I´v been working on new surface patterns. Green watercolor blocks and simple paint strokes.
Drips drops splashes are made with a straw. So much energy!
I do love fashion illustrations but I always try to add more feeling and depth to them. There needs to be something more than "pretty-ness". More expressions and more persona.
Watercolors and markers on sketchbook.
I´v been working some artworks inspired by Rick Riordan´s Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus books. My favourite demi-god couple is Nico di Angelo and Will Solace.
Work in process pencil and watercolour on sketchbook.
My fellow demi-gods make sure to visit my store and check my mythology - print collection )O( #mythologyobsessed
Few years ago I was hiking in Scotland with a friend of mine. Of course I had my sketchbook with me.
Here are few sketched I did from stone bridges I saw at Aviemore.
Quick watercolor painting of a loch
and a mountain.
We also saw the Ardverikie house. I grew up watching Monarch of the Glen so it was almost a religious experience for me.
What I love about Wales and Scotland is that there are so many of these tiny waterfalls and streams. One can easily imagine fairies dancing around them )O(
I´v added new beach towel designs to my store with some of my watercolor textures. Make a visit if you please <3
I am illustrating Hansel and Gretel. One of my favorite fairytales from my childhood. Here are some Gretel character design development. I love designing outfits and think what are the things that the character is interested so it is also a process of not only deciding what the character looks like but who they are and what is their personality.
Anyone wants to go for a haunted house tour with me? hahaah when I told my tutor I would love to illustrate some haunted houses she said that is straigth up my valley. Oh they know me too well.
Watercolor on sketch book.
To get postcards, posters, stickers and other goodies with my designs check out my Redbubble store. I add new designs daily!
Cunning fox in the sketch book. I am trying out new materials to draw with so this was drawn with with a twig that was dipped into indian ink. I don´t know if you can seen them but there is an angry crow in the back chasing the fox.
I am always studying watercolors and I doubt that I will never get tired of studying them. There are so many ways to work with watercolors and create patterns and textures. Here are some watercolor studies I´ve done to my countless sketchbooks.
Different types of washes
The orange text above is written with a white crayon, you can also use a candle stick to create similar effect. Watercolor rejects the wax.
These splashes are made by spreading watercolor with blowing a straw.
"There was always some hawk in him. The man, the hawk and the mage"
Sketches for Tales from the Earthsea books by Ursula K. Le Guin.
Artist and Illustrator. Folklorist , anthropologist, mythology enthusiastic. Keen traveller. Gryffinclaw. Comes from Finland. Likes cats, tea and period dramas.
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