Posts Tagged: Arts

Carved Planet

Black pen on paper. Finally got this one finished. Another version of this is also in progress. :) -Micke

Carved Planet

Black pen on paper. Finally got this one finished. Another version of this is also in progress. :) -Micke

Traditional vs. Digital

Hi! As a designer it is crucial to know where your print designs end after twisting and turning the layouts on your screen. Selecting the right paper, printing method and finishing touches (for ex. embossing, lacquers or foiling) makes all

Traditional vs. Digital

Hi! As a designer it is crucial to know where your print designs end after twisting and turning the layouts on your screen. Selecting the right paper, printing method and finishing touches (for ex. embossing, lacquers or foiling) makes all

Conjoined

Watercolour on paper.

Conjoined

Watercolour on paper.

Startled

Black Pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

Startled

Black Pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

Jolly Skeleton

Black pen on paper. This one is from my sketchbook. :)

Jolly Skeleton

Black pen on paper. This one is from my sketchbook. :)

The Passage

This is something I doodled yesterday evening. :) Made with a black pen (Micron 0.1) into my sketchbook.

The Passage

This is something I doodled yesterday evening. :) Made with a black pen (Micron 0.1) into my sketchbook.

“Bird Brows”

Watercolour on paper. This is an older painting from early 2000. Couldn’t think of a better name for it. :)

“Bird Brows”

Watercolour on paper. This is an older painting from early 2000. Couldn’t think of a better name for it. :)

Carved Planet (more progress)

This one seems to take a while. Slowly but surely it’s going to be finished though.. This is still a photo. The scanned one will look a bit better. :)

Carved Planet (more progress)

This one seems to take a while. Slowly but surely it’s going to be finished though.. This is still a photo. The scanned one will look a bit better. :)

The Peace Keeper

Made with a black felt tip pen on paper. This is from 2001. :)

The Peace Keeper

Made with a black felt tip pen on paper. This is from 2001. :)

Carved Planet (still in progress)

Hi again! Got this drawing a few steps further today. Might do a few different final versions of this one once I get the basics done.. but let’s see. :) -M

Carved Planet (still in progress)

Hi again! Got this drawing a few steps further today. Might do a few different final versions of this one once I get the basics done.. but let’s see. :) -M

Carved Planet (in progress)

Started a new drawing yesterday.. This one is a bit bigger (on an A3 paper) so it’s going to take some hours to finish. :)

Carved Planet (in progress)

Started a new drawing yesterday.. This one is a bit bigger (on an A3 paper) so it’s going to take some hours to finish. :)

Voodoo Doll 2

Black pen and pencil on paper. Here’s another “Voodoo Doll”.. :)

Voodoo Doll 2

Black pen and pencil on paper. Here’s another “Voodoo Doll”.. :)

The Unit

Black pen on paper + colouring in photoshop. Just got this one finished. :) This one is available as art prints in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Unit-nng

The Unit

Black pen on paper + colouring in photoshop. Just got this one finished. :) This one is available as art prints in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Unit-nng

Groomin’

Photographed in Reykjavik 2013. Spotted some swans doing their daily business. :)

Groomin’

Photographed in Reykjavik 2013. Spotted some swans doing their daily business. :)

The Puppeteer

Coloured pencil and black pen on paper.

The Puppeteer

Coloured pencil and black pen on paper.

Space Worm

Watercolour on paper.

Space Worm

Watercolour on paper.

The Unit (in progress)

Black pen on paper. Started a new drawing this week.. This one will get some colour once I have time to do it. :)

The Unit (in progress)

Black pen on paper. Started a new drawing this week.. This one will get some colour once I have time to do it. :)

Butterfly (for Mother’s day)

Hi! Here is a little gift I made for my mom for Mother’s day. :) -M

Butterfly (for Mother’s day)

Hi! Here is a little gift I made for my mom for Mother’s day. :) -M

The Statue (dot drawing)

Black pen on paper. I might come back to this piece at some point to make it a bit different but let’s say it’s finished for now. :) -Micke

The Statue (dot drawing)

Black pen on paper. I might come back to this piece at some point to make it a bit different but let’s say it’s finished for now. :) -Micke

The Creation (Redux)

Pencil on paper. This is from 2001. :)

The Creation (Redux)

Pencil on paper. This is from 2001. :)

10.000 views!

Wow! 10.000 peeks to my blog.. What can I say? I want to thank all of you followers, fellow bloggers and friends out there who have taken an interest in my “artzy” stuff. :) Getting feedback from people really warms

10.000 views!

