(…ended up colouring my advent colouring calendar pictures myself…) – The whole picture + all other colouring pictures of the advent calendar are available as downloadable free colouring pictures at Kuvituksia / Monsterium Facebook-page during December 2014.
There is a huuuuuuuge colouring (advent) calendar happening in Kuvituksia / Monsterium Facebook-page! And not for 24 but 25 days!
Behind each window there is one A4 sized downloadable (PDF) colouring picture – one each day from December 1 to the first Christmas day. You can download and colour them each as individual pictures, but you can also attach them to wall to form a really big colouring image: about 150cm x 105cm or 59,1 x 41.3 inches (if you print each picture in recommended A4 size)! You can view the original numbering to help you position the pictures – or feel free to mix the order of the pictures if you’d like to.
The pics are A4 size, but if your printer doesn’t support borderless printing, or you would like to print to letter size, please select a “fit to page” option from your printer. (You may want to select a thin border markings in your printer, if they are available, that would help you to cut the extra borders off.) You may also print pictures in any smaller size, just select prosentage in your printer settings. Oh, and they are scalable, so if you want to print wall-size pics, just go for it! (…In which case I would like to see one…)
A new window is opened and a new colouring picture is downloadable each day about 12pm Finnish time (UTC/GMT +2 hours) at www.facebook.com/monsterium!
…or not quite new, made already last year, but it took about a year to upload them into my website… Ooops.
I have made illustrations for a children’s story, a cartoon and an info booklet, and also a sea horse “logo”, commissioned by the Alzheimer Society of Finland. Texts by Heidi Härmä and Sanna Aavaluoma and layout by Mainostoimisto Maustamo (advertising agency). These booklets are meant for young children whose parents have gotten alzheimer in early age. The children’s story (The island of sea horses) was the most sad but beautiful illustration commissions ever.
It was also interesting to find out that hippocampus is a part of our brain plays important part in short- and long-time memory and it’s named after its resemblance to the seahorse (Greek hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”) – that’s why the sea horse in these stories.
I just ordered a very small test set of postcards of these grey night fants (and some pink ones too). I’ll take the cards + dozens of unique badges + whimsical and seriously weird miniprint series (with my more “serious” kind of art) to my booth at Tampere Art Fair! See you there!
Monsterium/Kuvituksia popup c/o Päivi Hintsanen
at booth D 221
Tampere Art Fair 14.–16.11.2014
Tampereen Messu- ja Urheilukeskus
Warmness in small size. Have some, please.
Limited edition pigment ink miniprint (8x8cm, ed.50), 20€ + postage (shipping free in Finland).
…and other prints from the Sick Day Blues series are coming up soon.
I re-designed the Coloria.net logo with this hand-drawn one, very opposite to the old, boring and flat one. Coloria.net is my website about colours (in Finnish only, sorry), and the remaking of the whole site is on its way. Also planning to utilize this logo to make some print stuff (totes, tees and also textured ones)… soon.
Commission for TitiTyy yarn shop – print used in t-shirts, totes etc. If you ever should come in Jyväskylä (Finland), you just have to walk into the beeeeaaaatiful TitiTyy Shop in old historical wooden building – but if you won’t be coming soon to visit our small town, please check the shop out at www.titityy.fi