just couldn’t wait to see what kind of skull art other artists around the world had come up with. And of

Stickerbomb Skulls Book

Hi! I finally have copies of the new Stickerbomb Skulls book! Unwrapping it was a really exciting moment. I just couldn’t wait to see what kind of skull art other artists around the world had come up with. And of

Deep City

Hi! Here’s the scanned version of this drawing. :) Tools used: black marker + Micron 01 and 005. -Micke Ps. Art prints of also this one are available at Society6!

Deep City

Hi! Here’s the scanned version of this drawing. :) Tools used: black marker + Micron 01 and 005. -Micke Ps. Art prints of also this one are available at Society6!

Encapsulated

Hi! Finished this A5 sized drawing earlier this week. A lot of detail in a small package again – but was fun to draw. :) Tools used: Micron 01 and 005, pencil and a black marker. -Micke Ps. Art prints

Encapsulated

Hi! Finished this A5 sized drawing earlier this week. A lot of detail in a small package again – but was fun to draw. :) Tools used: Micron 01 and 005, pencil and a black marker. -Micke Ps. Art prints

Skull in Skull in Skull

Hi! Here’s one with some neon colors! Saw an offer on neon pens in a book store and got the idea for this one. So I bought the pens and drew some skulls. :) -Micke

Skull in Skull in Skull

Hi! Here’s one with some neon colors! Saw an offer on neon pens in a book store and got the idea for this one. So I bought the pens and drew some skulls. :) -Micke

Encapsulated (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I started last weekend. It just needs some shading here and there and it’s finished. :) Tools used: pencil, Micron 01 + 005 and a black marker. -Micke

Encapsulated (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an A5 sized drawing I started last weekend. It just needs some shading here and there and it’s finished. :) Tools used: pencil, Micron 01 + 005 and a black marker. -Micke

The Rover

Hi! I decided to use a “little bit of Photoshop” in this one. The original was drawn with a blue ball point pen and it started out as plain doodling.. :) -Micke

The Rover

Hi! I decided to use a “little bit of Photoshop” in this one. The original was drawn with a blue ball point pen and it started out as plain doodling.. :) -Micke

Stickerbomb Skulls + Art Exhibition in Singapore

Hi all! I received some pictures from the Stickerbomb Skulls book launch party + art exhibition that was held in Singapore’s Kult Gallery on the first of August. I was told that the night was a great success and that the Singapore crowd

Stickerbomb Skulls + Art Exhibition in Singapore

Hi all! I received some pictures from the Stickerbomb Skulls book launch party + art exhibition that was held in Singapore’s Kult Gallery on the first of August. I was told that the night was a great success and that the Singapore crowd

Skull Temple

Hi! Here’s one more to the “pens and pebbles” series. Someones cigarette bud (bottom pic) gives it a bit more character. ;) -Micke

Skull Temple

Hi! Here’s one more to the “pens and pebbles” series. Someones cigarette bud (bottom pic) gives it a bit more character. ;) -Micke

Escape From the Underworld

Hi! Here’s another one combining pens and pebbles. I drew the illustration in my little A6 sized sketchbook and added some pebbles around it on the beach before taking these photos. -Micke

Escape From the Underworld

Hi! Here’s another one combining pens and pebbles. I drew the illustration in my little A6 sized sketchbook and added some pebbles around it on the beach before taking these photos. -Micke

Black Pond

Hi! Here’s one that combines pens and pebbles. :) It’s made during our current trip to Lefkas, Greece. I have some ideas for similar ones that I’ll propably post in the next few days. :) Happy Summer! -Micke

Black Pond

Hi! Here’s one that combines pens and pebbles. :) It’s made during our current trip to Lefkas, Greece. I have some ideas for similar ones that I’ll propably post in the next few days. :) Happy Summer! -Micke

Stickerbomb Skulls + Art Exhibition In Singapore

Hi all! As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, my illustrations are going to be published in the next Stickerbomb book. There is going to be a launch party + art exhibition 1st of August in Singapore. I

Stickerbomb Skulls + Art Exhibition In Singapore

Hi all! As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, my illustrations are going to be published in the next Stickerbomb book. There is going to be a launch party + art exhibition 1st of August in Singapore. I

Deep City (pics)

Hello there! Here’s a new drawing I just finished. It has a rather similar feel to it as one of my previous drawings: “Emerald City” which I made in June. I might make a third one like this to complete the

Deep City (pics)

Hello there! Here’s a new drawing I just finished. It has a rather similar feel to it as one of my previous drawings: “Emerald City” which I made in June. I might make a third one like this to complete the

Featuring in Soi Magazine!

