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I`ve labelled these works as "art" as they have been done purely for my own enjoyment...
Kuutamolla KUUTAMOLLA (2021)
Size: 5736 x 5736 px
Photoshop-collage. The plan was to make an ad banner for use on the website of the Finnish band Kotiteollisuus but I lost control of the situation and created this fictitious album sleeve instead.

 

Ram Man 11 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #11 (2021)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #11 - "Untitled".

 

Ram Man 10 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #10 (2021)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #10 - "The Chase Is Better Than The Catch".

 

Yannis Papadopoulos YANNIS PAPADOPOULOS (2021)
Size: 145 x 180 mm
Yannis Papadopoulos (Beast In Black) pencil study / exercise.

 

Eicca Toppinen EICCA TOPPINEN (2021)
Size: 150 x 165 mm
Eicca Toppinen (Apocalyptica), fast & loose pencil drawing.

 

Nukkekoti NUKKEKOTI #1(2021)
Size: small
I prepared a varied menu of miniature dollhouse food. Peas, sliced carrots, a ham (with a mustard and bread crumb crust), feta, stuffed olives, fish sticks and a pile of sliced Mortadella with olives. Modelling clay & acrylic paint.

 

So Long Suckers 4 SO LONG, SUCKERS - CONCEPT ART SKETCH #4 (2021)
Size: 390 x 270 mm
Pencil drawing. On long space journeys it`s important to remember to have some "me time" - to put some Hawkwind on, sit down, relax and enjoy quality wine!

 

Joulukortti 2020 JOULUKORTTI (2020)
Size: 230 x 320 mm
Ink drawing, Christmas card 2020.

 

Ram Man 9 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #9 (2020)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #9 - "O Tannenbaum".

 

Ram Man 8 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #8 (2020)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #8 - "All About That Bass".

 

THE TURSAS (2020)
Marzipan on fruitcake circa 250 x 250 x 100 mm
Happy Halloween 2020! I baked a horrible / cuddly pink cake for the occasion, "The Tursas".
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Ram Man 7 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #7 (2020)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man episode #7 - "Bad Magic".

 

Nightclubbing NIGHTCLUBBING 2021 (2020)
Size: 190 x 100 mm
Ink drawing. "Nightclubbing 2021"

 

Aitienpaiva 2020 ÄITIENPÄIVÄ (2020)
Size: 225 x 200 mm
Ink drawing. A mother`s day card 2020.

 

mep MEP (2020)
Size: 210 x 228 mm
Pen drawing. I`m not a vegetarian or vegan myself but I got the urge to make some propaganda, just for fun.

 

Bloodride Planet Alcatraz 2020 Planet Alcatraz - 2020 Digipak Edition (2020)
An updated Covid-19 digipak-version of Bloodride`s 2016 Planet Alcatraz -album cover. (DISCLAIMER: no, this is not a real release)

 

The Adventures of the Ram-Man 6 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #6 (2020)
Size: 434 x 306 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man - "Let There Be Bock", and there was episode #6.

 

 

So Long Suckers 3 SO LONG, SUCKERS - CONCEPT ART SKETCH #3 (2020)
Size: 390 x 270 mm
The first rockets turned out a bit too slimlined - where am I going to put all of the luggage? I solved the problem by designing a cargo ship that will transport all of the essential supplies, model drawing #3.

 

So Long Suckers 2 SO LONG, SUCKERS - CONCEPT ART SKETCH #2 (2020)
Size: 390 x 270 mm
Model drawing #2 for my spaceship, a more agile, sporty design. I still haven`t heard from any spaceship engineers? Engineering students can also get in touch, in this space business having passion for what you do is much more important than having perfect technical skills!

 

So Long Suckers 1 SO LONG, SUCKERS - CONCEPT ART SKETCH #1 (2020)
Size: 388 x 270 mm
At the age of 46 I realize that it`s time for me to man up, leave childish things behind me and start to plan for the future. I`m not going to be here forever.

So I started to design the spaceship that I´m going to use to leave earth. Designs 1 and 2 are ready, here`s number #1. Now, any spaceship engineers out there? Please send me an email / private message.

 

Lemmy - A Mission Every Night LEMMY - A MISSION EVERY NIGHT (2020)
Size: 334 x 489 mm
Pen drawing. I first started to listen to Hawkwind way back when and then discovered Motörhead...

 

The Adventures of the Ram-Man 5 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #5 (2020)
Size: 430 x 307 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #5, "The 2020 Catalog".

 

mep GUGGENHEIMAT (2020)
Size: 390 x 290 mm
A fictitious scene from an imaginary city.

 

le party 2019 LE PARTY (2019)
Size: 518 x 302 mm
Pencil drawing. Featuring Daft Punk, The Weeknd and Maya Bauer.

 

The Adventures of the Ram-Man 4 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RÄM-MAN #4 (2019)
Size: 415 x 298 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #4, "Enter Räm-man".

 

The Adventures of the Ram-Man 3 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RAM-MAN #3 (2019)
Size: 415 x 298 mm
Ink drawing. The Adventures of the Räm-Man, episode #3, "A New Hope".

 

Rory Gallagher 2019 RORY GALLAGHER (2019)
Size: T-shirt
I painted a Rory t-shirt as a gift for my wife. Based on a photograph as Rory doesn`t return my calls. White textile paint on a cotton t-shirt.

 

Afrodismi 2019 AFRODISMI (2019)
Size: 375 x 305 mm
Finnish language wordplay stupidity.

