Posts Tagged: Photography

Watercolour: Buildings

Hi! Here are a few new watercolour pieces. I made these during the painting courses I have taken on this year. -M  

Watercolour: Buildings

Hi! Here are a few new watercolour pieces. I made these during the painting courses I have taken on this year. -M  

Earth Eye (in colour)

Hello there! Here’s the coloured version of “Earth Eye” as promised. :) -M

Earth Eye (in colour)

Hello there! Here’s the coloured version of “Earth Eye” as promised. :) -M

Earth Eye (B&W)

Hi! Here’s one more with the same theme as my previous posts. This is the black and white version. I’ll publish a coloured version soon. :) -M

Earth Eye (B&W)

Hi! Here’s one more with the same theme as my previous posts. This is the black and white version. I’ll publish a coloured version soon. :) -M

Beach Under a Beach

Hi! Here’s one piece continuing the same theme as two of my previous posts. :) -M

Beach Under a Beach

Hi! Here’s one piece continuing the same theme as two of my previous posts. :) -M

Downstairs

Hi all! Here’s another mixed media piece. It’s made using pens, coloured pencils and sand. -Micke

Downstairs

Hi all! Here’s another mixed media piece. It’s made using pens, coloured pencils and sand. -Micke

The Sinkhole

Hi all! Back to work from my summer vacation. We went to Menorca Island in Spain this year. Had some fun with pens again and made a few drawings that I embedded in sand to make simple illusion pictures. Here’s

The Sinkhole

Hi all! Back to work from my summer vacation. We went to Menorca Island in Spain this year. Had some fun with pens again and made a few drawings that I embedded in sand to make simple illusion pictures. Here’s

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

Watercolour Paintings

Hi! Here’s a set of watercolour paintings I made during this Autumn’s course. The next course will start in January and I can’t wait to learn more about this technique. :) -Micke

Watercolour Paintings

Hi! Here’s a set of watercolour paintings I made during this Autumn’s course. The next course will start in January and I can’t wait to learn more about this technique. :) -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

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

Photography: Abandoned Villas

Hi all! We visited Kruunuvuori in East Helsinki a few weeks back. It is a perfect looking area containing villas dating back to the 19th century. The thing is, that these luxurious buildings have been left to rot on purpose

Photography: Abandoned Villas

Hi all! We visited Kruunuvuori in East Helsinki a few weeks back. It is a perfect looking area containing villas dating back to the 19th century. The thing is, that these luxurious buildings have been left to rot on purpose

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

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

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

Preparing for an Art Exhibition

Hi all! Exciting times. On sunday the participants of the watercolour course which I took this year are having an art exhibition that lasts for three weeks. The exhibition will be held at “Galleria Villisika” in Espoo, Finland. My work

Preparing for an Art Exhibition

Hi all! Exciting times. On sunday the participants of the watercolour course which I took this year are having an art exhibition that lasts for three weeks. The exhibition will be held at “Galleria Villisika” in Espoo, Finland. My work

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

Awesome Australia!

Hi all! As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, we went on a three week trip to Australia. It took me a while to go through all the pics since there are LOTS of them. Our trip included

Awesome Australia!

Hi all! As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, we went on a three week trip to Australia. It took me a while to go through all the pics since there are LOTS of them. Our trip included

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

Watercolour: Bubble Gum

Hi all! Here’s a watercolour piece I finished this week. We had glass and reflections as a theme during the course. I didn’t find a suitable picture to refer to then so I decided to make this one. It’s all

Watercolour: Bubble Gum

Hi all! Here’s a watercolour piece I finished this week. We had glass and reflections as a theme during the course. I didn’t find a suitable picture to refer to then so I decided to make this one. It’s all

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

Watercolour: Jars and a Glass

Hi! This one is from my latest watercolour course. We had glass and reflections as the theme this time. I think this turned out pretty nice. I also started painting another one and will post it too once it’s finished.

Watercolour: Jars and a Glass

Hi! This one is from my latest watercolour course. We had glass and reflections as the theme this time. I think this turned out pretty nice. I also started painting another one and will post it too once it’s finished.

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 –

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

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

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

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 (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

Memories 2014

Hi! Happy New Year folks! Here’s a collection of photos showing what happened in my life during the year 2014. They are not in chronological order but I added a small caption to give a sense of what goes on

Memories 2014

Hi! Happy New Year folks! Here’s a collection of photos showing what happened in my life during the year 2014. They are not in chronological order but I added a small caption to give a sense of what goes on

Deer and River

Hi all! Christmas is just around the corner and we finally got some snow yesterday here in Southern Finland too. I thought this winter-themed painting would be a nice one to post today. I started painting this during my last

Deer and River

Hi all! Christmas is just around the corner and we finally got some snow yesterday here in Southern Finland too. I thought this winter-themed painting would be a nice one to post today. I started painting this during my last

Snack Time

Hi! Here’s a watercolour painting I had started earlier but finished just recently. Just testing a layered technique in this one. :) -Micke

Snack Time

Hi! Here’s a watercolour painting I had started earlier but finished just recently. Just testing a layered technique in this one. :) -Micke

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

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

Various Watercolours

Hi! I’ve made a bunch of new watercolour paintings during the last few months at the course I’m currently taking. Here are some pictures of the paintings. I will be posting more in the future! -Micke

Various Watercolours

Hi! I’ve made a bunch of new watercolour paintings during the last few months at the course I’m currently taking. Here are some pictures of the paintings. I will be posting more in the future! -Micke

Stickerbomb Skull T-shirts!

Hi all! The Stickerbomb crew has made a series of T-shirts with skull themes and my design is one of them! There are five designs all together. Go and get your own at: http://www.stickerbombworld.com/collections/t-shirts/products/jolly-skull-tee  

Stickerbomb Skull T-shirts!

Hi all! The Stickerbomb crew has made a series of T-shirts with skull themes and my design is one of them! There are five designs all together. Go and get your own at: http://www.stickerbombworld.com/collections/t-shirts/products/jolly-skull-tee  

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 (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