Wow! 10.000 peeks to my blog.. What can I say? I want to thank all of you followers, fellow bloggers and friends out there who have taken an interest in my “artzy” stuff. :) Getting feedback from people really warms

The Outbreak

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

The Outbreak

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

The Invasion

Just got this one coloured. :) Made with black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. This one is available as an art print in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Invasion-X4W

The Invasion

Just got this one coloured. :) Made with black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. This one is available as an art print in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Invasion-X4W

Man With the Suitcase

Black pen and pencil on paper.

Man With the Suitcase

Black pen and pencil on paper.

The Eagle

Coloured pencils on paper.

The Eagle

Coloured pencils on paper.

“Tool” Eye

Acrylic paint on art board. This one was inspired by an album cover of one of my favourite bands, Tool. :)

“Tool” Eye

Acrylic paint on art board. This one was inspired by an album cover of one of my favourite bands, Tool. :)

Labour Day

It’s first of May so enjoy Labour Day!

Labour Day

It’s first of May so enjoy Labour Day!

Bitmap Skull

Ball point pen on grid paper. Just something I made to pass time. :)

Bitmap Skull

Ball point pen on grid paper. Just something I made to pass time. :)

The Statue (in progress)

This is something I’ve been working on for a few days now. Might take a few more to finish. Dot, dot, dot.. :)

The Statue (in progress)

This is something I’ve been working on for a few days now. Might take a few more to finish. Dot, dot, dot.. :)

Voodoo Doll

Black pen and pencil on paper.

Voodoo Doll

Black pen and pencil on paper.

Leaves and Spheres

Water colour on paper. This is an older one, maybe from the year 2001 or something. :)

Leaves and Spheres

Water colour on paper. This is an older one, maybe from the year 2001 or something. :)

Dotty Ornament

Black pen on paper. Finally finished this one. Took a few dots to make it. :)

Dotty Ornament

Black pen on paper. Finally finished this one. Took a few dots to make it. :)

I Heart the Sea (gift card)

Black pen on paper. Made this gift card for my niece’s present.. :)

I Heart the Sea (gift card)

Black pen on paper. Made this gift card for my niece’s present.. :)

Man of Green

Watercolour on paper. This one is from the year 2000. :)

Man of Green

Watercolour on paper. This one is from the year 2000. :)

Fire and Water

Pencil on paper. This one was drawn in 2001.

Fire and Water

Pencil on paper. This one was drawn in 2001.

Thoughts from the Past

Made with black pastel (chalk) on thin paper. Found this photo on my computer today. The original artwork is rolled up in some corner at home and has been hidden for at least ten years. It measures about 60 x

Thoughts from the Past

Made with black pastel (chalk) on thin paper. Found this photo on my computer today. The original artwork is rolled up in some corner at home and has been hidden for at least ten years. It measures about 60 x

The Detective

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. Finally got this one finished. :) Available as art prints in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Detective-59v

The Detective

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. Finally got this one finished. :) Available as art prints in Society6: http://society6.com/MickeNikander/The-Detective-59v

Dotty Ornament (in progress)

Hi! Started a new ornament. This time I decided to try out shading with dots. Can’t wait to finish this one. :)

Dotty Ornament (in progress)

Hi! Started a new ornament. This time I decided to try out shading with dots. Can’t wait to finish this one. :)

The Invasion (in progress)

Black pen on paper. This one is waiting for colouring too. :)

The Invasion (in progress)

Black pen on paper. This one is waiting for colouring too. :)

Dotty Eye (experimental)

I have seen these kind of dot-based drawings done by other artists around the web and decided to try the technique out. So I took a 0,1 mm Micron and started making dots. :) Before going to any “larger project”

Dotty Eye (experimental)

I have seen these kind of dot-based drawings done by other artists around the web and decided to try the technique out. So I took a 0,1 mm Micron and started making dots. :) Before going to any “larger project”

Pen Head

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. This was inspired by not having an inspiration. :)

Pen Head

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop. This was inspired by not having an inspiration. :)

Lady at the Lake

Black pen on paper and colouring in photoshop.

Lady at the Lake

Black pen on paper and colouring in photoshop.

Lonely Sky Pirate

Black pen on paper and colouring in Photoshop. This one is inspired by Iceland’s landscapes. :)

Lonely Sky Pirate

Black pen on paper and colouring in Photoshop. This one is inspired by Iceland’s landscapes. :)

Blocked Thoughts

Pencil and black pen on paper.

Blocked Thoughts

Pencil and black pen on paper.

The Vicious One

Black pen and black coloured pencil on paper.

The Vicious One

Black pen and black coloured pencil on paper.

Black Eye

Black pen and pencil on paper.

Black Eye

Black pen and pencil on paper.

Pen Head (in progress)

Black pen on paper. This happy one is awaiting it’s colours too. :)

Pen Head (in progress)

Black pen on paper. This happy one is awaiting it’s colours too. :)