 

Kalloistus 2019 KALLOISTUS (2019)
Size: 300 x 240 mm

A friend of mine wanted to see herself "skullified", this was of course an interesting challenge so here`s the result.

The skeleton says:
"Protect the earth or we will ALL die!"

The carrot says:
"Help!
She`s crazy, she`s going to eat me!
Do as she says!"

 

matkalla luuvreen MATKALLA LUUVREEN (2019)
Size: 440 x 530 mm
Pencil drawing.

 

midlife crisis MIDLIFE CRISIS (2019)
Size: 249 x 343 mm
Ink drawing.

 

The Adventures of the Ram-Man 2 THE ADVENTURES OF THE RAM-MAN #2 (2019)
Size: 415 x 298 mm
Ink drawing.

 

George Clinton GEORGE CLINTON (2019)
Size:
Pencil study.

 

Andy Cairns ANDY CAIRNS (2019)
Size: 150 x 180 mm
Pencil study.

 

another perfect day ANOTHER PERFECT DAY (2019)
Size: 310 x 310 mm
Ink drawing & water colour

 

ars longa vita brevis ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS (2019)
Size: 590 x 435 mm
Ink drawing.

 

syksy 2018 SYKSY 2018 (2018)
Size: 565 x 225 mm
Ink drawing.

 

Hatanpää 1 HATANPÄÄ 1 (2018)
Koko: 550 x 440 mm
Ink drawing. Part 1 of the Hatanpää-series. Frustrated by feeble attempts trying to piece together partial scans of the half meter wide drawing I proudly present to you this crap photograph instead.

 

Yksityishenkilö PRIVATE CITIZEN (2018)
Size: 300 x 320 mm
Ink drawing. Finnish politics & word play & stream of consciousness...

 

Ralf Gyllenhammar RALF (2018)
Height: c. 580 mm
Clay and acrylics. A graden gnome -version of Mustasch singer Ralf Gyllenhammar.

 

ka ching pieni KA-CHING (2018)
Size: 335 x 490 mm
Pencil drawing. My anonymous promoter friend "N.V." from Helsinki send me a list years ago with everything that I was NOT to put in a poster that I was working on. I of course had to accept the challenge, everything on that list should be included here plus a few additions of my own.

 

Mara Balls MARA BALLS (2018)
Size: 360 x 510 mm
Pencil drawing. Portrait of Finnish musician Mara Balls.

 

talvisote TALVISOTE (2018)
Size: 390 x 310 mm
Ink drawing. Politics, a very long story...

 

murheen_laakso.jpg MURHEEN LAAKSO (2018)
Size: 270 x 300 mm
Ink drawing
Main influnce here was the Finnish cult band Mana Mana.

 

plastic_fetish_land.jpg PLASTIC FETISH LAND (2017)
Size: 610 x 250 mm
Ink drawing & water colour
An "inner space" co-portrait of me and my sister done as a Christmas present. She collects My Little Pony -toys, you can try and guess what I collect.

 

pektoberfest.jpg PEKTOBERFEST (2017)
Ink and pen drawing
A birthday card for my mother starring her (slightly deranged) cat Pekko.

 

syysjuhla SYYSJUHLA (2017)
Koko: 400 x 400 mm
Mustepiirustus.

 

morko.jpg TOVE JANSSONIN LIIAN PELOTTAVANA HYLÄTTY ALKUPERÄINEN MÖRKÖ (2017)
Ink drawing
Politics and Moomins, the title translates as "Tove Jansson`s original "mörkö" (ghoul or ghost) design discarded as too scary" and stars, once again, a well known Finnish right wing politician.

 

sauli_ja_jenni.jpg SAULI JA JENNI (2017)
Ink drawing
The news that finnish president Sauli Niinistön and his wife Jenni Haukion were expecting a baby broke in the same week as the news about the first Finnish "male pregnancy".

 

cthulhu DREAM NO MORE (2017)
Size: 540 x 420 mm
Ink drawing. Cthulhu, following H.P.Lovecraft`s original description as closely as possible with a soundtrack of Metallica`s  "Dream No More".

 

trumphead.jpg TRUMPHEAD (2017)
Acrylic on canvas
A mix of politics, music and movies.

 

Persuland PERSULAND (2014)
Size: 410 x 340 mm
Pencil drawing
A political drawing, the Finnish post office had decided to release Tom of Finland -stamps and certain parties were not pleased.

 

takatalvi.jpg TAKATALVI (2014)
Size: 280 x 310 mm
Pencil drawing
A political drawing, the man in the picture is a Finnish right wing populist carrying migratory birds common in Finland including the Finnish national bird, the swan.

 

Ruusu tulppaani ja peyote RUUSU, TULPPAANI JA PEYOTE (2014)
Size: 330 x 480 mm
Ink drawing based on a song by the Finnish band Mana Mana (aka Murheenlaakso).

 

kellarissa.jpg KELLARISSA (2010)
Size: 280 x 220 mm
Ink drawing
A "fairytale" illustration.

 

pyynikki1.jpg PYYNIKKI 1 (2010)
Size: 270 x 340 mm
Ink drawing
A landscape from Pyynikki in Tampere, Finland.

 

pyynikki2.jpg PYYNIKKI 2 (2012)
Size: 250 x 350 mm
Ink drawing
A landscape from Pyynikki in Tampere, Finland.

 

pyynikki3.jpg PYYNIKKI 3 (2013)
Size: 230 x 300 mm
Ink drawing
A landscape from Pyynikki in Tampere, Finland.
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