POLHEM / Portraits

This autumn has been hectic. Apart from work, there has been very, very many portraits.

I loved doing this black and white portrait series for Polhem PR agency, drawing all employees from the Baltics and Nordics. As I said many times, black ink is my favourite medium. Here they are (almost all).

Satu Tuomisto

I had the pleasure to meet Satu Tuomisto, Miss Finland 2008 last fall. She participated in our Helsinki Design Week event, and modelled gorgeous Couture dresses by Kisu Korsi. Follow Satu here: https://www.instagram.com/satutuomisto_official

I promised her to make illustration of her, and then decided to make two.


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This one is based on a stunning photo by Nadi Hammouda (the pic credit is here: http://www.eventmanagers.fi/sv/talare/satu-tuomisto)



And then another one, based on a photo by pekka holmström:

This one, but different outfit & style!

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Here is Satu at Helsinki Design Week (Images by Shanshan Gong photography):


And a photo with  Kisu Korsi Fashion Designer , me the illustrator, and our models Satu and Joanna Kuvaja.

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Petra Nemcova

Something unexpected happened. Petra has liked my illustrations on Instagram! I love internet, how any information and imagery has access and visibility. Naturally, I just had to draw her portrait … holding a HUGE Chopard diamond of course!

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Pic credit: Petra’s IG/Chopard.

Competition winners

A while ago I arranged a competition in Facebook in an Entrepreneurship Society for Women -group and as a prize it was possible to win an illustration portrait done by me.

Three lucky beautiful ladies won!


Roosa Sinikallio 1

Competition 2

Kirsimari K

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Competition collage 2



Anna Lingis is a very talented make-up artist, Professional MUA & Face/Body Artist. Her creations are mind-blowing, it is one of those instagram accounts you have to follow: view here.

I promised to Anna I will do some illustrations for her, but since I could not decide which picture to chose I did three, with purple color to celebrate the Pantone Color of the year – ultra-violet! Happy New Year, btw!

Anna Lingis Collage

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Parisian Barbie look – Lauren Pope


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Anna L 3 pair

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Christmas Party 2017

That dress:

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