Hi! I was asked to do an interview for SRK’s Soi Magazine that is published online. SRK Media has a book series called “Stickerbomb” that has been sold in book stores and gift shops around the world. That’s not all.. my

Featuring in Soi Magazine!

Hi! I was asked to do an interview for SRK’s Soi Magazine that is published online. SRK Media has a book series called “Stickerbomb” that has been sold in book stores and gift shops around the world. That’s not all.. my

Prints for an Art Exhibition!

Hi all! Just got a batch of quality art prints! I was really happy to see how they turned out. The reason why I ordered them is that they are going to be featured in an art exhibition taking place

Prints for an Art Exhibition!

Hi all! Just got a batch of quality art prints! I was really happy to see how they turned out. The reason why I ordered them is that they are going to be featured in an art exhibition taking place

Cathedral Under the Moon

Hi! Here’s one I started drawing a while ago and but did the finishing touches this week. :) Made with Micron pens and a black marker. Happy summer, everyone! :) -Micke

Cathedral Under the Moon

Hi! Here’s one I started drawing a while ago and but did the finishing touches this week. :) Made with Micron pens and a black marker. Happy summer, everyone! :) -Micke

Emerald City

Hi! Here’s a drawing I finished yesterday. It’s about 21 x 21 cm in size. :) I used a black marker and Micron pens. -Micke Ps. Art prints available at Society 6!

Emerald City

Hi! Here’s a drawing I finished yesterday. It’s about 21 x 21 cm in size. :) I used a black marker and Micron pens. -Micke Ps. Art prints available at Society 6!

My Little Sketchbook 15

Hi! Here’s a new “weirdo” one from my little sketchbook. :) Made with a marker and Micron pens (01 and 005). -Micke

My Little Sketchbook 15

Hi! Here’s a new “weirdo” one from my little sketchbook. :) Made with a marker and Micron pens (01 and 005). -Micke

Individuality

Hi! Here’s a new drawing I just finished. I started out by sketching ten different characters – hence the name. :) Tools used: Black marker and Micron pens. -Micke

Individuality

Hi! Here’s a new drawing I just finished. I started out by sketching ten different characters – hence the name. :) Tools used: Black marker and Micron pens. -Micke

Where Two Worlds Meet

Hi all! Here’s a painting/drawing I finished not so long ago. I decided to try mixing water colours and pen strokes and this is how it turned out. It was a fun experiment and I think I’ll take this technique

Where Two Worlds Meet

Hi all! Here’s a painting/drawing I finished not so long ago. I decided to try mixing water colours and pen strokes and this is how it turned out. It was a fun experiment and I think I’ll take this technique

My Little Sketchbook 14

Hi! Here’s a new piece from my little A6 sized sketchbook. It’s made using Micron pens (01 and 005) :) -Micke  

My Little Sketchbook 14

Hi! Here’s a new piece from my little A6 sized sketchbook. It’s made using Micron pens (01 and 005) :) -Micke  

The Cocoon

Hi! Just finished this new drawing! It was created using a pencil, Micron pens and a black marker. :) -Micke Ps. Art prints available at Society6!  

The Cocoon

Hi! Just finished this new drawing! It was created using a pencil, Micron pens and a black marker. :) -Micke Ps. Art prints available at Society6!  

H.R. Giger (R.I.P.)

Hi! I wanted to make a post in tribute to H.R. Giger. He passed away last week at the age of 74. He is best known for his scary (and genious) creations for the film Alien (1979). This amazing swiss

H.R. Giger (R.I.P.)

Hi! I wanted to make a post in tribute to H.R. Giger. He passed away last week at the age of 74. He is best known for his scary (and genious) creations for the film Alien (1979). This amazing swiss

Character for a Charity Campaign

Hi! In my last post I told about a character that I designed for a charity organization (Pieni Ele) here in Finland. Here are a few pictures from creating different versions of the character “Elmeri” and the scenarios for the TV

Character for a Charity Campaign

Hi! In my last post I told about a character that I designed for a charity organization (Pieni Ele) here in Finland. Here are a few pictures from creating different versions of the character “Elmeri” and the scenarios for the TV

My illustrations on TV!

Hi all! I was asked to do character design for a charity organization here in Finland. The charity is called Pieni Ele (direct translation: “Small Gesture”). They collect funds for 18 different handicap and health organizations. My job was to

My illustrations on TV!

Hi all! I was asked to do character design for a charity organization here in Finland. The charity is called Pieni Ele (direct translation: “Small Gesture”). They collect funds for 18 different handicap and health organizations. My job was to